Banking and Finance
Kathleen Berry and Dennis Lacey were named senior executive managers at Imperial Bank.
Construction and Design
Marc Harris joined Ryland Homes as manager of purchasing. Mean Engineering named Derwin Fritts engineering manager. Michelle Smith joined Graham Downes Architecture, Inc. as the head of the contract interiors division. Neal Electric promoted Greg Loudermilk to vice president of special projects. Don Goldman was named senior associate at Robbins Jorgensen Christopher. Roel Construction promoted Donna Vargo to executive vice president/tenant improvement group. Shelley Bennett and Robert Bodenhamer were named principals at Vasquez + Marshall & Associates.
High-Tech and Manufacturing
Maxim Systems, Inc. promoted Linda Clowers and William Harris to vice president. Clifford Numark was named CEO and president of the San Diego Regional Technology Alliance. The National Dispatch Center, Inc. appointed Graham McMillan as controller. Daniel McCarthy Jr. joined ConfirmNet Corp. as vice president of sales and the company named Barbara Gallagher vice president of operations. Discovery Partners International promoted Richard Brown to president of its IRORI subsidiary. Darryl Sopata was named customer care manager for INET, Inc. Motiva named Michael Haviken CEO. Sanjay Sabnani was promoted to CEO and president of Vanture Catalyst Inc. Laser Diagnostic Technologies Inc. named Gary Prickett international sales manager.
Government and Nonprofit
Lawrence Fitch was appointed to the Workforce Excellence Board. Shelly Vickery was appointed to vice president of sales and marketing at 3E Company. Alan Ziter was appointed to serve on the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce as an honorary board member for Arts & Culture.
Health Care and Biotech
F. Richard Nichol was appointed to the Dura Pharmaceuticals board of directors. Laser Diagnostic Technologies welcomed David Voris as chief financial officer and Gary Prickett as international sales manager.
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP named six partners: Michael St. Denis, Jeffrey Parker, Sean O’Connor, Tara Wilcox and Greg Labate.
Media and Marketing
MC Direct promoted Michael Campbell to account supervisor and appointed Shannon Dickson account executive.
Diane Willcox joined San Diego Playgoers as associate general manager. Kathy Farrell was appointed catering sales manager at The Pierpoint. James Amos Jr. was elected first vice chairman of the International Franchise Association. Shoreline Partners, LLC named Russell Packer as a principal of the firm. Mail Boxes Etc. appointed Kurt Schusterman to senior vice president of marketing. The Board of Trustees of Coleman College named Dr. Robert Blanchard president. Joe Davis was appointed to the Board of Directors at Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Colliers International named Josh McFadyen as marketing associate and promoted Phil Wise to senior vice president. Ron Johnson joined Century 21 Sea Coast as an agent.