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Accounting

 Magnuson McHugh & Company, P.A. has hired Kris Mayhew as a staff accountant in the firm’s audit and assurance department. Previously, Mayhew was the marketplace manager at etailz, formerly GreenCupboards.

Architecture

 Michelle Widner has been named president-elect of the International Interior Design Association Northern Pacific Chapter. Widner is an interior designer with Bernardo|Wills Architects and holds the National Council for Interior Design Qualification designation. She has been a member of the IIDA since 2007.

Communications

 Klündt | Hosmer has promoted Mastery Sheets from website developer to senior Web developer/Web coordinator. Sheets has been with firm since 2005.

Engineering

 DCI Engineers has promoted Wade Gelhausen to associate principal and Lynn Burton and Brian Matz to associates. Gelhausen has been with the firm’s civil engineering team since 2003 and has more than 15 years of experience in the industry. He is a member of the Washington Society for Healthcare Engineering and a Platinum member of the American Institute of Architects Spokane. Burton has been with the firm since 2005 and served as the lead senior project manager for several projects. She holds civil and structural engineering licenses in Idaho and Washington. She is a member of the Structural Engineers Association of Washington and an Allied Platinum member of AIA. Matz has been with the firm’s structural engineering team since 2003 and has more than 14 years of design experience. He is a member of the Spokane Chapter of Structural Engineers Association of Washington.

Hospitality

 Fairfield Inn & Suites in Moscow has promoted Christopher Rorrer from director of operations to general manager. Rorrer has 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

Human resources

 The Inland Northwest Society of Human Resource Management has received a Chapter Leadership Award from the Washington State Human Resources Council, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, at the 16th annual Washington State Council Employment Law and Legislative Conference. The award was given for INSHRM work in creating an on-the-job training program for low-income women in the Spokane area.

Manufacturing

 Gene Hamacher has joined TechHelp as a manufacturing specialist at the University of Idaho Research Center in Post Falls. In this role, Hamacher will provide technical and professional assistance, training and information to local manufacturers.

Miscellaneous

 Aaron Roberts has been named regional vice president for hiring firm Ethos Venture. Roberts was recently the general manager at Tradesmen International.

Nonprofit

 The Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho has hired Lacey Bolin and Marcy Mastel as membership, volunteer and program coordinators and Julie Gardner as a marketing and media manager. Bolin will oversee the Spokane Program Center day camps, the afterschool program and all awards. Mastel will support local service units and volunteers. Gardner will manage marketing, communications, public relations, social media and media relations. Previously, Gardner was a recruitment coordinator with the Eastern Washington University-Idaho Child Welfare Research and Training Center.

 The following individuals have been named officers of the Spokane Central Lions Club for 2014-15: Jeff Snow, president; Ted Schinzel, first vice president; Chuck Monson, second vice president; Laura Wintersteen-Arleth, secretary; Scott Operud, treasurer; Cheryl Roberts and Jerry Johnson, directors.

Performing arts

Jay Krumbholz has been selected as director of the Pages of Harmony chorus. Krumbholz has been a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society for 19 years. He is the chairman of the music and recording arts department at Spokane Falls Community College.

Transportation

AAA Washington has named Lisa Olson as manager of the AAA stores in north Spokane and Coeur d’Alene. Olson has eight years of management experience.



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