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Notable new hires in South Sound

Mar 17, 2016 - 04:47 PM

Corey Weick has joined Timberland Bank as loan officer in the Pierce County market.  

Weick is a long-time resident of Tacoma and has over 30 years of real estate lending experience.  He is headquartered at the Tacoma branch where he originates consumer, construction and mortgage loans including FHA and VA.            

“I’m very pleased to join Timberland, a local, well-capitalized bank with a strong commitment to providing flexible lending solutions and excellent customer service,” stated Weick.     

A current board member for the Thurston County Bar Association, and past board of directors’ president for United Way, has joined the law firm of Phillips Burgess.

Trevor Zandell, who has been practicing law in the Olympia area for nearly a decade, has joined law firm Phillips Burgess. The newest member of the Phillips Burgess team will focus his practice in the areas of real estate, construction, landlord-tenant, and business law. 

“I could not be more pleased to be joining one of the most vibrant, fastest-growing local law firms,” Zandell said. “Phillips Burgess has a team of talented attorneys with a broad range of legal and industry experience in business, real estate, and environmental law. I am privileged and excited to add my civil litigation skills to the group.”

An associate attorney with Olympia’s Swanson Law Firm prior to assuming his new position, the Gonzaga University School of Law alumnus provided legal counsel to hundreds of individuals, families, and businesses, most of them Thurston County residents.

“Olympia is a thriving city with a diverse mix of business and governmental entities,” Zandell noted. “I have thoroughly enjoyed practicing here since 2007 and have every intention of calling Olympia home for the foreseeable future.”

TrueBlue, Inc. announced today that Stephen Robb and William Goings have been appointed to the company’s board of directors effective April 1, 2016.

Robb, 51, was named executive vice president and CFO of The Clorox Company in 2014 after serving as SVP and CFO. Prior to being named CFO, Robb served as VP of Global Finance. He joined Clorox in 1989 and is the senior executive responsible for strategic planning for the global company’s financial activities and investor relations. Since 2004, Robb has overseen The Clorox Company’s cost savings efforts, which have produced an average of $100 million in savings annually under his stewardship.

Goings, 58, has 34 years of global executive leadership experience in financial services, including banking and insurance. Goings most recently served as executive vice president, TD Bank Group and president, TD Insurance, which was the leading direct-to-consumer provider in Canada of insurance solutions. His international experience also includes serving as president of Genworth Financial’s life insurance operations and as CEO of GE Financial Insurance, Europe, a former subsidiary of GE Capital. 

Robb and Goings will fill two of the three seats on the board that have been held by longtime board members Tom McChesney, Gates McKibbin and Craig Tall, who are resigning and will not stand for re-election at the 2016 Annual Shareholders Meeting in May.

South Puget Sound Community College’s newest Board of Trustees appointee will be a familiar face to Olympia and Thurston County residents: former Olympia Mayor Doug Mah

Mah, appointed March 10 by Gov. Jay Inslee, replaces Trustee Brian Vance. Vance, CEO and President of Heritage Bank, served more than 10 years on the SPSCC Board of Trustees.

Mah is excited to join the Board of Trustees at SPSCC, citing his ongoing commitment to positive change within the community. He looks forward to expanding community connections to complement the ongoing work of the college and current Board. His first meeting will be April 5.

“I believe that community colleges are the cornerstone for building community and I am honored to be a small part of that work,” Mah said.

Mah owns Doug Mah & Associates, a full-service professional consulting firm based in Olympia.  He serves on the boards of the Washington State Employees Credit Union, the Thurston County Food Bank, and is currently Board of Trustees Chair for Capital Medical Center.  Mah is also a member of the Thurston Chamber of Commerce, Gateway Rotary Club, Bloodworks Northwest – Thurston Mason Advisory Council, and volunteers with the Olympia School District Education Foundation.  Mah served as Olympia Mayor from January 2008 through December 2011.

            

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