Business briefs — July 31, 2019

Stewart named vice chair

Laurie Stewart, president and CEO of Sound Community Bank, was recently promoted from Vice Chair to Chairman of The Board of the American Bankers Association.

Stewart is only the third woman in 140 years to hold that position, according to Brady Robb, Marketing Director for Sound Community Bank.

Stewart is a frequent speaker at conferences and colleges and has testified in both Washington, D.C. and the state legislature on financial services issues. She was named Community Banker of the Year by American Banker in 2018.

Via Vita sets move, moving sale

Via Vita Chiropractic & Wellness, 128 W. Bell St., hosts a moving sale starting from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. The sale will include office furniture, office supplies, home goods and other furniture.

Owners Dr. Ryan Iskenderian and Kat Parks are moving from Sequim in September and closing Via Vita at the end of August.

Call 360-683-4989, email to or see for more information.

Allied gets certification

Allied Titanium Inc, based at 1400 E. Washington St, recently received 3rd party certification for Aerospace, Space and Defense Quality Management System AS9100D.

Representatives of Allied Titanium, whose background is in the marine industry, say this certification now opens up “significant opportunities in other major industries, it is believed to be the first company in the area to obtain this award.”

See for more about the company.

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