a vacation after our vacation

An amazing thing happened; when we got off the plane from Costa Rica, and turned cell phones on, I listened to a message saying I won the swag Friday drawing. I listened to it a couple of times before I mentioned anything to Dave or Ariana, just in case I didn’t hear it correctly. So, when we got to the car at the airport parking lot, I called this individual, hoping that I wasn’t too late (she called me on Friday and I didn’t return her call until Monday). She mentioned she would pass my information along to the person in charge, and I should be getting a call back. Sure enough, a day later, I get a call and confirmation that indeed, it was a free trip I won, and we are staying at the Vinceroy in Snowmass for two nights with free tickets to the Shortsfest, an Aspen short film festival!

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About Casey McConnell

Casey McConnell, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, founded Qittle in September 2008. Before founding Qittle, Mr. McConnell was the Marketing Director for The Aspen Club & Spa. Raised in Greeley, Colorado, Casey attended The Colorado School of Mines on an athletic scholarship for football. After college, Casey worked for his family's construction business before beginning his first Internet endeavor--Zoe Juice. Casey moved to Aspen, Colorado where he worked in the hospitality industry before starting at The Aspen Club & Spa in 2006. He worked to develop a vitamin line for the club before he was promoted to Marketing Manager in 2007. In his work with email marketing, Casey sees the potential text messaging will bring to the global marketplace-- much like how email exploded in the early part of the century. Casey is a member of Roaring Fork Leadership as well as the Aspen Young Professionals Association. He spends his free time in the mountains hiking in the summer and hitting the slopes in the winter. In the future, Casey hopes to take Qittle global and envisions the brand Qittle to be the number one company for text messaging solutions for businesses of all kind. Qittle, whose name Casey derived from different words meaning "talk" or "chatter," became a vision of how to quantify marketing efforts while incorporating the newest promising way to relay messages- mobile text messaging.
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