San Diego Business Journal Construction and Design

Roel Construction Co. has hired Mike Moore as superintendent. Peter Hunter has been named director of construction of Senior Resource Group. Paul Nieto has been named president and CEO of ProjectDesign Consultants. Burkett & Wong Engineers has added Robert J. Erwin as survey technician/field coordinator and Karyn Beebe as a structural designer. Good & Roberts, Inc. has promoted Jeffrey Gay to superintendent and hired Mike Colombo as on-site supervisor, Pamela Jeanes as project engineer, and Kate James as estimating/marketing assistant. Kim Floyd has joined Sundt Construction, Inc. as marketing coordinator.

High Tech and Manufacturing

Quake Global has added Karen L. Dunham as regional sales manager. Larry Deeder has joined enterprise Solution Group as serviceline supervisor. Hughes Network Systems has hired Rick Ortlund as a systems engineer. Dr. Ronald Simon has been appointed as CFO of Wingcast, LLC. T-Systems International, Inc. has hired Alicia Hignite as marketing resources manager. Ignacio De La Torre has been named area vice president of SBC Pacific Bell.

Government and Nonprofit

Ben Trovaten has been appointed as chief deputy tax collector for the county. Mayor Dick Murphy has appointed Thomas Lancaster and reappointed Shirley Kaltenborn to the San Diego Transit Board of Directors. George I. Loveland has been elected to the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Dorothy Steinbeck has rejoined the staff of Chairman Bill Horn as a legislative aide and policy advisor. Mingei International Museum has elected Jack G. Charney, Joyce A. Glazer, Author E. Hughes, Joanne C. Warren and Robert K. Wolford to its board of trustees.

Health Care and Biotech

Enrique Gandarilla has been appointed to the board of the Escondido Community Health Center.

Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants

The Hilton San Diego Mission Valley Hotel has promoted John Parker to director of sales and marketing and named Judy Simmons catering sales manager and special event wedding coordinator.


Lloyd Rose has joined Michael E. James Insurance Agency as senior vice president. Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Co. has appointed Alan Wiggins as district sales manager.


Kimball, Tirey & St. John has added Jana Logan and G. Ehrich Lenz as attorneys in its business real estate group.

Miscellaneous has hired John Jakovich as Web specialist. Jana Steel has joined San Diego Spirit as director of strategic partnerships.

Real Estate

Albert Garcia has joined The Willis Allen Co. as a sales associate. Davidson Communities has hired Gerald LaFlamme as CFO. Charlene D. Bates has been promoted to vice president of sales of Ryland Homes' Southern California division. Kenneth R. Bellerose has been appointed to commercial title officer of Chicago Title's Southern California builder services division. Donald R. Rossignol has been named sales associate for Park Laurel on the Prado.