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Medication Review Inc. has hired Adam Gelhausen as chief financial officer. He previously worked for Tivo Inc. as senior manager of strategic analysis and business development and is a graduate of Washington State University. The company also hired Travis Albo as a consultant pharmacist. He previously worked for Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center as a telepharmacist and inpatient pharmacist.

Kristi Rosin has been hired as an accounts coordinator for Blue541 in Coeur d’Alene. She previously worked as an account executive for a radio group in Reno, Nev., and holds a marketing degree from the University of Montana.

Kootenai Prosthetics and Orthotics in Coeur d’Alene has hired Andy Lind as a clinical prosthetic specialist. He previously worked for Hanger Orthopedics in Seattle for the past five years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Illinois and is a graduate of the California State University prosthetic program. The company also hired Joan Burger as a certified mastectomy fitter. She has owned and operated a massage therapy practice in Spokane since 1990 and worked as a certified surgical technologist for 16 years.

Heather Farrell-Lipp has been hired as a health care designer for NAC Architecture’s Spokane office. She holds a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning and a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

The American Cancer Society has hired Kelli Hornbaker and Jennifer Kronvall as community relationship managers at the society’s Spokane office. Hornbaker is currently pursuing a degree in program management from Whitworth University. Kronvall holds a bachelor’s degree in genetics and cell biology and business administration from Washington State University. Dave Dubuque has been hired by Next IT Corp. as a copywriter.


Claire Kincaid-Slate has earned a National Council for Interior Design Qualification certificate. She is a project manager and interior designer for H2A Architects P.A. in Coeur d’Alene.

The following individuals were recognized during Spokane Insurance Associates’ 2010 Awards Banquet: Rookie of the Year, Heather Anderson of Wells Fargo Insurance; Insurance Professional, Sherry Westerman of Western States Insurance; Professional Underwriter, Stephanie Powell of Cochrane and Company; Industry Leader, Gail Stevers of Western States Insurance; and Special Recognition, Bill Dinneen of Wells Fargo Insurance.

Interim Stevens County Sheriff LaVonne Webb received a “My Boss is a Patriot” award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve organization. Webb was nominated for the award by Dwayne Ford, a Stevens County detective and warrant officer in the Army Reserves.

Triple Play Family Fun Park in Hayden received the 2010 Top Family Entertainment Center of the World award from the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions during the organization’s Brass Ring Awards ceremony in Orlando, Fla.


The Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences elected Vickie Rutledge Shields as president. Rutledge Shields is inaugural dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Social Work at Eastern Washington University.

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