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Clark County Business Briefing

The Columbian
Published: April 2, 2023, 6:04am
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Furry Friends has named Tanika Campbell to the position of general manager and adoptions coordinator.

Furry Friends is a cat shelter in Vancouver that has been in operation since 1999. It had been an all-volunteer organization until 2022. Campbell will be the third paid staff member. She will report to Executive Director Jenn Hutchman. Her duties will include communications regarding adoptions, approving applications, scheduling meet and greets for cat adoptions, facilitating adoptions, scheduling transportation for all appointments, keeping electronic records up to date and a multitude of other duties.

Campbell and her husband, Mike, started volunteering with Furry Friends in 2012 by starting a food collection/donation at their work. This led into volunteering to be socializers and enrolling their Labrador in the pet assisted living therapy program. When Furry Friends made its big move into the current shelter in 2016, they assisted with moving cats and things to the new place, yard work, and random handy work around the Halfway House. They also helped with in-person events and kept four feral cat colonies fed over the years. They are fosters for the program’s medically needy adult cats, pregnant moms and kittens and are good at coaxing cats out of their shells and getting them to trust people. At one time, they were fostering 28 cats and kittens in their home.

Washington Trust Bank recently announced the addition of Amy Price to its Small Business Banking team in Southwest Washington to serve as vice president and small business relationship manager. Price brings over 26 years of experience and is a leader in the region with a history of client service and community involvement. Price maintains close relationships with business clients throughout the region and is excited to join Washington Trust’s growing team in the area.

“We are excited to welcome Amy to our Small Business Banking team to serve Portland and Southwest Washington,” said Erik Selden, senior vice president and team leader for Washington Trust Bank. “Given her long history of proactively delivering insightful, analysis-driven proposals and financial solutions to meet the evolving needs of her business clients, we have no doubt that Amy will be a great asset to our clients and to our growing team.”

Price attended Clark College, where she earned an associate degree, and Portland State University, where she studied criminal justice prior to beginning her career in banking. She has professional experience serving in similar roles with other financial institutions in the region.

Outside the office, Price is also involved with multiple community organizations including Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce as “Businessperson of the Year” in 2014, Battle Ground Rotary Club, Battle Ground Rotary Foundation, Boy Scouts of America’s Cascade Pacific Council, Camp Hope of Southwest Washington, Leadership Clark County’s “Class of 2020” and Vancouver Business Journal’s “Accomplished & Under 40” Class of 2014.

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