Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Banking: Brad Canfield was hired as chief financial officer and Drew Ness as chief operating officer at 1st Security Bank of Washington.

Construction: Phillip Goodman joined Skanska USA Building as vice president of business development.

Contractors: Annie Robinson and Lee Zulch were hired as project managers and Mike Toombs as a superintendent at Schuchart.

Engineering: Eric Vander Mey was named an associate principal and Ginette Chin was promoted to director of electrical engineering at Rushing.

Hotels: Sven-Erik Richter was appointed director of operations at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel.

Law: Claire Molesworth joined Graham & Dunn. Steve Block was elected president and chairman of the executive committee at Betts, Patterson & Mines.

Nonprofits: Katie Simons was named general manager at Talaris Institute.

Property management: Rick Drottz was appointed senior managing director at Kennedy Wilson Properties Northwest.

Restaurants: Mike Hillyer returned as executive chef at Daniel’s Broiler, Lake Union.

Technology: Scott Milburn was named vice president of operations and general counsel at QL2.


Banking: Cari Wyszynski returned to Key Private Bank in Bellevue as senior vice president.

Biotechnology: Barry Polisky was named chief scientific officer at MDRNA, Bothell.

Colleges: Dr. Sheryl Berman was named executive director of Bellevue Community College’s Health Sciences, Education and Wellness Institute.

Engineering: Tim Reynolds was promoted to director of CB Engineers Bellevue office.

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