Movers & Shakers: 08/30/2013

Henry Hohn

Hohn holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Western Oregon University. His previous experience includes information technology planning, hardware architecture and software development. In his new role, he will be providing systems and network support for the team.

Peavey holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. In addition to holding three patents, his previous experience includes developing firmware for various audio, printing and scanning products. He will be responsible for providing firmware engineering services for diverse products and systems.

HEATHER SHOVE (not pictured)

Wells Fargo has awarded The Miracle League of Vancouver with a $1,000 grant, thanks to employee Heather Shove.

The gift was made through Wells Fargo’s 35th annual Volunteer Service Award program, which recognizes and rewards employee volunteer efforts with contributions to the nonprofit or K-12 school that they are involved in.

An internal selection committee chose Shove based on her commitment to The Miracle League of Vancouver, the effectiveness of the organization’s work and the value of their work to their community.

The Miracle League of Vancouver provides adaptive baseball programs for youth and adults with physical and/or cognitive disabilities.


Skamania Lodge has hired longtime Northwest hospitality executive and consultant Ken Daugherty as its new general manager.

Daugherty is returning to Skamania Lodge after serving as its general manager from 1999 to 2005. During his absence he took on various executive positions at Dolce Hotels & Resorts, as well as a consulting role at Scottford Enterprises.

“I’m really excited to be back on this beautiful Northwest property,” said Daugherty in a press release. “It is great to see how far this resort has come in 20 years and I look forward to helping it continue to grow and thrive in this amazing natural environment.”


Kimberly Pincheira has been hired by the Columbia River Economic Development Council as the manager of investor relations.

Pincheira spent the past three years serving as the district director for Senator Maria Cantwell. Prior to that, she served in a similar capacity for Congressman Brian Baird.

“We’re happy to bring Kimberly on board with the CREDC,” said board chair Bill Dudley in a press release. “She brings a wealth of relationships and experience with local businesses and governments which will be important to our organization.”

Pincheira, who holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington State University and a master’s degree from the University of Oregon, will replace Diane Dempcy who is moving on to other opportunities in the nonprofit sector.


The U.S. Small Business Administration recently named Vancouver resident Camron Doss as the new district director of the Portland District Office.

Doss joins the SBA from the General Services Administration, where he served as the director of the Southern Service Center GSA Northwest/Artic Region. He has 14 years of federal experience with GSA.

Doss graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and public relations. He received his MBA in business management from Texas A&M University-Commerce and is currently a Juris Doctor degree candidate focusing on business law at Lewis & Clark Law School.

The Portland District Office is responsible for the delivery of the SBA programs and services to 30 of the 36 counties in Oregon and Clark, Skamania, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties in Southwest Washington.

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