Accounting


Singer Lewak Greenbaum & Goldstein LLP, a regional CPA and management consulting firm, named Gale Moore partner and member of the firm's Securities and Exchange Commission practice group. Moore previously worked with Deloitte & Touche LLP.


Banking & Finance


Financial Partners Credit Union hired Nader Moghaddam as president and chief executive. Previously, Moghaddam was executive vice president of member services, sales, operations and lending at Kinecta Federal Credit Union and president of Kinecta Financial & Insurance Services LLC.


Construction


Long Beach-based architecture, planning and interior design firm Kluger Architects Inc. appointed Stuart G. Galloway as senior associate. Galloway has been working on projects for the company for four years.


Education


Richard G. Little has been appointed director of the Keston Institute for Infrastructure at the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate. Little was formerly a director at the non-profit National Research Council.

Southwestern University School of Law named Bryant G. Garth dean and chief executive for a five-year term. Garth is former director of the American Bar Foundation and former dean of Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington.


Entertainment


ShowBiz Expo, a production industry conference and trade show, has named Jerrold T. Brandt as conference chair. Brandt is an independent consultant, specializing in entertainment and new media practice.

PricewaterhouseCoopers has appointed Brad Oltmanns to the leadership team managing the 2005 Academy Awards balloting process. Oltmanns is managing partner of the firm's Los Angeles office. He will be one of three PricewaterhouseCoopers partners who know the voting results before the recipients are announced during the 77th Academy Awards telecast on Feb. 27.


Health Care


City of Hope, a biomedical research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, appointed Paul Blodgett senior vice president of development. Blodgett was formerly the senior associate vice president for university advancement at the University of Southern California.


Insurance


Millennium Corporate Solutions named Frank L. Marrone managing partner. Marrone has headed the Pasadena office of the insurance brokerage services and related risk management consulting firm.


Law


Greenberg Traurig LLP has named Kenneth Burry, Raymond Kim and Jinshu "John" Zhang shareholders. Burry was an associate. His practice focuses on entertainment law with an emphasis on the music industry. Kim was of counsel and is a litigator. Zhang, formerly of counsel, is a China specialist and member of the firm's corporate and securities departments.

Cecilia V. Estolano has rejoined Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP of counsel to work with the real estate and environment and natural resource practice groups. Previously she served as special assistant city attorney for Los Angeles and was lead attorney on all major land use, real estate and economic development projects.

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