Movers & Shakers 1/12/2018


Coldwell Banker Bain, a leading provider of real estate brokerage services in Washington and Oregon, has announced that John Schwieterman has been hired as a broker in its Vancouver West office.





Michael Milner
Michael Milner

Schwieterman will provide real estate services to home buyers and sellers.

Coldwell Banker Bain also announced that Michael Milner has been hired as a broker in its Vancouver East office. Milner will provide real estate services to home buyers and sellers.



The business leadership organization Identity Clark County has appointed Sean Gregory of PeaceHealth Columbia Network and Peter Seeley of Providence Health Plan to its Board of Directors.

Sean GregoryGregory is chief executive of the PeaceHealth Columbia Network, where he oversees both Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver and St. John Medical Center in Longview. He previously was CEO of Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center in Rockledge, Fla., and served in leadership roles with SSM Health in St. Louis and Exempla Healthcare in Denver. He has a two master’s degrees from Washington University in St. Louis and a finance degree from Texas A&M.

Peter SeelySeeley is the business development leader for Providence Health Plan, helping large employers in Oregon and Washington with self-insured and fully-insured employee benefit solutions. He previously served as a marketing and planning lead for Kaiser Permanente’s strategic accounts division. Seeley has a degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon and serves on the TP Forever Foundation board.

Identity Clark County is a 24-year-old privately-funded business organization comprised of business leaders who seek to build a stronger community. The organization has about 70 investors, with an office in Vancouver and a government relations presence in Olympia.


Fuller Group recently announced the addition of Jennifer Miesner to its team in the Asset Management Division within the commercial real estate brokerage firm.

Miesner began working in the real estate industry in 1998, specializing in Client Trust Accounting and has had the opportunity to manage a diverse range of real estate types, including Class A office buildings, retail and light industrial projects in the Vancouver Metropolitan Area. She can be reached at (360) 735-1354 or


Innovative Services NW recently announced that Susan Veneruso has been promoted to vice president of Internal Operations. This position will add responsibility for facilities, risk management, IT and contracts to her former responsibilities of marketing, grants and systems/processes.

Veneruso has an MBA and a Master of Technology Management Degree from Washington State University Vancouver. She is a Leadership Clark County alumni, Class of 2016, and participates in Vistage, an advisory and executive coaching organization. She has three children in college and has lived in Vancouver for more than 20 years. She has been with Innovative almost 14 years and is passionate about the children, adults and families that Innovative serves.

Innovative Services NW is a Vancouver-based nonprofit whose mission is “Creating Opportunities. Achieving Results. Changing lives!” Innovative offers a continuum of services including early learning, child care and pediatric therapy for children; employment training and job support adults with disabilities or disadvantages; and intervention, education and support for foster youth and families.



Joanna Yorke is the managing editor of the Vancouver Business Journal. She has worked in the journalism field since 2010 after graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. Yorke worked at The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground for six years and then worked at and helped start