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Russ Fugazzi and Laurie Johnson have joined the staff at Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center on Biddle Road. Fugazzi worked more than 10 years in general practice before completing his board certification through an internship in Loveland, Colo., and Washington State University. Fugazzi developed a special interest in animal orthopedics, oncologic surgery and minimally invasive surgeries. Most recently he worked in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Fugazzi and colleague Steve Ferreira are the only board-certified surgeons between Eugene and Redding, Calif.  Johnson is an emergency room doctor. Most recently, she operated her own practice in Brookings. Her interests include small-animal medicine, equine reproduction and soft-tissue surgery. They can be reached at 541-282-7711.

Lisa Castro is now a residential loan officer at Banner Bank. Castro has nine years of banking experience, including mortgage lending. She was previously a wholesale loan coordinator for Washington Federal for more than two years. Before that, Castro was a relationship banker with Union Bank for five years. She will focus on assisting individuals and families with traditional, refinance and construction mortgages. She is located at the Crater Lake branch, 3369 Crater Lake Highway. She can be reached at 541-282-5265.

Chase Frei, Robert Frey and Carrie Zippi have been named partners at the Jacksonville office of Ashland Partners. Frei has been with the firm for nearly eight years and is a graduate of the Gonzaga University School of Business. He is a chartered financial analyst and alternative investment analyst. Frey earned a bachelor's in information technology from Oregon Institute of Technology in 2004. He joined Ashland Partners in 2007, becoming the firm's technology director in October 2015. Zippi is a Southern Oregon University graduate. She joined the firm as a verifier in 2005. She was promoted to manager in July 2011 and to senior manager in September 2014.

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Dr. Russ Fugazzi
Robert Frey