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| March 16, 2023 1:00 AM

Cooper takes leadership role at Idaho Trust Bank

David C. Cooper, JD, CFP, CTFA, has been named Chief of Trust & Investment Administration for Idaho Trust Bank and will lead the bank's team of Trust Officers and Trust Administrators. Cooper and his team are responsible for providing trust and estate solutions to clients and administering investment management and fiduciary accounts.

Cooper comes to Idaho Trust Bank with more than 20 years of experience in wealth management and trust administration. A graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law, he served as a past president and bar commissioner for the Idaho State Bar and currently serves as the Tax, Probate and Trust Section Chairperson. In 2022, Cooper was named as a Fiduciary Counsel Fellow for The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), which is a national organization of lawyers and law professors whose peer-elected fellows represent the best and brightest in the trust and estate practice.

"Fiduciary services — including trust and estate administration — touch every family," Cooper said. "As Chief of Trust & Investment Administration, my goal is to support our team in providing the highest level of professionalism, compassion and diligence in delivering these services to the families who rely on us. As an Idaho-based trust company, Idaho Trust Bank is uniquely positioned to serve Idaho families in these areas."

Cooper and his wife, Suzette, have lived in Boise for more than 20 years. Their daughter is currently a junior in high school. He has volunteered as a basketball coach for the YMCA and enjoys running and hiking in the Boise foothills.

Idaho Trust Bank was founded in 1994 by brothers Daniel and Thomas Prohaska. The bank has branches in Coeur d'Alene and Boise and is one of only 10 banks based in Idaho and the only bank headquartered in Boise.

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DCI Engineers promotes Hammond to associate principal in Spokane

DCI Engineers is pleased to announce the promotion of Jon Hammond to associate principal in its Spokane office.

Hammond joined DCI in August 2022 and has provided valuable legal counsel since. Hammond brought with him many years of legal experience where he represented contractors, design professionals and owners, touching on every part of the AEC industry.

Hammond assists DCI with risk management, corporate governance and transactional issues. He values giving timely legal opinions to guide the company while looking for opportunities to chart the best path forward.

This story has been updated to reflect a correction. Jon Hammond works out of the company's Spokane office.

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