Jeff Cook was named chief financial officer at Seattle-based Port Blakely Cos., which owns and manages operations in forestry, forest-products exports and real estate with operations in the Pacific Northwest and New Zealand.

Cook has experience in senior financial-management positions in public and private companies with multinational operations. Cook previously worked at Heartland, a real-estate advisory and investment firm in Seattle.

Kathrine Shairrick was promoted to senior vice president, service and operations, at 1st Security Bank, Mountlake Terrace.

Aaron Hoffer joined The Alacer Group in Bellevue as a senior consultant and leader of the new Alacer Center for Advanced Computing.

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Corporate training:
Jenn Wiles was named vice president of sales at Oxygen Learning, Seattle.

Yuhe Yang was hired as a senior consultant at Parametrix in Bellevue. Marcus Elliott joined Everett-based Perteet as a senior project manager for its Transportation Design group.

Health care:
Dr. Grant Lohse and Dr. Silas Marshall
joined Proliance Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Bellevue and Issaquah.

Masab El-Himri was hired as director of rooms at Cedarbrook Lodge, Seattle. Jacque Pratt was appointed director of revenue management at Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle.

Dave Haldi was named director of corporate development at Trupanion pet insurance, Seattle.

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