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Accounting

Robert J. Schlener has been named partner at Singer Lewak Greenbaum & Goldstein LLP. Schlener will be based in the Los Angeles office.

Advertising

Bill Bagnall has been named director of client services for Cerritos-based Aubrey & Associates Inc. He will oversee client services and business development for the agency. Bagnall previously was senior account executive.

Architecture

Marcia Babalas has been named principal of Mel & #233;ndrez Associates Landscape Architecture of Los Angeles. She has also assumed the role of director of design. Brian Mitchell has also been named principal.

Banking

James F. Kleerup has been appointed senior vice president of corporate facilities at the Los Angeles office of Imperial Bank. Kleerup will be responsible for planning, developing and managing all facilities, as well as managing all purchasing for the company. He previously was operations manager at Osowski Construction Co. In addition, Ellen P. Becht has been promoted to senior vice president of corporate and strategic planning. She previously was in credit policy and administration, overseeing First Interstate Bancorp's loan portfolio.

Entertainment

Kevin Beggs has been appointed senior vice president of drama development at Lions Gate Media. Beggs will be based in Los Angeles and will be responsible for developing one-hour dramas with a particular focus on cable, syndication and the international marketplace. He previously served as a producer for "Baywatch."

Dan Fiala has been appointed chief operating officer of Los Angeles-based Showstar Entertainment Corp.'s new entertainment management division. Fiala formerly was director of concert management at DBP Inc.

High Tech

Christine Malcolm has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of provider solutions at El Segundo-based Computer Sciences Corp. Malcolm will oversee development and commercialization of the company's provider solution set. She previously was at the University Health System Consortium.

Denis Richard has been appointed president and chief executive of Woodland Hills-based Incomnet Inc. Richard previously was vice president of law & corporate affairs of Teleglobe International Corp.

Charles Wilson has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing worldwide at Valencia-based 3D Systems Corp. Wilson previously was president and chief executive of Axil Computer Inc., a subsidiary of Hyundai Electronics America.

Law

Harriet B. Alexson has joined the Los Angeles office of Loeb & Loeb LLP as a real estate partner. Alexson previously was of counsel with Buchalter, Nemer, Fields & Younger.

Jonathan Curtis has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP's real estate department as a partner in the Los Angeles office. Curtis' real estate practice focuses on acquisition, development, land use and construction. He previously was an attorney with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker.

Ginger Heyman has been elected partner at Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May's Los Angeles office. She will concentrate her practice on product liability. In addition, Stuart Shanus has been elected partner at the Century City office. Before joining the firm, he was a partner at the Chicago firm of Bell, Boyd & Lloyd.

Linda Hamilton Klein has joined the corporate department of Katten Muchin & Zavis' Los Angeles office as a partner. She will concentrate her practice in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance.

Barnett Rosenberg has joined the Los Angeles headquarters of Legal Research Network as senior vice president. Rosenberg will work with the general counsels of client companies to fortify their U.S. and international practice. He formerly was general counsel with Mattel Inc.

Steven E. Young has joined Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon LLP's commercial litigation department as of counsel. Young, who will be based in the Los Angeles office, was previously with Turner, Gerstenfeld, Aubert & Young LLP.

Non-Profit

Anne Cote has been appointed executive director of UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation. She will manage all aspects of the foundation's fund-raising endeavors. Cote previously served as the associate executive director of the foundation.

Oil

Michael E. Wiley has been promoted to president and will assume the newly created position of chief operating officer of Los Angeles-based Atlantic Richfield Co. He previously was executive vice president. In addition, Donald R. Voelte, previously senior vice president of corporate planning, has been promoted to executive vice president.

Publishing

Lee Ireland has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of marketing at Pomona-based Auto-Graphics Inc. Ireland previously was product manager at Data Research Associates Inc.

Real Estate

Scott Minami has been appointed vice president for Granite Homes. Based in Long Beach, he will be responsible for managing land acquisition and planning functions for new communities throughout Southern California. Minami previously was vice president senior project manager for Presley Homes.

Lang Xiong has joined the Century City office of Johnson Capital Group as senior real estate analyst, capital markets.

Retail

June Miller Richards has been appointed vice president of marketing at Los Angeles-based Store of Knowledge. Richards previously was director of marketing for Movieline magazine. In addition, Robert E. Edmison has been appointed vice president of information services. Edmison previously was director of information services.

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