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Fred Rivera was appointed office managing partner for the Perkins Coie law office in Seattle. Rivera has been co-chair of the firm’s Financial Services Litigation and Investigations practice.

Before rejoining the firm in 2008, he had been vice president in charge of internal investigations at Fannie Mae for two years. Rivera first joined Perkins Coie in 1998 after serving for five years as a trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Rivera is a board member of The Martinez Foundation,
a past president of the Latina/o Bar Association of Washington and was a trustee with the King County Bar Association.

Banking:
Bob Boswell joined the Commercial Banking Group as a senior client manager at Union Bank, Bellevue.


Consulting:
Claire Durrell, Joe Fletcher and Amy Widener were hired as consultants at PeopleFirm, Seattle.

Education:
Bruce Chapman was appointed chairman of the College of Business at Argosy University, Seattle.
Glenda Sinclair was named president of the American Homestay Network, Seattle.

Health care:
Richard Meeks joined EvergreenHealth in Kirkland as a compliance officer.


Manufacturing:

Scott Forristall joined SOG Specialty Knives and Tools as director of sales.

Ports:
Walter Seidl was named marketing director at the Port of Everett.

Real estate:
Anné Burke and Jodi Hill were named co-team leaders of the new downtown Seattle office of Keller Williams Realty. Brian Haydenwas promoted to principal at Flinn Ferguson Corporate Real Estate, Seattle.

Retail:
Louise Little was named chief executive, Lara Konick
director of human resources, Karen Magarelli manager of marketing and Web services,

Pam Cady
manager of the New and Used Book department, and Eileen Harte events coordinator at University Book Store, Seattle.

Seattle Center:
Karen Olson
was hired as vice president of marketing at the Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass.

Travel:
David Kelly was appointed director of vessel operations at Paul Gauguin Cruises, Bellevue.

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