Nov 29, 2017
Opus Bank announced its West Coast Commercial Banking team has hired three more senior bankers. Duncan Hughes, a 12-year banking veteran, joined managing director and senior client manager based in the Los Angeles region. Christopher Patterson, a 12-year banking veteran, is managing director and senior client manager based in Orange County. Gregg Marsicano, a 32-year banking and finance veteran, is managing director of asset-based lending in the Pacific Northwest. Marsicano was with PNC Business Credit in the Pacific Northwest.
Stacy Edwards of Seattle has opened a Gymguyz operation in Seattle. The mobile personal training company brings equipment, coaches and workouts to clients of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
Nov 28, 2017
Seattle Chocolate Co. has opened a new store on Concourse C at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, selling locally crafted jcoco and Seattle Chocolate products. Seattle Chocolate started in 1992, and is owned and led by CEO Jean Thompson.
Ormuco, provider of intelligent cloud platforms for enterprises and service providers with offices in Montreal and Seattle, is expanding its engineering and product teams in Seattle for its Ormuco Stack product, which is powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Devananda van der Veen and Sriram Subramanian are the Seattle engineering team. The Seattle office also hired Erin Paiso as marketing director.
Nov 24, 2017
David Overcash, a technology and consulting industry veteran, is joining Revel Consulting in Seattle as its first chief commercial officer. Overcash will advance technology offerings and partnership strategy. He co-founded Brightlight Consulting, a Big Data analytics firm, and also worked at Systech Solutions and Infogain.
The Public Utility Board selected former Tacoma Water Superintendent Linda McCrea as interim utilities director until a permanent director is hired. The Tacoma City Council will vote on her appointment Nov. 28. McCrea, who retired April 1, would be Tacoma Public Utilities' first female director. She will fill a role vacated by Bill Gaines, who will retire Nov. 30. Mycoff, Fry & Prouse will conduct the search for a permanent director.
Nov 22, 2017
Perkins Coie said Robert L. Mahon has been named firmwide chair of the Tax, Benefits & Compensation practice. He is a partner in the Seattle office, past president of the Tax Section of the Washington State Bar Association, and an adjunct professor at the University of Washington School of Law.
Cynthia Ann Brooks has joined the Washington Small Business Development Center for Skagit, Island and San Juan counties, providing no-cost, confidential advising to entrepreneurs and small business owners. SBDC's statewide network is hosted by Washington State University, and Brooks' office is in Mount Vernon.