•  The legal firm of Gordon Thomas Honeywell in Tacoma, has recently hired

Daniel Richards

as a new associate. He will focus his practice on employment law, civil rights, commercial litigation and insurance defense. Richards earned his law degree from the University of Washington School of Law where he was a managing editor for the Washington Law Review and member of the Moot Court Honor Board. He received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and was judicial extern to judge Robert Lasnit, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.


Jeffrey Klein

has been named executive director for Sound Outreach in Tacoma, a nonprofit that addresses poverty from a social justice angle with community development. He has 20 years experience most recently serving for five years as development director at Emergency Food Network. He is an active member is several local nonprofit organizations.


Sharon Snuffin,

president of Snuffin’s Catering in Gig Harbor, was named the best caterer in Washington State by The Knot, an online site for wedding resources and planning. Winners were chosen by couples on The Knot Wedding Network.

Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer

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