J. Drew Delisser was named managing partner of Miller and Co. LLP, a Santa Monica accounting firm. Delisser has been a partner of the firm since 1999.


True Religion Apparel Inc. promoted Kymberly Lubell to vice president. She was previously the secretary and director of the company.

Gensler, an architecture, planning and strategic consulting firm, named principals Robert Jernigan and Nila R. Leiserowitz managing directors of the Los Angeles office. Jernigan and Leiserowitz will keep their previous positions with Gensler practice areas and committees.

Gary Garrels was appointed senior curator of Hammer Museum at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, UCLA. He was previously the chief curator of the department of drawings and curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Adam Roseman was appointed partner and West Coast representative of Tompkins Capital Group, a reverse merger transactions company. Previously, he was an investment banker at Barrington Associates.

Wescom Credit Union appointed Tim Dolan vice president of facilities and administrative services. Most recently, Dolan served as director of operations for Spenser Communications.

Vivien Hao was appointed director of Partnerships/Adopt-a-Schools for the Los Angeles Unified School District. She previously lived and worked in Shanghai as a consultant to educational institutions in China.

Warner Bros. Consumer Products appointed Brad Globe executive vice president and general manager. He was also named future successor to the company's founder and president, Dan Romanelli. Globe comes from DreamWorks, where he headed its global consumer products business.

Movielink promoted Peter Sheil to executive vice president and general counsel. He was previously general counsel for the online movie download service, which is owned and operated by Movielink LLC, a joint venture of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Studios and Warner Bros. Studios. Also at Movielink, Tyler Goldman was promoted to senior vice president of business and corporate development. Goldman was previously vice president of business development.

Real Mex Restaurants appointed Charles Rink president of Chevys Fresh Mex Restaurants. Rink remains Real Mex Restaurants' chief operating officer.

Pepperidge Farm Inc. named Debra L. Williams director, human resources sales and stores. Previously, Williams was manager of organizational development and training at Bayer Pharmaceutical Corp.

Los Angeles City Council President Alex Padilla named Cecelia V. Estolano, Jose Sigala, Mary Nichols, Cynthia McClain-Hill and Francine Diamond to the Proposition "O" Citizens Oversight Advisory Committee. Estolano is of counsel at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Sigala is president of the board of Friends of the Los Angeles River. Nichols is director and professor-in-residence at the UCLA Institute of the Environment. McClain-Hill is a managing partner at McClain-Hill Associates. Francine Diamond is the chair at the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board and serves on the Board of Directors of the California League of Conservation Voters.

Ricardo Noguera was named administrator for the South Los Angeles Region of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles. Previously, he served as director of the City of North Miami's Planning and Development Department.

Health Care
Kindred Healthcare Inc. promoted G. Scott Floden to vice president, operations, in the West Region of its hospital division. Floden was previously CEO of Kindred's Ontario hospital.

Human Resources
Aon Consulting, an employee benefits and human resources organization of Aon Corp., named Barbara Wachsman vice president of health and welfare consulting services in its Los Angeles division. She previously worked in the company's San Francisco office.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. named Chris Crawford area executive vice president for their strategic risk solutions division. Previously, Gallagher served as Southern California leader for the financial and professional practice of Marsh and McLennan Cos.

Diane Kooken and Gerald Whiteford have been appointed as managing directors in the Los Angeles office of Marsh, a risk and insurance unit of Marsh and McLennan Cos. Kooken is a senior client advisor with the company's Los Angeles financial and professional practice, and Whiteford is a department manager of the Los Angeles property placement center.

Fulbright & Jaworski LLP named Peter Mason partner-in-charge of the Los Angeles office. Mason has been a partner at Fulbright for more than 15 years and is a member of the firm's policy committee. Also, Andy Demetriou was named head of the corporate department and Helen Duncan was named head of the litigation department for the Los Angeles office.

Encino based American LegalNet, publisher of electronic court and regulatory forms at, hired Lee Bongiolatti as vice president of sales and marketing. Previously, Bongiolatti was vice president and managing director for LexisNexis.

K & R; Law Group LLP, based in Los Angeles, named attorneys Cameron H. Faber and Robert M. Kessler partners in its firm.

John M. Gatti was appointed shareholder and co-chair of the Los Angeles office of Greenberg Traurig LLP's national entertainment and media litigation group. He was formerly a partner at Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahn.

Hatch & Parent named Carolyn L. Rhoades senior associate in Los Angeles. Her practice area is environmental law.

White & Case, a law firm dealing with corporate defense and special litigation, named Fernando L. Aenlle-Rocha and Gary S. Sedlik partners in the firm's Los Angeles office. Aenlle-Rocha was formerly a partner with McDermott Will & Emery and Sedlik has been an associate with White & Case.

Miller and Co. LLP named M. Debra Reno as a partner of the firm. Reno specializes in tax issues.

Danette Goulet was named managing editor of the Glendale News-Press, the Foothill Leader, and Burbank Leader. She was previously city editor of the Huntington Beach Independent and the Costa Mesa Daily Pilot.

Public Relations
Rogers & Associates, a public relations firm based in Los Angeles, hired Barbara Goen as senior vice president. Goen previously served as senior executive in charge of communications and brand management at KCET.

Vinoble Inc., a Malibu-based security services company, appointed Joseph Lively president and chief executive and Thomas Welch vice president of operations and chief operating officer. Lively was an executive and attorney, and Welch was previously president and chief executive of Welch and Welch Investigations Inc.

Computer Sciences Corp., an El Segundo-based technology services company, named Guy Copeland president of the Information Technology Information Sharing and Analysis Center, a coalition of information technology companies. Copeland, Computer Science's vice president of information infrastructure advisory programs, previously served as vice president of the center. The center's role is to increase cooperation between the private sector and the federal government on information security issues.

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