Movers & Shakers 8/12/2016

Jeff Pinneo


The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has named Jeffrey D. Pinneo as a trustee of the foundation. Pinneo will take the place of Dr. Lynwood W. Swanson on Sept. 1. Swanson will retire and become trustee emeritus after 29 years of Trustee service to the Murdock Trust.

Pinneo joins the Trust after his recent retirement as president and CEO of Medical Teams International. Prior to that, he served 29 years with Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air – nine years as president and CEO of Horizon.

In addition to his corporate and nonprofit leadership experience, Pinneo has served on a number of boards and advisory committees, including Seattle Pacific University School of Business, Washington State University School of Business, Pacific Continental Bank and the Seattle Hospitality Group.

“We are pleased to have a leader who understands the challenges and opportunities of the Northwest join our leadership to help steward our mission,” said John Castles, a Trustee at the Murdock Trust.

“I could not be more delighted to pass the baton to someone as capable as Jeff Pinneo,” added Swanson. The Murdock Trust was created from the estate of Melvin “Jack” Murdock, one of the co-founders of Tektronix.


Patty Carroll, co-founder of Vancouver-based Centrixity, has completed the required coursework and examination for The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator Accreditation.

The two-year accreditation signifies that Carroll offers expertise in delivering The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team program, which is dedicated to helping clients define and develop teamwork skills. The program was developed by Wiley Workplace Learning Solutions and author Patrick Lencioni.

Centrixity is a human capital consulting group that helps business leaders make hiring decisions, reduce employee turnover and improve company performance.


The Southwest Washington Contractors Association (SWCA) recently announced that Scott Campbell of Waste Connections Inc. has joined its board of directors.

Campbell has worked for Waste Connections for more than 22 years and currently serves as its governmental and community affairs manager. He also has 12 years of experience in industrial construction management.

“We are thrilled to have Scott join the SWCA leadership team,” said SWCA Executive Director Darcy Altizer. SWCA’s mission includes strengthening the workforce pipeline, training and educating future generations of leaders, and investing in community infrastructure in Southwest Washington.


The Northwest Association for Blind Athletes recently appointed Jonathan Nelson to its board of directors. Nelson is currently the communication specialist at the KMR Group Foundation.

“I’m honored to join the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes board and I look forward to working with this wonderful organization,” said Nelson in a press release.

Nelson will join other community leaders throughout the region in helping Northwest Association for Blind Athletes achieving its mission of providing life-changing opportunities through sports and physical activity to individuals who are blind and visually impaired.


Vancouver-based LSW Architects has added Kyle Rogers to its architectural team.

Rogers is a recent graduate from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he dedicated his last two years to the design of multiple humanitarian projects with the nonprofit Journeyman International.

As part of his experience at Journeyman International, Rogers acted as project manager and lead designer for a medical clinic in rural Jamaica as well as a film and media school within a South African township.


Michelle Weisenbach has been named market president for KeyBank in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

In her new role, Weisenbach is responsible for driving collaboration and coordination of KeyBank activities and resources in the region.

Weisenbach will continue to lead the commercial banking team, as she has done since joining the bank in June, 2014. She succeeds Market President Dave Lofland, who left the bank in May.

Her career in financial services spans 30 years in and around Portland, where she has held various positions at GMAC and U.S. Bank.

Weisenbach holds a bachelor’s degree in finance/management from the University of Oregon and is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School.


Pete Riedel has joined Davidson & Associates Insurance of Vancouver as a business producer.

Riedel, a Vancouver resident, received a bachelor of science degree in communications from Bemidji State University and has served as sergeant in the Oregon Army National Guard.

Davidson & Associates Insurance has served local businesses and individuals since 1990.


Three leaders of the local health care community have joined the board of directors of the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington. The new directors are Gena Bailey, J. Bruce Bell, MD and Kelly Smith, MD.

Gena BaileyBailey is senior director, dental care delivery for Kaiser Permanente. She has been with Kaiser since 1988, serving in a variety of managerial positions. She has a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership from George Fox University and a master’s in public administration from Washington State University Vancouver.

Bruce BellBell, a retired neurologist, worked with PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and was a founder of Vancouver Neurologists. He earned a bachelor’s degree in pre-medicine at Allegheny College and his doctor of medicine degree at Cornell Medical College.

Kelly SmithSmith has worked in medical oncology and hematology with PeaceHealth Medical Group since 2011.

She has a bachelor’s degree in biology and English from Stanford University and earned her doctor of medicine degree at the University of California, San Francisco. Smith has treated patients at the Free Clinic as a volunteer physician for the past four years.


Dawneen Dostert
Dawneen Dostert

Coldwell Banker Seal (CB Seal), a provider of real estate brokerage services in Washington and Oregon, has announced the hiring of two new brokers: Dawneen Dostert and Jennifer Hoffman.

Dostert will serve clients from the Coldwell Banker Seal – Vancouver West office. Hoffman will work out of the Coldwell Banker Seal – Vancouver East office. Both will provide real estate services to home buyers and sellers.

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