Banking & Finance
[caption id="attachment_23182" align="alignleft" width="108" caption="Jim Curry"][/caption]
Jim Curry joined Exchange Bank as vice president and manager of its Rohnert Park branch. Mr. Curry has more than 12 years of banking experience and most recently was branch manager at Wells Fargo in Mill Valley.
[caption id="attachment_23181" align="alignright" width="108" caption="Tony Hildesheim"][/caption]
Redwood Credit Union in Santa Rosa named Tony Hildesheim senior vice president of information technology. Mr. Hildesheim has 30 years of business leadership and technology management experience, serving most recently as vice president of information technology for Washington State Employee Credit Union.
Lynne Bernstein, owner of Garden of Ease Landscaping and Design in Sebastopol, received the First Place Award for a Large Residential Installation from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Alex Weishaar and Judy Farrell, assistant directors of enrollment and recruitment, will share responsibilities for operations and student recruitment at the University of San Francisco's Santa Rosa regional campus, replacing Rosa Turner, who is retiring as director.
Windsor dentist William Conklin qualified to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry.
Lindsay Cobb was named customer service and sales manager for Massage Envy in Santa Rosa. Ms. Cobb previously was with the San Diego Massage Envy.
[caption id="attachment_23179" align="alignleft" width="108" caption="Kirsten Irvin"][/caption]
Casa Allegra Community Services in San Rafael, which serves people with developmental disabilities in Marin, named Kirsten Irvin director of business development of Income Opportunities Unlimited. Previously Ms. Irvin worked as a management consultant for the Tides Advocacy Fund in San Francisco.
[caption id="attachment_23180" align="alignright" width="108" caption="Brandon Lapides"][/caption]
Brandon Lapides was named winemaker at Armida Winery in Healdsburg. Mr. Lapides was most recently assistant winemaker at Dutton Goldfield
Bryan Carr was named to the new director of marketing position for the Sonoma County Vintners in Santa Rosa. Mr. Carr most recently served as a marketing consultant to the Alexander Valley Winegrowers, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend and several Sonoma County hotels and wineries.
Send People items to the North Bay Business Journal, Attn: Business Register, 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401; fax 707-521-5292; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.