Sep 21, 2018
Dr. Paul Pitre was appointed to the Washington State Board of Education. Pitre is chancellor for Washington State University's Everett campus, and an associate professor of educational leadership and counseling psychology. He has more than 30 years of experience in higher education administration. The 16-member board provides advocacy and oversight for public education.
In Seattle, Proliance Surgeons named Dr. Charles A. Peterson II as interim CEO. Peterson is president and board chair of the company. A search for a permanent CEO is underway. Proliance is a physician-owned-and-managed company practicing at over 30 care centers and 21 ambulatory surgery centers within the state.
Sterling Bank & Trust opened a branch in downtown Bellevue at 1100 Bellevue Way N.E., its first in the region. Seattle-based studio19 Architects designed the 2,100-square-foot branch to resemble an airport lounge, with aviation-themed art and desks covered with recycled aluminum fuselage panels. Dennis and Lisa Boses served as art curators. Sterling operates in three other metropolitan areas: San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York.
Sep 20, 2018
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Commercial Banking hired Karen Winger Vineyard as market executive for the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Vineyard has 27 years of experience in banking and business development throughout the region.
Tacoma advertising and communications firm JayRay promoted Genny Boots from intern to assistant advisor. Boots also was an intern at The News Tribune in Tacoma, social media manager for a nonprofit in Prague and general manager of the student TV station at Pacific Lutheran University.
In Bellevue, Cannabis Investment Network named Maliz Beams to its advisory board. Beams served as a U.S. State Department counselor and was CEO of Voya Financial Retirement Solutions.
Adrienne Quinn, director of King County's Department of Community and Human Services, has accepted a job as distinguished practitioner at the University of Washington's Evans School of Public Policy & Governance. Quinn led the Best Starts for Kids initiative, created a system to measure the performance of service providers, and launched the Homeless Management Information System. Her last day will be Nov. 1.
Touchstone will host the fall mixer at its headquarters building, 1425 Fourth Ave., at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9. The event is open to all NAIOP members, guests and prospective NAIOP members. Details and registration: naiopwa.org.
Realogics Sotheby's International Realty has named Natalie Kelly director of education. She'll oversee 230 brokers in five branch offices. She has been in the field for 15 years.