Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

Share story

Seattle area

Airlines: Marne McCluskey was named vice president of employee resources at Horizon Air.

Architecture: Steven Shea was named president and Thomas Berger senior design principal at The Berger Partnership. Sherri Grueneis was promoted to associate at Freiheit & Ho Architects.

Banking: Marty Aquino was named manager at Wells Fargo’s Seattle Metropolitan store.

Biotechnology: Neil McDonnell was promoted to vice president of program management at ZymoGenetics.

Construction: Mike Nelson was hired as corporate health and safety director at Parsons/RCI.

Contracting: Shane Manson was hired as project superintendent at Schuchart.

Forest products: Sandy McDade was named senior vice president of industrial wood products and international business groups and Craig Nesser was named senior vice president, Canada at Weyerhaeuser.

Foster care: Gloria Reeg was elected to the board of trustees at Casey Family Programs.

Foundations: Stewart Landefeld was named chairman of The Seattle Foundation.

Health care: Dr. John Vassall II was named chief of staff for Swedish Medical Center’s three hospital campuses, while Dr. Curtis Veal was named chief of staff-elect, Dr. Robert Nash chief of staff for the First Hill campus, Dr. Kimberly Bell chief of staff for the Providence campus and Dr. Daniel Garnett chief of staff for the Ballard campus at Swedish. Dr. Mary Case and Dr. Vincent Picozzi were named to the Foundation Community Board of Providence Hospice of Seattle.

Investment: Melinda Morbeck Lewison was hired at Rustic Canyon Partners.

Merchandising: Ron Nielsen was appointed director of operations at Cyrk, Monroe.

Natural gas: Rick Davis was named chief financial officer at Cascade Natural Gas.

Public relations: Josh Chaitin was hired as an account supervisor at the Frause Group.

Services: Norm Warden was named manager of the HVAC service department at PSF Mechanical.


Banking: Erica Erdozain was hired as vice president/commercial loan officer at Banner Bank, Redmond branch.

Marketing: Marisa Rodriguez was named marketing integrator at Outsource Marketing, Bellevue.

Resorts: Carl Meyer was named director of rooms at Salish Lodge & Spa, Snoqualmie.

Wireless communications: Robert Lewis named president and CEO at SNAPin, Bellevue.

To be included in the On the Move, column, send the information to Gary Dougherty by fax, 206-382-8879; e-mail,; or mail, The Seattle Times, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA, 98111. Photos will not be returned.