Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Accounting: Laurie Tish was named a partner at Moss Adams.

Banking/investment: David Harper was promoted to director of marketing at EvergreenBank. Michael Meiners, Joe Mushel and Daniel Burr were named senior vice presidents at E.K. Riley Investments. Leni Preciado was hired as vice president/team leader at Banner Bank’s Seattle Corporate Loan Center. James Kean was named managing director/chief investment officer at Pacific Security Capital.

Business services: At HyperQuality, Mike Mattsen was hired as chief operating officer, Brian Johnson as vice president of hospitality and travel markets, and Sarah Schwitters as director of marketing.

Law: Brian Eiting joined Perkins Coie as an associate.

Marketing: Matt Ramerman was named a principal at Horton Lantz & Low.

Nonprofit organizations: Scott Pattison was appointed chairman of the board at Food Lifeline.

Product development: Valerie Capon was named manager of quality assurance at Moeller Design & Development.

Public relations: Joyce McClure was named senior vice president and chief operations officer for the Microsoft account at Waggener Edstrom. Sara Westerlund was promoted to account executive at The Frause Group.

Real estate: Rebecca Uusitalo was hired as the Eastside portfolio property manager at Cushman & Wakefield, and Kim Berg was promoted to the firm’s senior portfolio manager for downtown Seattle office properties. Terry Kohlstrand was named president of the John L. Scott Affiliate Division. Eric Blohm and Joshua Stuart were hired as associates at Flinn Ferguson.

Salons/spas: Rebecca Partman was hired as general manager at Habitude Salon, Spa & Gallery.


Consulting: Bob Anderson was appointed a principal at Golder Associates, Redmond.

Engineering: Mark Whiteley was hired as a senior project manager at Cary Kopczynski & Co., Bellevue.

Imports: Victoria Compton was appointed marketing director at Wald Imports, Kirkland.

Marketing: Cassandra Allen was hired as a marketing integrator at Outsource Marketing, Bellevue, and Barb Rowan was named art director.

Wireless communications: Ben Englund, Kristin Thomas and Patrick Trepanier were hired as marketing partners at Nextel Partners, Kirkland.

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