Published March 2006
Charles “Chip” Halbert has been promoted to development services manager at Landau Associates; Michelle Ramos has been promoted to geotechnical group manager; Benni Jonsson has been promoted to staff engineer; Shannon Moore has been promoted to senior project scientist; and Anne Halvorsen has been promoted to senior project scientist. Recently joining Landau are Anthony Katsaros, senior environmental planner; Sacha Maxwell, staff scientist; and Chris Anderson, staff scientist. And Gary Huitsing, staff engineer at Landau, and Dana Olcott, senior staff engineer, recently passed the professional engineer exam.
Lisa Pyper recently was promoted from inspector to project manager at Mayes Testing Engineers Inc. Pyper has been with Mayes for 14 years, holds WABO licenses for all inspection disciplines and has extensive school project experience.
Transportation planner Jonathan Dong has joined Everett-based consulting firm Perteet Inc. His background includes transit station planning, transportation comprehensive plans, public outreach for transportation projects and commute-trip reduction programs. Darrell Smith, a professional engineer, has joined Perteet. He previously worked for the city of Edmonds as its traffic engineer, in charge of planning and managing the city’s transportation infrastructure. And Eric Irelan has joined Perteet as a transportation planner. He has worked in both Skagit and Snohomish counties in transportation planning.
Mark Stavig, Jill Connell, Lisa Rosenow, Robert Kuchcinski, Marc Rypdahl and Frank Colon recently joined the engineering staff of CDi Engineers in Lynnwood.
Varun Peter has joined Everett-based PCSI Design as a lead engineer. A graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in industrial design, Peter has led projects and been a free-lance designer. Past work experience includes having held positions as an industrial medical designer, contract project manager, sales team manager, graphic artist, Web designer and digital filmmaker.
Leyla Kunimoto has joined Prime Pacific Bank as a consumer products loan officer at the Lynnwood branch. Previously, Kunimoto worked for AIG as a consumer loan officer.
Denise Sullivan has been promoted to assistant credit review officer in the credit administration department at Frontier Bank. Also, Brenna Decker has been promoted to new accounts officer at the bank’s Arlington office.
John Beltz has joined Valley General Hospital as its new chief financial officer. Beltz formerly was the CFO of a 125-bed hospital in Pennsylvania for almost 20 years.
Jodie Swanson recently received her certified medical assistant credential. Swanson, a graduate of the medical assisting program at Everett Community College, is employed by The Everett Clinic, Marysville branch.
Terry Clark has joined Little Red School House as managing director. She joined the nonprofit organization in January following 18 years in various positions of leadership with Compass Health. Barbara George will continue oversight of the agency as executive director, while Clark manages the day-to-day operations of the organization.
Pat Lord has been installed as director for the Snohomish-Camano Association of Realtors to serve a two-year term.
Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson has been named 2005 Citizen of the Year by the Snohomish County-Camano Association of Realtors. Also, Jean Tank, who serves on the board of directors of the National Association of Realtors, received the Realtor of the Year Award. Sharon Harriss of Windermere/M.H. Inc. in Everett received the Realtor Community Service Award; Bill Steffener, a sales associate with RE/MAX Northwest in Everett, received the Frank Nardo Realtor Achievement Award; and Dyann Arthur, a home loan consultant with Countrywide Home Loans, received the Affiliate of the Year Award.
Paul Luczyk, owner of “A” TEAM Home Inspection Inc. of Mukilteo, recently attended Inspection World 2006.
Windermere Real Estate/Camano Island Realty has added the following sales associates to its Camano Island/Terry’s Corner office: Ashley Greenough, Greg Love, Steve Love and associate broker Julie Pettyjohn.
Windermere Real Estate/M.H. Inc. has added sales associate C. René Porubek to its Everett South office. Porubek is the former president/owner of U-Frame-It in Mill Creek/Mukilteo. She has more than 19 years of personal and professional experience in buying and selling residential and investment properties.
Windermere Real Estate Realty Brokerage Inc. has added sales associate Russell Guy to its Commercial-Everett office. Guy has more than 20 years of experience as a superintendent in commercial and residential construction management.
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