Karen Timmer, branch manager for the Windermere Real Estate office in Lynden, received the lifetime achievement award from the Whatcom County Association of Realtors. Timmer gained her real estate sales license in 1990 and has been on of Whatcom County’s top agents since then, ranking first in the Lynden area and fourth countywide in home [...]
The Muljat Group has been sold to Troy Muljat, the son of company founder Frank Muljat. The Muljat Group is one of the leading real estate companies in Whatcom County. Frank Muljat founded the company in 1988. He will remain an active member of The Muljat Group and continue to serve his clients. Troy Muljat [...]
Dr. Kelly Larsen recently became a partner at Mt. Baker Vision. Larsen joined the clinic in 2015, with nine previous years of experience. One of her goals as partner is to continue to make the clinic a great place for its employees. Mt. Baker Vision has been serving patients in Whatcom County since 1951. It [...]
PeaceHealth has named Anne Rasmussen as its chief development officer for the Northwest network. Rasmussen had been the the executive director for the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation and Whatcom Hospice Foundation since 2012. In her new role, Rasmussen will oversee operations and fundraising programs of all the PeaceHealth foundations in the northwest network, [...]
The Northwest Clean Air Agency has named Mark Buford as the new executive director. Buford is a 15-year veteran of the agency. He will be the fifth executive director in the organization’s 50-year history. The NW Clean Air Agency enforces air quality regulations in Island, Skagit and Whatcom counties.
PeaceHealth has named Misty Parris as its Northwest network vice president of operations and James Bochsler, MD, as its Northwest network medical director. Both have been fulfilling these same roles on an interim basis. Parris joined PeaceHealth in 2001 as a registered clinical exercise physiologist. She has since moved up, transitioning into management roles. She [...]
The Whatcom Women in Business have elected their new 2017 executive board. Jamie Smeall, HR/administrator at Avenue Bread, has been elected president and will serve as webmaster. Tally Tipton, co-owner of Cosmic Comics, will serve as past president and chair the banquet committee. Renee Aase, operations manager and retail operations lead at Bank of the [...]
Weitzel & Associates of RE/MAX Whatcom County, Inc. promoted Leslie Strand in December. She is now licensed with Global Referral Group and will work as a buyer’s specialist, while assisting Chris Weitzel with the real estate business. Leslie has four years of experience marketing real estate, and has been an office administrator for Weitzel since [...]
SaviBank has promoted Seana Olberg to vice president and branch manager/commercial lender of the Bellingham branch. Olberg has 26 years of experience in the banking industry. She joined SaviBank in 2007. SaviBank is headquartered in Burlington and has branches in Skagit, Whatcom and Island counties.
Keith Arnzen joined Family Care Network as chief financial officer. Arnzen has more than 15 years of experience in medical executive leadership positions. Most recently he served as CEO at a home care management group in Seattle and a radiology group in Tacoma. He graduated from Idaho State University with a degree in health care [...]