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Architecture

NAC Architecture has announced a number of staff promotions. Architect Michael Cole has been promoted to principal and is currently working on feasibility studies and surveys for Spokane Public Schools. Ryan Palmquist and Chad Schmidt have both been promoted to associate principal. Palmquist is an architectural designer working on Riverfront Park’s pavilion revitalization. Schmidt, an architect, is working on the redevelopment of The M in downtown Spokane. Architect Kris Jeske specializes in the design of educational facilities. He has been promoted to senior associate. Laura Hill, Bill Mullaley and Darcy Durgan have all been promoted to associate. Hill is NAC’s human resource director and a member of the Society of Human Resource Management. Mullaley works as a member of the electrical engineering group. He is currently working on Riverfront Park’s pavilion and the new Quincy High School. Durgan is an architectural designer working on Spokane City Hall’s exterior renovation.

Education

Jacob Rooksby has been named the new dean of the Gonzaga University School of Law. He is currently an associate dean of administration and an associate professor of law at Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh. Rooksby specializes in intellectual property law and policy and its intersection with higher education law and policy. His writing has appeared in the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology and the Yale Journal of Law and Technology. His first day as dean at Gonzaga will be June 1.

Engineering

James Thomasson has been promoted to area manager for ALLWEST Testing and Engineering’s Hayden office. Prior to joining ALLWEST as senior geotechnical engineer and engineering department manager in 2016, Thomasson, originally from the United Kingdom, worked in engineering in Orange County, California, and Missoula.

Real Estate

RE/MAX Inland Empire has hired Hunter Bradeen as a broker. Bradeen previously worked with young adults at Living Stone Church.

Retail

Etailz, an online marketplace retailer, has announced several new hires. Kelly Baker has been hired as private label project manager and comes to Etailz from Terrain’s Pop Up Shop. James Bolderson, previously a freelance consultant, and Parker Goolsbey, a former substitute teacher, have been hired as product analyst I. Eddie Boyle has been hired as software engineer II. Jarred Cooke has been hired as a business analyst and was previously with Imprezzio. Inna Dragnya, most recently with Rudeen Management, has been hired as accounting relationship coordinator.

Technology

Collabra Technology Inc. has named Heidi Dittloff its business development director. In the position, Dittloff will oversee business development for Collabra, recently formed through a merger of TourFactory LLC and Proxio Inc. Diffloff has previously served in marketing roles for real estate brokerages in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California.

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