Arts & Entertainment

KRCB Public Media underwriting representative Cathy Slack was honored by the city of Rohnert Park for her work to create and promote the Rohnert Park Farmers’ Market and concert series.

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The Novato Theater Company appointed frequent guest director Blanca Florido as the theater’s artistic director. Ms. Florido has 25 years of experience in the performing arts from opera to improv comedy.

Banking & Finance

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Redwood Credit Union named Dawn Leandro branch manager of its Cloverdale branch. Ms. Leandro has been with Redwood Credit Union for nearly 10 years, most recently as assistant branch manager for the West College and Windsor branches.  Erica Nystrom joined the Redwood Credit Union Employee Relations team.

Business & Professional Services

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Roni Brown joined Petaluma-based Top Speed Data Communications as marketing manager and executive assistant to President Anthy O’Brien. Ms. Brown was most recently vice president and marketing director for Exchange Bank.


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Joseph Hadley, president of Hadley Design Studio Inc. of Santa Rosa, re-opened his design firm, providing landscape architecture, planning and development consulting services for commercial, residential, resort hotel and winery clients primarily in the North Bay region.

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Eldrick Alexander returned to San Rafael-based VMI Architecture Inc. as a project manager. He was formerly a CAD manager and project manager for the firm.

Health Care

Dr. Scott Perryman joined Sonoma Valley Hospital's team of surgeons as well as Prima Medical Group. He graduated from the Howard University College of Medicine and completed his surgical residency at Stanford University. He also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in stem-cell research and an advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic and bariatric surgery fellowship, both at Stanford.


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Susan Teel joined the Trusts and Estates Group of Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty as senior counsel in the firm’s Santa Rosa office. Ms. Teel focuses on estate planning, trust administration and probate.

Nonprofit Organizations

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Margie Maynard was named director of education and public programs for the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art in Sonoma. Ms. Maynard headed the education departments at Experience Music Project in Seattle, the San Jose Museum of Art in San Jose and Laguna Art Museum in Laguna Beach.


Kevin Haddox was named vice president of national accounts for Ascentia Wine Estates in Healdsburg, and Paul Rinaldi was named regional chain manager of national accounts. Division vice presidents are Greg Dobie for the Western U.S., Tom Fuchs for the Central U.S., and Mike Onslager for the Eastern U.S. Regional and district sales managers are Joe Shrum, Brian Murphy, Mike Goebel, Kristine Collier, Rick DeLavallade, Carl Russo, Bob Trimble, Ken Meyerson, Roy Coppola and Mike Cotter.

Rutherford-based Grgich Hills Estate promoted Glenn Basser to national sales manager from regional manager for the Northeast and Midwest. Before joining Grgich Hills, he was a sales manager with Kobrand in metro New York.

Tony Lombardi joined Kosta Browne Winery in Sebastopol as director of brand management and public relations. Mr. Lombardi was formerly public relations director at Ascentia Wine Estates.

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