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Sunday, October 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Kelsea Rothaus has been promoted to senior graphic designer at Horizon Credit Union. Rothaus joined the company as a graphic designer in 2016.

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Greater Spokane Incorporated has added two new employees. Michelle Scanlon has been hired as retention and member engagement specialist, and Robyn Haynes has been hired as events and programs manager. Scanlon worked previously at Visit Spokane as business development sales manager and member engagement manager.


Dupree Building Specialties has announced two new shareholders, vice president of construction services Chris Leslie and business development manager Reece Ham. Leslie has been with the company since 1993, while Ham has been with Dupree since 2005.

ALLWEST Testing and Engineering has announced several new employees and promotions. The company has promoted Marvin Kerbs to vice president of professional services and Pamela DeMarcus to controller. Kerbs has worked for the firm since 2014 and helped open the company’s Meridian office, where he worked as area manager. At ALLWEST’s Hayden office, Sam Sommers has been hired as engineering department manager; Jeanne Kelso as project administrator; and Jeremy Christensen as a special inspector. Todd DeMico has been hired as project engineer at ALLWEST’s office in Spokane.


Heritage Health has promoted Mark Hampe to chief financial officer. Hampe has worked four years for the company as treasurer and has more than 20 years of finance, accounting and banking experience. He previously was vice president at U.S. Bank in Coeur d’Alene.

Healthcare Resource Group achieved a No. 1 ranking for extended business office in the 2019 Best in KLAS: Software and Services Report published Jan. 31. The ranking is achieved through customer reviews and feedback.


Poe Asphalt Paving Inc. received four awards at the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s 64th annual meeting in Marco Island, Florida. The company was honored for its work on Bayview Road in Bonner County, Argonne Road in Spokane Valley and two projects on U.S. Highway 95 in Idaho.

The American Society of Civil Engineers Inland Empire Section has named Post Falls city engineer Bill Melvin the 2019 Engineer of Merit. He was selected from 500 engineers in the Pacific Northwest. Melvin has helped plan and manage the infrastructure of Post Falls for the past 23 years as the city has grown from 5,000 to over 37,000 residents.

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