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Anne Avery has been named partner with Anson Avery CPA PLLC. Avery was a staff accountant before her promotion. Trent Snider also has been named a partner with the firm. Before the appointment, he was a principal for a CPA firm in Florida.


The Spokane Chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of its Spokane Design Awards, honoring works of distinction by its members. Integrus Architecture was recognized with the Craftsman Award and Honor Award in Renovation for Whitworth University’s Cowles Music Center. NAC Architecture received the Honor Award for its design of Pullman High School and the Citation Award-Architecture for Yellowstone Hall at Montana State University. HDG Architecture received the Merit Award-Renovation for its work on the HDG & Propaganda Creative Studio. The Merit Award in the Built-Architecture award was presented to Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects for Lot 6, a residential project in Winthrop, Wash.. ALSC Architects was awarded the Citation Award-Conceptual for its design of the Prayer for Mothers of Lost Children.


Spokane Teachers Credit Union has named Traci McGlathery director of community relations. In the role, McGlathery will build community partnerships, provide financial education to community members and discuss credit union issues with government leaders. She has been with STCU since 2011. Trina Murphy has been named home loan sales manager and comes to STCU from Guild Mortgage in Missoula.


Nick Scheel, of Arrow Kitchen and Bath, was named Remodeler of the Month for April by the National Association of Home Builders. The award recognizes excellence in workmanship, customer service and community involvement. Scheel is past president of the Spokane Home Builders Association.


Sarah Patchin has been promoted to human resources manager by the Cowles Co.. The human resources department provides services to The Spokesman-Review, KHQ, Cowles Montana Television, Centennial Real Estate Investment, River Park Square, Northwest Farmer-Stockman Inc., The Spokane Journal of Business and Nickel’s Worth. Patchin has served in human resources roles for General Dynamics Itronix, Cyrus O’Leary’s Pies and Accra-Fab.

Real Estate

Windermere Valley/Liberty Lake has hired Deaven Kriegh as broker. Kriegh most recently worked at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. Windermere’s Manito office has announced the hiring of Bryan Gustaveson, Courtney Davis and April Perry as brokers. Gustaveson comes to real estate from sales, Davis from the service industry, and Perry comes to Windermere from Tamarack Realty.


The winners of the Palouse Knowledge Corridor’s Entrepreneur of the Palouse Awards have been announced. Trent Bice, the owner and operator of Allegra Printing and Image 360, has been named the winner in the business category. Backyard Harvest and its director, Misty Amarena, have been named the nonprofit winner. Backyard Harvest provides fresh produce to vulnerable populations, creates community gardens and provides a gleaning program for the community. Kraig Brown, owner and operator of SAM’s Apothecary, has been named Rising Star of 2018. The store offers materials and education related to holistic health and wellness. The awards were presented as a part of Be the Entrepreneur Bootcamp, a multi-day entrepreneurial training program, offered this year June 11-14.

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