Craig Forbes has been promoted to manager of tax services at Hascal,
Sjoholm & Co. PS. Forbes, a certified public accountant, has been with
the Everett firm since 1998. He is a member of the Washington Society
of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified
Public Accountants. He received his accounting degree from Western Washington
University in 1997.
The Paine Field chapter of the Washington Pilots Association recently
honored several of its members at their annual banquet, including:
- Robert (Mitch)
Mitchell, who was presented with the award for Sparkplug of the
Year for his enthusiasm, talent and leadership.
- Goodrich Aviation
Technical Services, which was presented with the Sponsor of the Year
- Kevin Kelly,
who was presented with the Pilot of the Year award for his efforts
to support the chapter in many areas, including taking over as director
of the Aviation Academy.
Robert Herbold has been appointed to the board of directors at
ICOS Corp., a biotechnology company headquartered in Bothell, effective
Christine Vicino has been promoted to assistant manager at Business
Extension Service, an answering service and call center with an office
in Marysville. She will be responsible for hiring, staff development and
training, and customer service. A 2004 graduate of Western Washington
University, Vicino is currently studying human resources management at
CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE
Arlan Hatloe was presented with the Everett Area Chamber of Commerceís
top honor, the Henry M. Jackson Citizen of the Year award, during the
chamberís Annual Gala in December. Hatloe, an Everett businessman, member
of the City Council and a seven-year member of the chamber board, was
recognized for his many years of service to the organization and to the
business community in general.
Others honored during
the event include:
- Everett artist
Bernie Webber, who received a special lifetime-achievement award.
- Randy Lyman
of Randyís Ring & Pinion, who was named Corporate Executive of the Year.
- Andy Hall
of Botesch, Nash and Hall Architects, who was named Small Business Executive
of the Year.
- Todd Morrow
of Community Transit, who was awarded with the Dick Stephens Community
- Former Snohomish
County PUD Commissioner Cynthia First and U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen,
D-Wash, who were recognized with the Service to Business award.
- Sally Kortekaas
of The Herald, who was recognized with the Chairmanís Award for her
work chairing the chamberís business assistance division.
- Linda Johannes,
Everett Mall manager and a chamber board member since 1991, who
was recognized with the Presidentís Award.
- Naval Station
Everett, which was named Employer of the Year.
- Kristi Keene,
Everett Mall marketing director, who was named Employee of the Year.
Broome of Stargate Technologies, who was named Ambassador of the
- Verizon Northwest,
which was named Friend of the Chamber.
- Sue Closser
of Sunrise Services, who was named the Northwest Womenís Business
Center Woman Entrepreneur of the Year.
Snohomish-based Snyder Roofing of Washington LLC has hired Art Case
as estimator/project manager. Formerly with Edmonds Roofing, Case
has more than 20 years of experience in the roofing industry.
Sterling Sankey, Laura Sonmore and Stephen James Hyde have
been honored as Edmonds Community College Foundationís 2004 Distinguished
Alumni. Sankey is the national training executive for premier and small-business
banking and senior vice president at Bank of America. He worked full-time
in sales positions while he earned his associate of arts degree in 1983
from EdCC. Two years later, he completed his bachelorís degree in business
administration at Western Washington University. Sonmore is a member of
the City Council of Mountlake Terrace and a Boeing employee. She earned
an associate of technical arts in paralegal and graduated with a transfer
degree in 1992 from Edmonds Community College. She went on to earn her
bachelorís degree in law and justice at Central Washington University
and is now earning a masterís degree in project management from City University.
Hyde is a Ph.D. candidate studying geography at the University of Washington
and an instructor in an evening certificate program. He earned his associate
of arts degree in 1993 at Edmonds Community College. He has since earned
his bachelorís and masterís degrees in geography at UW.
chief executive officer of Sonus Pharmaceuticals in Bothell, has been
appointed as a trustee for Cascadia Community College by Gov. Gary
Locke. Martino, who sits on the presidentís advisory board of Roanoke
College, also is a member of the executive committee and immediate past
chairman of the board of the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association.
He has served as a member of the Cascadia Community College Foundation
board since 2002.
has been named interim director of communications and marketing for Cascadia
Community College. He succeeds Suzanne Ames, who has left the college
to become the director of communications for the Washington state Board
of Community and Technical Colleges in Olympia.
Investment banker Dale Scott has been promoted to investment officer
at Frontier Bankís Investment Center. He has more than 10 years of banking
experience and has been with Frontier Bank for one year. He formerly was
with Pacific Northwest Bank.
Nancy Gilbertson has been appointed U.S. Small Business Administration
district director for the state of Washington. Gilbertson previously served
as the district director for South Dakota, where she was responsible for
the delivery of SBAís programs and services throughout the state. Gilbertson
joined the SBA in 1987 in Anchorage, Alaska. She served as the assistant
district director for business development in the Fresno, Calif., and
Minnesota district offices before her 1999 promotion to deputy district
director in Minnesota. Prior to government service, Gilbertson spent 10
years working in commercial banking in North Dakota and Alaska. She also
has personal small-business experience, having been involved in a family-owned
general contracting business for the past 20 years.
Drs. Geoffrey Ferguson and Sanjiv Parikh of Radia Medical
Imaging of Everett recently were named ďTop DocsĒ by the Center for the
Study of Services, an independent, nonprofit consumer organization that
has published the list of ďTop DocsĒ nationally since 1999.
Melinda Guertin, who has practiced in the area for more than 10
years, recently joined Mukilteo Physical Therapy, a part of Integrated
Rehabilitation Group. Also, Alessia Ramirez, a physical therapist
assistant, has joined Integrated Rehabilitation Groupís Granite Falls
Physical Therapy, where she will be providing treatment including manual
techniques, therapeutic exercise instruction and Pilates-based exercises.
Thomas Vincent of Arlington has been promoted to regional sales
director with AmeriPan Corp., a provider of discounted health benefits.
Martha Robins is a new member of the board of directors of the
Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross. Robins is the executive
office administrator for Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon.†
has been elected treasurer and Tim Blair has been elected vice
president of the nonprofit group Choice & Consequence. Current board members
Gordon McElroy and Rima Blackwell now will serve as secretary
and president, respectively, for the next two years. Former President
Barbara Otonicar continues to offer her human resource expertise
to the group.
Sales associates Konstantin Boyarchuk and Linda Wise have
joined Preview Properties Inc.ís Bothell office, and sales associate Kevin
Keo has joined Previewís Everett office.
Kevin Hoskins is the new sales director for Western Washington
for Whatcom Security Agency, which provides trained professional security
officers for foot and mobile patrol, alarm response, special events and
construction sites. In his new position, Hoskins will be responsible for
developing new accounts for unarmed and armed security officers from Blaine
to Tacoma. The agencyís local office is in Marysville.
Dan Lewis has been promoted to general manager of the Everett AquaSox,
and Todd Holterhoff has been promoted to director of special projects.
Lewis began his career with the ballclub in 1998, serving as director
of operations, and now will transition into a greater leadership role,
working closely with the vice president of baseball operations, Pete
Carfagna. Holterhoff currently works as a group sales associate and
will return for his third season coordinating the organizationís special
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