People in business
Flora Bishop, Linda Datz, Barbara Oldfield and Sarah Swale
will open a new office of Raymond James Financial Services in Ashland on Jan. 1.
Raymond James is a full service financial brokerage firm. The four financial planners, who have been working together for several years, will be moving into one of the new offices at the corner of Oak and Hersey streets, next to the Furniture Depot.
The telephone number is 488-6768.
has been named branch manager for the Medford office of Countrywide Home Loans Inc., 1250 Biddle Road, Suite C. The phone number is (800) 747-1871.
Towery is on the affiliate committee of the Medford/Ashland Board of Realtors and has worked in the mortgage industry for four years.
He will be originating and underwriting home loans as well as overseeing the Medford branch.
and Al Coder
have joined Hale Signs of Medford.
Goodwin is the company's creative director and has more than 25 years experience in the design industry. Coder is sales manager and has extensive sales experience, according to the company.
Kevin Michael Cope
of Medford has been named an agent for the Country Companies insurance group. He recently completed the group's school for new agents. He can be reached at his office, 2481 Crater Lake Highway, Medford. The telephone number is 772-5371.
Marion Johnston, an escrow assistant with Crater Title Insurance, will service as assistant director of the Pro Club, a professional referral organization, for 2000.
has been named manager for the Cost Cutters Family Care salon in the Delta Center, which is across Lear Way from Crater Lake Plaza.
Sadoff has more than 15 years experience in the industry.
Nisha Karen Gida
and Sharon Laskos, R.N., have joined the staff of the Body Analysis Clinic.
Gida, a graduate of Southern Oregon University, was previously marketing coordinator for Parrish Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery Center. She will be office manager and marketing coordinator for Body Analysis. Laskos, a graduate of Seattle Pacific University, was recently on staff at the SOU health center.
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