Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Architecture: John Harrison, Michael Howatt, Jay Janette and Robert Trahan were promoted to senior associates at Mithun.

Banking/financial services: Joyce Javonillo, Sue Lee and Jay Schwandt were named community banking managers at Wells Fargo. Elaine Adams was named vice president, senior trust officer at Wells Fargo Private Client Services. Jon Sand was promoted to vice president and senior credit analyst at Cascade Bank, Everett. Joseph Vasen was hired as vice president/commercial loan officer at Banner Bank.

Broadband: Andrew Hyde was appointed chief financial officer at Speakeasy.

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Engineering: Mike Ehlebracht, a geochemist, rejoined Hart Crowser.

Health care: Dr. Jeffrey Frankel was elected president of the Washington State Urology Society. Jan Gray was named executive director of Cancer Lifeline.

Law: Bradley Duncan joined Davis Wright Tremaine as a partner. William Patton joined Foster Pepper & Shefelman as a member.

Telecommunications: David Crowley was named vice president of business development and Kerry Rea vice president of finance at AccessLine Communications, Bellevue.

Web technology: Julia Navarez and David Jones were hired as project managers and Lydia Tolhurst as senior technical recruiter at Saltmine.


Hotels: Matthieu Van Der Peet was named general manager at The Westin Bellevue.

Law: Gus Lindsey III joined Davis Wright Tremaine’s Bellevue office as an associate.

Organizations : Steve Gilbert was hired as economic-development manager at the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce.

Professional services: Tiffany Stewart was hired at Baldwin Resource Group, Bellevue.

Travel: Mark Gunning was named chief financial officer, Paul Onnen executive vice president of technology and Steven McArthur, Cheryl Rosner and Paul Brown were hired at Expedia, Bellevue.

To be included in the On the Move column, send the information to Gary Dougherty by fax, 206-382-8879; e-mail,; or mail, The Seattle Times, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA, 98111. Photos will not be returned.