Banking and Finance
Jerry Robinson was named sales manager of Neighborhood National Bank’s Residential Loan Division. Evelyn Lewis was appointed San Diego representative for State of Israel Bonds Field Representative. North County Bank named Ron Gilman senior construction loan representative. Gerry Veal was named senior vice president and real estate manager of Rancho Sante Fe National Bank. Union Bank promoted Ralph Lindsay to vice president of information systems.
Construction and Design
The Building Industry Association in San Diego named Colin Seid president. Gary Erickson was hired as vice president of sales and marketing for Wintriss Engineering Corp. Mark Davis and Darrel Fullbright were named principals of Brian Paul & Associates , Architect & Planners. Shaaron Verran was hired as project coordinator by Roel Construction Co. Ron Halbert was promoted to corporate vice president of Petra Geotechnical, Inc. Steve Harden was named assistant vice president of construction for Pardee Homes. William Lyon Homes, Inc. named Erick Van Wechel as project manager for the Rancho Dorado and Hidden Trails development projects, and Eric Beck division controller. Carrie Byrd was promoted to escrow coordinator at Ryland Homes.
Government and Nonprofit
Otay Water District selected Robert Griego as general manager.
High-Tech and Manufacturing
Overland Data, Inc. named Robert Degan to the company’s board of directors. 3E Co. named Shelley Vickery vice president of sales and marketing. SeQual Technologies Inc. named Kevin Morse vice president of finance and chief financial officer. Stellcom, Inc. named John Major and Ray Thomas to the board of directors. Continuous Computing Corp. appointed Alan Taylor director of European sales. Paramount Software Services, Inc. hired Dale Lawson as senior account executive.
The California Academy of Physician Assistants named R. Michael Scarano Man of the Decade. Foley & Lardner elected Steven Simerlein to partnership. Juanita Brooks joined Fish & Richardson as a principal.
Media and Market
Nuffer, Smith, Tucker, Inc. hired Rebecca Schramm as an account executive. Fabiola Escobar was hired by The McRae Agency.
UCSD professors Maria Guadalupe Martinez, Marianne McDonald and Tecle Kidane-Mariam were named recipients of Fullbright Scholar Grants. United States International University president Garry D. Hays has been appointed to the American Council on Education’s Commission on International Education. Paschal*Murray Executive Search has named Leah Swearingen, APR, as vice president, public relations.
The San Diego Association of Realtors installed Rick Hoffman as president-elect and appointed the following as directors, Richard Nesbitt, Karen Peterson, Pam Larimer, Danny Quarisa, Dianne Rath, Edward Mracek, Susan Marshall, Kathie Holmes and Kay Williams.