Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Advertising: Christine Allen was named director of broadcast production at Cole & Weber / Red Cell.

Coffee: Mark DaCosta was appointed to vice president of wholesale operations and Dean Olson to senior director of licensing and business development at Tully’s Coffee.

Construction: Leon Borden, Dave Killian, Gerard McGlynn and Mike Richotte were promoted to senior superintendents at Skanska USA Building.

Engineering: George Bias joined the Harris Group’s industrial-manufacturing business unit as a project manager and process engineer.

Law: Alice Le Truong joined Cairncross & Hempelmann as an associate attorney. N. Ari Long, an attorney with Woodcock Washburn, was appointed chairman of the King County Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section.

Technology: Douglas Fletcher was named interim chief financial officer at Flow International, Kent.

Transportation: Wayne Wentz was hired as traffic- operations manager with the Seattle Department of Transportation.


Assisted living: Dr. Soher Bishai was named executive director at Overlake Terrace, Redmond.

Colleges: Linda Hendrickson was named executive director of the Cascadia Community College Foundation, Bothell.

Consulting: Paul Hausmann was appointed to partner at ERM, Bellevue.

Demolition: Dave Whitley was promoted to senior vice president and Scott Saunders to chief financial officer at Nuprecon, Snoqualmie.

Engineering: Martin Maingot was hired as a project manager, Sabet Vallejo as a senior engineer and Bhavna Krishan as a design engineer at Cary Kopczynski & Co., Bellevue.

Finance: Melissa Andrews was hired as client-relations director and Najat Cola as marketing director at The ClearView Group, Issaquah.

Medical products: Graham Cox was appointed vice president of international business at SonoSite, Bothell.

Organizations: Tom Sulewski was elected to the board of directors of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce.

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