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Cyber liability emerges as area of concern for execs, directors

Representatives of some cybersecurity-focused organizations here say that cyberattacks are becoming more complex and sophisticated, and the impact of those cyberattacks can put executives and board members of victim organizations at risk of legal ...


Lukins & Annis focuses on growth, works to attract young attorneys

Lukins & Annis PS, one of the largest law firms in the Inland Northwest, has been working on the ...


Fig. 1 Patents law firm grows

Fig. 1 Patents PLLC, a patent preparation law firm established in 2020, is growing quickly, with ...


Rising Star Drew Henry: Industry disruption is his cup of tea

Drew Henry and his wife, Cerina, founded Revival Tea Co. in 2018 with the intention of disrupting ...


Rising Star Cally King: Captaining customer engagement in Cd’A

Current and former colleagues alike say Cally King has expert-level marketing knowledge combined...


Rising Star Chad White: Foodie finds success by keeping plate full

Chad White, former contestant on the “Top Chef” TV show, says he initially hated working in the culinary world. Now, he can’t slow down....


Rising Star Jessica Atkinson: Prodigy learns recipe for success early on

When her mother folded Jessica Winfrey Atkinson into the early mix of personnel at Sweet Frostings Blissful Bakeshop at age 14, the business prodigy turned out to be the leavening agent for a company on the rise....


Rising Star Justin Botejue: Pivot away from law proves to be healthy move

Justin Botejue, the 27-year-old provider relations liaison for Shriners Children’s Spokane, continues to defy the limitations of time. In addition to his full-time job at Shriners, Botejue is an STCU board member, an ordained elder at First...


Rising Star Tim Ledford: Powering up a thriving tech startup

What began as a college project among three classmates at the University of Idaho in 2016 has turned into a company with annual revenue now in the millions. Tim Ledford, the 28-year-old CEO of Post Falls-based SafeGuard Equipment Inc.,...


Rising Star Amanda Landreth: ‘Busiest year’ reaps its own rewards

Amanda Landreth, director of lending administration at STCU, says her drive to succeed has helped push her through the busiest year of her life. “I just want to get the next step done so I can be proud of what I’ve done and show my kids that you ...

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