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Jeffrey Bridgford, vice president and commercial banking relationship manager, and Blair Sundell, assistant vice president and commercial banking relationship manager, have earned U.S. Bank's Pinnacle Award, the company's highest employee achievement honor.

Bridgford and Sundell were among the top 10 percent of employees nationwide to earn U.S. Bank's award. This is the second time Bridgford and Sundell have earned the award.


TouchPoint Networks president Gary Gonzalez has been named to Technology Assurance Group's advisory board, known as the Members' Action Team. Technology Assurance Group is an international organization of independently owned, unified communications and business technology companies collectively representing nearly $350 million in products and services in the technology industry.

Advisory board members are elected based on their experience and success as a unified communications business technology solutions provider.


Dustin Poland has joined the Kosmatka Donnelly & Co., accounting staff. Poland comes to KDCO with 14 years of accounting and financial experience, having worked previously as an accounting manager at Pacific Retirement Services, and before that as an audit manager for Lithia Motors and a Financial Research Associate at Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors.

Poland earned his Bachelor of Science degree in finance and insurance at Penn State University. He attained a post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting from Southern Oregon University.


Dr. Megan Frost, general surgery, has joined Asante Physician Partners — General and Colorectal Surgery in Grants Pass. She joins surgeons Aaron Martin and Scott Nelson to provide general surgery to patients at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center.

Frost earned her medical degree at University of Kansas Medical School in 2006 and has been in residency at Oregon Health and Sciences University Department of Surgery since 2006. She served in the OHSU Grants Pass Rural Surgical Fellowship at Three Rivers Medical Center and has chosen to return to Grants Pass for her surgical career.

She earned her master's of public health from the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, in 2011. She is board-eligible in general surgery and a member in good standing with the Association of Academic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.

Frost is accepting new patients. For an appointment or more information, call 541-479-6777.

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