Jul 25, 2014
Ken Seal, a reverse mortgage specialist with Bellingham-based Neighborhood Mortgage, has been named a Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional. Seal has been a reverse mortgage specialist the past 11 years and has more than 25 years of experience in financial services. The firm said 81 people nationwide have the credential, which requires an exam and background check.
Fife Police Chief Brad Blackburn has resigned after being the chief for eight years. Blackburn began his law enforcement career as a police officer in Fife in 1988.
Jul 24, 2014
The Employment Security Department hired Janelle Guthrie as communications director. She was communications director for the Washington State Attorney General's office, working under both Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Attorney General Rob McKenna.
Renton-based Microscan, a tech firm that works on barcode, machine vision and lighting solutions, hired Eu-Gene Ng as regional sales director for the Asia-Pacific region. He will be responsible for sales and engineering activities in Southeast Asia, South Korea, India, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Ng has 18 years of experience in electronics and has worked for Kemet Corp., Panasonic and Rohm Electronics. He will be based in Singapore.
Jul 23, 2014
Skagit Bank hired Peter Cutbill as senior vice president and commercial banking manager. He will manage commercial lending in Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish and King counties, with an emphasis on Bellingham and Whatcom County, where he has worked for the past 24 years as a community banker. He was with Whidbey Island Bank as a senior vice president and commercial region manager.
Daryl Campbell has been named president and CEO of Seattle Goodwill Industries. Campbell has been interim president and CEO of Shoreline Community College and joins Seattle Goodwill Aug. 18. He replaces Ken Colling, who retired at the end of June after more than 10 years. Campbell has an M.B.A. from University of Phoenix and a law degree from Seattle University School of Law.
Jul 22, 2014
Victoria Parasochka joins LoanStar as a processor in Bellevue. She worked at Umpqua Bank and has 10 years of experience in the mortgage industry. Bobbie Reed will be an underwriter in Bellevue. She worked at Cobalt Mortgage and Cornerstone Mortgage, and has 28 years of experience. Alena Santana is a closer in Bellevue. She has worked in the industry on and off for 13 years working with doc funding and post-closing.
Point B, a Seattle management consulting and venture investment firm, named Kevin Mackey practice director for Business Technology Services. He is an eight-year veteran of Point B. He will help clients with technology strategies and IT investments. Prior to Point B, Mackey worked for Microsoft.