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Sun., May 25, 2014, midnight

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Trindera Engineering has hired John Coffman as a senior electrical engineer. Coffman is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Oregon, Utah and Tennessee. He was previously the senior facilities electrical engineer for Maxim Integrated.


Nick Leute has been elected to the STCU board of directors and Christopher Stevens has been elected to the STCU Supervisory Committee. Leute is the performance improvement coordinator at Spokane Shriners Hospital for Children and has served on the Washington State University Health Policy and Administration Advisory Board. Stevens is an assistant professor at Gonzaga University’s School of Business Administration and has served on the board of Prodigy Northwest. STCU also announced that Dolores Humiston and Mike Rennaker were re-elected to the board.


Josh Larson joined the Fairfield Inn & Suites Moscow as an assistant general manager. Larson has more than 15 years of experience in hospitality, including seven years in hotel operations and sales. Previously, Larson was the assistant director at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce. Fairfield Inn also promoted Ruth Campbell to executive housekeeper. Campbell has worked in housekeeping at the Fairfield since May 2013.


Robb Anthony has joined Spokane Public Radio as an underwriter/guide sales representative for KPBX 91.1, KSFC 91.9 and KPBZ 90.3 FM. Anthony holds a degree in entrepreneurship and finance from Evergreen State College.

Family Promise of Spokane was named the winner of the Windermere Charity Challenge and presented with $25,000 by the Windermere Real Estate offices in Spokane from the Windermere Foundation.

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Breanne Jones and Ellie Jones have joined Windermere’s Spokane Valley office as brokers.


Etailz has hired Tyler Rawson as an international product analyst and Chaya Branham as a customer care specialist.


Visit Spokane has hired Lisa McHaffie as a director of national accounts and Joanne Ross as a sales associate. Prior to joining Visit Spokane, McHaffie worked at the Radisson Seattle Airport and as a national sales manager at The Coeur d’Alene Resort. Ross was previously the catering sales manager at Red Lion Templin’s Hotel and Resort.

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