Banking & Finance

Redwood Credit Union  announced that Mike DeFazio, Christine Foster, Clark Matthiessen and Ashley Curiel— all registered representatives affiliated with broker-dealer and Registered Investment Advisor CUSO Financial Services, LP (CFS) — achieved Pacesetter status for 2010. Pacesetter awards honor the top producing registered representatives among CFS’ 130-plus credit union programs. The four advisors are credited with generating significant revenue while providing high-quality financial and retirement planning services to Redwood Credit Union members.Construction

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Wisconsin-based building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has promoted Dennis DeBolt, manager of its Santa Rosa store, to managing partner. ABC Supply is a wholesale distributor of roofing, siding, windows and other select exterior building products.  Its Santa Rosa branch is located at 4141 Sebastopol Rd.  Mr. DeBolt joined ABC Supply in 1995 and was named manager of the Santa Rosa branch in 2007. As a managing partner, he continues to oversee the Santa Rosa branch while taking on additional responsibilities.  He has joined ABC Supply’s National Branch Advisory Board, which advises senior management on strategic initiatives, branch expansion, product development, technology, branch operation and company policy.Nonprofits

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MarinSpace has appointed Cheryl Cinelli, a senior vice president and senior commercial lender at Bank of Marin, to its board of directors. Ms. Cinelli, of Kentfield, has over 25 years experience in the banking industry.  She is a member and past membership chair of The Financial Women’s Association.  Her community volunteer activities include The Winged-O Foundation, Huckleberry House, Kentfield Schools Foundation and the golf committee of Sunny Hills Services.  She is also a member of the St. Francis Yacht Club and the Meadow Club. MarinSpace is dedicated to helping nonprofits improve the quality of their workspace and to build collaborative infrastructure. 

NapaLearns elected its 2011-2012 board of directors and officers at its annual meeting on September 13. A public/private partnership, the board has representation from the business and education community, including superintendents from all school districts in Napa County. Board members elected for one-year terms include Lauren Ackerman, Ackerman Vineyards; Edna Baehre-Kolovani, Napa Valley College; Cynthia Dempsey, Cybermill Technology Center; Lydia Dobyns, New Technology Network; David Drinkwater, Wingspan Partnerships; Florence Eaton, Pope Valley Union School District; John Glaser, Glaser & Associates; Dan Lynch, Technology Entrepreneur; Laura Masters, Masters Company; Esmeralda Mondragon, Calistoga Joint Unified School District; Barbara Nemko, Napa County Office of Education; Pamela Redmond, Touro University; Dorothy Salmon, Community Member; Richard Savage, Calistoga Joint Unified School District; Tracy Schuler, Meteor Vineyard; Patrick Sweeney, Napa Valley Unified School District; Tom Stubbs, Howell Mountain School District; Julie Synyard, St. Helena Unified School District; Cindy Toews, St. Helena Unified School District; and Elena Toscano, Napa Valley Unified School District. Officers elected for the coming year are NapaLearns directors Chuck McMinn, Vineyard 29, as president and chair; Rick Jones, Jones Family Vineyard, as vice-chair; Magdalena Valderrama, NapaLearns operations director, as secretary; and Brenda Perry, CPA, as treasurer. Jason Luros of Hudson & Luros LLP serves as general counsel for NapaLearns.Wine

Bennett Lane Winery in Calistoga announced that Ron Mumford has been brought on board as its national sales manager. 

Mr. Mumford began his wine career at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix where he became the cellar master at age 21. He  joined Southern Wine and Spirits of NV in 1992, where he became the opening representative and wine consultant for numerous Las Vegas restaurants including  Wolfgang Puck’s Spago, Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House and The Bellagio Resort. He completed the master sommelier exam at the Dorchester Hotel in London in 1999. He was with Southern Wine and Spirits for nineteen years, 11 as general manager for J&P Fine Wine & Spirits.