North Bay commercial real estate transactions and brief news about people and businesses
North Bay business briefs: Sonoma County Vintners, Fountaingrove Club and more
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation has awarded the Larkfield Resilience Fund with a $25,000 grant. Other news from Fountaingrove Club, Clover Sonoma and Santa Rosa Symphony.
North Bay's biggest: Network solutions and office equipment
The latest North Bay Business Journal research focuses on network solutions companies and office-equipment dealers. Top companies from both lists are Discovery Office Systems and KLH Consulting.
North Bay business briefs: Sonoma Clean Power, Sonoma State University and more
Sonoma Clean Power gives $50,000 for Santa Rosa Junior College entrepreneurship student awards. Other news from Sonoma State University, Bardessono Hotel & Spa, Hanna Institute and Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country.
North Bay professionals news: Redwood Credit Union, Kaiser Permanente and more
Redwood Credit Union names Aaron Collier head of information technology. Other news from Kaiser Permanente, Builders' Studio, Premier Ob Gyn Napa, Arbitration and Mediation Center, Bloom, Sonoma Land Trust, Carneros Wine Alliance, Greenacre Homes and Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical.
Here are Highway 37 fixes ID'd for traffic and sea-level rise
The first projects, which officials say are about seven years away, will be aimed at reducing congestion along the key corridor between Marin, Sonoma, Napa and Solano counties.
Star Staffing has a new president
Nicole Serres is promoted at the Petaluma-based recruiting company she co-owns.
North Bay professionals news: Napa's Italics winery, BKF Engineers and more
Marbue Marke is named director of winegrowing at Italics Winegrowers in Napa. Other news from Ghilotti Bros., BKF Engineers, Figueroa CPA, Redwood Credit Union, Napa County and Sonoma Speedway.
North Bay's biggest: Employee benefits insurance agencies
The latest North Bay Business Journal research focuses on companies that help employers set up and manage health plans and other benefits for their workers. The top three this year: USI Insurance Services, Gallagher Services and Arrow Benefits Group.
Sonoma County's economy czar to retire
Ben Stone, who has led the Sonoma County Economic Development Board for more than three decades, plans to retire this spring.
North Bay business briefs: Moonflower Delivery, Kelly-Moore Paint and more
Moonflower Delivery launches Marin County cannabis service. Other North Bay news from Kelly-Moore Paint, Santa Rosa, North Coast Wine Challenge, Sonoma Valley Vintners, Brewers Association, Sonoma County Alliance, Blue Wing Adobe Trust and Exchange Bank.
North Bay's biggest: Credit unions
The latest North Bay Business Journal research focuses on member-owned institutions based in the region or with branches here. Topping the list are Redwood Credit Union, Community First Credit Union and Marin County Federal Credit Union.
North Bay Business Journal names new account executive
Marc Farias Jones has been assisting advertising sales and event promotion since joining the Business Journal.
Marin County nonprofit names operations chief
Nancy Geisse came to Whistlestop as a consultant in September to complete a three-year strategic business plan. This is part of recent C-suite appointments and planned facility upgrades for the Marin County group.
St. Joe Sonoma County CEO resigns
Todd Salnas, a 10-year top executive for St. Joseph Health-Sonoma County, will be heading operations for an Oregon hospital system.
North Bay business briefs: Wine Business Institute, Sonoma County Tourism and more
Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University is accepting applications for its certificate in wine entrepreneurship. Other news from Sonoma County Tourism, Camp EDMO, SMART, Fusion Technology Solutions, Exchange Bank, Willow Creek Wealth, Sonoma Raceway and Fairfield-Vacaville Train Station.
North Bay professionals news: AUL, EAH Housing and more
Paul McCarthy is now vice president of national sales of Napa's AUL Corp. Other news from EAH Housing, Meridian Commercial, The Agency, Fort Ross winery, Ferrari-Carano, Barrel Associates, JS Design + Build, North Coast Builders Exchange, Napa County Farm Bureau, Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley, Sonoma Land Trust, U.S. Attorney, Sonoma County, Sausalito Art Festival and Sonoma Valley Health Care District.
North Bay business briefs: Empire College, Patisserie Angelica and more
Santa Rosa's Empire College becomes one of Northern California's first to offer training for professional cybersecurity certifications. Read other North Bay business news from Patisserie Angelica, Collaborative Medicinal Development, dentist Sepideh Halliday and Geyserville Inn.
North Bay professionals news: Redwood Credit Union, Bregante + Co. and more
Matt Martin is promoted to senior vice president of community and government relations for Redwood Credit Union. Other North Bay news from Bregante + Company, Kaiser Permanente, Luther Burbank Savings, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Whistlestop, Napa County, Napa Farmers Market, Teen Services Sonoma and Petaluma Gap Winegrowers Alliance.
SMART selects new board chairman, eyes expansion
San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips is selected to chair the Sonoma-Marin rail agency's board of directors. Rohnert Park Councilman Jake Mackenzie will serve as vice chairman.