Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Banking: Jim Reed was promoted to senior vice president and Metro West division manager at Banner Bank.

Commercial real estate: Ed Luera was named vice president of leasing and marketing at Clise Properties.

Consulting: Gretchen Aliabadi was promoted to vice president of public policy at Strategies 360.

Engineering: Caroline Weiss was named an owner at KPFF Consulting Engineers. Mike Bowen is vice president and director of survey services, Eric Abbott an associate and Jaime Sáez a senior project manager at ESM, Federal Way.

Information: Sean Mills was hired as director of agency partnerships, and Teresa Bordenet and Chris Wilson as senior managers at Onvia.

Law: John Houlihan Jr. was appointed chairman of the real-estate-practice section at Short Cressman & Burgess.

Radio: Bryan Lowe was named operations/program director at KING-FM.

Sports: Rich Cho was promoted to assistant general manager/vice president of legal for the Seattle Sonics & Storm.


Construction: Lee Kilcup was appointed chief executive officer and Ted Herb and Jim Karambelas were promoted to vice presidents at GLY Construction, Bellevue.

Truck manufacturing: Alison Carnwath was named to the board of directors at Paccar, Bellevue.

Video games: Kevan Wilson was promoted to vice president of sales at Nintendo of America, Redmond.

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