Jerry Lyon named president of First Interstate’s North Idaho Market
Jerry Lyon has been named president of First Interstate Bank’s North Idaho market. In his new position, Lyon has been instrumental in the recent acquisition and integration of Community 1st and Idaho Independent Bank branches into First Interstate.
Lyon’s banking career spans 43 years and includes a 21-year stint with Idaho First National Bank and 10 years with Sterling Savings Bank. He is a former president and chief operating officer of Community 1st Bank.
He attended North Idaho College and graduated from the Pacific Coast Banking School, where he joined the faculty for four years as part of a graduate-level leadership program.
Lyon is a native to Idaho and is active in the Kiwanis Club, Meals on Wheels, Post Falls Community Volunteers, the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce, the Post Falls Food Bank, at Real Life Ministries in Post Falls and he has been a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician.
Windermere Coeur d’Alene Realty welcomes Colton Blizzard and Megan Leary
Colton Blizzard has recently joined the Post Falls office of Windermere Coeur d’Alene Realty as a sales associate. Blizzard has a background in customer service and grew up in a family of real estate agents in North Idaho, giving him a familiarity with the business of real estate and the area. He can be reached at 208-661-0461 or ColtonBlizzard@windermere.com.
Megan Leary has accepted a sales associate position at the Coeur d’Alene office.
She graduated from Coeur d’Alene High School, and after graduating university with her BS in psychology, she spent five years working with children as a social worker before realizing that real estate was her calling. She has six years of experience in Idaho and Washington.
Contact Megan Leary at 208-755-6117 or at MeganLearyRealEstate@gmail.com
Mountain West Bank promotes David Brandi to commercial/SBA lender
Mountain West Bank, a division of Glacier Bank, has promoted David Brandi to commercial/SBA lender.
Brandi joined Mountain West Bank in 2013 and excelled in his roles as a credit analyst and assistant relationship manager in Coeur d’Alene. He grew up in North Idaho and attended college at North Idaho College and Lewis-Clark State College, majoring in business administration and marketing, and earning an associate’s degree and bachelor’s degree, respectively. He received his MBA from Gonzaga University with a concentration in finance.
Brandi can be contacted at Mountain West Bank’s North Idaho Commercial/SBA Loan Office at 101 Ironwood Drive, Suite 252, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. He can be reached at 208-763-3403 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quartet joins J-U-B Engineers
Caroline Mellor, Braiden Markham, Walker Noe and Brannen Reasor have joined the J-U-B Engineers office in Coeur d’Alene.
Mellor is a planner, public involvement specialist, facilitator and mediator. She has a bachelor’s degree in human-environment interaction from The Evergreen State College and two master’s degrees from the University of Oregon, in community and regional planning and conflict and dispute resolution. She is excited to support the collaborative capacity of the region and believes that well-structured processes specific to the needs of all parties can enable new policy solutions to emerge that are mutually beneficial to all interests.
Markham is an assistant engineer with the transportation group. He has a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Idaho. He appreciates the range of transportation projects in the region and the support and hard-work at J-U-B.
Noe is an assistant engineer in the water/wastewater group. He is excited to do his part to help local communities achieve sustainable solutions to issues. Noe has a bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Idaho.
Reasor is a CAD drafter and values J-U-B as a company that invests in employees’ skills and development. He has an associate of applied science in architectural drafting and is Revit certified.
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