Banking and Finance
Washington Mutual has hired Art Rivera for its community economic development activities. Bob Tjosvold has joined Bank of America as commercial market executive for the Inland Empire. Shelley Hasskamp has joined Dwyer-Curlett, Inc. as a partner and a shareholder. David R. Bretz has joined the San Diego branch office of Financial Network Investment Corp. Robert K. Wolford has been named branch manager for Union Bank of California’s La Jolla office.
Construction and Design
Ted Bumgardner has been promoted to vice president of Gafcon, Inc. Andrew Murphy, regional manager for the San Diego Region of Fieldstone Communities, Inc., has been elected to the board of directors for the YMCA of San Diego County. Paul Madaio has joined Davis & Adams Construction, Inc. as president. Sam Cardenas has been appointed as a structural designer for Structural Technology Consultants. Josh Hanna has been promoted to project manager for Gafcon, Inc.
Government and Nonprofit
Dr. Louise Kelly has joined United States International University as associate professor of strategic management for the College of Business Administration. The city of Del Mar has added David Scherer as director of public works. Webster University has appointed Dr. Benjamin Ola.Akande as Academic Dean of its School of Business and Technology.
Health Care and Biotech
MonetaOne has appointed Kit-Bacon Gressitt to chief operating officer. Mary Cruz Campo has been appointed to the board of directors of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. iMammogram.com has appointed Danna Campbell as president and chief executive officer. Collateral Therapeutics, Inc. has promoted John F. Warner, Ph.D., to vice president of technology and research.
High-Tech and Manufacturing
Elgar Electronics Corp. has appointed John J. Santospirito to vice president of operations. David Browne has joined MassHysteria, Inc. as vice president of product development. IdeaEDGE Ventures has hired Thomas Carney as vice president and general counsel. Medibuy.com has appointed Eddie Pearson to chief technology officer. Tadpole Technology, Inc. has appointed Brian Morrow to president and chief operating officer.
American Sterling Insurance Co. has promoted Kwan Lee to assistant vice president of operations.
Media and Marketing
Shafer Advertising has promoted Neil Mcqueen to executive creative director.
Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg, LLP has hired Patrick Manosca as a tax professional and William Schairer as a tax manager. Elsa Romera has joined the Escondido office of Grice, Lund & Tarkington, LLP, CPAs as a certified public accountant. C. Spa Salon has hired Jason Mitchley as color specialist and Shannon Malone as store manager. Young Audiences of San Diego has appointed Julie Greathouse-Suazo to education coordinator. The San Diego Flash has named Jeff Scott to its board of directors. San Diego Welders Supply, Inc. has promoted Andy Castiglione to chairman, Steve Castiglione to president, Ron Savage to general manager and Pat Dalton to operations manager.
Harry Stone has been promoted to vice president at Grubb & Ellis.