Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Banking: Jim O’Neill was hired as senior vice president and business-banking officer at Shoreline Bank, Ballinger Branch.

Electronics: Doug Wheeler was selected as vice president of marketing at DocuSign.

Government: Mary Wideman Williams was hired as chief operating officer, Marc Jones as director of marketing and business development, and Deborah Daoust as director of communications at Seattle Center. J. Tayloe Washburn, of Foster Pepper, was named chairman of the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce.

Health care: Dr. Ryan Pong, Dr. Katherine Adler, Dr. Peter Verdin, Dr. James Schlenker and Dr. Nicole Phillips were hired at the Virginia Mason Medical Center.

Hotels: Matthieu Van Der Peet was named general manager of the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.

Organizations: Carla Lewis was named president of the Washington Women’s Foundation.

Professional services: Yvette Borowski was named business-development manager at Jefferson Wells.


Banking: Steve Dolan was hired to manage Bellevue’s Banner Bank branch. Edwin Feng was named community-banking district manager of Wells Fargo’s Eastside district. Claire Malia Horton was named a private banker at Wells Fargo Private Bank, Bellevue.

Health care: Elaine Waller was appointed senior vice president, regulatory affairs, and Christopher Pawlowicz to senior vice president, human resources, at Seattle Genetics, Bothell.

Travel: Jeffrey Diana was named executive vice president, human resources, at Expedia, Bellevue.

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