• Matt Tynan recently earned his architectural licenses in Colorado and Oregon and was promoted to Project Architect at Stemach Design and Architecture in Bend. He has been with the firm since July 2013 and most recently completed work on EartH20 Headquarters in Culver and Bend Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

• Gordon Welborn was recently named Lawyer of the Year for ethics and professional responsibility law in the 2015 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.” He is an attorney for civil defense law firm Hart Wagner LLP in Redmond.

• Steve Shropshire was listed in the 2014 edition of “Best Lawyers in America” for his natural resources and water law practices. He is a managing shareholder of Jordan Ramis PC and heads the firm’s office in Bend.

• Jenn Schaake joined Sunriver Realty as a broker. She holds a Resort and Second Home Property Specialist designation. Prior to becoming a licensed broker in Oregon, Schaake worked in the financial sector and title and escrow.

• Kristee Chick and Amy Clark were recently elected to the Newberry Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors. Chick is a retired senior vice president and commercial banking center manager with Umpqua Bank, and a member of Mt. Bachelor Rotary. Clark is the marketing manager for BBT Architects in Bend.