Notable hires and promotions in our region.
The Port of Seattle hired Jeffrey Utterback as director of real-estate development.
Utterback leads the real-estate development and planning group on major real- estate planning and development projects and evaluates potential of Port holdings.
Before joining the Port, Utterback worked as the senior managing director at Kennedy Wilson, a global real estate investment and services company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
Law:Blake Kumabe joined Seed IP Law Group as an associate in its electrical-engineering and computer-science group. Lisa Schaures joined Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt as a shareholder in the firm’s business and corporate group. Attorneys ShaunKennedy, Michael Schmidt and Sean Dowelljoined the Seattle office of Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker.
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Technology: Limeade, a corporate wellness technology company, added DanHenry of Bright Horizons to its board.
Health: Northwest Kidney Centers named Louise Katoas patient quality of life services director and Debra Marcella as clinical director, overseeing three dialysis clinics on First Hill in Seattle, plus clinics in Enumclaw, SeaTac and Snoqualmie.
Financial services: Bellevue-based CareCap hired Timothy Wissner as chief financial officer and John Soderberg as vice president of sales, marketing and business development.
Banking:Gerhard Erdelji joined HomeStreet Bank in Seattle to lead investor relations.
Marketing: Acosta named Frank Cohenour president of the division focused on Costco Wholesale.
Media: Corbis named Brian Cohee as chief technology officer and Greg Isaacsas a senior vice president.