Washington Patriot Construction in Gig Harbor, has recently announced staff hires.
has joined Columbia Bank in downtown Tacoma as vice president, commercial banking. He will manage a portfolio of clients in the southern region of the Puget Sound. Martinez has more than 15 years of banking experience and received an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and has international work experience in Mexico and Canada. Previously he worked at Bank of the West in Seattle.
• The University Of Washington Tacoma School Of Nursing has recently honored
, advanced registered nurse practitioner with its 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award. She works at Franciscan Gynecologic Oncology Associates in Tacoma and was honored for her work as an expert clinician and leader within her medical practice and throughout the region.