Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Accounting: Rick Anderson, CEO of Moss Adams, was appointed to the Financial Accounting Foundation board of trustees.

Architecture: Marc Jenefsky was promoted to principal architect at DKA.

Banking: Don Rapp was named senior vice president and manager for real-estate lending at First Sound Bank. Cheryl Bosh was named branch manager at Banner Bank, Bothell.

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Biotechnology: Dr. Samuel Saks was appointed to the board of directors at Trubion Pharmaceuticals.

Health care: John Slattery was hired as vice dean for research and graduate education at the UW School of Medicine. Dr. Peter Dunbar was elected president of the Washington State Medical Association. Dr. Michael McAdam joined Orthopedic Physician Associates.

Law: Kathryn Gerla joined Foster Pepper & Shefelman.

Nonprofit organizations: Tim Gahm was named executive director of the Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS).

Project management: Denise Fletcher was appointed to executive vice president, finance at Vulcan.

Public relations: Simmi Singh was hired as a senior account executive at Rockey Hill & Knowlton.

Publications: Jamie Peha was hired as the director of promotions and sales development at Tiger Oak Publications, which owns Seattle Magazine.

Real estate: George Petrie was named president at Goodman Real Estate.

Sports: Mitch Germann was hired as director of public relations of the Professional Bowlers Association.

Supermarkets: John Runyan was named president and chief executive of Associated Grocers.

Technology: Bill Furlong was named chief operating officer, Craig Morrissey vice president of engineering and Matt Hulett joined the board of directors at Mpire. Scott Howe was promoted to president of the DRIVEpm unit at aQuantive.


Contracting: Nick Cooper, president of Cooper Johnson Enterprises, was elected chairman of the board of Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington, Bellevue.

Defense: Bernard “Bernie” Thompson was appointed resident director of West Coast operations for the Systems Integration Business Unit at Lockheed Martin, Bellevue.

Shipping containers: Kenneth Kelley was appointed president, chief executive and named to the board of directors at Coldwall, Bellevue.

Visual communications: Lisa Cummings was named director of sales at Arscentia, Bellevue.

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