Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Accounting: Leslie Robertson was named director of marketing and Cindy Adams was selected as the new associate director of sales at Moss Adams.

Banking: Jennifer Hansen was hired as business-development manager at Pacific Crest Savings Bank, Lynnwood. Kye Goodnight was hired as an operations specialist, Steve McCready as an accounting specialist and Cole Young as a loan-service specialist at First Sound Bank.

Design/architecture: Leah Hall was hired as a general manager at EHS Design.

Engineering: Joseph Klink was named senior supervising cost estimator at Parsons Brinckerhoff.

Health care: Dr. Charles Sturgis, Dr. Kristin Mantei and Dr. Kristine Braaten joined CellNetix Pathology & Laboratories. Judy Ruskell was hired as a director of community outreach and service at Virginia Mason Medical Center.

Hotels: Audra Poole was named vice president of marketing for Candela Hotels.

Law: Chad Eubanks joined McKinley Irvin. Linda Huang Zachariah joined Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt.

Organizations: Renee Riper joined the Make-A-Wish Foundation as an outreach and wish coordinator.

Retail: Ben Palliser was hired as key account manager at Nikwax.

Sports networks: Steve Schwartz was named vice president of affiliate relations for Liberty Sports Group.


Salons: Matt Brown was named corporate business-development manager at Gene Juarez Salons and Spas, Bellevue.

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