Business Organizations

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Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce board of directors officers for 2011 are Carl Campbell, Kaiser Permanente, chairman; Brett Martinez, Redwood Credit Union, chair elect; and Bill Arnone, Merrill, Arnone & Jones, past chair. Division chairs are Dan Condron, Sonoma State University; Keo Hornbostel, Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel & Spa; Kevin Smith, Agilent Technologies; Rolf Nelson, Exchange Bank; Mari Featherstone, LeaseMark; Jim Sartain, Keegan & Coppin Company; Sean Beehler, Smith Dollar; Corey Turner, Sonoma Bank; Bob Reynolds, Innovative Business Solutions; and Michael Cook, Landscape Architect.

Serving on the Santa Rosa Young Professionals Network 2011 advisory board are Rachel Adams, George Petersen Insurance; Malia Anderson, Press Democrat; Nicole Arnone, chair elect, Cipolla Financial and Insurance Services; Erin Barnett, Canine Companions for Independence; Ryan Beach, Sonoma Bank; Michael Cook, chairman, Landscape Architect; Michelle Crosbie, Dal Poggetto & Company; Corey Eames, Century 21; Allison Fries, Anderson, Zeigler, Disharoon, Gallagher & Gray; Sarah Hebein-Warner, Big 4 Party Rentals; Matt Hunstock, Merrill Lynch & Company; Kate Kelly, Redwood Credit Union; Chris Krankemann, The Law Offices of W. Christian Krankemann; Tiffany Krankemann, Exchange Bank; Noelani Price, Concept to Completion; Robert Ramirez, Oficina Business Interiors; and Courtney Shephard, Kaiser Permanente.


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Catherine Canelis and Janessa Andrew joined Santa Rosa-based Landesign Construction & Maintenance Inc., Ms. Canelis as a project estimator and horticulturist and Ms. Andrew as bookkeeper and HR coordinator.


Napa-based law firm Gaw Van Male hired Alex Myers to its business department to practice land use and business transactions. He currently serves as the secretary of the Napa County Bar Association.

Nonprofit Organizations

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The Community Support Network of Sonoma County named Tom Bieri executive director. Mr. Bieri most recently served as the executive director of Social Advocates for Youth.

North Coast Opportunities, providing support services to families and the elderly in Lake and Mendocino counties announced its 2011 executive committee will be Ana Mahoney, chair; Jo Bennett, vice chair; Lisa Kelly, secretary; and Carolyn Ruttan, treasurer.

Real Estate

Realtor Alain-Martin Pierret launched www.healdsburg95448.com, an interactive website to serve as a hub for buyers and sellers in the region. The site provides tools, features and information to facilitate the home-buying or selling process.

Michael Regan, a loan officer with Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corp. in Santa Rosa, was elected to the Petaluma Chapter of Realtors Council and will serve as treasurer.


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Tiffany Lawson was promoted to senior account executive at Sonic.net in Santa Rosa, where she has been a sales professional for two years.


Marc Cuneo, formerly vice president of grower relations for Sebastiani Vineyards before its sale to Foley Family Wines, joined Turrentine Brokerage of Novato as a broker. He worked for distributor Southern Wine & Spirits in San Francisco before joining the family company a decade ago.

Sean Penn, vice president and general manager for multiple Diageo North America regions in the West, joined Napa-based division Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines as vice president of sales for the West region.

In September, Diageo Chateau & Estate President and Chief Executive Officer Ray Chadwick joined Young’s Market Co. as corporate vice president for wine. He oversees the beverage wholesaler’s wine operations, including St. Helena-based fine-wine distributor and importer Wilson Daniels Ltd.

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The Napa Valley Vintners in St. Helena named Kathleen Heitz Myers of Heitz Wine Cellars board president for 2011. Other board officers include Jeff McBride, general manager of Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, vice president; Doug Shafer, president of Shafer Vineyards, secretary; and Rick Jones, owner of Jones Family Vineyards, CFO. Directors are Bruce Cakebread of Cakebread Cellars, Stephen Corley of Monticello Vineyards, Pat Stotesbery of Ladera Vineyards, Bob Torres of Trinchero Napa Valley, Janet Viader of Viader Vineyard and Winery and Russ Weis of Silverado Vineyards.

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