Clark County Business Briefing

By Mary Ricks, Columbian News Assistant



People in business

• Coldwell Banker broker Margaret Ferrell has recently earned her certified distressed-property expert designation and is able to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure or are “upside down” in their mortgages and want to sell a home. She also has her accredited staging professional certificate. * 360-608-0009.

• Kevin Kriesien has joined Jones Lang LaSalle, a Portland-based commercial real estate brokerage that also operates in Vancouver. Kriesien is a senior associate and broker who specializes in industrial and flex properties.

• Mark Trupp of Camas has been appointed as Wells Fargo’s community banking district manager for Southwest Washington. He is in charge of service, sales and community involvement efforts at 12 Wells Fargo bank branches in Vancouver, Camas, Battle Ground and Portland. A Wells Fargo employee since 1993, Trupp previously served in a similar position in Salem, Ore.

The Columbian welcomes submissions about Clark County residents or businesses, as well as regional business events. Information must be received by noon of the Tuesday preceding the intended Sunday publication date. Send to or fax 360-735-4491. Sales awards are not published.