Sun., Jan. 23, 2005
Karley Halsted has been hired at the Spokane office of Adams & Clark Inc. as a design engineer. Halsted previously worked as a project engineer in Lakewood, Wash., and specializes in civil engineering design, construction administration and observation.
LeMaster & Daniels has hired Daniela Paparella-Thornton as a staff accountant. Parparella-Thornton previously worked as a staff accountant at Engel & Associates and is a 2002 graduate of Gonzaga University.
Tony Juinta has been hired at Klein’s Home Improvement and Disaster Kleenup as a clean-up team leader. Juinta previously worked as a janitorial program manager at Tesh Inc. and is also working towards a degree in psychology at the University of Idaho, Coeur d’Alene.
The Coeur d’Alene office of Windermere Real Estate has hired Shawn Stearns as a sales associate. Stearns previously worked as a sales associate with LP Link and Associates and as a supervisor at Starbucks in Hayden, Idaho.
Brian Page has been hired as an architect at Bernardo-Wills Architects. Page has over 22 years of project management experience and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico’s School of Architecture and Planning.
The Post Falls office of Windermere Real Estate has hired Ruth and Ken Moeller as sales associates. The couple owns Ken’s Home Repair in Coeur d’Alene.
Gimmie Morgan has been hired at the Kettle Falls office of Windermere Real Estate as a sales associate. Morgan owned and operated a peach orchard in Kettle Falls and has also owned and operated a commercial tomato hydroponics greenhouse.
The Manito office of Windermere Real Estate has hired Dave Melville as a sales associate. Melville previously worked as a sales associate at Coldwell Banker NW Group in Spokane.
Shelley Walker has been hired as a sales associate at the Manito office of Windermere Real Estate. She is new to real estate.
The Spokane Valley office of Windermere Real Estate has hired Julie Acuff as a sales associate. She previously worked as a sales associate at John L. Scott in Cle Elem, Wash.
Ken Walker has been hired as a sales associate at the Spokane Valley office of Windermere Real Estate. Walker was previously a manger of plant engineering design with Boeing in Seattle.
Eastern Washington University has hired Dave Sonntag as an assistant director of university relations. Sonntag previously worked as a senior account executive at Desautel Hege Communications and is a 1996 graduate of Gonzaga University.
David Rey has been hired at Eastern Washington University as the media relations specialist. Rey was previously the editor of the Cheney Free Press and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Washington.
Magnuson, McHugh & Co., a certified public accounting firm in Coeur d’Alene, has promoted Toni Hackwith to co-director of audit and accounting services. Hackwith, a certified public accountant, has been with the company for 10 years and is a graduate of Eastern Washington University.
Michelle Schini-Mitchell has been promoted at Magnuson, McHugh & Co. to co-director of audit and accounting services. Schini-Mitchell has been with the company since 1995 and is a graduate of the University of Arizona.
Sterling Savings Bank has promoted Laura Roberts to assistant controller and assistant vice president. Roberts started with the bank as an accounting manager III in August, 2003.
Ray Mooney has been promoted at Sterling Savings Bank to vice president. He has been with the bank since 1993 and is a graduate of Washington State University.
The Coeur d’Alene branch of Idaho Independent Bank has promoted Dawn Smith to construction loan officer. Smith has been with the bank since 1998 and holds an Associate of Science degree in business administration from Yakima Valley Community College.
Randy LaBeff has been promoted to engineer manager of the Spokane office of Adams & Clark Inc. He has been with the company for over 12 years and has been a civil engineer for over 20 years.
OfficeTeam in Spokane has promoted Lisa Hills to division director. Hills has worked in the staffing industry since 1998 and has been with OfficeTeam since 2004. She is an active member of the Spokane and the Tri-City chambers of commerce.
Joy Wilken of Sprague, Wash., has received the 2005 Lewis Hine Award from the National Child Labor Committee. Wilken is a leader at 4-H Washington State University Cooperative Extension. She was one of 10 people nationwide to receive this award.
Kootenai Medical Center has named Genia Saathoff as employee of the month for January.
She is a contract and reimbursement specialist and has worked at the hospital for six years.
Guy Swanson has received the 2004 No-Till Innovator Award at the National No-Tillage Conference. Swanson received this award for teaching growers to use technology he developed.
Kathy Bush, an Allstate Agent in Coeur d’Alene, has received the Agency Hands in the Community Award for volunteering in her community.
D.A. Davidson & Co. has been named the best in paper and forest products research by Institutional Investor Magazine. The magazine has recognized the company with this award for three consecutive years.
Stan Wood, a certified public accountant, has been appointed as president of Magnuson, McHugh & Co. Wood has been with the company since 1978 and was previously the director of audit services. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University.
Providence Health Care has appointed Gary Livingston to its board of directors. Livingston served as the superintendent of Spokane Public Schools and is the chief executive of Community Colleges of Spokane.
Erika Robershotte has been appointed as the government affairs director for the Spokane Home Builders Association and the Spokane Association of Realtors.
Robershotte is a graduate of Eastern Washington University.
Guardian Angel Homes in Liberty Lake has appointed Mary Morris as a resident relations director. Morris holds a degree in social work from Kentucky Christian University and previously worked as a member of the psychosocial rehabilitation team at Family Support Services in Coeur d’Alene.
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