Category Archives: People

Bellevue College Students Akoto, Gonzalez and Tuttle Make All-Washington Academic Team

All-Washington Academic Team Features Three Earning Degrees at Bellevue College Three BC students, Brenda Akoto, Alberto Gonzalez and Casey Tuttle have made the 2018 All-Washington Academic Team, and will be honored at a ceremony Thursday, March 22, at South Puget Sound Community College, in Olympia. Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman will be the keynote… Continue Reading

Armando Almeida Joins Tupl Board of Directors

Tupl Adds Portugal’s Armando Almeida to Board Bellevue-based Tupl, Inc. today announced that Armando Almeida has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Armando brings over 30 years of international executive leadership experience in the Communications and IT industries. He offers vast knowledge and experience within Corporate, Enterprise, SMB and Consumer sectors, has participated in various… Continue Reading

Former Seahawk Attorney Richard Leigh Named to Bellevue College Board of Trustees

Richard Leigh Newest Trustee for Bellevue College Bellevue College (BC) recently announced that Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Richard Leigh to its board of trustees. The six-member board’s duties include setting the college’s strategic direction, establishing policy for the college, and approving budgets. Leigh currently acts as general counsel for SEIU 775 Benefits Group, a… Continue Reading

Michael Cooney Named One of the Nation's Top 100 Bank Advisors

Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. and Addison Avenue Investment Services, the investment services division of First Tech Federal Credit Union, are pleased to announce that financial advisor Michael Cooney, CRPC was named 26th on the prestigious list of 100 that was revealed on December 6, 2017. “It has been a great 13 years at First… Continue Reading

American Income Life – Altig Names Troy Plummer and Lauren Coyne as Directors of Sales

Redmond-based American Income Life – Altig (AIL-Altig) has appointed Troy Plummer and Lauren Coyne to Directors of Sales. As Directors of Sales, Plummer and Coyne will support the growth of all leaders in the North American Territories. Plummer joined AIL-Altig in 2004 and with preparation, dedication, and excellent mentorship, found himself quickly rising through the… Continue Reading

Bethany Payton-O’Brien Joins Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Law Firm As Partner

Tully Rinckey PLLC has announced that Bethany L. Payton-O’Brien has joined the firm’s San Diego, C.A. office as Partner. As a Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC, she focuses her practice on security clearance representation and military law, including litigation, dispute resolution, criminal law and administrative law. She can represent clients before the U.S. Court of… Continue Reading

Al Pesiri Joins Harland Property Management as Senior Property Manager

Al Pesiri Joins Harland Property Management as Senior Property Manager

Al Pesiri has joined up with Harland Property Management, a  La Jolla based property management firm. With over 20 years of professional real estate experience that includes management of over 1,500 units, functioning as regional manager/asset manager in Washington, Oregon, California and Arizona, Al Pesiri joins Harland as a Senior Property Manager. Al will be… Continue Reading

Itsuroku Kimura Now Heading Crab King in Bellevue

Internationally known Chef, Itsuroku Kimura, originally set out to be an artist.  Along the way, his direction turned from canvas to plate and he has never looked back.  The highly talented itamaehas worked in numerous distinctive kitchens throughout the world. He has recently been chosen from several applicants to head the kitchen in Crab King Restaurant… Continue Reading

San Diego Based Solar Gard Promotes Kendall Combs to General Manager

San Diego Based Solar Gard Promotes Kendall Combs to General Manager

San Diego-based Solar Gard  has announced it has appointed Kendall Combs as its new general manager of thin films. Through his previous role as marketing director, Combs gained an unrivaled understanding of the market and its customers, which allowed him to position himself as a leader with the capabilities and knowledge to help propel Solar… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Generali Global Assistance Wins Two ACE/Claims Magazine Awards

Generali Global Assistance’s Travel Insurance division, formerly CSA Travel Protection, recently announced that it took home two top honors at the America’s Claims Event (ACE Awards) on June 21 in Charlotte, N.C. Recognized for going above and beyond to serve her customers in a way that provides a seamless, supportive experience, Michelle Bjarnson was awarded… Continue Reading