Tim King was promoted to director of sales and marketing for Crane
Aerospace and Electronics of Lynnwood. Previously, he was senior manager
of modernization and upgrade solutions for the aerospace group.
Vin Pham, manager of the Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting
franchise in Everett, was honored by the company for reaching the $1 million
sales level in 2005.
owner of Brien Ford, recently received Ford’s Silver Anniversary Award
commemorating his 25th year as a Ford Dealer in Everett.
Philip Ranker is the new chief financial officer and corporate
secretary at Nastech Pharmaceutical Co. of Bothell. Ranker has served
in the position on an interim basis since July.
Ward Hampton of Classic Construction Inc. in Everett has earned
the designation of certified graduate remodeler from the National Association
of Home Builders Remodelers Council.
The Edmonds Community College Foundation honored the achievements of three
college alumni in January. This year’s Distinguished Alumni recipients
are James L. Jones, a counselor at College Place Middle School;
Anna Haala, a Tlingit peace elder for the National World Council
of Indigenous Elders; and Dan Ollis, owner of Whidbey Island Coffee
College Vice President Michael Kerns has been chosen as the interim
president of the College starting Feb. 1, replacing Charlie Earl,
who left the position at the end of January to become the new executive
director of the Washington state Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
Kerns has served as EvCC’s vice president for administration since 2003,
responsible for budget and finance, information technology, facilities
maintenance, auxiliary services, safety and security, and capital projects.
senior design engineer at Everett-based PCSI Design Inc., has been selected
to teach “Introduction to Pro/Engineer” at North Seattle Community College.
The course will encompass the fundamentals of pro/engineer parametric-modeling
CAD software. The course curriculum will include system fundamentals,
base and construction feature creation, sketching techniques, datum construction,
application to design task, drawing creation and construction of assemblies
from created parts.
Kevin Graham recently was promoted from inspector to project manager
at Mayes Testing Engineers Inc. He has been with Mayes for nearly six
years and has more than 10 years of inspection experience.
Denise Tyree has joined HomeStreet Bank’s Marysville mortgage team
as a residential loan officer.
has been promoted to senior vice president and commercial credit operations
manager at Cascade Bank in Everett. Also, Terri Pelekoudas has
been promoted to assistant vice president at Cascade Bank.
at Frontier Bank include: Randy DeKlyen to executive vice president
and northern regional manager, Ross Maynard to executive vice president
and cashier, Lorie Hulbert to manager of the Marysville office
and senior vice president, Jeannette Mitchell to manager of the
downtown Everett office and senior vice president, Tracy Osburn
to senior vice president and manager of branch operations, Don Ralston
to manager of the Edmonds office and senior vice president, April Davis
to assistant vice president and loan support officer at the Evergreen
Way office, Marcia Layouni to assistant vice president and real
estate loan support officer in the Everett real estate department, Sharon
Moon to assistant vice president and commercial loan officer in Arlington,
Nancy Opp to assistant vice president and real estate loan support
officer in Everett and Bev Peterson to assistant vice president
and construction loan officer in Everett.
has joined Wells Fargo Investments LLC in Everett as a financial consultant.
In his new position, he will provide strategic investment guidance to
private and corporate investors in Everett and north Seattle. Leach most
recently worked as a business specialist with Wells Fargo in Seattle.
He is a Mukilteo native.
Michele Nicholas of Stanwood has joined Wright Line, an international
manufacturer of specialty furniture for technology-intensive work environments,
as account representative serving the northern Washington area. In her
new position, Nicholas will provide sales and project management consultation
to clients in data center, office, analytical and electronic laboratory,
dispatch/communication and classroom/training environments, among others.
James Iles is the new chief administrative assistant for the city
of Everett after being appointed by Mayor Ray Stephanson and approved
by the City Council. Iles has been an attorney with the city of Everett
for 28 years, serving most recently in the appointed position of city
John Parks has joined the graphic design firm of VisualGraphics
in Mukilteo as an account executive.
Dr. Sara Wees is a new optometrist at the Everett Clinic.
Many promotions, transfers and changes recently have taken place at the
YMCA of Snohomish County, including: Elaine Metz has been promoted
to program director for the YMCA’s Big Brothers Big Sisters branch. Metz
has been with BBBS since 2001 and previously was the school-based mentoring
program coordinator. Victor Tanis joined the Marysville Family
YMCA as the new aquatics director. Tanis has worked for the YMCA for seven
years, previously at the Everett and Mukilteo family branches. Steve
Skinner was promoted to youth and family program director at the Everett
Family YMCA. Skinner has been at the Everett YMCA for 10 years, previously
as the youth sports director and coordinator. Jennifer Paynter
is the new member services director at the Everett Family YMCA. Paynter
started with the Southeast YMCA in 1993 as a member services representative
and came to Everett as the membership billing coordinator in early 2005.
Shaune Randles has joined the Everett Family YMCA as the new health,
P.E. and aquatics director. Randles formerly was with the Bellevue Family
YMCA, where he served as the aquatics director. Debbi Whitcombe
has joined the Mukilteo Family YMCA as its new associate executive director.
Whitcombe previously was with the Everett Family YMCA for nine years,
most recently as the senior health and fitness director. Leslie Sutherland
has been promoted to senior program director at the Mukilteo Family YMCA.
Sutherland has been with the YMCA of Snohomish County since 1995 as aquatics
director at both the Marysville and Mukilteo family branches. Traci
Detroit-Smith has been promoted to member services director at the
Mukilteo Family YMCA. Detroit-Smith has served in a variety of child-care,
membership and administrative positions the past six years.
United Way of Snohomish
County President Carl Zapora recently was selected to serve in
several state and national leadership positions in the United Way system,
including president of United Ways of Washington, which is made up of
the 27 United Ways in the state and as a member of the National Professional
Council, which is made up of leaders from among 1,350 local United Ways
to advise the president of United Way of America. Zapora also is serving
on the national United Way Hurricane Response and Recovery Fund.
Barbara Hulit has been named president of Fluke Corp., with responsibility
for the Fluke Industrial and Fluke Precision Measurement businesses. She
previously worked for the Boston Consulting Group, where she was a vice
president and director with responsibility for the firm’s packaged goods
sector. During the past seven years, Hulit has worked extensively with
Fluke and was instrumental in the identification of the company’s new
indoor air quality and thermography businesses.
has been named to the board of directors of Aculight Corp. in Bothell,
which develops laser technologies.
has been appointed chief executive officer of Bothell-based Microvision,
replacing Rick Rutkowski. Tokman, a former GE Healthcare manager, became
Microvision’s president and chief operating officer in 2005.
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