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Sun., Aug. 4, 2013

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Independent Wealth Connections has hired Toni Nersesian as marketing director. Nersesian has more than three decades of experience in roles such as marketing director, development director and executive director for several organizations.

Mountain West Bank has named Ann Thomas as branch manager for the Coeur d’Alene/Ironwood office. Thomas has worked in the banking industry since 2007 and previously managed the Wells Fargo branch in Hayden.


Kevin Cooke has been named utilities director for Spokane County. Cooke first joined Spokane County as the sewer planning and design manager in 1997.


Janelle Carney has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a 2013 Rising Star. Carney is a managing attorney in the Spokane office of Graham Lundberg Peschel, P.S. She was recognized for her advocacy and trial work for personal injury clients.


Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. has opened a new Sears Hometown Store location at 603 S. Fir Ave., Deer Park.


The Spokane Home Builders Association has hired Aimee Stoner as membership director. She will be responsible for membership recruitment and retention efforts.

Real estate

Douglas Chantry and Fritz Brayton have joined Coldwell Banker Tomlinson North. Previously, Chantry was with Windermere North and Brayton was with John L. Scott.


Katie Murphey, Jason Pearce and Kyle Scott have joined Etailz. Murphey works in international supplier relations; Pearce is a financial analyst; and Scott is a buyer.


Imprezzio has promoted Colette Boyd to the director of its Enterprise West division. Boyd has extensive experience in commercial sales and marketing. She previously served as a corporate trainer and as a senior business analyst for the company.

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