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‘What’s in Store for the Future of Seabrook’ to be presented at Business Forum Lunch

This month’s Business Forum Lunch, hosted by Greater Grays Harbor Inc., will take place on April 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rotary Log Pavilion in Aberdeen. A representative from Seabrook will be providing an update on its recent developments and expansions over the past few years.

Since its establishment in 2004, Seabrook has grown tremendously. Jaclyn Stevenson, retail property manager, will be the guest speaker at the luncheon. Her presentation will provide an update on current projects and activities, including their vacation rental properties and home sales, neighborhood, park and amenity additions and their new Main Street expansion (home to future restaurants and retail stores).

“Seabrook is continuously adding and contributing to the economic vitality of the region,” states Dru Garson, CEO at GGHI. “The April Business Forum Lunch will provide greater insight into the current and future plans of this transformative community.”

The cost of the event is $20 for GGHI members and $30 for non-members. Lunch is included and will be catered by Aloha Alabama. Please contact Candie Gleason at 360-532-7888 or candie@graysharbor.org to reserve your seat by no later than Wednesday, April 17.

Promotions announced at Timberland Bank

Michael R. Sand, president and CEO of Timberland Bank recently announced the promotion of eight Grays Harbor employees.

• Dan Olsen was promoted to senior vice president. Olsen joined Timberland in 2005 and serves as a loan officer in Timberland’s Hoquiam office, specializing in conventional, FHA, USDA and VA lending. Olsen serves on the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of Grays Harbor. He is a graduate of Washington State University.

• Nancy Bryson was promoted to vice president. Bryson has been with Timberland for 21 years and serves as the commercial and consumer loan documentation assistant manager. Bryson is a board member of the Aberdeen Lions Club and is a lifelong resident of Grays Harbor.

• Nancy Wood was promoted to vice president. She has been with Timberland for 30 years and serves as the residential loan manager at the Bank’s Hoquiam branch.

• Tonya Nelson was promoted to vice president. Nelson is the deposit operations district manager and branch operations supervisor at Timberland’s downtown Aberdeen branch. She joined Timberland in June 2016 and had previously been employed by Bank of America in its downtown Aberdeen location.

• Amara Sundberg was promoted to assistant vice president. Sundberg joined Timberland in 2011 and has served as a customer service representative at Timberland’s downtown Aberdeen branch, float teller for all Timberland Bank locations and lead teller at the Montesano branch. Sundberg currently serves as a deposit operations support specialist and is based out of the bank’s administrative building in Hoquiam.

• Holly Duffy was promoted to assistant vice president. Duffy joined Timberland in 2016 and serves as a marketing and data coordinator. Duffy is a graduate of the University of Portland.

• Ian Carey was promoted to assistant vice president. Carey joined Timberland in 2015 and serves as the payments manager, overseeing the bank’s call center, online banking department and debit card functions. Carey volunteers with Feed the Hungry.

• Toni MacMillan was promoted to assistant vice president. MacMillan joined Timberland in 2003 and serves as the branch operations manager at the South Aberdeen branch. Macmillan volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and Relay for Life of Grays Harbor.

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