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University of Washington Bothell Appoints Ed Buendia as New Dean to School of Educational Studies

Ed Buendia New Dean of Educational Studies at UW Bothell

Ed Buendia UW BothellEd Buendia has been appointed dean of the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.  

Ed Buendia takes over August 1, after current dean Bradley Portin goes on sabbatical. Upon his return Portin plans to continue training educators in the classroom.  

Portin said Ed Buendia “brings just the right focus and experience to help further establish our new work in undergraduate education and reimagine our graduate work for sustainability and continuous renewal of professional preparation.”  Continue Reading

Eugene Alletto of BEDGEAR Announced as EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Award Winner in New York

Eugene Alletto an Entrepreneur of the Year in NYC Eugene Alletto, bedgear founder and CEO, has been announced as a winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award in the New York region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal… Continue Reading

WORLD-RENOWNED UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BREAST CANCER RESEARCHER FEATURED AT RAMBAM HEALTH CENTER SUMMIT

HAIFA, ISRAEL – World-renowned geneticist from the University of Washington, Prof. Mary-Claire King, was one of the featured presenters at this year’s annual Rambam Medical Center Summit in Israel.  King gave a presentation to leading scientists from Israel and around the world on cancer prevention and the connection between gene discovery and public health, warning… Continue Reading

Chris Barrow President and CEO of EagleView Technology Named an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 for the Pacific Northwest

Chris Barrow Wins Entrepreneur of the Year for EagleView Technology Bothell-based EagleView Technology Corporation, which provides the technology for aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions, recently announced that EY has named EagleView President and CEO Chris Barrow as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 in the Pacific Northwest Region.  The award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence… Continue Reading

Michelle Flandreau is New Vice President Of Marketing at Guidant Financial

Bellevue’s Guidant Financial Names Michelle Flandreau VP Marketing Bellevue-based small business financing specialist Guidant Financial has hired Michelle Flandreau as vice president of marketing. Based in Guidant‘s Bellevue headquarters,  Michelle Flandreau‘s hiring is in Guidant’s 12th year in business.  Guidant Financial’s state goal is to put $350 million to work for small business in 2015.  Reaching this goal will help empower entrepreneurs to help realize their… Continue Reading

Covenant Retirement Communities Promotes Terri Cunliffe to CEO

Terri Cunliffe Promoted to CEO After 25 Years at Convenant Retirement Communities The board of directors of Chicago-based Covenant Retirement Communities (CRC), owner and operator of 14 senior living communities nationwide, has named Terri Cunliffe as its chief executive officer, effective June 1, 2015. Cunliffe, who has served as CRC’s COO since 2010 and has… Continue Reading

Steve Bowles Hired by Oki Golf as New GM of The Plateau Club

Oki Golf Re-Hires Steve Bowles Steve Bowles, local golf professional and former Director of Golf Operations at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, is transitioning back to Oki Golf as the new General Manager of the Plateau Club in Sammamish, Wash. Bowles previously managed golf operations for Oki Golf at both Washington National and The Golf Club at… Continue Reading

Seahawk QB Russell Wilson is a Real Role Model – Not MIA But Supporting New Teammate Jimmy Graham in Miami

Russell Wilson is a role model.  A GREAT role model. Today the NFC Champion and America’s Favorite Team, Seattle Seahawks begin OTAs (organized team activities) and every day, every meeting, every chance to compete is ‘super’ important to Wilson and this team.  Despite this being an important start to an important run towards the 2015… Continue Reading

WSU Creamery Announces New Manager

John Haugen will manage the Washington State University Creamery effective Aug. 1. He has been assistant manager since 1999. He will replace Russ Salvadalena, manager since July 2000, who plans to retire in January after assisting with personnel transition and special projects. Information about the assistant manager vacancy can be found at https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/18564. Those interested… Continue Reading

ABC of Western Washington hires new Membership Development Manager

Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington has hired Katie Anfinsen as Membership Development Manager. She has taken over responsibility for membership growth from Wendy Novak who became president of the chapter in April. Anfinsen has a strong background in relationship sales and customer service. She returned to the Seattle area after spending eight years… Continue Reading