Apr 24, 2015
U.S. Bank has promoted Stacey Dodson to lead U.S. Bank in Portland and Southwest Washington. Dodson will lead company-wide efforts and activities, and direct commercial banking in Portland. She has been with U.S. Bank for 31 years and succeeds Malia Wasson, who retired earlier this year.
Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker said former attorney general of Alaska Michael Geraghty has joined the firm and will be based in Anchorage, focusing on construction and natural resources. He was attorney general from 2012 to 2014, and oversaw nearly 300 attorneys in the civil and criminal divisions.
Roosters Men's Grooming Center has opened at 7150 Woodlawn Ave. N.E. in Green Lake Village. Elton Sotello owns the Green Lake store, which is the first Roosters franchise in Washington. The store manager is Michael Locke. There are more than 70 franchises nationwide.
Apr 23, 2015
Terrie Battuello, the Port of Everett's chief of business development, was recertified by the International Economic Development Council. About 1,000 people nationwide hold the designation, which must be done every three years. Battuello leads the Port of Everett's 64-acre marina district redevelopment called Waterfront Place.
Frazier Healthcare, a provider of growth capital to health care companies, said Chris Karkenny joined the growth buyout team as an operating partner. Karkenny has over 25 years of experience in both public and private companies, working on repositioning strategies, sales, and mergers and acquisitions.
Alliant Insurance Services, a California-based specialty insurance brokerage, said Chad Schulz has joined the Employee Benefits Group as first vice president. Schulz was a principal in the Seattle office of a global employee benefits consulting firm, and will be based in the Seattle office of Alliant.
Opus Bank said Jason Gill has joined as director, client manager for commercial banking in the Pacific Northwest region. The 25-year banking veteran will focus on expanding in the Seattle/Puget Sound region. Gill was with Key Bank in Seattle.
Apr 22, 2015
Bellevue-based Esterline named Charles Johnson president of Esterline Advanced Sensors group, which has five facilities and 1,000 employees in France, Mexico, Singapore, the U.K. and the U.S. He has 36 years of experience in aerospace manufacturing and business.
Pacific Northwest Ballet was selected by Wallace Foundation's Building Audiences for Sustainability program to win a $565,000 grant to help bring more millennials into its audience. Two other groups in Seattle won Wallace Foundation grants: Seattle Opera got $360,000 to develop strategies to increase attendance and Seattle Symphony got $385,000 to study new urban cultural consumers.
Lloyd's, a global specialist insurance company, named Richard Magrath regional director for the western U.S. Magrath spent over 30 years in the global property and casualty sector, with assignments in London, Riyadh, Atlanta and New York. He will be based in Los Angeles and oversee California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii. Lloyd's is a major provider of natural catastrophe insurance in the West.