On the move: Unmacht named chief operating officer at REI
Notable hires and promotions.
Brian Unmacht was promoted to chief operating officer at REI, where he will oversee retail, e-commerce, merchandising, private brands, information technology and supply chain.
Unmacht started at REI in 1986 as a store supervisor and has held a number of leadership positions at the Kent-based outdoor gear and apparel retailer.
Unmacht also serves as first vice chairman on the board of directors for the Outdoor Industry Association.
Banking: James Doolittle was hired as a senior investment strategist at Wells Fargo Private Bank, Seattle.
Commercial real estate: Tim Chin joined Kidder Mathew's Bellevue office as a vice president.
Construction: Dan Beason, Mark Mershon and Bob Paddock were promoted to senior superintendents at Skanska USA, Seattle.
Health care: Jon Areitio was named senior sales executive for third-party administrators at First Choice Health, Seattle.
Law: Lee Marchisio and Rylan Weythman joined Foster Pepper, Seattle. Krista Nelson joined Mills Meyers Swartling, Seattle.
Marketing: Melissa Durfee Davis was named media director at GreenRubino, Seattle.
Nonprofits: Gloria Hatcher-Mays was hired as executive director of the Home Care Association of Washington and the Alliance for Healthy Communities at Melby, Cameron and Anderson, Edmonds.
Resorts: Connie Krause was appointed director of sales at Salish Lodge & Spa, Snoqualmie.
Seafood: Michael DeCaro was named national sales representative at Sea Delight in Seattle.
Social services: Trina Gadsden was named executive director of Youth in Focus, Seattle.
Technology: Brett Helsel was appointed senior vice president of engineering operations at Apptio, Bellevue.
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