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Guild Mortgage Promotes Bellevue’s Gemma Currier to Vice President; Will Lead National Retail Sales Operations

Gemma Currier VP Guild MortgageCurrier will oversee Guild’s sales technology, sales training and development, retail administration and project management functions

San Diego-based Guild Mortgage, one of the fastest-growing independent mortgage lending companies in the country, has promoted Gemma Currier to vice president of national retail sales operations to oversee the company’s sales technology, sales training and development, retail administration and project management.

In her expanded role, Currier will direct 25 employees, managing product guidance for sales technology, retail meeting and event programs, training and development initiatives, retail onboarding processes and special projects to improve retail operations. She will also oversee the development of a new CRM, lead management and marketing automation platform that will be integrated with Guild’s proprietary sales systems. Currier reports to Barry Horn, executive vice president of national production. Continue Reading

Boost Your Productivity With Rebecca Howard

There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time is key. As someone who’s been self-employed since the age of 23, Bella Bambino founder Rebecca Howard knows the ins and outs of fostering productivity. Inheriting her late husband’s business put her face to face with plenty of challenges, but with an eye… Continue Reading

Michael Ann Thomas New Tech Practice Chair at APCO

Michael Ann Thomas, former Edelman executive who led the firm’s Health Technology offering, has joined APCO Worldwide as Technology Practice chairwoman for North America. Thomas is responsible for all Technology Practice strategy and execution for North America, expanding and evolving APCO’s global technology presence. “Today traditional enterprises are technology-enabled companies that want to provide immersive… Continue Reading

CITC Hires Mandy Jones as New Apprenticeship Records Assistant

Mandy Jones Joins CITC in Bellevue The Construction Industry Training Council of Washington (CITC) has hired Mandy Jones as its new apprenticeship program assistant and promoted Blanca Lizaola who previously held that position to mechanical coordinator for the CITC apprenticeship programs of HVAC, Sheet Metal and Plumbing. Mandy Jones is now responsible for ensuring that… Continue Reading

Top Female Poker Players Making a Living Off Gambling

In today’s day and age, you can make money off of virtually everything, even poker, if you are good at it. Although in gambling, many often way that the house has the edge, things are a little different with poker. Instead of playing against the casino, you are pitting your skills and luck against other… Continue Reading

Wells Fargo names Karen Fluegge regional vice president of Bellevue Middle Market Commercial Banking

Karen Fluegge New VP at Bellevue Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Middle Market Commercial Banking recently announced that Karen Fluegge has been promoted to regional vice president of the Bellevue Middle Market Commercial Banking region. Her team serves eastern King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, and San Juan counties. Karen Fluegge succeeds Don Grant, a 39-year Wells Fargo… Continue Reading

AT&T Names Rebecca Petersen New Lincoln Square Retail Store Manager in Bellevue

AT&T today announced that Rebecca Petersen is now managing the company’s retail store at Lincoln Square in Bellevue, Washington. Petersen will manage 13 employees and focus on delivering a leading customer experience and strengthen the store’s relationship with the Bellevue community. “From the initial purchase to ongoing service interactions, we are focused on providing an unparalleled… Continue Reading

Silva receives University of Washington Bothell’s 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award

Janelle Silva, Ph.D., is the recipient of the University of Washington Bothell’s 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award. Silva is an assistant professor of community psychology in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.  The selection committee was impressed with the number of former students who nominated Silva for the award.  “The common theme was the inspiration… Continue Reading

YouTube Marketing Made Easy with Stacia Kennedy March 31st

By Stacia Kennedy Are you looking to get your product or service in front of more people? Have you considered using Video to reach a larger audience? Did you know that 93% of consumers start their search online? And wouldn’t it be great if YOUR video was the first thing Google displayed in search results?… Continue Reading

Amazon Reverses Position on Pay Equity Fight, Shareholder Resolution to Be Withdrawn

After Initially Opposing Resolution at SEC and Losing Fight, Amazon Responds to Shareholder Pressure and Now Says It Is Addressing Gender Pay Gap Online retailing giant Amazon.com is now the third major US tech company this year to commit to gender pay equity.  As a result, a shareholder resolution filed by Arjuna Capital and Baldwin Brothers… Continue Reading