Brandlin & Associates, an investigative accounting, financial consulting and strategic consulting services company, has hired Felipe Corrado and Eric Hum as consultants. Corrado previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Hum was formerly with the Siegfried Group.
David and Goliath in El Segundo has hired Colin Jeffery as executive creative director and Russell Wager as managing partner and group client director. Jeffery was vice president and creative director of Arnold Worldwide; Wager was executive vice president at Doner Advertising.
Harley Ellis Devereaux has named John R. Dale and Jeremy C. Hsu principals at its Los Angeles office and has named the following associates: Sean Bani, Michael Bulander, Vorapat Chuthakieo, Howard A. Dobbins, Shreekant S. Hingnikar and Michael L. Kimbrough.
Environetics, an interior architectural design and space-planning firm in Los Angeles, has hired Joan S. Marshall as director of business development and Kam Kamran as senior project designer. Marshall was previously an independent business development and marketing consultant. Kamran was an independent design consultant.
Banking & Finance
Kenneth Marek has been hired as a managing director in the Los Angeles office of FocalPoint Partners LLC, an independent investment firm. Marek was recently at Kibel Green.
De La Rosa & Co. in Los Angeles has hired John J. Moynihan Jr. as senior vice president of institutional sales. Moynihan was previously senior vice president of institutional sales with A.G. Edwards.
City National Bank has hired Scott Aney as senior vice president and regional manager for the San Fernando Valley and Ventura County area. He previously worked as a senior vice president and regional manager with Citibank.
Englander & Associates, a government and political consulting agency, has hired Eric Rose as partner. Rose was formerly senior vice president at Weber Shandwick.
Laura Masse has been promoted to executive vice president of marketing at Crown Media Holdings Inc., an owner and operator of network channels and programming such as Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. Masse was formerly the senior vice president of marketing in Los Angeles.
Wind Dancer Films has promoted Dete Meserve to president in its new Beverly Hills office. Meserve was formerly the executive vice president for the company.
The Long Beach Harbor Commissioner has promoted Douglas A. Thiessen to managing director of engineering for the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. He was formerly the chief harbor engineer.
Hotel Casa del Mar and Shutters on the Beach, two partner Santa Monica hotel properties, have appointed Marce Olson as director of sales and Laura McIver as Hotel Casa del Mar resident manager. Olson held positions as sales manager at the Beverly Wilshire and Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. McIver was formerly the corporate director of food and beverage for the two hotels.
Carlos Garcia has joined Los Angeles-based Korn/Ferry International as senior client partner at their headquarters. He was formerly a principal of operations practice at executive search firm Morgan Samuels.
Steven Young has been appointed president of the San Fernando Valley chapter of the Insurance Brokers and Agents. He is currently an account executive at Venbrook Insurance Agency.
Warner Pacific Insurance Services has hired Jim Faulkner as the vice president of underwriting. He was most recently the vice president of UniCare Individual Services.
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has hired Thomas McConville as a counsel in its Los Angeles and Orange County law firms. McConville was an assistant United States attorney specializing in fraud and public corruption prosecution.
DLA Piper LLP has promoted attorneys Eric Beane, Michael Hamilton, Nick Morgan, Andrew Shiner, and Gregg Zucker to partners in its Los Angeles offices. Beane is in the labor and employment practice group. Hamilton and Shiner are in the real estate practice group. Morgan and Zucker are in the litigation practice group.
Charisse Browner has been hired as vice president and group account director of Lagrant Communications, a marketing communications firm specializing in African American and Hispanic consumer markets. Browner previously was the public affairs director for KPWR-FM (106) and president and executive director of the station's non-profit fund.
Primedia Inc. has promoted Sean Holzman in the Los Angeles office to president of Primedia Enterprises, its licensing and merchandising division. Holzman was the vice president of sales and marketing.
Ron Steif has joined People For the American Way, a national social justice advocacy organization, as the director of the Los Angeles regional office. He was formerly director of the Office of Public Life and Social Policy of the United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries in Washinton, D.C.
Aerospace Corp., a non-profit company that provides analysis for national security space programs, has promoted Edward K. Ruth to principal director of the Launch Engineering and Analysis Directorate. He was the systems director in the Space Launch Projects Directorate.
Natalie Svider has been hired to be head of the new Los Angeles office for Lewis, a global public relations agency. She was formerly a senior account supervisor for Ruder Finn.
Younan Properties Inc., a privately held investment group, has promoted Michael O'Donovan to vice president of finance. O'Donovan was controller.
Madison Marquette, a Washington D.C.-based real estate company, has hired Richard M. Wolf as senior vice president of leasing at its Los Angeles office. Wolf was previously president of Wolf Retail Leasing.
Colliers International, a leading international real estate services company, has named Jennifer Song and Robert Lee as senior associates of its Private Capital Advisors group, and partners at its Torrance office. Song was previously at CB Richard Ellis Group Inc. and Lee was with Sperry Van Ness.
Jon Guynn has joined BiggerBoat, a Beverly Hills-based search engine for entertainment. Guynn was formerly senior director of business development at JM Northern Media.
Monica Villalobos has been appointed as executive director of the Transportation and Land Use Collaborative of Southern California. Villalobos was community outreach director with the agency.
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