Nov 20, 2018
Staffing Industry Analysts named four executives at TrueBlue companies to its Global Power 150 Women in Staffing list. They are: Taryn Owen, president of TrueBlue's PeopleScout; Shannon Kahn, senior vice president of specialty services at PeopleReady; Loree Lynch, senior vice president of operations for Staff Management | SMX; and Kristy Willis, senior vice president and chief sales officer for PeopleReady. Tacoma-based TrueBlue operates several companies that provide workforce solutions.
Sandi Lin, CEO and co-founder of Seattle-based Skilljar, was named Top Woman Leader in SaaS for 2018 by The SaaS Report. The annual awards honor 50 women in SaaS, the software as a service industry. Skilljar is an online training software provider.
Coast Hotels added the 115-room Hilltop Inn in Pullman to the 10 properties it operates along the West Coast and Hawaii. The Pullman hotel was renamed Coast Hilltop Inn. Erin Wilson is general manager.
Advancing Women in Product, a group empowering women product and tech leaders, launched a Seattle chapter. AWIP says 15 percent of its members are based in Seattle.
Nov 16, 2018
Genevieve Wozow, director of business development-government at Seattle's Remote Medical International, was elected to the International Stability Operations Association board. Remote Medical, part of Seattle's Columbia Pacific Management, provides medical services to work sites around the world. ISOA is a trade group for companies supporting the U.S. departments of State and Defense.
Rebecca Lovell is a new director at Create33, a center for technology entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest. Lovell is an adjunct instructor in the University of Washington's Foster School of Business MBA program. She was acting director of Seattle's Office of Economic Development and chief business officer at GeekWire. Create33 was conceived by Madrona Venture Group and is in the same downtown Seattle building as the venture firm.
Accenture opened an innovation hub at 1191 Second Ave. in Seattle. The hub is a place where Accenture staff and clients work together to create products and services for the digital economy. Avanade, a joint venture of Accenture and Microsoft, is collocated in the new space. Gil Wootton is Seattle office lead for Accenture.
Aaron Terwedo of TFS Advisors in Edmonds earned a National Social Security Advisor certificate from the National Social Security Association. Terwedo specializes in financial planning for retiring professionals.