Banking & Finance

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Elaina Hunt was promoted to director of marketing of Summit State Bank in Santa Rosa. Ms. Hunt joined Summit State Bank in December 2008 as a marketing manager.

Business Organizations

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The American Chamber of Commerce Executives named Santa Rosa Chamber marketing and Public Relations Manager Kelly Bass a "40 Under 40: Rising Stars of the Chamber World" for her work in the chamber's community relations division, specifically for her management of the Mike Hauser Algebra Academy.

Health Care

ENT specialist Martha Corcoran, M.D., joined Solano Regional Medical Group in Fairfield, the multispecialty doctors’ group affiliated with Sutter Regional Medical Foundation. Prior to joining the medical group Dr. Corcoran served as chief in the otolaryngology section in the VA Northern California Health Care System and Contra Costa Health Services.


Kelvin Meuchel joined North Coast Tile & Stone Inc. in Santa Rosa as lead laser templater in the granite fabrication shop. Mr. Meuchel has 26 years of tile and granite experience.

Nonprofit Organizations

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Arundel Burrell, an agent in the San Rafael office of Frank Howard Allen, was selected by Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco as the organization's exclusive Realtor in Marin County. Habitat's first home in Marin after 15 years of effort, a foreclosed home in Novato, was acquired with Mr. Burrell's assistance as part of Habitat's Neighborhood Revitalization Program.

Real Estate

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Joe Lucci joined Artisan Sotheby’s International Realty in Santa Rosa. Mr. Lucci has more than 23 years experience in the real estate industry.

Elliott Faxstein joined Pacific Union Real Estate in Napa as a sales associate. Mr. Faxstein was previously with Morgan Lane.

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He specializes in residential property sales, new home developments and real estate projects and analysis in Napa Valley.


George Rose was hired by J Vineyards & Winery south of Healdsburg as public relations director.

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Previously Mr. Rose was working on photo projects for Getty Images.

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York Label in Omaha, Neb., hired David Bowyer as vice president and general manager of its Cameo Crafts wine and spirits division in Sonoma. Previously Mr. Bowyer worked for Landmark Label in Fremont and also co-founded Vintage 99 in Livermore.

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