Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Accounting: Laurie Hatten-Boyd, Amy Banovich and Michael Isensee were named partners at KPMG. Brad White and Chris Seel were named partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Advertising: Michelle Short was hired as the short-form media director at Cesari Direct.

Architecture: Denise Trogdon was hired as marketing director at Weber Thompson.

Colleges/universities: Joan Ray was named vice president of student development and services at Seattle Central Community College. Dr. Peter Neligan, a professor of surgery at the University of Washington, was named president of the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation.

Commercial real estate: Patrick Clark was appointed vice president of property management at Wright Runstad & Co. Jim Long was named vice president of commercial management at Pinnacle.

Land trusts: Carol Sanders was named senior vice president of property at the Cascade Land Conservancy.

Law: Michael Gamsky joined Foster Pepper. John Crosetto, Elisabeth Yandell McNeil and Michelle Rosenthal joined Garvey Schubert Barer.

Legal services: Noah Wick was appointed director of marketing at Prolumina Trial Technologies.

Marketing: Kyle Diercks was appointed partner and chief operating officer at Athena Marketing International.

Nonprofit: Lyall Bush was named interim executive director at Northwest Film Forum.


Colleges: R. Brooks Gekler was named director of the Business Development Center at the University of Washington, Bothell.

Consulting: David Sult joined Covestic, Kirkland.

Insurance: Bill Bunker was appointed president at AMS Services, Bothell.

Manufacturing: David Brotherton was appointed product manager at Genie Industries, Redmond.

Medical products: David Marver was appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer at Cardiac Science, Bothell.

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