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Hildebrand rejoins Wells Fargo

Janet Hildebrand, a 28-year veteran of the financial services industry, has been named business banking manager for Wells Fargo’s Seattle district. She is focusing her efforts on expanding Wells Fargo business banking in the Seattle area and is based at the Fourth and Denny location.

Hildebrand, a Federal Way resident, most recently managed loan administration, policy and operations for Columbia State Bank. She worked for Wells Fargo from 1974 to 1998, where her positions included regional manager of loan review, manager of East King County and northwest commercial banking, manager for Southwest Washington Credit Administration, and loan team manager for western Washington.

She received a bachelor of science degree and a masters in business administration through the University of Washington, and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.

World Vision appoints Haas VP of church relations

Steven Haas has been appointed vice president of church relations for World Vision. The new role will empower United States churches in domestic and international ministries, officials said.

Haas has prior experience in small group ministry, international prayer and leadership development, and is ordained in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Most recently, he was president of The Trinity Forum, a Northern Virginia-based organization working with secular and Christian leaders.

Since 1997 Haas has worked with the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, where he has helped lead more than 100,000 U.S. churches in joining with 200,000 international congregations to pray for the world’s persecuted church. He continues to speak internationally on the plight of suffering believers.

World Vision president Richard Stearns said Haas “has demonstrated that he passionately believes in God’s call to the church, and I’m confident he will play a key role in strengthening World Vision’s alliance with churches throughout the United States.”

Manage emotions on the job

Highline Community College offers a two-part class for employers and employees on managing emotions in the workplace. Learn positive ways to relate to others, how to avoid power struggles and develop and practice stress, anxiety and anger management skills.

Class meets from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 5 and 12 at the Federal Way campus of HCC. Fee is $85. To register, call (253) 943-4000.

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