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Spokane Homeopathic Clinic has hired Stephanie Pleiman in the practice of family medicine. She holds a doctorate degree in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University and is licensed as a naturopathic physician in the state of Washington.

K and L Gates, LLP’s Spokane/Coeur d’Alene office has hired Thaddeus “Thad” O’Sullivan as an associate attorney. He previously worked as an associate for a litigation firm and served as a clerk for the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Kelly Welsh has been hired as an account executive/business development specialist for Quisenberry Marketing and Design. She previously worked for KREM TV. The company also hired Jenny King as an account coordinator. She holds a degree in communications from Washington State University.

Exchange Publishing has hired Casey Crowe to join the company’s sales team. He has extensive sales and print sales experience.

Ted Carroll and his company, Ooh Media, have been hired as the transit advertising vendor for Spokane Transit Authority. Carroll has 15 years of outdoor advertising business experience and has worked as licensed Realtor with Windermere Real Estate for the past five years.

Mary Mary Marketing in Spokane Valley has hired Bonnie Tapscott as a marketing consultant. She has 25 years of related experience and previously sold outdoor media with Lamar Outdoor Advertising and Emerald Outdoor Advertising.

Mike Roberts has been hired as safety director of Inland Power and Light. He previously worked as a safety manager and trainer for Electrical Safety Consultants International. He has more than 43 years of experience in the utility and electrical industry and holds a bachelor’s degree in management and leadership from Warren University.

Aaron Lennon has been hired by Keller Williams Realty Spokane as a real estate agent. He previously worked for a local custom software company.

Cameron Glass has been hired as relationship manager for Rainmaker Marketing. He has 11 years of related experience as a small business owner and photographer.


Witherspoon Kelley promoted Geana Van Dessel to shareholder. She has served as an associate attorney with the firm for the past four years.

Steve Storey has been promoted to private banking director for Sterling Savings Bank. He previously served as private banking director for the company’s Eastern region.


The Medical Review Officer Certification Council has re-qualified Dr. Paula Lantsberger as a certified medical review officer. Lantsberger is a physician with Occupational Medicine Associates in Spokane.

Bernardo-Wills Architects received an LEED Gold award from the U.S. Green Building Council for the company’s sustainability efforts with the 1910 Bissinger Building. The council also presented a LEED Gold award to Avista for its first phase of replacing the company headquarters building’s 54-year-old HVAC system.


Spokane Falls Community College Library received $1,000 worth of folktale, myth and legend-themed books from online book retailer ALIBRIS. The books are intended for use by the campus’ Head Start program, multi-cultural students and early childhood education students.


BumbleBar Inc. appointed Patty Groenen as social media manager.


Mark Murphy has been elected as president of the Inland Northwest Associated General Contractors. Murphy is vice president of Oldcastle Materials Northwest Division.

The Spokane Home Builders Association elected the following individuals as officers of its 2011 Board of Directors: president, Tim Ayers of Builders Etc.; vice president, Phil Folyer of Morse Western Homes; second vice president, Garth Trimble of KAYU-TV; treasurer, Deacon Band of Band Construction Inc.; secretary, Anthony Carrollo of Stewart Title; and past president, Jay Alderson of Alderson Custom Homes.

New Business Location

Miller Paint has opened a second Spokane store, located at 2501 E. 29th Ave. The company specializes in manufacturing and selling high quality paint and coating products. Contact: (509) 455-4555. Website:

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