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Banking & Finance

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Veteran Santa Rosa loan officers Jennifer Ready, Eric Burgess and Michael Madsen were named to the Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corporation’s President’s Club. The club honors the top 10 percent of the company’s loan producers.

Business Organizations

Tanya Narath, executive director of the Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy, was nominated to receive a leadership award in Green Issues and Opportunities by the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce.

Business & Professional Services

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Nicole Powell joined AppleOne Employment Services as area manager over its North Bay operations. Ms. Powell, who has been in the staffing industry for eight years, is based in Santa Rosa and will lead the company’s ongoing expansion plans in Sonoma and Marin Counties.

Nonprofit Organizations

Torri Jon Estrada of the Marin Community Foundation and Lesley Mansford, CEO of Neoedge Networks, joined the board of directors of the Santa Rosa-based Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy. The institute educates public officials and community leaders on sustainability

California artist Pat Ryan creator of rock posters, underground art, and American Indian historical paintings, will give a presentation on Tuesday, June 7 at the Petaluma Arts Association monthly meeting at the Petaluma Art Center.

Real Estate

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New sales associates in the Santa Rosa office of  Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank are Diane Muir, previously at Fritz Winery of Cloverdale,  John Laxton, formerly an independent real estate broker, and  Molly Hamblin, formerly assistant to senior vice president Preston Smith.