Nov 28, 2014
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle elected new member directors representing Idaho and Wyoming and one independent non-public interest director. David P. Bobbitt is chairman and CEO of Community 1st Bank in Post Falls, Idaho. David J. Ferries is president/CEO and director of First Federal Savings Bank in Sheridan, Wyoming. The independent director is David F. Wilson, CEO of Wilson Construction in Ketchum, Idaho.
Ted Baseler has been reappointed to a second full term on the Washington State University Board of Regents. He is a WSU alumnus and president and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates.
Nov 26, 2014
Kirk Utzinger, CEO of Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County, is leaving Jan. 2 to take a new job with Yellowstone Park Foundation in Montana. Kevin Hunter is now acting CEO. He has been part of the group's senior leadership and VP of development and community engagement since 2012.
Clark Nuber, a CPA and acounting firm in Bellevue, made several new hires. Miguel Cornejo is an accounting and consulting services associate. New audit associates are Jim Harlin, Jennifer Lam, Michelle Spruch and Cassie Stanford. Taylor Martin is a tax associate.
David Rossiter is director of the Center for Canadian-American Studies at Western Washington University. He is an associate professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at Huxley College and a faculty member in Canadian-American studies. Former director Don Alper is retiring at the end of the year.
Nov 25, 2014
The international workflow automation company Nintex said Russ Mann is now chief marketing officer. Mann was chairman and CEO of Covario and Rio SEO. Nintex's Americas headquarters are in Bellevue. It offers software and cloud services to automate everyday business processes.
Joey Cohn has been named general manager of KPLU and Jazz24, after serving as interim general manager since April. Cohn has consulted with NPR, Verve Records and public radio stations, and launched Jazz24, a 24-hour jazz stream that KPLU said is public radio's most listened to online music stream. He joined KPLU in 1987 as morning jazz host and music director.
Nov 21, 2014
Auburn-based Novinium hired Jan Cannon as chief human resources officer. She has 20 years of HR experience working for HipCricket, Sur La Table, Vulcan Northwest and Intel. Novinium works on circuit owners' infrastructure problems and cable rejuvenation.
Seattle Genetics named Jean I. Liu general counsel and executive vice president for legal affairs, replacing Kirk Schumacher, who is retiring. Liu was vice president and general counsel at Halozyme.