Advertising & P.R.

Tod Rathbone has been appointed associate creative director and vice president at the Rabuck Agency, an advertising firm in Los Angeles. In his new position, Rathbone will work with each of the agency's clients, including,, and Wells Fargo. He most recently held senior management positions at a number of advertising agencies.


David J. Woo has joined Cannon Dworsky, an architectural engineering and planning firm in Los Angeles, as associate vice president. He will be responsible for leading the firm's technical quality programs in Los Angeles. Prior to joining the company, Woo was senior project architect at Gensler in Santa Monica.

Banking & Finance

Kathleen Brown has been named managing director and senior advisor of the West Coast wealth management business at the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in Los Angeles. She will have direct client responsibility, and will help coordinate the firm's efforts to provide its private clients with investment services as well as insight into the global economy and markets. Brown, the former California treasurer, was most recently employed by Bank of America, where she was president of its private bank.

Stephen W. Fillet has joined the technology investment banking department of CIBC World Markets, an investment banking firm in Los Angeles, as an executive director in the firm's Internet infrastructure and enhanced data services group. Fillet heads the firm's digital new media practice in the western U.S., which focuses on public offerings, private placements and mergers and acquisitions for companies that facilitate the creation, delivery and management of next-generation content, services and applications for the Internet. He was most recently a principal and senior technology banker in the corporate finance department of Roth Capital Partners.


Barbara Morton has joined Total Education Solutions, a special education services provider in South Pasadena, as vice president of contracted special education services. She will oversee the provision of services to 1,000 students with special needs in over 35 charter schools and public schools throughout the state. Morton was most recently with the El Dorado County office of education as director of the El Dorado County special education local plan area.


Ariel Veneziano has joined Alliance Atlantis Pictures International in Los Angeles as director of international sales. She will be responsible for international distribution with a focus on the independent and specialized films and will be actively involved with Alliance Atlantis' acquisitions of motion pictures projects and completed independent films. Previously, Veneziano worked at Menemsha Entertainment.


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