RBZ, a West Los Angeles-based CPA and consulting firm, has promoted Yunna Barats and Stephen Rickert to principals and Joseph Bayewitch and Carolyn Hansen to directors. Barats, Rickert and Bayewitch were previously managers at RBZ, while Hansen was a firm administrator.

Redondo Beach-based Northrop Grumman Space Technology promoted Paul Gregory to vice president of human resources. Gregory was previously controller in the space technology sector. Also, David L. Ryan was hired as vice president of payloads and sensors for the space technology sector. He was previously vice president and general manager at Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems.

Aerospace Corp. appointed Peter B. Teets, retired president and chief operating officer of Lockheed Martin Corp., to its board of trustees. Rami R. Razouk has been promoted to senior vice president of the engineering and technology group from associate general manager of the space support division. Lawrence T. Greenberg has been appointed vice president of technology from his previous position of vice president of laboratory operations for the engineering and technology group.

B.D. Fox & Friends Inc., a Santa Monica-based advertising firm, promoted Kristine Kreska to vice president of the marketing and distribution division. She was previously director of business development.

Creative Domain, a Hollywood-based entertainment marketing, branding and advertising agency, has named Karen Crawford vice president of theatrical print. Crawford was previously vice president of creative print advertising for Artisan Entertainment in Santa Monica.

Banking & Finance
Mosaic Capital has named David A. Cohn, David J. Herman and Charles H. Troe as managing directors in its new West Los Angeles office.

Comerica Bank has named Alfredo Padilla assistant vice president of corporate communications for its El Segundo-based western division. Padilla was most recently public relations manager at Washington Mutual.

Hamilton Group, a national commercial finance firm, hired Richard Kort and Robert Kort as regional vice presidents of its new west coast regional office in Los Angeles. Richard was previously chief executive of Bibby Financial Services in the Westlake Village and his brother Robert was vice president of marketing for Bibby.

Superior Galleries Inc., a Beverly Hills-based dealer and auctioneer of rare coins and collectibles, appointed Anthony D. Friscia to its board. Friscia is an independent entertainment industry consultant. He previously served as vice president of free television contract administration for Warner Bros. International Television Distribution Inc.

Southern California Edison has named Doug Kim general manager of Edison Carrier Solutions. Kim was promoted from his position as senior manager in Southern California Edison's resource planning and strategy group.


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