Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Banking: Melodee Morris was promoted to business-development representative at 1st Security Bank of Washington.

Conference centers: Michael O’Dell was hired as director of operations and Brenna Weisser as sales manager at Talaris Conference Center.

Hospitality: Victor Liss Jr. joined The Harbor Club as senior catering sales manager for the Seattle and Bellevue clubs.

Law: Frances Jagla joined Leydig, Voit & Mayer. Michael Goldfarb joined Peterson Young Putra.

Manufacturing: Patrick Donnelly was appointed Western regional sales manager at Roto Frank of America.

Marketing: Mike Quinlan was named director of business development at Wongdoody.

Retail: Rob Alsbury joined Seattle Chocolate as director of sales for the West Region.

Senior housing: Steve Delmore, executive vice president of Merrill Gardens, was named senior vice president of its parent company, R.D. Merrill, and Billy Pettit was promoted to vice president, real estate at R.D. Merrill.

Technology: Chris Lohman was named director of client strategies at Visible Technologies.


Technology: Patrick McCall was appointed general manager at The Whitlock Group, 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.