April 15, 2006 in Business

Business beat

The Spokesman-Review
 

Bobbi Anderson has been hired as an agent at Exit Real Estate-Jones & Associates. She has spent four years working in residential real estate sales.

BDO Seidman has hired Denette Hill as a senior tax associate. She previously worked as a controller at a wood products manufacturer. Hill holds a degree in business administration from Loyola Marymount University.

Julie Anne Young has been hired as a sales associate at Tomlinson Black Valley.

The March of Dimes Inland Northwest Division has hired Darah Poffenroth as the division director. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business marketing and business management from Eastern Washington University and previously worked as an account manager at Allstate Insurance in Seattle.

Dr. Reinaldo Acosta has been hired in the practice of maternal-fetal medicine at Sacred Heart Center for Maternal & Fetal Medicine. He is a graduate of Pontificia University Jaueriana, completed his internship at Caguas Regional Hospital, and a residency at the University of Puerto Rico. Acosta has been accepted for membership in the Spokane County Medical Society.

KUDOS

Michael Hubbard has earned his registration to practice mechanical engineering in Arizona and California. Hubbard is a principal at Northwest Mechanical Engineering.

Kathy Fromont has received the National Association of Insurance Women Region IX Insurance Professional of the Year Award.

The following students are recipients of the Toni M. Robideaux Scholarship Fund for Student Achievement and Excellence in the Advertising Arts: Krista Brand, graphic design major, North Idaho College; Mark Cox, music major, Eastern Washington University; Sean Finley, graphic design major, Spokane Falls Community College; Kristina Hines, music major, Eastern Washington University; Jamie Kay Murphy, theater/set design major, North Idaho College.

ELECTED/APPOINTED

Potlatch Corp.’s board of directors has elected Pamela Mull as vice president and general counsel.

The following have been elected to their first three-year term on the 2006 United Way of Spokane County board of directors: Dennis Antonellis of Amalgamated Transit Union Local #1015; Bill Gardner of Enterprise Rent-A-Car; Arlene Fisher of the City of Liberty Lake; Stefan Humphries of St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute; Jared Serff of Itron; Christy Burmeister-Smith of Avista Corp.; Percy Watkins of Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest; and D.J. Wilson of KREM 2.

Bill Kalivas of Connect Northwest and Kim Do of Kim Do Vietnamese Restaurant have been appointed to serve on the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council.

GIFTS

Members and employees of Global Credit Union have donated $9,634.27 to the Inland Northwest Chapter of Children’s Miracle Network.

NEW OWNERSHIP

Dr. Ronald Mendenhall, a dentist, has purchased the dental practice in Post Falls previously owned by Dr. Richard Teich. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry and his office is open Monday through Thursday.

NEW BUSINESS

Dr. Rodney Raabe, director of radiology at Sacred Heart Medical Center, is the head of the newly opened Vanishing Veins Clinic at 1859 Lakewood Dr., suite 303, Coeur d’Alene. The clinic can be reached at (208) 292-1411.


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