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Banking

First Interstate Bank has promoted Chad Burchard from market president in Spokane to director of commercial production and promoted T. J. Brill from commercial group manager to market president in Spokane. Burchard has more than 20 years of experience in commercial banking and is a school board member of Mead School District 354. Brill has worked for First Interstate since 2011 and began his banking career as a teller in 1998.

Insurance

Leavitt Inland Pacific Insurance Services has announced its expansion into the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene marketplace. Senior vice president Mike Cunningham will lend his 21 years of experience in the Spokane marketplace to newly hired account executive Jodi Powers.

Nonprofit

Partnering For Progress has hired Andrea Young as a part-time development director. Young has experience in project management, strategic planning and event coordination. P4P is a Spokane-based nonprofit that works in rural Kenya to improve health, education, water, sanitation and economic development.

Honors

Tripadvisor has named The Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn as a 2020 Travelers’ Choice Award Winner. The honor recognizes businesses that earn consistently outstanding user reviews. Winners are among the top 10% of businesses on Tripadvisor.

A total of 17 Larry H. Miller Dealership locations nationwide have been certified in the J.D. Power 2020 Dealer of Excellence Program, including Larry H. Miller Lexus Spokane. The honor recognizes dealerships that provide exceptional customer service based on the J.D. Power U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index Study.

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