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Sept. 23, 2021

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Clark County Business Briefing

The Columbian
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Kelly Love has been hired as interim marketing director at Vancouver Clinic. Love most recently was chief communications officer at Clark College. She also has worked in public relations for Legacy Health and was CEO of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce.

Elizabeth Gomez, who owns Battle Ground-based Bridge City Contracting, recently joined the Building Industry Association of Clark County board of directors. Gomez is a native of the Minnehaha neighborhood in Vancouver and received a bachelor’s degree in theology from East Coast Christian University and a bachelor’s degree from Marylhurst University. She won the President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2012, given to her by President Barack Obama. Bridge City Contracting recently received an Excellence in Remodeling award from the Building Industry Association of Washington. It won in the Bath Remodel between $35,001 and $60,000 category.

PeaceHealth director of infection prevention Catherine Kroll has been named a national recipient of the Catholic Health Association’s Tomorrow’s Leaders Award. The award is given to high-performing individuals who have demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing the mission of Catholic health care, according to a news release. Kroll has worked for more than seven years at PeaceHealth, a nonprofit Catholic health system serving communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. Learn more about the association at

Ruvim Kruzhkov has been hired as branch manager at OnPoint Community Credit Union’s new Orchards branch at 7411 N.E. 117th Ave., Vancouver, located inside the Fred Meyer store. Kruzhkov is originally from Krasnodar, Russia, and has been employed in the financial industry for 14 years. Also, OnPoint will donate $2,500 to F.I.S.H. of Orchards, an emergency food and clothing bank.