Notable hires and promotions in the Seattle area

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Lisa Brandenburg was named hospital president at Seattle Children’s, where she has served for the past five years as chief administrative officer.

Brandenburg will become one of three presidents at Children’s, joining James Hendricks of Seattle Children’s Research Institute and Douglas Picha of Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Banking: Trevor Delaney joined Regal Financial Bank in Seattle as vice president and relationship manager for its medical/dental-practice banking group. Edward MacMillan joined Union Bank’s Private Bank team as a private banker based in Bellevue and Everett markets, and Diane Haag joined Union Bank’s Consumer Lending group as a mortgage consultant based in Kirkland. Kirsten Kauffman was named branch manager at the University District office of Washington Federal, Seattle. Bruce Tretzen joined HomeStreet Bank in Bellevue as vice president and business banker.

Commercial real estate: Jim Allison was named a principal at Urbis Partners, Seattle.

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Health care: Heidi Krannitz was appointed director of risk management at Evergreen Healthcare, Kirkland.

Horse racing: Sophia Mangalee was hired as director of marketing at Emerald Downs, Auburn.

Hotels: Dan Gilmore was appointed executive chef at the Sorrento Hotel, Seattle.

Insurance: Colin Elder was promoted to senior vice president, mortgage loans; Lydia Flora senior vice president, retirement division and David Fry senior vice president, benefits division, at Symetra Life Insurance, Bellevue.

Law: Danielle Granatt joined Veris Law Group, Seattle. Hickory Gateless joined Pacifica Law Group, Seattle.

Public Relations: Brooke Shepard was named executive creative director at Weber Shandwick, Seattle.

Real Estate investment services: Joel Deis was named sales manager of the Seattle office of Marcus & Millichap, Seattle.

Services: Teah Achman was named chief operating officer of Annie’s Nannies, Seattle.

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