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Accounting

Magnuson, McHugh and Co. has named Cynthia Beaulaurier and Anthony Oss as shareholders of the firm. Beaulaurier has been with the firm since 2012 and serves as the manager of retirement plan services. Oss has been with the firm since 2010 and serves as manager of the tax services department.

Education

Gary M. Pollack has been reappointed dean of the Washington State University College of Pharmacy in Spokane through 2021. Pollack has served as dean of the school since 2010.

Engineering

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has been listed in Fortune’s 15 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing and Production. This is the second year SEL has been named to the list. To be named to the list, companies must achieve consistently high rankings in multiple areas from employee surveys.

The Spokane office of Trindera Engineering, an electrical and control systems engineering and consulting firm, is now at 204 N. Division St.

Finance

STCU has hired Sherry Wallis as a community development officer based in the University District and Post Falls branches. The credit union also promoted Jamie Anderson to manager of the Cheney branch. Previously, Wallis was executive director of the Post Falls Food Bank. Anderson previously was an assistant manager at the Northtown Square branch.

Government

Spokane County Superior Court has named Ashley Callan as court administrator. Callan has been with the Spokane County court system since 2003 and previously served as the juvenile court coordinator.

Hospitality

Quality Inn Downtown 4th Avenue has been named a recipient of the 2016 Gold Hospitality Award from Choice Hotels International in recognition of high ratings in guest satisfaction, the second year the hotel has received the award.

Nonprofit

The Business Improvement District has announced the 2016 Ratepayer Advisory Board as follows: chairman, Dana Harbaugh of NAC Architecture; vice chairwoman, Stephanie Curran of Spokane Public Facilities District; past chairwoman, Bryn West of River Park Square; treasurer, Amy Roberts of BDO USA, LLP; secretary, Mark Dailey of Integrus Architecture; legal, Michael Paukert of Paukert & Troppmann PLLC; ex-officio, Capt. Brad Arleth, SPD Safety Rep; Ira Amstadter of Express Employment Professionals; Kari Conner of Ben & Jerry’s; Michael Fear of Red Lion at the Park; Jim Hanley of Lombard Lofts & Concept Home; Josh Hissong of HDG Architects and Nudo Restaurant; Thomas Hix of Black Realty Management Inc.; Erica Mostek of Wheatland Bank; Sam Song of the city of Spokane, Riverfront Park; Dave Steele of the city of Spokane; Jeremy Tangen of Gaslamp; Ron White of Unico Properties.

The Downtown Spokane Partnership announced the 2016 board of directors as follows: chairman, Brendan Wiechert of U.S. Bank; vice chairwoman, Susan Horton of Wheatland Bank; past chairman, Kevin Guthrie of Kiemle & Hagood; treasurer, Dan Clark of Washington Trust Bank; secretary, Cory F. Barbieri of Goodale & Barbieri Co.; at-large legal, Mike Currin of Witherspoon Kelley; at large, Betsy Cowles of Cowles Co.; Dave Black of NAI Black; Lisa Brown of Washington State University Spokane; Al French of Spokane County; Dana Harbaugh of NAC Architecture; Gordon Hester of Kiemle & Hagood; Lisa Jacot of Umpqua Bank; Roy Koegen of Kutak Rock LLP; Patrick McLaughlin of Wells Fargo; Ann Martin of Heylman, Martin & Associates Architects; Susan Meyer of Spokane Transit Authority; Karl Otterstrom of Spokane Transit Authority; Jim Sloane of Spokane Festival of Speed; Tracey Stromberg of Wells & Co.; Steve Trabun of Avista Corp.; Councilwoman Amber Waldref of the city of Spokane; Dan Zimmerer of Davenport Hotel Collection. In addition, Betsy Cowles has been named a recipient of the Legacy Award and Jerry Dicker, of GVD Commercial, has named a recipient of the Impact Award for their work enhancing the quality and vitality of downtown Spokane.

Realty

Rachel Jones and Haley Collins have joined Exit Real Estate North as agents.

Retail

Etailz has hired Alex Kline as a purchase order associate, Riley Long and Stefanie Borjessan as partner onboarding coordinators, Mack Foster as an international onboarding coordinator for the German market, Jeff Bernatz as a strategic warehouse director, Marnie Crawford as a partner optimization coordinator and Brian Bautista as a warehouse coordinator.

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