October 2016

Young Professional 2016: Dr. Guy C. Jones

Dr. Guy C. Jones is a radiation oncologist at Tri-Cities Cancer Center, Kennewick Hometown: Richland How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? 15 years Family: My wife is a teacher in Kennewick. Our parents, our siblings, and our niece and nephews all live in the Tri-Cities. Tell us about your job/career and how you…

Young Professional 2016: Steve Lee

Steve Lee is the owner/founder of Green2Go, Kennewick Hometown: Tri-Cities                       How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? I have lived in the Tri-Cities for 23 of my 32 years. Family: I am incredibly lucky to have the (singularly) best wife in the whole world, Jessica Lee. I am also pretty lucky that she came…

Young Professional 2016: Christopher J. Porter

Christopher J. Porter is a partner at PorterKinney, Richland Hometown: Boston How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? 11 years Family: I have been married to Crystal Porter for 11 years. We have four beautiful children: Cailyn, 10, Ashley, 7, Derek, 4, and Matthew, 1. We also have a cat named Cleo. Company background:…

Young Professional 2016: Elizabeth Porter

Elizabeth Porter is the owner/teacher of Bon Voyage French School Hometown: Kirkland How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? 3 ½ years Family: Yes, I live here with my husband David, my two sons, and my yorkie Henri.  My children are 3 and 8 years old and my older son has autism spectrum disorder,…

Young Professional 2016: Jeff Pomeroy

Jeff Pomeroy is the owner of Legacy One Insurance Services, Richland Hometown: Mesa, Arizona How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? Five years Family: I am married to my lovely wife Amanda Pomeroy and we have two sons named Brayden and Ethan. We also have a Maltese dog the boys named Russell, after the…

Young Professional 2016: Anne Spilman

Anne Spilman is the managing director at Academy of Children’s Theatre, Richland Hometown: Tri-Cities How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? 25 years, off and on Family: My immediate family is quite tiny, just me and my mom. I am very lucky, however, to have a large family of close friends in many states…

Young Professional 2016: William Wang

William Wang is a financial Planner at HFG Trust, Kennewick and owner/partner at Mustang Sign Group, Kennewick Hometown: Sydney, Australia How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? Five years Family: We have a baby girl named Blakely Rae and two dogs named Mowgli and Baloo. Company background: HFG Trust is the first locally-owned trust…

Railex Wine Services

Tenant-driven growth prompts $10 million Railex expansion

When Railex Wine Services opened a Wallula warehouse big enough to fit 11 football fields inside it three years ago, the company didn’t expect Ste. Michelle Wine Estates to dominate the majority of its space. “It’s great to have an existing customer just prompt you to expand your business and open it up to more…

Wine village

Port hires Kennewick contractor to build wine village

The Port of Kennewick Commission recently awarded a $3.4 million contract to Banlin Construction of Kennewick to build three winery buildings near the cable bridge. The 3,900- to 4,200-square-foot buildings will provide production facilities and small tasting rooms at the Columbia Gardens Wine & Artisan Village on Columbia Drive. In addition, the wine production areas…

MOD Pizza

Restaurants, shops coming to Richland’s Vintner Square

Tri-City shoppers can expect to see new restaurants and shops — including Ulta Beauty and MOD Pizza — opening next year in the Vintner Square development near Target off Queensgate Drive in Richland. It’s all part of the developers’ plan to provide a “high quality tenant mix,” said Jim Stephens, director of leasing and development…

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