Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Banking: Lynette Sagvold was appointed managing director at EverTrust Asset Management, part of KeyBank’s wealth-management group.

Health care: Cal Knight was promoted to president and chief operating officer at Swedish. Drexel DeFord was named senior vice president and chief information officer and Wes Wright vice president and chief technology officer at Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center. Dr. Diane Dozois and Dr. Molly Baggett joined Group Health Cooperative.

Law: Anne Bremner, of Stafford Frey Cooper, was inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Jenifer Merkel joined Foster Pepper. Terri Luken joined The Law Office of Mary Anne Vance. Sandip Soli joined Cairncross & Hempelmann.

Public relations: Ryan Day was hired as a senior account executive, and Kelsey Simmons and Nicole Williams as account executives at Rockey Hill & Knowlton.

Retail: Asher Hashash was named manager of Capitol Music Center.

Sports networks: Stephen Tucker was named chief financial officer of Liberty Sports Group.

Technology: Justin McAnn was named manager of electronic evidence and discovery services at Lighthouse Document Technologies.


Banking: Michael Wallingford was appointed senior vice president and Key Private Bank’s market manager at KeyBank, Bellevue. Tom Humann and Yana Rogers were named vice president/commercial loan officers at Banner Bank, Woodinville.

Technology: Danielle Davis-Christmas was hired as an account manager at Chameleon Technologies, Kirkland.

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