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Debby Ogan has been hired as vice president of human resources and training for Global Credit Union. She previously worked for Sterling Savings Bank in Spokane as talent management director. She holds Professional in Human Resources certification and has more than 25 years of HR and talent development experience.

Rockwood Cancer Treatment Center has hired Dr. Jay Klarnet in the practice of medical oncology. He graduated from the University of Buffalo, SUNY School of Medicine, completed his internship and residency at Millard Fillmore Hospital and completed a fellowship at the University of Washington.

Dr. Jonathan Haymore has joined Inland Eye Center. He is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and completed his residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Megan Gray has been hired by Coffman Engineers as a structural engineer. She holds degrees in civil engineering and business administration from Gonzaga University. The company also hired Max Piskun as an electrical drafter. He holds an associate’s degree in computer drafting and design from ITT Technical Institute.

Anesthesiology Associates PS has hired Dr. Neville Fernades in the practice of anesthesiology. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, and completed his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Windermere Coeur d’Alene Realty has hired Steve Rinker as an associate. He previously worked as an investment and retirement specialist and has lived and worked in North Idaho for 20 years. The company also hired Julie Weeks as an associate. She previously founded Arrow Point Vacation Rentals Inc. and worked for GE as a territory sales manager and director of Web strategy. She holds bachelor’s degrees in international affairs and French literature from the University of Colorado.


Madsen Mitchell Evenson and Conrad promoted Walt Huffman from a project architect to a principal. He has been with the firm since 2000.

Steve Bergstrom has been promoted to director of quality initiatives for Skils’kin. He previously worked as a project manager and has been with the company since 2005.

Century 21 Beutler and Associates has named Neil Thompson branch manager of the company’s Liberty Lake office. He works as a managing broker and joined the company as a sales associate in 2009.


The following individuals were recognized by the Spokane Home Builders Association during its annual banquet: builder of the year, Jay Alderson of Alderson Custom Homes; associate of the year, Anthony Carollo of Stewart Title; and remodeler of the year, Troy Peck of Allure Construction and Design.


Leadership Spokane received $5,500 from TransCanada Corp. to fund scholarships for nonprofit and small business candidates.


LifeSigns has appointed Eric Torok to its advisory council. Torok is a professional leadership development coach for LET’s Coach in Moscow.


The following individuals have been elected as new officers for SNAP’s 2011 board of directors: Chair, Christine McCabe of Avista Utilities; vice chair, Dave Werme of Moloney + O’Neill; and secretary/treasurer, P.J. Grabicki of Randall and Danskin, PS. The board also elected Spokane County Commissioner Mark Richard as a new member.