Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Accounting: Christopher Hugo was named a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Architecture: Ken Hedlund was named operations manager and Tom Jones project architect and manager at Emick Howard & Seibert.

Arts: James Tune was named chief executive at ArtsFund.

Banking: Nancylee Oczkowski was named human-resources manager at Wells Fargo.

Contracting: Eric van der Veen was promoted to vice president, Paul Morris to field superintendent and Yu Fu and Max Greenheck were hired as engineers at Holaday-Parks.

Health care: Ginger Anderson was named manager of broker relations at Regence BlueShield.

Hospitality: Jay Harbison was appointed vice president of hospitality and membership operations at Signature Destinations Club. Debbie Gruba was appointed director of sales at Hotel Vintage Park.

Insurance: John Espinola was named medical director and Karen Corr clinical-services manager at Evercare.

Investment: Mike Kerby was named president and chief executive of HighMark Investments.

Law: Susan Thorbrogger joined Stokes Lawrence as a shareholder.

Marketing: Phil Herzog was appointed director of direct-marketing services at Passage Events.

Photography: David Wheeler was hired as director of sales and marketing at Team Photogenic.

Public relations: Natalie Price was promoted to president at The Fearey Group.

Software: Jon Matsuo was appointed senior vice president of worldwide sales at Qpass. Charlie Morss was named vice president of engineering at ODS Software, Federal Way.

Universities: Sanjeev Khagram was named director of the Marc Lindenberg Center for Humanitarian Action, International Development and Global Citizenship at the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Affairs.

Youth services: Susan Feigenheimer was appointed director of finance and information technology for Committee for Children.


Professional services: James Kelley was hired as a vice president at Baldwin Resource Group, Bellevue.

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