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Ryan Moede has been hired by 14Four interactive agency as director of client strategy. He previously worked for Viget Labs as a digital media strategist and has four years of related experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Whitworth University.

Spokane VA Medical Center has hired Margaret Witt as rehabilitation coordinator/supervising physical therapist. She is a veteran and holds a master’s degree in physical therapy from Eastern Washington University. In addition, the center has hired Amiee Aguayo as a registered nurse. She previously worked for Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, W. Va.

Brian Burrow has been hired by Marjoni Marketing Inc. as an account executive. He previously worked for Kuvera Financial and has more than 10 years of financial industry experience. He holds a degree in finance from Eastern Washington University.

Dermatology Specialists of Spokane has hired Dr. Katherine Reed in the practice of general medical dermatology. She is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed her residency at Duke University Medical Center.

Promotions

Brad Weber has been promoted from an area sales leader to vice president of Sterling Savings Bank. He has been with the bank since March 2009. The company also promoted Diana Hames from assistant controller to vice president. She has been with the bank for more than four years.

New Position

IBF has hired Brian Smith as an account representative for the company’s Coeur d’Alene office. He previously worked for the company’s Boise office. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Boise State University.

Kudos

Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls has been ranked No. 1 in the state by Consumer Reports Health for providing excellent patient care and satisfaction.

The Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council of the National Association of Realtors has presented Steve Hagen with its Accredited Buyer Representative designation. Hagen works for Keller Williams Spokane.

Elected

The following individuals were elected to serve on the Spokane Guilds’ School Foundation’s board of trustees for 2009-10: Jerry Altig of Serenity Personal Insurance Services; Lisa Arsenault of Lisa Arsenault Marketing Consulting, Coaching and Creative; Tim Boze of Pacific Northwest Title; T.J. Brill of Banner Bank; Dale Burgeson, retired planned giving officer; Jeff Gately of Pacificad Inc.; Robb Heinrich, D.D.S.; Bruce Johnson, retired M.D.; Gregg Larson of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc.; Karen McBride of US Bank; Brian McNaughton of McNaughton and Nate Insurance; Kilmer Nichols of Windermere Real Estate – Manito; Chris Olney of Tomlinson Real Estate; Chuck Olsen of Northwest Farm Credit Services; Shelbie Rabe of Wheatland Bank; Mike Schneider of Spokane Restaurant Equipment; Dan Schnell of Market Equipment; Kathy Sheppard, business consultant; and Mike Thompson of Spokane Valley Fire Department.

New Business Location

Community Cremation Service has opened a second location at 13127 E. Sprague Ave. in Spokane Valley. The locally owned company specializes in providing simple and affordable cremation and burial services. Contact: (509) 926-2020.

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