Clark County business briefs

By Mary Ricks, Columbian news assistant



People in business

• Steven Plambeck has been named senior vice president and director of medical banking with Vancouver-based Riverview Community Bank. Plambeck will focus his marketing efforts on attaining relationships with clinics, private practices, physicians and hospital administrators. He currently serves on the board of the Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation and its Heart and Vascular Institute and Brain Institute.

• Brannan Hersh has been promoted to manager of Sterling Saving Bank’s Cascade Park branch, 14610 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. Hersh has been with Spokane-based Sterling for five years, starting as a personal banker with the Clackamas branch, and most recently serving as assistant manager at the Rockwood branch in Portland. He holds a bachelor’s in communications from Oregon State University

• Dr. Sally Williams, who practices at The Vancouver Clinic’s 87th Avenue location, has received the Howard P. Lewis Service Award from the Oregon chapter of the American College of Physicians. The ACP, the largest specialty medical society in the country, gave the honor to Williams for multiple reasons, including her volunteer work at the Free Clinic of SW Washington and her service to Project Access NOW, an initiative that builds access to health care for low-income and uninsured people in the Portland-Vancouver area by coordinating a network of volunteer physicians, clinics, hospitals and other health care providers. Williams’ volunteer efforts also include work at an HIV clinic in Zambia. Williams practices in the infectious disease department at Vancouver Clinic.

• Nicole Bisconer, owner of Driving 101, was honored with a Business Leadership Excellence award by local law enforcement at the Night of Thousand Stars on Dec. 10. The Clark County Target Zero traffic safety task force gave the award for Driving 101’s continued help with projects and support with volunteers, traffic safety and law enforcement through policies and procedures within the community. Bisconer has operated the driving school since 2006.

Other business news

• Kimberly Shults has moved Swoon Antiques Salon, formerly located on Washington Street, to a new location at 1006 Main St. Swoon specializes in antique and vintage furniture, clothing, jewelry and art. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. * 360-735-4561,

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