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Mitchell recognized

   Gordon Mitchell, who writes the Northshore High Tech column in this paper, was recently recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Dr. Mitchell received one of six US professional achievement awards for 1996.

Mackie Designs ranks #10

   Mackie Designs, Inc., of Woodinville, a designer and manufacturer of professional audio equipment, has been recognized as the 10th fastest-growing technology company in Washington State in revenue growth over the past five years. The "Washington Technology Fast 50 Award" recognizes the top 50 technology companies in the state with ranking based on percentage growth in revenues from 1991 to 1995. Mackie Designs has grown from revenues of $3.8 million in 1991 to almost $64 million in 1995, a sales growth increase of 158.3%.

Business news bits

   Hydro-Geosciences, Inc., formerly Engineering Geosciences, has recently moved from Kingsgate to north Redmond. The company provides consulting services to area businesses in environmental and water resources. Call 702-0185 for the new address.
   After completing the advanced financial management program at the Donald T. Regan, John A. Rial, of Woodinville, has been named a certified financial manager. He is employed with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
   Windermere Real Estate in Woodinville has announced the addition of a new sales associate, Daniel Jeung. He lives in Woodinville with his family.
   SilverLake Sparkling Cellars in Woodinville recently announced the hiring of Deba Wegner as its new director of promotions and retail sales. Previously she held the same position at Covey Run Winery.
   MagicHour Films, a production company co-owned by Woodinville's Jorge Barrera, has added a new program Development Division to its corporate and commercial production business and has moved to new offices.
   Gina Mazzaferro, of Duvall, has recently joined Windermere's Bellevue Commons office.