Movers & Shakers 04/03/16
Northrim Bank announced the hiring of AVP Assistant Electronic Channel Delivery Manager James Beasley and VP Systems and Network Manager Ryan Caldwell. Beasley joins Northrim with nearly 10 years of electronic banking experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University and an MBA from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Caldwell joins Northrim with almost 13 years of IT experience. He worked as the Information Systems manager at JBER while he was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army and was a senior project manager for a local IT company following his military service. Caldwell holds bachelor’s degrees in business management and management information systems from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in computer information systems from University of Maryland University College. He also holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification.
Lauren Rocco recently joined McDowell Group’s Anchorage office as a senior analyst and project manager. Prior to joining McDowell Group, she directed the Alaska Humanities Forum’s Rose Cross-Cultural Exchange programs. Her professional experience includes conducting research for the Cook Inlet Tribal Council and Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor; leading experiential leadership courses for the National Outdoor Leadership School; and supporting the U.S. Antarctic Program at Amundsen-Scott and McMurdo stations. Rocco holds a master’s degree in digital media and education from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in Government from Dartmouth College.
Professional Growth Systems added Theo Hunt to the consulting team. Hunt attained her MBA from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2005. She has spent the last 10 years implementing process improvement and project management tools and her work recently culminated with her being awarded a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. During her tenure at Southcentral Foundation, Hunt worked on the management team that implemented a unified, campus-wide Electronic Health Record System for 36 different solutions in over 43 health care clinics, which was awarded the Project Excellence Award. She also supported the successful site visit and the winning of the 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.