Young Professionals

Young Professional 2019: Marcus Aranda

Marcus Aranda, Project coordinator for Veolia Nuclear Solutions Federal Services Age and hometown: 32, Pasco How long have you worked at Veolia? 4 years Describe your company: Veolia Nuclear Solutions Federal Services specializes in the facility clean up and treatment of radioactive waste. Specifically at the 222-S Laboratory, VNSFS performs the analytical services production functions.…

Young Professional 2019: Dee Boyle

Dee Boyle, Brand strategist at BrandCraft Marketing in Kennewick Age and hometown: 25, Pasco How long have you worked at BrandCraft Marketing? 2 years Describe your company: BrandCraft Marketing is a growth marketing firm driven by performance. We believe in well-thought strategy and execute with unrivaled marketing services through our team that contains vast and…

Young Professional 2019: Meaghan Brooks

Meaghan Brooks, Mobile branch financial service specialist at HAPO Community Credit Union Age and hometown: 37, Richland How long have you worked at HAPO? 1 year, 3 months Describe your company: HAPO is definitely not a bank. We are a proud credit union that puts our members first. Our primary focus is to offer products…

Young Professional 2019: Ellicia Elliott

Ellicia Elliott, Artistic director and co-founder of The Rude Mechanicals Age and hometown: 39, Kennewick How long have you worked for The Rude Mechanicals? 6 years Job title: Artistic director, co-founder of The Rude Mechanicals, as well as an adjunct professor at Walla Walla University teaching theater classes and directing the fall play, “Ada and…

Young Professional 2019: Brandon Lange

Brandon Lange, Recreation, facility and marketing supervisor for the City of Kennewick Age and hometown: 34, Moses Lake How long have you worked for the City of Kennewick? 9 years Describe your company: The largest of the Tri-Cities is Kennewick. It stretches 29 square miles and features a variety of sporting and recreational activities, entertainment,…

Young Professional 2019: Dr. Antonio Lopez-Ibarra

Dr. Antonio Lopez-Ibarra, President and founder of Tri-City Dental Care in Kennewick Age and hometown: 34, Yakima How long have you worked at Tri-City Dental Care? 2 years Describe your company:  Our mission includes two parts: ultimate dental comfort and edifying our community. We are a dental spa that prides itself in offering the most…

Young Professional 2019: Angela Pashon

Angela Pashon, Policy analyst and interim city clerk for the City of Pasco Age and hometown: 29, Puyallup How long have you worked for the City of Pasco? 3 years Describe your company: The city of Pasco is a municipality providing services to nearly 74,000 residents. As a council-manager form of government, residents elect seven…

Young Professional 2019: Chris Turner

Chris Turner, Electrical engineer at ARES Corp. in Richland Age and hometown: 30, Duvall How long have you worked at ARES? Since November 2016 Describe your company: ARES is an engineering support services company providing advanced technology solutions across the energy, space, defense and environmental markets in both the public and private sectors. Education: Bachelor’s…

Young Professional 2018: Shannon Aiello

Shannon Aiello, Co-Owner and Doctor of Audiology at Columbia Basin Hearing Center Age: 35 Education: Doctorate of audiology Hometown: Idaho Falls, Idaho How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? 11 years Do you have family? Pets? Yes! We have a his, hers and ours family. My stepdaughters are 23 and 21, my son is…

Young Professional 2018: Gina Donangelo

Gina Donangelo, Washington marketing manager at Hayden Homes Age: 32 Education: Bachelor’s of science in business administration, minor in marketing; master’s of business administration in business marketing Hometown: Monterey, California How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? I have lived in the Tri-City area for over five-and-a-half years. Do you have family? Pets? Two…

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