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Education

Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has hired Danny Teraguchi as associate dean of student affairs and Ann Poznanski as associate dean of curriculum. Previously, Teraguchi was with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Poznanski was with California Northstate University College of Medicine.

The Global Strategic Alliances for the Coordination of Research on the Major Infectious Diseases of Animals and Zoonoses has named Don Knowles to the STAR-IDAZ scientific committee, a global research group focusing on highly infectious diseases. Knowles is a United States Department of Agriculture research veterinary medical officer and a professor at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Finance

Numerica Credit Union has promoted Cindy Leaver to chief strategy officer, Jana Erny to senior vice president of retail experience/lending and operations and Jody Azevedo to assistant vice president of digital experience. Leaver has been with Numerica for more than a decade and will assume the duties of CSO in addition to her role as chief financial officer. Erny previously served as the vice president for retail lending and loan operations. Azevedo was previously assistant vice president of business development.

Nonprofit

The Executive Women International (EWI) Corporate Board has named Jill Gaffney as the 2016-17 president. She previously served as the president of the Spokane chapter of EWI from 2013-14. Gaffney is the vice president of Greenleaf Landscaping.

Realty

Leavitt Capital Companies has hired Marc Mowrer as the director of commercial real estate and promoted Aaron Lake to senior vice president of operations. Mowrer was previously a commercial real estate broker with Kiemle & Hagood.

Transportation

Quest Aircraft Company has promoted Jason Eddy from senior vice president of operations to chief operating officer. Eddy joined Quest in 2009 and has experience in management, manufacturing and operations, and profit and loss accountability.

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