Movers & Shakers June 8, 2010
Software company plans move
Dan Eloe, owner of Triple E Technologies, bought the former Q's Customs building on Third and Spokane in Post Falls. He is moving the software company and its 22 employees from 10th Street in Post Falls to the two-story building.
The site will also include Sweetwater Bakery, a wholesaler with 22 employees currently in Spokane. Sweetwater will rent from Eloe. The building is undergoing a remodeling, with plans to open a retail bakery storefront around Aug. 1.
Elliott earns green designation
Art Elliott, owner/president of Shelter Associates Inc. recently became one of the select group of professional builders, remodelers, and other industry professional nationwide who have earned the Certified Green Professional (CGP) designation, identifying him as someone with knowledge of the best strategies for incorporating green building principles into homes.
The CGP program is administered by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) University of Housing and sponsored locally by the North Idaho Building Contractors Association. In three days of course work, the CGP curriculum incorporates a variety of information tailored to green building and business practices. The CGP curriculum incorporates training by leading building industry practitioners and academics on a range of topics, including strategies for incorporating green-building principles into homes using cost-effective methods of construction, and how green homes provide buyers with lower maintenance and good indoor air quality.
Kettrick rejoins A to Z Rentals
Trevor Kettrick, son of the owner of A to Z Rentals and Sales Inc., is now the majority owner of the company.
A to Z was started in Spokane Valley in 1967 by Milt and Alice Neumann. After 29 years the business was sold in 1996, then in 2005 repurchased by the original owner's daughter, Cheryl Kettrick.
In January 2008, Trevor, her son, rejoined the business. This year he purchased the majority interest in the company, which now has six stores in the Spokane area and North Idaho, including Coeur d'Alene at 6729 Government Way.
A to Z specializes in light construction equipment, lawn and garden equipment and materials, and party supplies.