New locksmith business open in cityJul 13, 2017 From staff reports
Increased need for emergency and mobile locksmith services in the Fremont County area opened the door for the creation C&C Lock and Key.
Longtime Riverton resident Dawn Guggenmos-Clark and husband Raymond Clark own the business. Ray Clark is a second-generation locksmith, having been introduced to the trade by his stepfather, Wes Sugden, owner and operator of a successful locksmith company in Longmont, Colorado. With 38 years of experience in the field, Sugden has overseen Clark's training meticulously.
Lander's only locksmith company closed recently, Dawn Guggenmos-Clark noted.
"There became a critical need to have another locksmith to help serve the community," she said. "We enjoy helping people and what better way to serve our community than to offer a necessary service -- and it just so happens that Ray had a lifetime of locksmith training, so it felt like we were fated for this."
Guggenmos-Clark grew up in Riverton and had a long-term career in the financial industry as a personal banker at Wells Fargo and as operations manager of a wealth management firm. She worked as a Realtor for several years.The busy Riverton native also is sales manager at The Golden Buffalo Fine Jewelry store in Riverton while also handling the behind-the-scenes work of C&C Lock and Key.