Banking and Finance
Ronald A. Friedman, a certified public accountant, has been admitted as an owner of Carter, Polito & Muscio, Inc.
Puro, Buchanan, Setter
Construction and Design
Roel Construction Co. hired Thomas Puro and Brian Buchanan as project engineers. Pat Setter, a sales representative of Brookfield Homes, received the Sales Professional Award from the Sales and Marketing Council of the Building Industry Association of San Diego County.
Government and Nonprofit
The San Diego Metropolitan Development Board promoted Nancy Magnus Irwin to manager of advertising and communications. Michael M. Arms was named executive director of the Helen Woodward Center. Mink Stavenga, Jeri Denniston, Ryan Derrigan, Lori Senini, Patricia Smith, Luz Maria Davila, Stella Kellog and Adriana Carter were elected to the San Diego-Tijuana Sister Cities Society. Cathy Spearnak joined the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency as a public information officer. The Centre City Development Corp. hired Roberto Saucedo as a senior project manager for public works.
High Technology and Manufacturing
William D. Ward was appointed corporate controller for U.S. Subsidiary Cricket Communications for Leap Wireless International. Science Applications International Corp. hired Lane Sloan as executive vice president, effective January 2000, and Eric Hyde as corporate vice president for corporate development. Taylor Made-Adidas Golf hired George Moody as a PGA Tour representative.
Hotels, Resorts and Restaurants
Paradise Point Resort hired Dayna Gillespie as catering manager and Gregg Fracassa as rooms executive. Jody Blackinton was named hotel manager of the soon-to-open Courtyard by Marriott Hotel.
Media and Marketing
Tim Chelling joined The Flannery Group as senior media counsel. Michael Catanzaro was promoted to account executive at Phillips-Ramsey. Matthews/Mark hired Paul Kreutz and Denis Zimmermann as art directors and John Risser as a copywriter. Solutions Media, Inc. and SpinRecords.com appointed Robert Z. Shapiro as chief operating officer.
Larry Shea was elected chairman of the board for the YMCA of San Diego County. Rhino Linings USA, Inc. appointed Lisa McConnel as an inside sales representative, Leland Rinehard as an outside sales representative, and Patricia Eberhart as an administrative assistant.
Karen Anderson Holmes of Jaroszek, Roth & Kennedy was appointed chair of the Construction Law Committee of the Defense Research Institute. Alexander Brainerd joined Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe as a shareholder in the firm’s intellectual property litigation group.
K. Ann Brizolis of Coldwell Banker was named among the top luxury megabrokers in the country by Unique Homes magazine. Annette Temple joined N.N. Jaesschke, Inc. as a project coordinator. CB Richard Ellis promoted David F. Hagglund to first vice president.