Published May 2006

People Watching

Bill Ashworth has been named president of Goodrich Corp.’s aviation technical services division in Everett. He’ll replace Eric Schulz, who has been appointed president of Goodrich’s actuation systems division. Ashworth has been with Goodrich in Everett for more than 10 years, most recently as vice president of operations. He has more than 35 years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining Goodrich, he was vice president and general manager for two companies that do similar maintenance, repair and overhaul work on transport airplanes.

Hugh Hall of Performance Kia of Everett was selected for the Kia President’s Club for outstanding sales in 2005. He was one of 49 Kia dealers selected for the honor from among 650 dealerships.

The South Snohomish County Chamber of Commerce has named four new board members, including John Caulfield, city manager, city of Mountlake Terrace; Patricia DeGroodt, chief strategic officer, Providence Everett Medical Center; Steve Nolen, city manager, city of Mill Creek; and Cyndi Schaeffer, executive director, Business and Training Center, Edmonds Community College.

Three staff members of CDi Engineers of Lynnwood recently were recognized by the Puget Sound Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers for projects demonstrating outstanding achievement in the application of technology in design. Ed Langebartel was awarded first place in new industrial facilities for his work on a new central plant for St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, Ore. Jim Grimm was awarded first place in new commercial buildings for his work on Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center’s new medical office building Seattle. And Finn Jakobsen received honorable mention in new health-care facilities for the new Surgery Pavilion at the University of Washington Medical Center.

Mark McDonough and Brittney Baldwin have joined Shockey/Brent Inc. as associate planners. McDonough has completed multiple internships with the cities of Normandy Park, Lakewood and Tacoma, and Baldwin previously worked in Antarctica, assisting scientific research teams with wildlife surveys and aquatic analysis. Kristi Remle has joined Shockey/Brent as a senior planner. She has more than eight years of expertise in land-use planning, having spent more than six years in local government and a couple of years in private consulting work.

Jonathan Childers and C.K. Eidem have joined Perteet, an Everett-based engineering, planning and surveying consulting firm. Childers, a senior project manager, has prepared state and federal environmental impact analyses, biological assessments and sustainable community and infrastructure development plans. Eidem has documented wetlands and critical areas as an intern for Snohomish County. He also designed the fish-exclusion protocol for county construction projects. Transportation planner Rishi Rao has joined Perteet as a senior project manager, specializing in transportation-demand models and multi-modal planning. Previously, Rao was the principal of Rao Associates Inc. of Seattle. He also worked for the cities of Seattle and Bellevue. Jennifer Warnick is Perteet’s new technical writer and editor for transportation planning and engineering documents. Previously Warnick was a reporter for the Herald in Everett, where she wrote news, feature and enterprise stories. Professional land surveyors Jerry Franklin and Jon Garvin joined Perteet. Franklin, a senior project manager, has more than 25 years of experience, and Garvin has expertise in real-time kinetic and global positioning system technology. Julie Sentkowski joins Perteet in the role of marketing coordinator. She has 10 years of experience as a marketing manager in the software industry.

Rich Stewart has been named director of finance for the Everett Events Center. He will oversee all financial and accounting functions for the center. Previously, Stewart spent 20 years in the broadcast industry in the Seattle area, holding various accounting positions at KIRO radio and television before moving to KING television, where he held the position of assistant controller. Most recently, he was the director of finance at Fox Sports Northwest.

Snohomish resident Shana Allen has been promoted to vice president and information technology manager at EvergreenBank, where she has worked for more than 17 years, holding positions in lending, finance and operations.

Lynne Longpre has been promoted to loan documentation manager at The Bank of Washington. She has been with the bank for six years. Also, Joaquin Paratore has joined The Bank of Washington as a commercial lender. He comes from California and previously was an investment consultant.

Five Frontier Bank employees recently received promotions, including Barbara Scharping, who was promoted to vice president/manager, of Frontier’s system operations; Mary-Ellen Donnellan, who was promoted to assistant vice president and manager of the bank’s electronic banking department; Cheryl Martin, who was promoted to assistant manager of electronic banking; Debra Heath, who was promoted to loan support officer at the bank’s central lending department; and Jeff Slater, who was appointed to assistant vice president and commercial loan officer of Frontier Bank’s Lynnwood office.

Peter Camp has been hired as executive director for Snohomish County government. He will be responsible for oversight of the Department of Planning and Development Services, Paine Field, Environmental Policy and Economic Development. Camp has worked for 26 years in the public and private sectors, most recently serving as the city of Everett’s interim city attorney and deputy city attorney. Camp is replacing Tom Fitzpatrick who recently returned to the private practice of law.

Steven Thomsen has been appointed director of Snohomish County Public Works. Thomsen has worked for nearly 20 years in the Snohomish County Department of Public Works, with his past five years as county engineer and deputy director. He has been acting as interim director of public works since January.

Nicole Forward has joined employers’ association TOC Management Services in the newly created position of training and development specialist.

Allstate Insurance Co. agent Paul Hagstrom is the new owner of the Hawthorne Insurance Agency in Mukilteo. Involved in the insurance industry since 1978, Hagstrom previously worked for Allstate’s workplace division, where he served as the regional director.

Six sales leaders from Allstate’s Northwest region have been recognized by the company for their outstanding leadership and have received the 2005 Allstate Key Manager award. Award winners are Cindy Hill, Herb Hossfeld, Jennifer Oldenburg, Shawn Rogerson, Mike Schrand and Larry Wenneborg.

Angela Groom, a New York Life Insurance agent in Bothell, has been named an Annuity Champion for 2005.

Ron Bradley has been named union business representative at the Everett office of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers’ District 751.

The Providence General Foundation recently announced its 2006 board officers at its annual meeting. They are: Chairman Gary Weikel, Snohomish County special projects director/parks and recreation director; First Vice Chairman Don Ayres, American Life Inc., property manager; Second Vice Chair Jeff Moore, Everett Public Schools; Treasurer Larry Jubie; and Secretary Karen Hansen, Mill Town Credit Union.

Sales associates Jennifer Desmoulins and Jana Stevenson have joined Windermere Real Estate/Lake Stevens Inc.

Sales associates Jonna Skokan and Lisa West have joined Windermere Real Estate/GH LLC in Mukilteo.

Sales associates Stuart Tenney and Lyla Derosier have joined Windermere Real Estate/Mill Creek Inc.

Robert Afzal has joined Aculight Corp. as director of technology development. He previously worked for Spectra Systems Corp., where he was vice president of research and development.

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