Accounting & Consulting
Doug Beach has been promoted to principal at West L.A.-based Roth, Bookstein & Zaslow LLP. Beach, who previously was tax manager, specializes in the areas of real estate, construction, manufacturing and distribution, and high net-worth individuals. In addition, Jeanne Ryan, previously a manager with the firm, has been promoted to principal. She specializes in working with law firms, attorneys and individuals, providing counsel in the areas of personal and business tax planning, administrative and management systems, and financial analysis. Jeff Ong-Siong has also been promoted to a principal in the firm. He provides service in the areas of accounting, auditing, management consulting and income tax.
Ann Caffey has been appointed partner in Ernst & Young's Los Angeles office. She will focus on providing consulting and information technology services for clients in the entertainment industry. Caffrey previously was vice president of information technology at EMI Music Distribution, Los Angeles.
Banking & Finance
Daniel T. Jackson has been promoted to senior vice president, senior credit officer and compliance officer at Culver City-based Alliance Bank. Jackson is head of the real estate and construction loan department and he previously has worked for Bank of America and Security Pacific Bank. In addition, William L. Dawson has joined the bank as a vice president. He will help manage the bank's growing real estate and construction loan department. Dawson's experience in real estate lending includes positions with Tokai Bank of California, Imperial Bank and Bankers Trust Co. Also, David C. Holmes has been named a vice president to help develop and manage Alliance Bank's commercial lending portfolio. Holmes has been in banking for more than 20 years and his work experience includes Union Bank, South Bay Bank and International City Bank.
Romeo A. Reyes has been appointed senior vice president and senior analyst in the taxable fixed income department of the Los Angeles office of Jefferies & Co. Inc. Reyes will lead Jefferies' coverage of high-yield securities within the communications industry. He previously headed media and telecommunications high-yield research at Warburg Dillon Reed.
Suzanne Gilbertson has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing for Long Beach-based Granite Homes. Gilbertson will be responsible for managing and training sales personnel and implementing sales and marketing policies and procedures. In addition, she will oversee marketing and product development for each new community. Gilbertson previously was the director of sales and marketing for Hearthside Homes.
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