Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Architecture: Bragdon Shields became a principal at Joseph Greif Architects.

Banking: Bill Filer was appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer at Shoreline Bank. David Meyer was named vice president and regional manager of residential lending at HomeStreet Bank, Oriana Pon was named the bank’s branch manager in Kent and Diane Leonidas joined the bank’s Seattle office as a loan officer.

Development: Dano Jukanovich was named president and chief executive of Lifestyle Homes & Construction, Marysville.

Health care: Traci Hoiting was promoted to vice president and chief nursing officer at Swedish Medical Center and Brian Kuske was promoted to senior vice president and chief administrative officer of the Swedish/First Hill campus. Dr. Rodney Ho, of the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, was appointed associate editor of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Nicole Brie White joined as a board-certified general surgeon Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. Dr. Kenneth Gow, Dr. Coral Hanevold, Dr. Jennifer Meyers and Dr. Teresa Williams have become physicians at Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center.

Law: Charles Maduell and Amy Pannoni were named to partnership at Davis Wright Tremaine. David Black joined Jackson Lewis.

Market research: David Parker was appointed chief financial officer at GMI.

Organizations: Chris Strow was named principal economic-policy analyst at the Puget Sound Regional Council. Martina Guilfoil was appointed executive director of the Rainier Valley Community Development Fund.

Real estate: Sheila McGraw was named principal broker at the John L. Scott Real Estate office in Federal Way.

Travel: Meghan Kiernan was appointed to vice president of business development at Yapta.


Biotechnology: Dr. Jan Öhrström was hired as executive vice president and chief clinical officer at MediQuest Therapeutics, Bothell.

Marketing: Steven Siegel was named vice president of brand solutions at HipCricket, Bellevue.

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