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Clark County business briefing

The Columbian
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Ryan D. Jahn was hired as a partner at Baumgartner, Wagner & Jahn, 112 W. 11th St., Suite 150. Jahn graduated from Columbia River High School in 2008 as valedictorian, then received a degree in finance from Washington State University. He studied law at Lewis and Clark Law School, graduating in 2018. Learn more at bnw-law.com, call 360-694-4344 or email questions@bwj-legal.com.

Jaimie Garver was selected to serve as the new president of Furry Friends, a nonprofit no-kill cat rescue. In addition to her volunteer work, Garver is also the CEO at Portland Local 8 Federal Credit Union. She has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Western Governors University. Margie McGee will serve as secretary and treasurer at Furry Friends. She also owns a cat boarding facility in Vancouver, called Cats Play While You’re Away. Julie Goldbeck is the newest member of the board of directors. She has volunteered there for the past five years. Dena Hugh, who has volunteered at the organization for five years, will be assistant foster lead. In addition to volunteer work, Hugh is self-employed as an independent direct sales consultant. Learn more at www.furryfriendswa.org, call 360-931-4948, or email information@furryfriendsswa.org.

Landerholm, P.S. estate planning and probate attorneys T. Randall Grove and Philip B. Janney were selected for this year’s Washington Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers is a ratings service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to Super Lawyers. Reach the firm, 805 Broadway St., Suite 1000, by visiting www.landerholm.com or calling 360-696-3312.

Katherine Cory was hired as the executive director at Columbia Springs, a nonprofit nature education center at 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. Previously, she was a development director at the Sandy River Watershed Council. Cory received an associate degree in applied science at Mt. Hood Community College and previously volunteered with Friends of Trees, Friends of the Sandy River Delta and Oregon Trout. Learn more at www.columbiasprings.org or call 360-882-0936.

The American Association of Port Authorities recognized Port of Vancouver USA with three Awards of Distinction at this year’s Communications Competition. Port of Vancouver USA received the awards for its work in several categories, including directories/handbooks (Marine Facilities Guide), periodicals (Community Report) and the category of miscellaneous for the Terminal 1 branding effort. Entries to the contest are judge by an independent panel of communications professionals on situation analysis and research; identification of audience, goals and tactics; quality and clarity of content; and use of photography and design. For more information, visit www.portvanusa.com, call 360-693-3611 or email info@portvanusa.com.


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 Monday publication date. Send to lyndsey.hewitt@columbian.com or fax 360-735-4540. Sales awards are not published.

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