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November 10, 2022



Mutual of Enumclaw, a Washington-based insurance company, has expanded its management team with the addition of two executives in the company’s underwriting and customer service divisions. As Chief Member Experience Officer, Jerel Titus brings 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. He will be responsible for overseeing claims, marketing and member services. Jerel most recently served as Vice President of Operations at Prudential Financial. As the new Director of Underwriting at Mutual of Enumclaw, Nick Sinkus brings over 18 years of insurance industry experience to his new role overseeing enterprise-wide underwriting and product organization for the Personal, Commercial and Agricultural lines. Sinkus most recently served as Vice President of Personal Lines at Mutual of Enumclaw. Prior to joining Mutual of Enumclaw, he held various positions at Travelers. Mutual of Enumclaw operates in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Wyoming and Montana.

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Alexandre Superfin joined Ultra Safe Nuclear as Senior Vice President, Project Development. Superfin will advance projects including site characterization, site-specific engineering and ensuring that nuclear power plant license applications are submitted to nuclear regulators around the world. He brings 40 years of experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors, managing major projects in North America, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. Superfin’s previous role as President of Nuclear Energy at Worley involved the development and oversight of nuclear projects globally, including consulting and engineering for new large and small nuclear projects. modular reactors. Ultra Safe Nuclear is headquartered in Seattle.

Bellevue-based SirionLabs has announced that contract automation platform Zendoc has joined the Sirion team. This expansion further reinforces Sirion’s commitment to artificial intelligence applications in improving contract lifecycle management (CLM) as a category. Through the acquisition of Zendoc, Sirion is also establishing a Center of Excellence (CoE) in Nice, France, located in the heart of the region known as Europe’s Silicon Valley. This new European Center of Excellence joins a recently established Sirion Center of Excellence in Toronto as the company continues to grow just months after its $85 million Series D funding round in May led by Partners Group. Co-founder and CEO of Zendoc Laurent Lathieyre will assume the role of Sirion Post-Signature Application Manager.

Aegis Living is already a prolific developer of senior housing projects in our state, California and Nevada. Now he’ll lend his expertise to other developers with his new Aegis Development division. Founder and CEO dwayne clark said in a statement: “A key element of this mission, and of our success, is the purpose-built development and design process we deploy for each new building. We’ve been asked to share these best practices for years, and I’m glad to see Aegis Development helping others create the high-quality housing and care environments older people need and deserve. The main company Adam Clark, Brian Palmore and Jeanna Korbas will occupy a prominent place in the new consulting branch. Meanwhile, currently under construction, the Aegis projects in Ballard and Five Corners (near Laurelhurst, pictured) are both set to open in early 2024. Aegis now has three dozen communities in its portfolio.


Urban Renaissance Group recently announced that Bill Leedom will join the company as Senior Director of Development. He moves from Talon Private Capital, where he was closely associated with his Kirkland Urban project. His new role will also overlap Touchstonesubsidiary of URG. Joe Polito of Touchstone said in a statement, “Many of us at URG have known and worked with Bill for many years. His experience allows us to immediately connect him to our existing development pipeline and grow that pipeline. »

Brian Ward joined Broadmark real estate capital in February as CEO and member of the board of directors. (He then moved from Trimont Real Estate Advisors.) And now, quite unexpectedly, he came out. Jeff Pyatt returns to his former role as interim CEO. From the company David Karp said in a statement: “We thank Brian for his contributions to Broadmark and wish him well in his future endeavours.” He further cited “the rapidly changing economic forces in and around our industry”. A new CEO search effort is already underway. Still acting, Kevin Luebbers will serve as chairman. And constantly, Jonathan Hermes will be promoted to chief financial officer next month.

Developer great expectations and Jackson’s Main Architecture plan the 199 units House Cornus in downtown Tacoma. Through an LLC, the developer acquired the corner property at 2502 Pacific Ave. two years ago, paying around $670,000. Now, JLL has announced that its capital markets team recently secured a $34.8 million construction loan for the project, which will be built by Rush. JLL’s Kaden Eichmeier and Jacques Davidson obtained the financing, from an anonymous national bank and an LLC associated with Strategic capital of Stonehill from Atlanta. This latter money comes in the form of a PACE loan; this acronym stands for Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy. Eichmeier said in a statement, “The development will also utilize Pierce County’s newly approved PACE program, a program built around incentives for energy-efficient development and investment.” Completion is expected by fall 2024, at a site just steps from Tacoma Link (aka the T line) and Tacoma Dome station, served by the Sounder train.

Alternative investor USG Realty Capital is based in Santa Barbara and Silverdale. The firm announced earlier this month that Audrey Kamin, whose eponymous consulting firm is based in Tacoma, will lead its independent advisory board and become the director of business development. Founder of USG Greg Genovese said in a statement, “Audrey is an industry colleague whom I have known and admired for many years, and she is one of the most respected financial markets professionals in the investment industry. alternative. Audrey’s experience and expertise will be very important in helping us establish ourselves on more equity investment platforms. Kamin has three decades of experience in the field. She said in a statement, “It’s very important to me to work with product sponsors like USG Realty Capital who put their customers first.”

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