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Accounting

Dingus, Zarecor & Associates PLLC has hired Richard Maier and Sagynysh Little as staff accountants. Maier is a graduate of the University of Oregon and Little is a graduate of Eastern Washington University.

Agriculture

Josh Steward has been named a Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives honoree in recognition of his leadership in agriculture and rural enterprise. Honorees are selected by a panel of experts on rural matters. Steward is the president of Steward Farms, Inc.

Education

The University of Idaho has named Marc Chopin as the dean of the College of Business and Economics, effective July 1. Chopin has 13 years of experience in university administration and currently serves as a professor of economics at Northern Arizona University.

Joshua Neumiller has been named a recipient of the Albert B. Prescott Leadership Award from the Pharmacy Leadership and Education Institute. Neumiller is an associate professor and vice-chair for the Department of Pharmacotherapy at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy.

Engineering

Chris Mansfield has joined T-O Engineers as a project manager for multiple projects and as the lead transportation manager for the company’s Spokane office. Mansfield has more than 30 years of experience in his field.

Finance

Idaho Independent Bank (IIB) has promoted Julie Brown from personal banking representative to personal banking officer at the bank’s Hayden branch. Brown has been with IIB since 2013.

Retail

Etailz has hired Jill Pynch as a partner optimization coordinator, Brian Doty as an international financial analyst II, Skyler Galle and Chelsea Lawson as buyers, Laura Tarr as purchase order management partner for the German market and Mollie Mraz as a customer service associate.

Telecommunications

Telect has hired Kerry Zimmer as the marketing and communications manager, Carley Lyon as a human resources assistant and Jodie Brierley as an account manager. Previously, Zimmer owned Skyline Marketing Group. Lyon previously worked in customer support at Premera Blue Cross. Brierley has 25 years of experience in supply chain management and was previously with Esterline.

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