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Colin Brooks has joined the Spokane office of R.W. Baird as a financial adviser. Brooks has 22 years of experience in his field and was previously with Wells Fargo Advisors.

Deanna Reece has joined Mountain West Bank as a mortgage loan originator at the North Spokane Financial Center. Reece has 25 years of experience in the mortgage and financial industry.

RBC Wealth Management has named Garth Holbert, Jared Karstetter and Stan Webb to RBC Wealth Management’s President’s Council. Membership in the President’s Council recognizes outstanding performance, professional growth, and demonstrated leadership in client service. Holbert, Karstetter and Webb are financial advisers and senior vice presidents in the Spokane office.


Leann Hubbard has been named finance director for the city of Pullman. Hubbard is a certified public accountant with more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting. She has served as Pullman’s accounting manager since 2012.

Health care

David Kordish has joined Dr. Nanette Brisbane & Stahl Optical. Kordish has practiced eye care locally since 1982.

Nancy Webster has been named hospital administrator of St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute. Webster has been with St. Luke’s for more than 20 years and was most recently the director of Rehabilitation Services and Center of Occupational Health & Education Community of Eastern Washington.


Ewing Anderson, P.S. has hired Kiley J. Anderson as an associate attorney. Anderson earned her juris doctor at Gonzaga University School of Law. Her practice focuses on family law.


The Avista Foundation has made a $100,000 donation to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit expansion and modernization project at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, which is scheduled for completion in May 2016. The donation will be matched by Providence Health Care Foundation.

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