Sep 26, 2017
Airports Council International-North America, the trade association for commercial airports, elected Lance Lyttle, managing director of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, to its board of directors for 2018. He joined the Port of Seattle as airport managing director in January 2016, and now is leading a major revitalization program that includes the International Arrivals Facility, North Satellite modernization and baggage handling system upgrade.
Michael Breish, a senior utility analyst at the Oregon Public Utility Commission, will join NW Energy Coalition in Seattle as a policy analyst. He has also worked at Boston Pacific Co. on wind energy generation.
Sep 22, 2017
Ignition Partners, an early stage, business software venture capital firm, added Cameron Borumand to its investment team in Bellevue. Borumand was with Seattle-based Curious Capital, and also worked at Vaquero Capital.
Orbit Law, a Seattle firm that focuses on immigration, has expanded to offer business and employment law with the addition of two partners as affiliated/of-counsel: Linda Fang and Jeff Liang. They have more than 10 years of experience. Orbit Law is now also offering flat-fee general counsel services.
Seattle-based HomeStreet named Mark Ruh executive vice president and CFO if the $6.6 billion institution. He has been interim CFO since April. Before joining HomeStreet, he was with Commerce Street Investment Management in Dallas and Mission Community Bancorp in San Luis Obispo, California.
Sep 21, 2017
Ann Graves, who has been Seattle Animal Shelter's acting director for the past year, has been named executive director. Graves was the shelter's manager of field services, which is the regulatory and investigations unit. She joined Seattle Animal Shelter in 2000 as an animal care officer, and previously worked at what is now Seattle Humane.
Neurilink, an audio visual integrator based in Boise, is acquiring Seattle's Blue Sky Integrated Technologies. The company provides audio visual collaboration services for conference rooms, classrooms, auditoriums and training rooms. The combined staff of 46 will work in Seattle and Boise. Blue Sky principals Laura Moorhead and Greg Tazioli are Neurilink vice presidents.
Sep 20, 2017
Columbia Pacific Advisors, a Seattle investment firm, said it has sold Talyst Systems, LLC, a pharmacy automation firm based in Kirkland, to Swisslog Healthcare of Denver. Columbia Pacific acquired Talyst in 2015.
Nossaman has expanded in the Pacific Northwest and added Leslie Nellermoe to the Environment and Land Use Practice Group, and Michael Wrenn to its Litigation Practice Group. They join as partners in Seattle, and come from the Seattle litigation and environmental regulation firm Nellermoe Wrenn. Nellermoe focuses on contaminated property and waste management. Wrenn is a litigator who has been practicing for more than 35 years.
Former Washington State University academic coordinator and retention counselor Amy Sharp is returning to Pullman as director of the Women's Resource Center. She was student life manager in Enrollment and Student Services at the College of Western Idaho in Nampa. Before that she worked at WSU's College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, and in Student Support Services.