The John L. Scott Real Estate Awards were recently announced and the following local real estate brokers were recognized for their production in 2019:

Chairman's Circle - Tracy Franklin

President's Elite - Karie Rolen

President's Gold - Adam Franklin, Chantel Nelson

President’s - Randy Baldwin, Nicole Begin, Eric Russell

Emerald - Diana Batson, Emilia Furmanczyk

Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate has announced 2020 sales awards for its top-performing real estate brokers. The following brokers earned awards:

International Society of Excellence: Justin Skaar, Chelan

International President’s Circle: Adam Rynd, Chelan; Anita Day, Chelan; Dave Thomsen, Winthrop; Jessie Simmons, Chelan; Kathy Curtiss, Winthrop; Kathy Jo Porter, Chelan; Kim Skaar, Chelan; Perrin Cornell, Wenatchee

International Diamond Society: Betsy Loomis, Wenatchee; DeAnn Compton, Wenatchee; Debra Meehan, Chelan; JoAnna Holland, Wenatchee; Madie Warren, Chelan; Shannon Kraft, Wenatchee; Steven Ortolf, Chelan; Tana Wood, Wenatchee;

International Sterling Society: Andre Peters, Wenatchee; Annette Johnson, Wenatchee; Carol Ortolf, Chelan; Emily Gibson, Winthrop

Cartoonist Dan McConnell will have an original cartoon appear in the upcoming March issue of Reader's Digest magazine which is available in February.

Kim Dunbar has announced the relocation of her Edward Jones office in Chelan to 410 E. Woodin Ave. Dunbar has worked with Edward Jones for three years and serves investors in the Chelan Valley.

Kristen Taylor has qualified for Stifel Financial Corp’s 2021 Chairman’s Council. Taylor is senior vice president of investments with the Wenatchee Private Client Group office. Taylor was also named to Forbes 2021 Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list. The list spotlights more than 5,000 top-performing advisers selected from a pool of 32,725. Advisers were nominated by their firms then researched, interviewed and assigned rankings within their respective states. Taylor is a co-founder with the Taylor/Bryant Investment Group in Wenatchee.

Roxanne Bryant qualified for Stifel Financial Corp.’s 2021 President’s Council. Bryant is a senior vice president of investments with the Taylor/Bryant Investment Group and branch manager of Stifel’s Wenatchee Private Client Group office.

Blair McHaney, founder and owner of MXM and owner of WORX health clubs in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee, is featured for the cover article of Club Business International magazine by the IHRSA, International Health Racquet and Sports Clubs.

New faces, new jobs

Washington Trust Bank has added Lincoln Denny to its East Wenatchee office as vice president. Denny brings more than a dozen years of experience serving agricultural and commercial banking clients. Denny joins Washington Trust from Wells Fargo. Previously, he was a commercial relationship manager and credit analyst for American West Bank.

Emma Nielson has recently joined the team at Mike West Leavenworth Realty.

Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center has announced new members to its mediation center’s team:

Sydney Chestnut is the new marketing coordinator and will be providing marketing support for WVDRC as well as the state network of DRCs, Resolution Washington. Chestnut has a degree in journalism with a Certificate of Peace and Conflict Resolution and is currently working on her master's degree in international security and diplomacy.

Rosemary Perez-Valladares is the new intake specialist and has more than 10 years of experience providing intake and scheduling for dispute resolution. She is bilingual in Spanish and English.

— Cala Flamond, World staff

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