Stacey Stemach of Ambient Architecture in Bend is now licensed to practice architecture in Arizona. Stemach is also licensed in Oregon and Washington and is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design accredited. Travis Smith, also of Ambient Architecture, and Stemach both recently earned designations as Earth Advantage Commercial Project Trustees, making Ambient an EAC Preferred Partner.
Matthew Lankins has joined John L. Scott Real Estate in Redmond. Lankins’ background includes law enforcement, commercial aviation, flight instruction, college instruction and military service. He has both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in criminal justice.
Julie Miller, executive vice president and Oregon regional manager of Bank of the Cascades, has joined the Economic Development for Central Oregon board of directors.
Dan Hickmond has joined Hunter Properties in Bend as a broker. Hickmond has a background in the practice of kung fu and tai chi.
Stacey Dodson, regional president for U.S. Bank in Central and Eastern Oregon, has been recognized by American Banker magazine in its “Most Powerful Women in Banking" annual issue.
Bobbie Strome was named top listing agent for the month of September at John L. Scott Real Estate in Redmond. Noah von Borstel and Strome were both named top sales agents for September.
Stephanie AAnderson Stroup, of Twist Cocktail Catering Co., is the new president of the BNI Cascade Business Alliance team in Bend. Melanie Boeddeker, of Deschutes County Title, is the new vice president and Simon Thomas, of Precision Body and Paint, is the new secretary/treasurer.
Brenna Hasty has joined Rosell Wealth Management in Bend. Hasty is a financial specialist, is Series 6 and 63 Securities licensed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, is life insurance licensed in Oregon and is a notary. She has a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Oregon University and previously worked as a licensed personal banker at JPMorgan Chase Bank.
Aaron and Rebecca Borror, of Terrebonne, are ranked second-largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Oregon. They recorded 308 head of Angus with the American Angus Association for 2012.
Communicators Plus Toastmasters Club newly elected officers are: President, Jamie Ross, transcript/degree evaluator at Central Oregon Community College; VP Education, Fredrick Moore, natural resource specialist at the Department of Environmental Quality; VP Membership, Jordan Xiao, chemist at Bend Research; VP Public Relations, Mandy Watkins, bookkeeper at Plus Property Management; Secretary/Treasurer, Cheri Redgrave; and Sergeant at Arms, Bill Martin.