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Spokane Civic Theatre has hired Lenny Bart as the organization’s artistic director. Previously, Bart served as the executive director of the Arts Quincy/Quincy Society of Fine Arts in Quincy, Illinois. Bart has experience as an artistic director for the nationally touring Pushcart Players and the 12 Miles West Theatre Company in Montclair, New Jersey.


Washington State University has named Richard Zack as the interim associate dean of academic programs at the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences. A graduate of WSU, Zack has served as director and curator of the M.T. James Entomological Collection and as chair of the entomology department.


RiverBank has named Shelley Kramer as vice president commercial banker. Kramer has more than 30 years of experience in banking and specializes in agricultural banking. She is a graduate of Western Agricultural Banking School and Western Commercial Lending School.

BDO USA, LLP has promoted Steven O’Donnell from assurance senior manager to assurance director, Jon Heideman from assurance manager to assurance senior manager and Steven Jarvis from assurance senior associate to assurance manager. O’Donnell has been with the firm for more than a decade and is with the firm’s financial institution and specialty finance practice. Heideman has been with the firm for eight years and has experience in industries such as mining, retail, manufacturing, hospitality and financial services. Jarvis has more than five years of experience in public accounting and has been with the firm for more than three years.

The Edward Jones office of Dennis Tomlinson - Financial Advisor has relocated to 505 N. Argonne Road, Suite A104 in Spokane Valley. For more information, call (509) 926-5378.

Health care

Physician Jonathan Pasma has joined Lenoue Integrative Medicine. Pasma earned his medical degree in 2012 from the Pacific Northwest University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. His practice focuses on sports medicine, musculoskeletal medicine and regenerative medicine.


Jordan Urness has joined the firm of Douglas, Eden, Phillips, DeRuyter & Stanyer, PS as an attorney practicing primarily tax and business law, as well as estate planning. Urness earned his Juris Doctor degree from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in taxation from the University of Washington.


The Spokane Home Builders Association Remodelers Council has volunteered their time and skills to build a wheelchair ramp at the home of a local 12-year-old girl with cerebral palsy as part of their Renew Crew project.

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