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Moss Adams announced several recent personnel additions in Santa Rosa. Bill Vyenielo was hired as business consulting senior manager. He comes to Moss Adams with deep agricultural and winery experience and will work on the firm’s food, wine and ag group. He has many years of experience in helping wineries improve their operational efficiencies, and strengthen their financial systems, as well as increasing brand visibility.
Dmitri Alexeev was named tax senior manager, with more than 16 years of public accounting experience. He has worked with many public and private companies and has extensive tax compliance and consultation experience in the various areas such as corporate and partnership taxation, state taxation, and mergers and acquisitions. He will be working with clients primarily in financial services.
Joe Hester joined as tax manager, bringing over 20 years of experience in public and private accounting, He has worked closely with high net worth individuals, as well as many privately owned businesses, advising and executing accounting and tax services. He will be serving clients across multiple industries for Moss Adams, including wineries, construction and manufacturing.Banking and Finance
[caption id="attachment_88827" align="alignleft" width="154"] Leah Bryan[/caption]
Bank of Marin honored Leah Bryan from Petaluma and Tara Johnson from Sonoma as the most recent graduates its retail officer training program, which rewards trainees with the title of assistant vice president and a role of assistant branch manager in one of the bank’s 21 branches. Ms. Bryan became assistant branch manager for the bank's office on Fourth Street in Petaluma and Ms. Johnson is now the assistant branch manager for the bank's office in Greenbrae.
[caption id="attachment_88828" align="alignright" width="192"] Tara Johnson[/caption]
Dana Marty joined JDH Wealth in Santa Rosa as the administrative assistant. She is involved in the daily operations of the firm and has more than 15 years of customer service experience. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications from California State University, Sacramento and also holds a California Multi Subject teaching degree.Government
[caption id="attachment_88829" align="alignleft" width="173"] Marc McDonald[/caption]
Marc McDonald was named real estate manager for the General Services Department in Sonoma County. He has professional experience in both the private and public sectors and has been engaged in multiple building and property development and acquisition projects. Mr. McDonald was the facilities and real estate manager for the city and county of San Francisco for more than five years as well as director for real estate for your years. He also served as the assistant director of airport properties for the Oakland International Airport for five years. Mr. McDonald earned his Juris Doctor from George Washington University Law School. Nonprofits
[caption id="attachment_88830" align="alignright" width="173"] Kristin Berger[/caption]
Kristin Berger recently joined the Climate Protection Campaign as the director of development and communications, bringing over 25 years of experience working with communities. Ms. Berger has been working as a development consultant at Irwin-Wells Associates in Mill Valley. She has worked throughout the North Bay for the past decade, helping the Bay Area Discovery Museum, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, The Volunteer Center of Sonoma County, Sonoma State University, Sonoma County Museum and Catholic Charities.Health Care