South Sound Business People

▪  Child Care Aware of Washington, a Tacoma based nonprofit, has recently hired Robin Lester at its chief executive officer. Previously she was the CEO of Courage 360 (formerly known at Washington Women’s Employement and Education) and was director of legal services for the King County Bar Association. Lester has a bachelor’s degree from National University and a juris doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law.

The accounting firm Doty, Beardsley, Rosengren and Co., of Tacoma recently hired new staff.

▪  Alex Folger joins the firm as a staff accountant. He received his bachelor’s degree from the Washington State University.

▪  Sandra Mills is the new administrative assistant at the company. She is responsible for front desk administrative support and billing. She has a bachelor’s degrees from Washington State University.

Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer

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