Megan Wellinghoffhas joined Bend Spay and Neuter Project as executive director. Wellinghoff has been involved with the project and with animal welfare in Central Oregon for the past five years. She has experience with a spay and neuter provider in Austin, Texas, and has a bachelor’s degree in management from Indiana University.
Kim DeLashmutt, of Redmond, has been elected as a delegate to the 129th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates in Louisville, Ky. DeLashmutt is one of 330 Angus breeders who have been elected to represent their state at the annual meeting.
Emily Struck Freed, Summer Oman and Sara Laudenslayer, of Steele Associates Architects in Bend, have passed their testing for Earth Advantage Commercial Project Trustee Accreditation. The three are LEED AP design professionals, and this accreditation means they have the technical knowledge, strategies and tools needed to act as project trustees in the Preferred Partner Program for commercial building certification.
Ken Renner has joined Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty. Renner will be working with buyers and sellers of residential and investment real estate in Bend, Sunriver and other areas of Central Oregon.
Susan Massey has joined SCORE as a volunteer counselor. SCORE is a nonprofit organization of executives who mentor small business owners. Massey has been a self-employed CPA for more than 20 years, providing accounting, tax and consulting services to small businesses. She co-owned several businesses and was a certified valuation analyst and provided advisory and litigation support services. She has a bachelor’s degree in physics from Emory University and a master of taxation degree from Georgia State University.
Linda Zivney, of Zivney Financial Group LLC and Raymond James Financial Services Inc., recently completed the Advanced Estate Planning Institute program at the Raymond James Institute of Finance. The three-day program is on developing strategies and recognizing opportunities within the estate planning, philanthropy and wealth management process to serve the needs of clients.