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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018

Greater Spokane Incorporated has announced four new hires. Dale Damron has been hired as vice president-finance and administration. Dalton Burnett has been named investor relations and database coordinator. Kayla Schroetlin will serve as marketing and communications coordinator. Kelly Naumann has been named the community manager at StartUp Spokane, an initiative of GSI.


Bouten Construction Co. has hired Samuel Mikolasy as project manager. Mikolasy comes to Bouton from McCarthy Building Companies, of San Diego.


Bret Wheeler has been recognized by Northwestern Mutual as a top financial adviser and will be inducted into the company’s elite membership, the 2018 Forum Group. The recognition is given yearly to the top 5 percent of Northwest Mutual’s 6,000 financial advisers. This is Wheeler’s fifth induction into the Forum Group.


Kevin DeJong has joined the Spokane Valley practice of Inspire Physical Therapy. He is a recent graduate of Eastern Washington University, where he served as president of the physical therapy class of 2018 while earning his doctorate in physical therapy.


Michael T. Howard will serve as president of the Idaho State Bar Association. Howard is a principal with Winston & Cashatt and previously has served as president of the First District Bar Association and as the Idaho state bar commissioner for the 1st and 2nd Judicial Districts.


Lindsay Hall, Britt DeTienne and David Swanson have been hired by Spokane International Airport. Hall, hired as a human resource specialist, previously worked at Moss Adams. DeTienne will serve as manager of marketing and communications. He comes to Spokane after working at Louisville International Airport. Swanson, previously employed at Bozeman International Airport, has been named airport operations specialist.

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