Colorado Springs Philharmonic Announces the Business Leader of the Year

On Friday, May 5, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic will recognize Mike Jorgensen and Thom Buckley of Red Noland Auto Group for their community spirit and business leadership onstage before the Texas Tenors concert at 7:30 p.m.

“We’re proud to have this opportunity to credit our good friends at Red Noland Auto Group,” says Nathan Newbrough, Philharmonic president and CEO. “They’ve been supportive of our community in so many ways, including the good work of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. We are extremely grateful to Mike Jorgensen, Thom Buckley, and the rest of the Red Noland team.”

Since 2013 the Philharmonic Business Partners Initiative, has honored businesses annually to include Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Wells Fargo, The Mining Exchange, and G.E. Johnson. The program is designed to inspire corporate and small business support of the Philharmonic with membership levels starting at $500 to include benefits such as marketing exposure, private receptions, VIP hospitality, concert recognition and more.

For information on the Philharmonic Business Consortium, visit

(Pictured left to right: Thom Buckley, Mike Jorgensen, Frank Caris, and Nathan Newbrough)