Education

Sonoma Academy in Santa Rosa has added four new members to its board of trustees for 2011-12. They are: Quincey Imhoff of Healdsburg, Judy Jordan of Healdsburg, Nancy Lasseter of Glen Ellen, and C. Paul Johnson of Santa Rosa.Finance

RPM Mortgage, Inc. added Christopher Caproni to its RPM Mill Valley branch. Mr. Caproni has worked in sales and finance, in technology sales, equipment leasing and sales training for the past 28 years. He is a 26-year resident of Mill Valley. RPM Mortgage, Inc. is based in Walnut Creek and is a private, family-owned mortgage banker and brokerage. RPM has 50 branches in California, Nevada, Texas, Colorado and Connecticut and over 700 loan agents and employees. RPM Mortgage is a retail only lender and a direct seller and servicer of Fannie Mae loans.Hospitality

Meadowood Napa Valley hired Michael Ireland as the wine director for the resort’s three Michelin-starred Restaurant at Meadowood. Mr. Ireland began his career  at Parcel 104 in Santa Clara under Master Sommelier Randall Bertao and then as wine and spirits director at Viognier Restaurant in San Mateo. In 2006 Mr. Ireland joined The French Laundry in Napa as sommelier. He later joined Quince as head sommelier. Most recently, He was sommelier of Benu in San Franciso.Insurance

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Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company appointed David Zona as chief underwriting officer and Kathleen Zortman as chief field executive.  Mr. Zona  will be  responsible for setting the direction and priorities for commercial and personal insurance product lines and has primary accountability for driving profitable growth. Previously, He was responsible for the commercial insurance product team at Fireman’s Fund and now oversees product development, pricing and reinsurance for both commercial and personal lines. Prior to joining Fireman’s Fund in March of 2010, Zona Mr.  held leadership positions at Nationwide and AIG.  Ms. Zortman will be responsible for leading the field underwriting, customer service and sales teams to create a consistent experience for Fireman’s Fund agents and broker partners. Ms. Zortman most recently served as the president of Professional Risk Solutions, a wholesale broker headquartered in the Northeast. Prior to joining Fireman’s Fund, she held leadership positions with PLI Brokerage, a high-net-worth agency, Chubb, and Deloitte Consulting.