People news: Thurston EDC promotes staff members

The Thurston Economic Development Council has promoted Annette Roth and Kyle Weise.

Roth, formerly the marketing and communications manager, is now the marketing and communications director. Roth has been with the EDC since September 2010 and has worked in marketing and communications for more than 15 years.

Weise, previously research and project coordinator, is now a project manager. He joined the EDC as an intern from The Evergreen State College in April 2012.