Notable hires and promotions in the Seattle area.
Calvin Lyons was named president and chief executive of the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County.
Lyons was a member of a Boys & Girls Club in Gary, Ind., as a youth. He has worked at Boeing and Washington Mutual in diversity and senior human-resources roles.
He has an MBA from Pepperdine University and completed the Executive Leadership Program at Seattle University.
Banking: David Korch joined Union Bank’s Consumer Lending group as a mortgage consultant based in Seattle. Amanda Simula joined Union Bank’s residential-wholesale team as an Everett-based account manager for the bank’s Consumer Lending group.
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Biotechnology: Chris Boerner was promoted to senior vice president, commercial, at Seattle Genetics, Bothell.
Commercial real estate: Patrick Mutzel joined Collier’s Seattle office as a senior associate.
Design: Brodie Bain was named campus planning director at Perkins+Will, Seattle.
Environmental consulting: Steve Locke was named president and chief operating officer for SLR’s U.S. operations, based in Bothell.
Engineering: Arvind Nerurkar was promoted to managing principal of the Seattle office of Coffman Engineers.
Fundraising: Marshal McReal and John Friedman have been named co-chairs of the Providence O’ Christmas Trees fundraiser, Seattle.
Health care: Eve Lackritz was named senior program officer for the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) at Seattle Children’s.
Hotels: Sylvia Nierling has been named area director of sales and marketing at Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Seattle.
Insurance: Adrian Newell was named sales executive, employee benefits, at Kibble & Prentice, Seattle.
Interior design: Brett Dearing was hired as an interior designer at EHS Design, Seattle.
Investments: John Forrest was named director of business development at Symetra Investment Services, Bellevue.
Real estate: Diedre Haines, managing broker at Coldwell Banker Bain in Lynnwood, was elected 2012 chair of the board of directors for the Northwest Multiple Listing Service, Kirkland. Tom Vogl was appointed chief marketing officer at Redfin, Seattle.
Senior living: Tracy Sudman has been promoted to vice president, human resources at Leisure Care, Seattle.
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