Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.
Assisted living: Ron Haines was named vice president of corporate real estate and Paula Willems was named vice president of human resources at Merrill Gardens.
Law: Clemens Barnes rejoined Graham & Dunn as a shareholder and head of the labor and employment team. Emily Harris Grant and E. Ross Farr joined Ogden Murphy Wallace. Michael Kirschner joined Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson.
Marketing: Barclay Lottimer was promoted to chief operations officer at Good Time Golf Media Group. Scott Prueter was named board president at Puget Sound Research Forum.
Retail: Karen Maben was promoted to property leasing manager at SuperMall, Auburn.
Salons: Sydney Berry, owner of Salon Services & Supplies, Renton, was named to the national board of directors of the Beauty and Barber Supply Institute.
Software: Matt Scaer joined Escapia and will be in charge of the company’s systems engineering, analytics, business intelligence and data warehousing initiatives.
Technology: Sandeep Shrivastava was named president and Amitabh Mathrawala executive director at The Indus Entrepreneur Seattle chapter.
Video games: Greg Castronuovo was promoted to vice president of marketing at Infinium Labs.
Banking: Tiffani Hockett, Robert Jorgensen and Michael Robinson were hired as vice presidents and banking-center managers at three First Mutual Bank branches in Bellevue.
Business brokers: Mario Martini was named the head of long-term care, nursing home and assisted-living transaction division at IBA, Bellevue.
Estate planning/wealth management: Bill Whitaker joined Kibble & Prentice as a sales executive in the private-client group.
Investment: Richard Tschetter and Geoffrey White were named senior vice presidents and Jennifer Droppelman, Debbie O’Neal and Chris Sundin were hired as registered associates at D.A. Davidson & Co., Bellevue.
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