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Spokane Teachers Credit Union (STCU) has promoted Richard Breitenberg to director of facilities and support services. Breitenberg has been with STCU since 2011 as a facilities manager and has been certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED Green Associate. Previously, he worked in residential and commercial construction for 20 years and was in the Army for 10 years.

Health care

Rayme Geidl has been certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine. To earn this certification, Geidl passed the board’s exam demonstrating an understanding of the causes and of the treatment of obesity. She has been a physician at Moscow Medical since 2011. Geidl is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians and practices nonsurgical bariatrics. Previously, Geidl worked as medical director of the University of Idaho’s Student Health Clinic for five years.


Layman Law Firm PLLP has named Brad Crockett and JJ Thompson as partners. Crockett practices complex civil litigation, which includes business litigation, contract disputes, construction defects and employment law, as well as assisting in business formation, transactions and contract drafting. Previously, Crockett worked as an Army officer in the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps and he continues to work as a JAG in the Washington Army National Guard. Thompson focuses his practice on personal injury matters.


14Four has hired Steve Wanless as a senior developer and Tony Conti as a front-end developer. In his new role, Wanless will coordinate production within his team and build Web-based applications for interactive campaigns. Conti was previously with DigiDeal Corp. as a software engineer for six years.


Randy Shaw has joined the Leadership Council of the Inland Northwest Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Shaw is a news anchor at KREM-TV.

The 2014 board of directors for the Inland Northwest Business Alliance has been announced as follows: president, Lance Kissler; vice president, Brandon Betty; secretary, Shawna Sampson; treasurer, Kelly Thompson; member-at-large, Amy Biviano; member-at-large, Charles Smaltz.

Greg Tracy has joined the Spokane Housing Ventures 2014 board of directors. Tracy is with Mountain West Bank. He joins the other members of the 2014 officers and board of directors who are as follows: president, Ryan Jensen of Witherspoon Kelley; vice president, Kathy Thamm of Community-Minded Enterprises; treasurer, Gary Fievez of Matrix Group 360 LLC; Keith Kelley of Kelley Developments; Julie Van Wormer of ALSC Architects; and the Rev. Michael Hatcher of Spokane Mental Health. Jayne Auld, the executive director of Spokane Housing Ventures, serves in a staff capacity as the board secretary.

Real estate

Teri Riddle has joined Keller Williams Realty Spokane. Previously, Riddle was with the Pullman School District Transportation Department.


Etailz has hired Tim Schorzman as a lead generation specialist and Andrea LaPlant as human resources manager.


Jamal Mohamed has been hired as a solutions director for Imprezzio. Mohamed has more than 17 years of experience in the information technology industry.