Movers & Shakers: 3/14/2014

Daniel Cox

Cox has been at Riverview for nearly 12 years, advancing from a credit analyst to running credit administration.

“…Dan has made a major impact on our company,” said Ron Wysaske, president and COO of Riverview Community Bank. “He has been instrumental in dramatically reducing our problem credits, crafting new policies and improving the loan approval process to better serve our stakeholders. As a member of the executive management team, Dan’s input on the bank’s strategies and execution of the company’s business plan will be extremely valuable.”

A Clark County native, Cox graduated Summa Cum Laude from Washington State University Vancouver with a finance degree. He is also a past treasurer and endowment chair for the Washougal Schools Foundation and past board member of Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce.


Rebecca Reich has been promoted to officer manager of Vancouver Granite Works.

In her new role, Reich will be in charge of the office staff, client relations and order processing for the 93-year-old company. She started with Vancouver Granite Works as a part-time memorial designer.

“Rebecca has been with us since 2006 and has learned much about our industry and business,” said Joey Fuerstenberg, company president. “I am confident she is up to the task of helping us take Vancouver Granite Works to the next level.”

Reich, a graduate of Heritage High School, has a PLP degree from Everest College and is pursuing an associate’s degree at Clark College.

Vancouver Granite Works is a member of the Monument Builders of North America and the Pacific Northwest Monument Builders Association.


Dr. Lee Faver has joined the YWCA Clark County’s Board of Directors.

Faver is a licensed, board certified psychologist currently practicing at Orchards Family Medicine. He has a wealth of experience related to YWCA services including treating trauma and psychological difficulties associated with family violence and abuse, serving sexual minorities, youth and LGBTQ populations, and providing training for staff answering a domestic violence hotline.

YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.


The Clark County Historical Society has welcomed Shirley Gross and Sue Peabody to its Board of Directors.

Gross has worked in fund development in the nonprofit sector in Southwest Washington since 1996, working with organizations including Innovative Services NW, Children’s Home Society, Free Clinic of Southwest Washington, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington.

Currently, Gross serves as the associate director of development and planned giving for Legacy’s Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation. She is an active participant in the Rotary Club of Vancouver, the Northwest Giving Round Table, Estate Planning Council of Southwest Washington and the Nonprofit Network.

Peabody has taught history at Washington State University Vancouver since 1996. She currently serves as associate chair of history.

Peabody is also a writer who specializes in early modern French history, with one of her monographs having been selected as Outstanding Academic Book of 1997 by Choice. She has also written on reading and writing historical fiction and is currently working on two books and five articles for publication.

Peabody was nominated for Washington State University Vancouver Distinguished Woman of the Year in 2013.


The Clark County Board of County Commissioners recently appointed five new members of the Clark County Clean Water Commission.

The appointees are: Rob McKinney, president of SeaPort Airlines; David ?Meyer, who has a background in environmental, sustainability and health and safety practices; Dick Rylander, president and chief executive officer of Enject Inc.; Gary Schaeffer, former assistant to the director of Boeing customer services business development, The Boeing Co.; and Melanie Wheeler, Intake Unit, Clark County Juvenile Court.

The nine-member clean water advisory group makes recommendations to the Clark County Board of County Commissioners about services, policies and financing to meet federal and state requirements for water quality, including stormwater management.

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