John LaVoie has been named assistant vice president and business banking relationship manager for KeyBank in Southern Oregon. Before joining Key, he was a credit solutions and business relationship manager for eight years with Umpqua Bank. Before that he owned and operated several businesses in Minnesota and Oregon.
LaVoie has served on nonprofit and community boards, including The Chamber of Medford/Jackson County, the Boys & Girls Club and the Craterian Theater. He is past president of the Medford Rogue Rotary and the Medford Cruise Association.
Richard Boyles of InnSight Hotel Management Group was named Innkeeper of the Year by the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association. InnSight operates five area hotels: Courtyard Medford Airport, Fairfield Inn & Suites Medford, SpringHill Suites, TownePlace Suites and Holiday Inn Express in Central Point. Boyles is co-founder and president of InnSight Hotel Management Group.
Jackson Jones, a volunteer director for 44 years at Rogue Federal Credit Union, was named Northwest Credit Union Foundation's Volunteer of the Year for his outstanding service and leadership in the credit union movement.
A volunteer at the $573 million credit union since 1967, Jones will receive the Summit Award in October at the Northwest Credit Union Association's annual business meeting in Vancouver, Wash.
Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice has named nonprofit health care consultant and grant program manager Susan Hearn as its executive director.
In collaboration with Choosing Options, Honoring Options, Hearn helped secure a $93,000 grant to educate community members and health care providers about advance-care planning. She is program manager for the grant.
Hearn previously was an independent medical marketing consultant, senior pharmaceutical consultant and community liaison for Asante Home Care & Hospices Services. She has a bachelor's degree in marketing and management from the University of Oregon and a master's in management with an aging services certificate from Southern Oregon University.
Wells Fargo's Business Banking Group has appointed Lorena Cagle as a senior business relationship manager and vice president. Cagle works with Southern Oregon companies with annual sales between $2 million and $20 million.
She has more than 28 years of experience in banking and customer service, joining Wells Fargo in 2001. For the past 11 years, she has worked as a senior business relationship manager in Colorado and Montana. Cagle has served as the secretary-treasurer of the RiverStone Health Foundation for the past four years. She can be reached at 541-857-8698.
State Sen. Alan Bates, D-Medford, is one of 11 "health care revolutionaries" honored by the Oregon Business Association for his role in improving Oregon's health care system. The Statesman of the Year Awards will be presented Oct. 12 at the Oregon Convention Center.
David de Wey has joined Hue & Cry Inc., a home and business security provider in California and Oregon. He will handle security systems, fire alarms, security camera surveillance systems, and access control systems sales in Jackson and Josephine counties. He can be reached 541-622-5491.
Rick Saul has been named development director for the Mt. Ashland Ski Area, and Mike Dadaos has been appointed public relations director. Saul has been snowsports and marketing director for more than 13 years. He will establish annual fundraising programs, including corporate sponsorships, planned giving, grants and capital campaigns. Dadaos has 22 years of media experience, primarily in cable television operations. He will manage Mt. Ashland's social media efforts and media sponsorships.