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Sep 01, 2020


Seattle-primarily based PEMCO Mutual Insurance coverage announced that Josh Halfon has been named as a new manager of pricing analytics. Halfon joined PEMCO in 2017 as a item analyst, In 2019, Halfon transitioned to the Pricing Analytics group. In his new part, Halfon will help PEMCO’s ongoing pricing approaches. Just before joining PEMCO, Halfon served as an analyst and consultant at Third Sector Intelligence and as a CMM Programmer at Exotic Metals Forming Co.

The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) and the Betty Bowen Committee, chaired by Gary Glant, announced the six artists chosen as finalists for this year’s Betty Bowen Award: Dawn Cerny, Roland Dahwen, Elijah Hasan, Marilyn Montufar, Christian Alborz Oldham, and Tariqa Waters. The juried award honors a Northwest artist for their original, exceptional, and compelling perform. The award was founded in 1977 to honor the legacy of Betty Bowen (1918–1977), Founded by Bowen’s pals, the award is administered by SAM. The Betty Bowen Committee — comprising Northwest curators, collectors, and artists — reviewed 615 applications from visual artists residing in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Final year’s winner was Lynne Siefert, the 1st filmmaker to win the award. The winner of the 43rd Betty Bowen Award will be announced in September.

In Seattle, Convoy announced that Mark Okerstrom has been appointed as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), In this newly designed part, Okerstrom will perform closely with Co-Founder and CEO, Dan Lewis, Okerstrom will straight oversee Convoy’s finance, operations, sales, advertising and marketing, provide, and marketplace development teams. Most lately Okerstrom was President &amp CEO of Expedia Group, and prior to that was Expedia Group’s CFO and EVP of Operations. Convoy is a digital freight network.

In San Francisco, Terreno Realty Corporation announced that it has completed the redevelopment of its house at 8615 S. 192nd St. in Kent and leased one hundred% of the house. The redeveloped house consists of a newly created 220,000-square-foot rear-load industrial distribution constructing on roughly 12.7 acres adjacent to state Route 167. The total price of the redeveloped house is roughly $33.9 million. Terreno Realty Corporation has executed a lease for one hundred% of the house which commenced Aug. 25, 2020 and expires Nov. 30, 2027 with a provider of retail provide chain, warehousing and final-mile delivery.

In Seattle, Tempered announced new hardware and application developed to guard information, applications, and devices across on-premise, remote, and cloud environments. The new version two.two.eight application split tunnel involves enhanced user onboarding, Alibaba Cloud help, higher-availability and functionality enhancements. Also announced and readily available right away is the Airwall 110-Series for distributed edge deployments exactly where safe connectivity and remote access are necessary. The 110e supports ethernet, when the 110g involves help for cellular modems for final-mile connectivity. Each can be deployed to guard, connect, and handle devices at the IoT edge or inside an operational technologies (OT) atmosphere.




Kirkland-primarily based Compass Building promoted Taylor Turay to superintendent and Jeff Seeb to project manager, and hired Isaiah Rennes as project engineer. Turay began with Compass in 2009 as a laborer, returned in 2011 as a labor foreman and worked his way up to assistant superintendent in 2014. Seeb joined the firm in 2016 as a project engineer and was promoted in 2018 to senior project engineer. Rennes interned with Compass in his junior and senior years at the University of Washington. He graduated earlier this year with bachelor’s degrees in building management and architectural design and style.


In Seattle, Todd Karr joined Lease Crutcher Lewis as healthcare director for Washington. Karr has 24 years of building management expertise, with a concentrate on wellness care projects. He previously was a project executive with Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty Co., and worked at GLY Building for almost two decades. At Lewis, he is serving customers such as SCCA, Seattle Children’s, EvergreenHealth and Kaiser Permanente.

Builders FirstSource and BMC Stock Holdings, each national constructing material suppliers with operations in the Pacific Northwest, will merge to make a firm with more than $11 billion in sales and about 26,000 workers in 42 states. Builders FirstSource is primarily based in Dallas. Locally, it has lumber retailers in Arlington, Bainbridge Island, Fife, Gig Harbor, Spanaway, Graham, Shelton and Olympia. BMC is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. It has regional operations in Issaquah, Everett, Auburn, Kingston and Lakewood. The new firm will operate as Builders FirstSource and will be primarily based in Dallas, with corporate centers of excellence in Raleigh and Denver. The all-stock deal is anticipated to close later this year or in early 2021.

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