Oct 31, 2014
Rainier Group Investment Advisory added three staff members. Rebecca (Becky) Wilcox is director of portfolio management, including asset allocation and macro-strategy analysis. Brander Richmond is senior analyst and Roxie Drofiak is client services specialist. The company is a national firm that helps business owners and individuals with business transition and wealth management.
Executive Dow Constantine has appointed Rachel Smith director of government relations to work on state and federal legislative issues. Smith begins Nov. 17. She was Sound Transit's government and community relations officer working on issues in King and Pierce counties.
Fife Police Department Commander David Woods has been appointed assistant police chief. Woods has been with the city for 26 years and has been commander since 2013.
Oct 30, 2014
Motif Seattle, which is part of Destination Hotel & Resorts, hired Max Roth as director of sales and marketing. He has over two decades of experience with Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and Destination Hotels & Resorts, most recently at Woodmark Hotel in Kirkland.
Adriane M. Scola joined Lane Powell as an attorney in the Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group. Scola was a clerk and a legal extern for Ricardo S. Martinez of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.
Stokes Lawrence added Krista Nelson to the employment group. She comes from Sebris Busto James, where she represented employers in matters such as harassment, discrimination, retaliation and disability claims.
Oct 29, 2014
Brand design firm Hornall Anderson is opening a New York office to serve East Coast and global clients, led by Kathy Soranno. The firm was founded in 1982 in Seattle by John Hornall and current Chairman Jack Anderson, and specializes in brands, products and digital endeavors. Soranno has more than two decades of senior-level branding and design experience, most recently at Wallace Church in New York. The office will be at 200 Varick St. Hornall Anderson is a part of DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom.
A Contemporary Theatre said Artistic Director Kurt Beattie will retire at the end of the 2015 season and John Langs, who has been ACT's associate artistic director since 2013, will replace him. Beattie has been artistic director since 2003. He will become artistic director emeritus. Lang has worked at theatre companies across the country.
Voip-Pal.com said that due to personal reasons Dr. Thomas Sawyer has stepped down as chairman and CEO, but will remain as a director and oversee specific projects. Vice-Chairman Colin Tucker has been appointed chairman. Majority shareholder and special advisor to the board Emil Malak has been appointed to the board and named CEO. Tucker was a founding member of Orange plc, which was sold to France Telecom for $38 billion. Malak was a co-founder of Digifonica in 2003.