Robbie Williams joined Hydro Flask, of Bend, as senior e-commerce manager. Previously, Williams worked in the online marketing space for Road Runner Sports in San Diego.

Jason Valdez has been hired as retail marketing manager at Hydro Flask, of Bend. Valdez brings more than 20 years of experience in the outdoor, natural food and action sports industries at Whole Foods Market, Hurley International and Billabong.

Eric Molletta has been hired as creative project manager at Hydro Flask, of Bend. Molletta comes from Brown Bag Marketing, an integrated marketing agency in Atlanta, where he managed creative and strategic delivery for brands such as AT&T, Scientific Games and Piedmont Healthcare.

Casper Rubalcava joined Hydro Flask, of Bend, as field marketing manager. Rubalcava has more than 20 years experience in the outdoor and cycling industries, where he most recently served as the brand manager for Yakima Products.

Justin Taylor joined Hydro Flask, of Bend, as product design engineer. Previously, Taylor worked for SeeScan Incorporated in San Diego.

Wes Conner has been hired as operations business analyst at Hydro Flask, of Bend. Conner spent the past six years at Rejuvenation, the lighting division of Williams-Sonoma.

Adryon Wong joined Hydro Flask, of Bend, as executive assistant. Previously, Wong worked at telecommunications company BendBroadband.

Tiffany Blanchet has been hired as senior human resources manager at Hydro Flask, of Bend. Blanchet brings more than seven years of experience in hands-on and strategic HR duties. Prior to Hydro Flask, Blanchet worked at Pacific Cycle in Madison, Wisconsin.

Tamara Crawford has joined Tetherow Resort as controller. Crawford previously worked for BendBroadband, Pahlisch Homes and two public accounting firms in the Portland area where she earned a CPA license.

David Lenke has been hired as hotel general manager of Tetherow Lodges in Bend. A native of Central Oregon, Lenke began his hotel career as a bellman at Sunriver Resort.

Rebecca Lawton of Sonoma, California, has been chosen as the 2015 winner of the Waterston Desert Writing Prize. Lawton will be honored at a June reading and reception at the High Desert Museum in Bend.

Peggy Lee Combs is the top listing agent of 2014 for John L. Scott Real Estate Bend. Combs also received the President’s Award from John L. Scott Real Estate Bend.

Sandy Anderson has been promoted to customer account enthusiast for Straw Propeller Gourmet Foods in Redmond.

Roger Lee , executive director of Economic Development for Central Oregon, won the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the Bend Chamber of Commerce’s 26th annual Star Awards for Greatness and Excellence event April 10.