Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Design: Robert Smulling was named an associate at Candela Lighting Design and Consulting.

Engineering: Chris Haas, Kelly Mamer, Mark Peckover, Lee Swanson and Gayla Murillo joined Sparling as associates.

Health care: Dr. Eric Wall was appointed senior medical director of Qualis Health.

Law: The Washington State Bar Association’s board of governors elected Carla Lee as the new governor at large representing the Washington Young Lawyers Division. Del Miller joined Rohde & Van Kampen. Natalie Beckmann, Michael Harman, Connie Haslam and Laura Hoexter joined Helsell Fetterman.

Marketing: Jennifer Tweed was hired as director of partnership development at 206.

Photo-sharing services: Robert Martin joined Imagekind as chief marketing officer.

Real estate: Joshua Curtis was promoted to real-estate project manager and Sandra Dalin to controller at Stellar Holdings. Dick Fulton was promoted to executive vice president at Coldwell Banker Bain.

Technology: Alex Alben was hired as vice president of corporate strategy and Fred Tietze as vice president of sales and business development at Pluggd.

Youth services: Mick Fleming was elected chairman of the board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Puget Sound.


Consulting: Steven Johnson joined the planning department team of Triad Associates, Kirkland.

Investment: Meena Cheng was named a vice president, financial consultant at D.A. Davidson & Co., Redmond.

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.