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Historical Research Associates, Inc. has hired Kathryn Burk-Hise as a research architectural historian in the Spokane office. Burk-Hise has nearly a decade of experience in the nonprofit and private consulting fields as an architectural historian and historic preservationist.


John Roll was recently named to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2016 for outstanding scientific achievement. Roll is the vice dean for research in the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane and associate vice president for health sciences research for the university. Roll was also named a recipient of the university’s Sahlin Faculty Excellence award in recognition of his leadership capabilities. In addition, Dedra Buchwald has been named the recipient of a $10 million federal grant to create one of two Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research on Chronic Disease Prevention. The grant was awarded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, part of the National Institutes of Health. Buchwald is a professor in the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.


The Financial Times has named Chad Roland to the 2016 edition of the Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers for is his work providing defined contribution retirement plans. Roland is with RDH Investment Group.

Health care

David Ward has joined Columbia Medical Associates at South Hill Family Medicine. Ward completed medical school and a family medicine residency at Loma Linda University. He has more than eight years of experience in his field.


Gary Brajcich, Peter Witherspoon and James McPhee have been listed in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Brajcich was recognized for corporate law, Witherspoon was recognized for land use and zoning law and McPhee was recognized for litigation – real estate.

Dan Rey-Bear and Tim McLaughlin have opened the firm of Rey-Bear McLaughlin, LLP in the Paulsen Building at 421 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 1004. The attorneys have 30 years of experience representing Indian tribes and Indian enterprises.


Rebecca McIntire Boifeuillet, of Super 1 Foods, has joined the board of Kootenai Health Foundation.


Kiemle & Hagood Company has named Kim Floyd as a property manager in the commercial management division. Floyd was previously a community association manager with the company.


PacifiCAD has hired Michelle Richter as a business development representative on the sales and business development team and Troy Hardy as a senior technical specialist on the customer success team. Richter has more than 11 years of experience in sales and marketing management in the manufacturing industry. Hardy has more than 20 years of residential and multifamily design experience.

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