Appointments, promotions and awards in the business community.

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Design: Jeff Wasserman, a retail architect, joined DLR Group.

Education: Thad Westhusing was hired as vice president of products at Giant Campus.

Engineering: Brad Bastin, Tom Jones and Jon Warren were named national business line managers at WHPacific.

Finance: Lisa Mushel was named sales executive at Kibble & Prentice.

Health care: Dr. Brian Krabak, Dr. Nalini Malarkkan, Dr. Rebecca Johnson, Dr. Isabella Knox and Dr. Cynthia Flynn joined Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center. Jorge Duran was named director of the Puget Sound Blood Center’s Northwest Tissue Services and Michael Young director of the center’s communications department. Dr. Charles Roberson, an orthopedic surgeon, joined Mend Prompt Injury Care Clinic.

Hotels: Rudy Sharp was appointed managing director of The Edgewater.

Insurance: Paul Chmura joined Safeco as Northwest regional executive.

Law: John Crehan joined Amicus Law Group.

Manufacturing: Christopher Mediate was hired as east regional sales manager at Power Climber.

Marine services: CJ Beegle-Krause joined Applied Science Associates as senior scientist.

Real estate: Matthew Holzemer was hired as project manager and Robert Bump as project accountant at Lorig. Shobi Khan joined Kennedy Associates Real Estate Counsel as a principal and executive vice president, acquisitions. Kim Adams was named director of the Northwest Division at Hall Equities Group.

Technology: Tyson Hartman was appointed global vice president for enterprise applications at Avanade. David Jones was appointed vice president and general manager, global services, at Intermec Technologies, Everett.


Engineering: Denny Cearns was named the regional transportation manager at David Evans and Associates, Bellevue.

Nutrition: Craig Andrews was hired as national sales manager, Colby Mclellan marketing manager and Anthony Kane regional sales manager at Weider Global Nutrition, Issaquah.

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.