Banking and Finance
Community National Bank has promoted Angie Hudelson to vice president and has hired John Rife as SBA sales vice president/loan officer. Susie Snow has joined Rancho Santa Fe National Bank as vice president and personal banking officer. Jose M. Esquer has been named senior vice president/international private banking manager for the Wealth Management Group at California Bank & Trust. San Diego National Bank has added Sandy Norman as vice president and compliance officer. Brian J. McClendon has been hired as vice president/SBA business development officer with Commercial Capital Corp.
Construction and Design
Kenneth Seuberling, AIA and Thomas Burke, AIA have been promoted to associates at HMC Architects. John Goddard Jr., P.E. and Stephen McPartland, P.E. have been promoted to associate principals at Rick Engineering Co. Ryan Hartnett has joined Wermers General Contractors as company advertiser and community outreach coordinator. Ryan Rogers has joined Brookfield Homes as sales representative.
Government and Nonprofit
The San Diego County Water Authority has elected James Turner as chairman, Bernie Rhinerson as vice chairman, and James Bond as secretary. The San Diego Community Housing Corp. has elected J.R. Chantengco, Sherry McQuate and Scott Silverman to its board of directors. The San Diego County Taxpayers Association has elected Mary Ball as president; Lisa Briggs, April Boling and Michael Boyle as vice presidents; John O’Neill as secretary and legal counsel; and Jim Euphrat as treasurer.
Health Care and Biotech
COSMOS Medical Technology, Inc. has appointed William Von Brendel as vice president of sales and marketing. Corvas International has promoted Dr. George P. Vlasuk to chief scientific officer, Carolyn M. Felzer to vice president and controller, and Dr. Edwin L. Madison to vice president of biological research. Sydney Brenner has joined the Salk Institute as a research professor.
High-Tech and Manufacturing
Sorrento Networks has appointed John Mason as president of European operations, Dr. Demetri Elias as vice president of marketing, and Susan Hamlin as vice president of sales, North America. Qualcomm, Inc. has appointed Jeffrey K. Belk as senior vice president of marketing, and Peggy Johnson as senior vice president and general manager of its Internet services division. LightPointe Communications, Inc. has named John Griffin as president and CEO.
Klinedinst, Fliehman & McKillop has added Robert I. Brandenburg, CPA, as firm controller and promoted Linda K. Dean to human resources director. Foley & Lardner has hired Bernard L. Kleinke as special counsel in the intellectual property department, John C. Lemmo as special counsel in the health law department, and Sheila M. Reilly as special counsel in the litigation department.
Media and Marketing
RosArt Multimedia, Inc. has promoted Alex Ocampo to Web promotion manager.
Lee Hecht Harrison has appointed Maggie Osburn and Kathi Karen as vice presidents of business development.
Bryan Myers has joined Grubb & Ellis as an advisor in its investment services group. Eric Northbrook has been elected president of SIOR, the San Diego Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. John Hale has been appointed associate vice president of Colliers International. D.M. “Matt” Marschall, MAI has been installed as 2001 president of the San Diego Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.