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Mikayla Morgan Promoted to Marketing Integration Manager at LoanStar Home Lending

Mikayla Morgan was recently promoted to Marketing Integration Manager and Coordinator for the Marketing Department at LoanStar Home Lending. “Mikayla has been with our core team since before LoanStar was founded and has a very intimate knowledge of how our marketing systems work best for our originators.  And now as a licensed originator herself, she… Continue Reading

Hilton Worldwide Appoints Frank Welton as Area General Manager of Seattle/Northwest

Frank Welton general manager of Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center and DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport, a position he has held since 2005 has been promoted to the position of area general manager of Seattle/Northwest region.  Welton’s expanded responsibilities encompass supervision of the teams and operations at five additional hotels: Hilton Portland, Embassy Suites… Continue Reading

16,000 Jobs Lost Under House Bill 1355

Washington state could lose more than $7 billion in economic output and 16,000 jobs should House Bill 1355 become law, according to testimony given today by Patrick Connor, Washington state director for the National Federation of Independent Business, America’s largest and leading small-business association. Connor presented the findings from a report conducted exclusively on HB… Continue Reading

JLL Adds Matt O’Brien to Boost Industrial Expertise in Seattle

In a move designed to further enhance the firm’s successful service offerings and support continued growth in the Puget Sound region, JLL recently announced the appointment of Executive Vice President Matt O’Brien to its regional industrial team. O’Brien will operate out of the firm’s office in Seattle. O’Brien partners with the firm’s existing industrial team of Chris Spofford and Casey Trees.… Continue Reading

CITC Hires New Regional Coordinator and Opens Spokane Facility

The Construction Industry Training Council of Washington (CITC) has hired Ken Hill as the Eastern Washington regional coordinator. He will be responsible for CITC’s newest facility in Spokane, Wash. CITC also has facilities in Bellevue and Vancouver, Wash. Hill graduated from CITC and became a journeyman electrician in 1993. Then, after working in the field,… Continue Reading

Tyler Burkland Returns to US Bank, Leading Commercial Banking Team in Bellevue

U.S. Bank has named Tyler Burkland to lead the commercial banking team in Bellevue, Wash. He is making a return to U.S. Bank, where he previously worked from 2005 to 2008 as a commercial banking portfolio manager and credit analyst in Seattle.   “We are pleased to have Tyler back and leading our middle market… Continue Reading

Alan Thain Joins RPM Mortgage as Senior Loan Advisor

RPM Mortgage, Inc. is proud to welcome Alan Thain to its Bellevue office as a Senior Loan Advisor. With more than 22 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Alan is committed to providing outstanding service and communication to his clients.  His extensive knowledge and passion for lending allow him to confidently and efficiently guide… Continue Reading