Washington State Employees Credit Union Investment Management financial adviser Lisa Whiteman has become a certified financial planner.
Whiteman, who works at WSECU’s Martin Way branch, has been with the investment management arm of the credit union since 2004.
Ron Nielsen has been named a star performer for 2014 by the Washington Small Business Development Centers.
Nielsen is director of South Puget Sound Community College’s Small Business Development Center in Lacey. Nielsen has led the Small Business Development Center since 2011.
In 2014, he worked with 129 clients who credited him in helping them access more than $3.6 million in capital. They also said he helped create or save nearly 300 jobs, according to a news release.