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Sun., March 31, 2013

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Bernardo|Wills Architects has hired Brian Page as a project architect/manager and Michelle Widner as an interior designer. Page has 30 years of architectural experience and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. Widner has 10 years of interior design experience and is a member of the International Interior Design Association.

GreenCupboards has hired Brian Chausmer as a buyer and Sydney Walter as an inventory clerk.


Jann Leppien has been selected as the inaugural Margo Long Chair in Gifted Education at Whitworth University School of Education. She will join the faculty in July and is currently an associate professor of education at the University of Great Falls. Previously, Leppien was a research assistant for The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented.


The following individuals are recipients of U.S. Bank’s annual Pinnacle Award: Loretta Bombino, of Spokane; Becky Evers, of Davenport, Wash.; Julie Bjornberg, of Reardan, Wash.; Gail Brock, of Spokane; and Robert Emmons, of Spokane. The Pinnacle Award is U.S. Bank’s highest employee achievement honor.


Eileen Williams has been named business development manager for Unicep. Previously, Williams worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a certified medical sales representative.


The Arthritis Foundation-Great West Region has named Duane Hille as the development coordinator for the Spokane area. Previously, Hille was employed by the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department at Riverfront Park.

Real Estate

Peter Willits and Danny Howard have joined Team Idaho Real Estate as new sales associates. Willits is an accredited buyer’s representative and a graduate of the residential institute. Howard specializes in residential real estate.

Jenna Nicol has joined Century 21 Beutler-Waterfront as a broker.

Todd Spencer has joined RE/MAX of Spokane as a broker. He has 10 years of real estate experience and specializes in new home construction.

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