Posts by Samee Nihill
Junior Achievement – Hearts are Wild Gala Sponsorship!
Junior Achievement has become one of the charities Polestar primarily supports during the year. This year, Polestar sponsored a table at the annual Hearts are Wild Gala casino-inspired theme event featuring casino games, gourmet food and a silent auction. Polestar invited employees to put their name “in the hat” for a drawing to attend…Read More
Polestar is pleased to announce and welcome Dick Wilde and Eric Salgado to our team. Dick is a senior executive with extensive experience in nuclear weapons testing as well as 30 years of nuclear and hazardous waste site cleanup. Dick has spent the last 15 years consulting for multiple DOE contractors and at most DOE…Read More
Welcome New Employees!
Maisie joined Polestar last summer as a business intern supporting Polestar’s CAFTA projects with export controls and helping to formalize Polestar’s policies and procedures. She’s now a Project Administrator and works with the CAFTA Sales Team as well as helping with various aspects of business management and development. Hank McCormick has a B.S. in Mechanical…Read More
On June 8th, Bryan Coles, participated in the Hanford High School’s Financial Reality Fair. The Financial Reality Fair is hosted by Gesa Credit Union and simulates financial responsibilities that students will encounter during their lives. Each student is given a salary and they have to create a budget for all of their expenses. Some expenses…Read More
Celebrating 8 years!
Polestar’s 2nd Annual Junior Achievement Fundraiser Auction
Team Polestar will be participating in the JA Bowling Classic on May 18th at Atomic Lanes from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Please come and cheer us on! The 2021 Christmas Party fundraiser auction for Junior Achievement exceeded all expectations and 2020’s total! This year’s auction raised a grand total of $1,760.00 for Junior Achievement. And all thanks to…Read More
Welcoming New Employees
Polestar is pleased to announce and welcome Bob Birney and Jim Jacobsen to our team. Bob is a Project Management Professional with over 30 years of experience in nuclear plant operations, construction, maintenance, root cause analysis, training, procedure writing, and ASME Section III and VIII Certification, in addition to being a DOE certified nuclear reactor…Read More
Polestar Family All Hands and Open House
On July 15 Polestar celebrated the opening of our new office by hosting an all hands / open house for staff and families. It was a fantastic and relaxing evening with so many familiar and new faces – our first-time meeting together in 16 months. Kathy Miller, Chief Executive Officer, welcomed everyone to our new…Read More
Trivia Night Fundraiser with Junior Achievement!
On June 3, Team Polestar participated in Junior Achievement Play 4 JA Virtual Trivia Night benefiting local youths who participate in Junior Achievement. The event was in lieu of the Junior Achievement annual bowling event that was cancelled due to COVID restrictions; however, the trivia night event did not let down. A small group of…Read More
Welcome New Employee – Lanette Adams
Lanette has over 35 years of experience in the government and commercial industries. In her 30 years at the DOE Hanford Site, Lanette managed several operations projects and functional programs. Most recently, she directed Integrated Safety Management System, Voluntary Protection Program, and safety culture activities that aligned with contractual requirements and DOE key performance initiatives.…Read More