Norman R. Fishman has been appointed vice president of development at the University of Judaism. In his new post, Fishman will be responsible for virtually all fundraising aspects at the university, including the annual campaign, planned giving, designated giving, major gifts, capital campaign and grants. Most recently, he was senior vice president of development for the City of Hope National Medical Center, where he served as director of major gifts campaign.

Health Care

Danny Gampe has been named chief financial officer at LivHome, an in-home elder care company in Los Angeles. He will be responsible for financial management, analysis and reporting, and cash management. Most recently, Gampe served as vice president of finance and CFO at Digital Lava Inc., an Internet application service provider.

Kenneth J. Wildes Jr. has been named vice president, communications at the Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles. He will be responsible for developing, leading and managing a comprehensive and strategic integrated marketing and communications program that will enhance the hospital's identity and image. Wildes was most recently affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.


Shaida T. Monshi has been named partner at Brown & Riding Insurance Services. Monshi has accepted an equity stake in the L.A.-based insurance wholesaler and will continue to serve as B & R;'s vice president and property division manager.


Keri Lynn Bush has been appointed vice chair of the Lawyer's Professionalism & Ethics Committee of the Defense Research Institute, the nation's largest association of civil litigation defense lawyers. Currently, she is a partner in the employment group of the Los Angeles law firm of Lewis, D'Amato, Brisbois & Bisgaard.

David M. Chernek has become a shareholder at the Los Angeles office of Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe. He is a member of the firm's financial service national practice group. Chernek has been with the firm since 1996 and has litigation experience in many areas, including antitrust and securities matters.

Allan T. Marks has been named a partner in the Los Angeles office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. He is a member of the firm's global finance group and represents companies involved in telecommunications, high technology, energy and transportation resources. Prior to his promotion, Marks was an associate with the firm.

Hall R. Marston and Douglas J. Collodel have been certified appellate specialists by the order of the California State Bar Association's Board of Legal Specialization. Both are attorneys at Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold's Los Angeles office. Marston practices general civil litigation, including employment and labor law, complex litigation, intellectual property, professional and product liability as well as corporation and partnership disputes. Collodel has specialized in appellate law for the past 12 years, and handles general civil litigation for both public entities and private-sector clients.

For reprint and licensing requests for this article, CLICK HERE.