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 Integrus Architecture has hired Jason Bond as an intern architect and Sheila Gates-Ping as a job captain. Bond is currently working with the firm’s government group. Gates-Ping is currently working with the firm’s higher education group and is an associate AIA Spokane member and board member.


 Northern Quest Resort and Casino has named Eric Cook as the dining room manager for Masselow’s restaurant. Previously, Cook was the head sommelier at Beverly’s restaurant at the Coeur d’Alene Resort for 10 years.


 Dale Wachholz has joined DEI Electrical Consultants as an electrical engineer. Wachholz has been a licensed electrical engineer in Washington since 1992. His current projects include the Spokane VA Medical Center Operating Room addition and renovation, Spokane Veterans Home engine generator upgrade, and the Walla Walla Community College electrical upgrades.


 Rick Biel has achieved the Accredited Asset Management Specialist professional designation through the Professional Education Program from the College for Financial Planning. Biel is a financial adviser with Biel Investment Management. To earn this designation, Biel completed a course of study and exam in investments, insurance, tax, retirement and estate planning issues.


 Sherri Stroh has earned the professional designation of Associate in General Insurance. Stroh is a commercial insurance account specialist for the Spokane office of PayneWest Insurance.


 Julia Broderson has joined Pursel Advertising as an account representative. Broderson has more than 20 years of experience in business consulting and print, including experience in website development and graphic design. She was previously with The Spokesman-Review.

 Desautel Hege Communications has hired Tyler Tullis as a senior account executive. Previously, Tullis was the marketing manager at Red Lion Hotels and prior to that he was with DHC from 2010 to 2013.

Beverley Novin has been named director of communication development in the promotion department for KHQ TV. Novin previously worked in KHQ’s newsroom for 13 years.

Telect has promoted Richard Denenny from vice president of product and new market development to vice president of sales, marketing and product development. Previously, Denenny served as chief operating officer and chief financial officer at Next IT for two years.


Sonna Brado won the Contemporary Classic award at the North American Hairstyling Awards presented by the Professional Beauty Association at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Brado is the owner of Jaazz Salon and Skin Care Center. She was one of 15 winners out of 1,000 entries nationwide.

Real estate

Kim Hillman, David Tipton, Melissa Wilson and Connie Hill have joined Keller Williams Realty Spokane. Hillman and Hill are with the Summit Group. Tipton is with the Spokane Home Guy Group. Wilson is with 509 Properties.


Etailz has hired Morgan Verbeck as a vendor onboarding specialist, Amber Johnson as a partner care specialist and Camlynne Scott as a partner support specialist.