Business Organizations

Santa Rosa Chamber 2010 board members are Robert Agrella, Bobbi Beehler, Percy Brandon, Bill Carson, Pam Chanter, Don Chigazola, Ken Fischang, Doug Hilberman, Bruce Kyse, Brett Martinez, Trish McLean, Scott Ormerod, Norm Rosinski, Bill Silver, Wanda Tapia, Larry Wasem, Jeff Weber, Barry Weitzenberg, Sue Wildermuth-Adams and  Herb Williams.


William “Bill” Boriolo of the Santa Rosa engineering firm BKF/Carlenzoli passed the California professional civil engineers examination and received his professional civil engineers license.

Aaron Jobson, an associate at Quattrocchi Kwok Architects in Santa Rosa, was selected as a Top 40 Under 40 professional in the AEC industry by Building Design & Construction magazine. Mr. Jobson was selected from among 261 entrants including young architects, engineers, contractors and developers.


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LEED-certified Brad Mannin was made a partner at Santa Rosa-based TEP Engineering. Mr. Manning is also one of the managers of TEP Engineering’s Green Building Services.

.Health Care

Ophthalmic Women Leaders appointed Pamela Gleeson, chief financial officer of Santen Inc. in Napa, as its 2010 president. Prior to her appointment as president, Ms. Gleeson previously served as chair of the organization’s finance committee.


Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants in Larkspur appointed Greg Mauldin as general manager of the Larkspur Hotel Mill Valley.  Mr. Mauldin most recently served as the general manager of several Joie de Vivre Hospitality locations.



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Santa Rosa family law attorney Margaret Anderson was named to the Ten Leaders of Family Law of Northern California (North Bay) following a peer survey by Digital Press International. Ms. Anderson received eight out-of-firm references for inclusion; the minimum number required is three.

Among the Ten Leaders of Family Law of the North Bay are C. Clay Greene of San Rafael, John McCall of San Rafael, Sharon Mah of San Rafael, William Johnson of Sausalito, Renee Charnus of San Rafael, Robert Blevans of Napa, Roger Lewis of Napa, Steven Stoltz of Corte Madera and John Johnson of Santa Rosa.

.Nonprofit Organizations

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The YWCA Sonoma County elected to its 2009-2010 board of directors Priscilla Locke, St. Joseph Health System – Sonoma County; Alexandra Walter of Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey’s office; Erika Copenhaver, attorney; and Michelle Edwards, organizational development consultant.


Real Estate

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The Santa Rosa Chapter of Realtors elected its 2010 chapter officers and board of directors. Officers are Glen Hurley, president; John Duran, president elect; Sally Crain, past president; George Hess, treasurer; and Karen Grotte, secretary. Directors are Laura Larrecou, Brian Connell, Mike Kelly, Jeff Simpson, Martin Schwartz, John LeCave, Otto Kobler, David Marquardt, Ethan Cline and Caroline Fuller.


Hanif Ismail joined Human Concepts in Sausalito as chief strategy and products officer. Mr. Ismail held executive positions at SAP and Oracle/PeopleSoft, Ford Motor Co. and Swiss Bank Corp..


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Glen Ellen-based Benziger Family Winery promoted winemaker Rodrigo Soto to vice president of winemaking, supervising the winegrowing program for certified sustainable Benziger Family wines. He will also be managing the certified organic and certified Biodynamic Signaterra and de Coelo winemaking programs.

In addition, Benziger Family Winery hired wine industry marketing veteran Mark Marinozzi as vice president of marketing. His industry experience includes brand management and strategic positioning, development and execution of cross-functional marketing programs, public relations strategy, package design and sales.

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