South Sound Business People

Michelle Dee Graham
Michelle Dee Graham

▪  Michelle Dee Graham, CEO of Graham & Graham Eldercare Consultants in Tacoma, has been elected as vice president of the board for a new association, The National Placement & Referral Alliance, representing senior/eldercare referral and placement agents nationwide. The association has set initiatives: families have rights, agents for a fair marketplace, best practices and national certification. Go to for more information.

▪  Travis Bride and his company, South Hill Satellite, has been designated the only Premier Local Retailer for DISH in Washington. The designation is considered the company’s highest honor for businesses that demonstrate excellence in performance and customer experience. Through a highly selective process, South Hill Satellite is in the top 5 percent of authorized DISH retailers

Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer

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