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Around The Table: McKinstry Co. and Avista

March 28th, 2019

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. In this edition, we shine the spotlight on McKinstry Co. and Avista. McKinstry Celebrates Women in Construction Week Earlier this month, Seattle-based McKinstry Co. published three blog posts celebrating women and the role they play in building innovation in the construction industry. “At McKinstry, we aspire to a world… Read more

Around The Table: Gary S. Kaplan Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

March 13th, 2019

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. In this edition, we shine the spotlight on Virginia Mason, Wells Fargo, and Boeing. Gary S. Kaplan Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. Gary S. Kaplan, chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason, is being honored with the 2019 Leaders in Health Care Lifetime Achievement Award from Seattle Business Magazine…. Read more

Around The Table: Port Blakely, Laird Norton, Avista, Boeing

February 13th, 2019

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. In this edition, we shine the spotlight on Port Blakely Co., Laird Norton Co., Avista, and Boeing. Port Blakely and Laird Norton Recognized by Puget Sound Business Journal Congratulations to René Ancinas, CEO of Port Blakely Co. and Jeff Vincent, CEO of Laird Norton Co. for receiving Family Business… Read more

Around the Table: Alaska Airlines, PNNL, Washington Federal

January 16th, 2019

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. In this edition, we shine the spotlight on Alaska Airlines, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Washington Federal. Alaska Airlines Hires 10,000th Washington Employee, Plans to Add 3,000 More in 2019 Alaska Airlines is announced this week that Alaska welcomed its 10,000th Washington state employee this November. The company also announced plans… Read more

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