Stephanie Axelrod has been appointed to vice president of community relations at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Axelrod will be responsible for building awareness of the Research Institute and the philanthropic funding needs for research.
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Columbia Bank welcomes Douglas Cox as vice president and commercial banking officer of the Pullman, Colfax and Moscow regions.
Brandon Elieff has joined Northern Trust's Seattle office as a Senior Lender. He is responsible for providing personal loans and lines of credit to individuals and families.
BDA appoints Rebecca Gerber as Director of New Business Development. Gerber comes to BDA from Zorch where she was VP of Business Development and Implementation.
June Sekiguchi joins Era Living as art curator for Aljoya Mercer Island, Aljoya Thornton Place, Ida Culver House Broadview, University House Issaquah and University House Wallingford. Sekiguchi is also a founding member of artEAST.
Paige Peterson joins BigDoor’s business development team, serving as account manager. Paige has extensive experience in the product management field, having previously worked at Insight Global, where she served Fortune 500 clients on a daily basis.
Fayez Mohamood now serves as a product manager for BigDoor. Prior to BigDoor, Fayez formed a small startup named Twenty-Eight Wins, with a colleague. The product, Game Day Typhoon was a social fantasy sports game created exclusively for Facebook.
Scott Mullins joins BigDoor as a mobile product manager. Previously, Scott served as the senior director of business-to-business employment at RealNetworks and served as mobile manager principle solution architect at Photobucket.
Sean Zhong, who will serve as director of analytics at BigDoor, brings over eight years of experience in analyzing user data, having previously worked as lead software engineer and architect at Amazon and Big Fish Games.
Brett Goodwin, formerly of Isilon and RealNetworks, joins Skytap as VP marketing and business development. Brett will lead Skytap’s marketing strategy, development of business partnerships. Skytap provides cloud automation solutions. www.skytap.com