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BDO USA LLP has promoted Gabe Rubio to partner, specialized tax services at the company’s Los Angeles office. He has experience with taxation issues in California, Arizona, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Utah and Texas and works directly with clients in the Spokane area.


The board of directors of Medication Review Inc. has appointed vice president of telepharmacy Brenda Manley to be the company’s interim CEO. She will work closely with founder and president Douglas Crafton, who stepped down from the CEO position to become chairman of the board effective Jan. 1.

Providence Health Care has promoted Beth Hegde to director of communication and promoted Liz DeRuyter to associate vice president of communication for the Washington and Montana region of Providence St. Joseph Health Care. Hegde has over 25 years of experience in healthcare, corporate, nonprofit and agency experience and joined Providence in 2017. DeRuyter has over 35 years of experience overseeing communication strategy and operations and joined Providence 16 years ago.


KREM 2 News has promoted Whitney Ward to main anchor of early evening newscasts, joining co-anchors Mark Hanrahan and Tom Sherry. She will also continue to work as chief investigative reporter. Ward joined KREM in 2013.


General manager of the Ramada by Wyndham Spokane Airport Denise Vickerman has received the Washington Hospitality Association’s “Paving the Way” award. She has worked for the hotel since 1984.

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