People in Business
May Ann Amann
has joined the staff of Cascade Earth Sciences as a hydrogeologist. Amann has worked for more than seven years in the field. Her background includes working on a vineyard in California and a vegetable farm in Oregon.
She has taught English in Japan and served as messenger for the Wisconsin Legislature. Amann received her bachelor's degree from Oregon State University and a graduate degree in hydrogeology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
has been recognized by Coldwell Banker Commercial, Mt. West Real Estate, LLC as the company's top sales producer. Jim Gray
was recognized for top listings.
and Leo P. Casper
Jr. have joined Coldwell Banker Commercial real estate.
Hand joins the staff as a new sales associate. She has worked with Coldwell Banker Mt. West Residential for the last four and a half years.
Her expertise includes sales and leasing of commercial and investment real estate properties.
Casper joins the staff as personal assistant for commercial broker.
He will be responsible for maintaining the database, advertising and developing fliers, managing and maintaining transactions, listings and office files. Casper previously worked as a grocery store manager, care provider, property manager, bookkeeper, and as an assistant appraiser.
Avista Advantage, an affiliate of Avista Corp., announced the addition of Lisa Metcalfe
and Richard Schwartz
to its staff.
Metcalfe has been appointed as the company's vice president and chief technology officer. Schwartz has been appointed as vice president of business development.
As chief technology officer, Metcalfe is responsible for directing and managing the continued evolution of the Avista Advantage intelligence system.
She comes to Avista from Washington Gas Light Co., where she served as vice president and chief information officer and supervised the delivery of energy services.
As vice president of business development, Schwartz is responsible for directing the company's expansion efforts through new business opportunities and alliances.
He brings to Avista Advantage more than 15 years experience in the information technology industry.
— Compiled from staff reports