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Nicholas Knapton, P.S. has hired Dana Mundy as a senior accountant and Dakota Felland as a staff accountant. Mundy was with BDO USA LLP and Felland was with Eastern Washington University.
Associated Industries has named Garman Lutz as the chief financial officer. Lutz is a certified public accountant and member of WSCPA, AICPA and Healthcare Financial Management Association. He also serves as board chairman for the Empire Health Foundation and as an adjunct professor for Gonzaga University’s School of Business. Lutz held executive positions at Cascade Windows and Empire Health Services.
Chelsea Haverkamp has been certified as a small-business professional by Sterling Bank as part of Sterling’s Retail Small Business Credit and Solutions Program. Haverkamp is the Argonne branch manager.
Hunter Peterson has joined Coeur d’Alene Healing Arts, a naturopathic health clinic. Peterson is a board certified naturopathic physician and graduated with honors from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland.
Touchmark on South Hill has named Ken Alexander as the administrator for health services and Lora Hovland as the life enrichment/wellness director. Alexander has more than 12 years of experience in long-term care and worked previously at Whitman Health and Rehabilitation Center in Colfax. Hovland worked as an operations manager for Cetera Financial for five years. She volunteers with the Honor Flight Network and Serve Spokane.
Layman Law Firm PLLP has named Tim Fennessy and Nik Armitage as partners. Fennessy has more than 30 years of experience practicing law and has experience in personal injury, water rights, professional negligence, eminent domain, construction defects and business dissolutions. Armitage has experience in personal injury and insurance claims, business and individual contract disputes, real estate matters and employment cases. Armitage also serves as the representative of Spokane for the Brain Injury Association of Washington.
The 2014 Spokane Home Builders Association Board of Directors has been announced as follows: president, Jason Lawrence of Lawrence Custom Homes; first vice president, Nick Scheel of Arrow Contracting Service Inc.; second vice president, Tim Borg of Pro-Build; secretary, Yvonne Terzenbach of Inland Professional Title LLC; treasurer, Phil Folyer of Morse Western Homes; past president, Deacon Band of Band Construction Inc.; builder director, Jim Hooper of Mission Construction; builder director, Dave Baker of Baker Builders; associate director, Geoff Lee of Inland Northwest Bank; associate director, Shannon Wertman of Ferguson Enterprises; remodelers council builder committee director, Joelle Chester of Artworks Spokane Inc.; government affairs committee director, Anthony Carollo of Stewart Title of Spokane; education committee director, Jim Breidenb ach of Craftsmen Construction Inc.; communications committee director, Mike Morscheck of R&R Heating & Air Conditioning; membership committee director, Joel Rabe of Evergreen Building Products; Tri-County chapter president, Keith Wilder of Keith Wilder Construction LLC. The Association’s 2013 Annual Award winners were also announced: Volunteer of the Year, Yvonne Terzenbach; Associate of the Year, Tim Borg; Remodeler of the Year, Nick Scheel; and Builder of the Year, Jason Lawrence.
Gene Brake has joined Keller Williams Realty Spokane. Previously, Brake was with Keller Williams in Virginia.
Etailz has hired Megan Lauterbach as a vendor relations specialist and Bree Dresback and Christian Eifert as international onboarding specialists.
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