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September 2018

PCS Structural Solutions promoted Kirk Keppler to senior associate.


Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Jeromy Sullivan to the Salmon Recovery Funding Board.


Brown & Brown of Washington, Inc. welcomed Terri Luther as employee benefits consultant.


Brown & Brown of Washington, Inc. welcomed Miranda Mitchell as senior account manager.


Brown & Brown of Washington, Inc. welcomed Casee Shelton as commercial marketing analyst.


PeopleReady welcomed Kristy Willis as senior vice president and chief sales officer.


South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity appointed Carly Colgan as executive director.


The City of Tacoma appointed Jeff Robinson as community and economic development director.


The Lewis County commissioners appointed Erik Martin as county manager.


RBC Wealth Management promoted Katelyn Smith to financial advisor.





August 2018

KeyBank named Cassandra Mitchell as vice president and corporate responsibility officer for the state of Washington.

Westgate Capital Consultants LLC appointed Amy Ullrich as retirement plan relationship manager.


Westgate Capital Consultants LLC appointed Lindsay Fisher as retirement plan relationship manager.


Coldwell Banker Bain welcomed Holly Hutchens as broker in its Tacoma office.


Coldwell Banker Bain welcomed Alexandra Pellegrini as broker in its Tacoma office.


First Choice Health named Jaja Okigwe president and chief executive officer.


The Greene Realty Group in Olympia welcomed Peggy Williams as broker.


Moss Adams appointed Mark Thoma as the partner in charge of its Tacoma office.


The Commissioner of Public Lands appointed of George Geissler as Washington state forester and deputy supervisor for wildfire.



July 2018

Jack Trainor

Horizon Partners Northwest welcomed Jack Trainor as vice president of development.


Amy Stewart Mailhiot

Saint Martin’s University appointed Amy Stewart-Mailhiot as dean of library and learning resources for the O’Grady Library.

Col. Currin

Col. Scovill W. Currin, Jr. assumed command of the 62nd Airlift Wing.



Andy Colley

Comcast welcomed Andy Colley as director of public relations for the Washington region.


Keenan French

The Greene Realty Group in Olympia welcomed Keenan French as broker.


Andrea McNamara Doyle

Washington Department of Ecology has named Andrea McNamara Doyle as the first director of the Office of Chehalis Basin.

Craig Eerkes

Columbia Bank appointed Craig D. Eerkes as chairman of the board.


Uchenna Baker

University of Puget Sound named Uchenna Baker as vice president for student affairs and dean of students.

Dawn Bloemers

Coldwell Banker Bain hired Dawn Bloemers as broker in its Tacoma office.


Giani Chappell

Coldwell Banker Bain welcomed Giani Chappell as broker in its Tacoma office.


Kevin Brown

Coldwell Banker Bain brought Kevin Brown in as broker in its Tacoma location.


Brenda Brittain

Coldwell Banker Bain welcomed Brenda Brittain as broker in its Tacoma office.


Loren Fanony

Coldwell Banker Bain welcomed Loren Fanony as broker in its Puyallup location.




June 2018

Cammy Wittrell

Horizon Partners Northwest has promoted Cammy Wittrell to president after 16 years of service.


Lisa Shah

Sound Physicians welcomed Lisa Shah, MD, as chief innovation officer.


Todd Leber

Columbia Banking System promoted Todd Leber to executive vice president and chief commercial banking officer at Columbia Bank.

David Devine

Columbia Banking System promoted David Devine to the position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Columbia Bank.

Eric Eid

Columbia Banking System promoted Eric Eid to executive vice president and chief innovation and technology officer at Columbia Bank.

Chris Merrywell

Columbia Banking System promoted Chris Merrywell to executive vice president and chief consumer banking officer at Columbia Bank.

Doria Maselli

Mosaic Marketing Studio in Olympia welcomed Doria Maselli as chief content creator.


Tonya Drake

WGU Washington appointed Dr. Tonya Drake to lead the university as chancellor.


Don Billen

Sound Transit named Don Billen executive director of its planning, environment, and project development department.

Rafael Padilla

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph promoted assistant chief Rafael “Raf” Padilla as the city’s new police chief.




May 2018

Janet Hobson

Kitsap Bank in Port Orchard has promoted Janet Hobson to assistant vice president and assistant treasurer.

Christopher Dodd

ConcertoHealth has promoted former regional medical director Dr. Christopher Dodd to chief care transformation officer.

The Tacoma Rescue Mission announced Duke Paulson as its new executive director, Paulson brings more than two decades of fundraising and low-income housing development experience.

Governor Jay Inslee appointed Toby Murray to the Puget Sound Partnership’s Leadership Council, filling a vacancy left by Sue Taoka.

The Auburn Symphony Orchestra welcomed Wesley Schulz as its new conductor and music director following the retirement of founder Stewart Kershaw.

Palmer “Chip” Jenkins Jr. has been selected by the National Park Service as the superintendent for Mount Rainier National Park.

Andrew Springer has joined CPA firm Frost & Company in its Tacoma office as a tax manager. Springer comes to Frost from a national accounting firm.

The Tacoma City Council confirmed the appointment of Daniel Key to the position of information technology director.

Commencement Bank promoted Rick Larson, former senior vice president and credit administrator, to the position of chief credit officer.