Banking and Finance
Dottie Hart was promoted to vice president and branch manager of Community First National Bank’s El Cajon office. Rancho Santa Fe National Bank welcomed Mark Christian and Morgan Miller to the position of senior vice presidents, Michael Lee as first vice president and Helen Johnson as assistant vice president. Cindy Dunn was promoted to assistant vice president and application management officer at Borrego Springs Bank. Northern Trust Bank La Jolla promoted Gayle Allen to managing director, added Paul Kidd as portfolio manager, and named Ron Phillips vice president and private client services officer. Mark Baker was added to the board of directors of Community Bancorp, Inc. San Diego National Bank welcomed Mikal Sabree and John Terwilliger as vice presidents of the real estate division. RSM McGladrey, Inc. promoted Michael Bohning to executive vice president of E-business consulting, Pat Murphy to executive vice president of tax services and Pat Tabor to executive vice president of international services.
Construction and Design
Leonard Zegarski joined Conwell Shonkwiler & Associates as project architect. Schmidt Design Group, Inc. welcomed Jeff Justus as a senior landscape architect/project manager. Neville Willsmore was promoted to associate at KMA Architecture & Engineering. Ninteman Construction Co. promoted Thomas Tourtelltoot to vice president. Centre City Development Corp. welcomed Dale Royal as senior project manager and Rebecca Reid joined as accountant/financial analyst. Schirmer Engineering Corp. welcomed James Madden, who joined the firm as a fire sprinkler designer. Daniel Black and Gary Decker joined Nolte Associates, Inc. and the company also named Ronald Parker a vice president. Douglas E. Barnhart, Inc. appointed Henry Dumaran as project manager, Tony Smith as project engineer and Gary Swedlund as scheduler. Michael Yadrick was named community association manager for The Walter Management Co. Joseph Johnston, Andrea Buchsbaum and Axel Probst joined HMC Architects’ San Diego office.
Health Care and Biotech
Laser Diagnostic Technologies welcomed William Wong as vice president of engineering.
Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP added five more associates in their Intellectual Property Group: Lee Hsu, David Kleinsmith, Edward Kreusser, Mary Ann Stretch and Bill Tayler. Gayle Blatt, Robert Francavilla and Thomas Penfield were named partners at Casey, Gerry, Reed & Schenk, LLP. Best, Best & Krieger LLP welcomed Melissa Woo as an associate.
Media and Marketing
Christi Dixon joined matthews/mark as assistant account executive in the agency’s public relations division.
High-Tech and Manufacturing
Aegis Broadband Inc. appointed Edward Triebell as Asia-Pacific managing director. Service Intelligence.com added Dan Murphy to its North American sales/marketing team. SVI Retail appointed Bill Witte to executive vice president of the store systems group. Lane McVey was hired as vice president and general counsel to National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.
The San Diego Association of Governments elected Carlsbad Councilwoman Ramona Finnila to serve as chairman of the board of directors and Ron Morrison to vice chair. Daniel Choy was promoted to accounting manager at National Dispatch Center, Inc. The Event Team welcomed Michelle Connell as senior sales manager. The American Lung Association named Mark Andrews their new chairman for San Diego and Imperial counties. Kathy Ries was named director of public relations of the Sierra del Mar Division of The Salvation Army. The Board of Trustees of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido named its officers for the next year: James Gregg, Ken Rethmeier, Richard VanDerhoff, Nick Yphantides, Ruth Mangrum, Jacqueline Skay and John Haynes. California State University at San Marcos appointed Barbara Bashein to the position of vice president. William Stensrud, Sunna Lee Bohlen, Peter Farrell, Richard Levi, Brenda Marsh-Rebelo, Maria Stanley and Iris Lynn Strauss were named to the board of directors for the San Diego Opera. John Hamman was appointed project scientist for Environmental Business Solutions, Inc.
Oriana Vick was named sales associate at Rancho Santa Fe by Davidson Communities. The Poway office of RE/MAX welcomed Ellen Jaffe as branch manager and the Oceanside office named Peter Freundlich branch manager. William Stansmore joined the Rancho Bernardo office of RE/MAX.