Clark County business briefing
Sunday, February 10, 2013
People in business
• Dr. Sharon D'Souza has joined Columbia Imaging Group, an exclusive affiliate of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. Prior to attending medical school, D'Souza graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor of science degree in microbiology and chemistry as well as a master of public health in health administration and policy.
• Gayle Beacock, co-owner of Beacock Music Company, was elected to a three-year term on the board of directors at the National Association of Music Merchants. She is one of eight music-industry professionals joining the board this year. The NAMM board provides guidance and leadership to the membership and the music instrument and product industry.
• Sharon Campbell-Krupski will leave the nonprofit Community Services Northwest at the end of this month to be closer to her family, the agency said this week. Bunk Moren, the agency's program manager for mental health and addictions, will serve as interim director. Community Services Northwest provides outpatient mental health, chemical dependency and supportive housing services in Clark County. Campbell-Krupski oversaw the agency for seven years.
• Coldwell Banker Bain has appointed Shane Smith to head up property management business in the Vancouver-Clark County area. Coldwell Banker Bain is a leading provider of real estate brokerage and property management services in Washington. Smith has more than five years' experience in managing properties in the Southwest Washington area.
• Share, a Vancouver nonprofit serving the homeless and hungry, has elected Peter Fels for a second year as board president. Also elected as board officers were Jeff Kassel, as internal vice president; Tim Miller, as external vice president; Ronald Dobyns, as treasurer; and Wendee Shuell, as secretary. Martin Flynn was elected as a board director.
• Tamara Fuller, a vice president and broker specializing in the office market for NAI Norris Beggs & Simpson in Vancouver, was named the company's No. 4 Top Producer at its annual awards banquet this month in Portland. A broker with the company since 2000, Fuller completed several large transactions in 2012, representing companies such as Vancouver Radiologists and Heritage Bank, among others.
• Chandra Chase has been hired as the new communications director at the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. Chase fills the position left by Terra Mahmoudi. Chase is a familiar face in Camas-Washougal where she has worked at the Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce for the past seven years, having very recently left the position. She is a Vancouver resident.
Other business news
• PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center has received a three-year accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. PeaceHealth received a perfect score for its compliance rating, as well as all eight commendations.
• NWCPA, a certified public accounting firm in Ridgefield, has opened an additional office in the Temple Financial Building, 532 N.E. Third Ave., Suite 200, in Camas. Nanette M. Walker is the owner and has been practicing as a CPA in Clark County since 1981. Jennifer Bonner, a CPA who owned Summit Accounting in Camas, has recently joined the firm and Tanya Persons also joined the firm as an office manager and bookkeeper.* http://www.nwcpa.net, 360-887-4659.
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