Accounting firm McGladrey & Pullen LLP has promoted Jerome Vermeulen to assurance services director, and Chris Rivera and Ling Zheng to assurance service managers in the firm’s Pasadena office; and Diane Duncan to assurance service director and Kim Husain to assurance service manager in the downtown L.A. office. Previously, Duncan and Vermeulen were managers; Husain, Rivera and Zheng were supervisors.


MarketShare Partners, a marketing analytics firm in West Los Angeles, has named David Poltrack to its board. Poltrack is chief research officer of the CBS Corp.

Advertising firm Campbell-Ewald has named Christy Naderi vice president-management supervisor at the firm’s West Hollywood office. Previously, Naderi was a freelance digital account director at DraftFCB, a Chicago-based business consultancy.

Fanscape, an L.A. marketing agency, has named Eric Fransen senior manager of social media, Mary Michael Marlo account director, Irene Shin digital communications coordinator and Natalie Svider corporate communications director. Previously, Fransen was network and viral coordinator at, Marlo was a senior manager at MySpace Music, Shin was a marketing coordinator at Too Faced Cosmetics and Svider was a communications consultant.


Leo A Daly, an Omaha, Neb.-based architecture firm, has named Richard J. Onken senior health care planner and project manager in the firm’s downtown L.A. office. Previously, Onken was chief of health care design for the Air Force surgeon general.


Wells Fargo has named Thuy Bui store manager for a new branch in Rosemead. Previously, Bui was manager at the El Monte branch.


Sony Pictures Entertainment in Culver City has promoted Maggie Heim to senior vice president of litigation. Previously, Heim was a vice president of litigation at the studio.

Universal Pictures in Universal City has named Adam Fogelson chairman and Donna Langley chairwoman. Previously, Fogelson was president of marketing and distribution and Langley was president of production at the movie studio.


Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica has named Dr. Amin Kassam director of the Saint John’s Neuroscience Institute. Previously, Kassam was chairman of the department of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood has promoted Matthew Williams to Interim Administrator. Previously, Williams was chief financial officer at Centinela.

The Didi Hirsch Community Health Center in Koreatown has named Susan Smiley vice president of development. Previously, Smiley was a documentary filmmaker.


The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport hotel has named Reginald McDowell vice president and area managing director. Previously, McDowell was a vice president at Interstate Hotels and Resorts, Arlington, Va.-based operator of independent hotels.


Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP, a business and real estate law firm, has named Guy Rounsaville director of diversity to work out of the firm’s downtown L.A. office. Previously, Rounsaville was a vice president and general counsel at the Doctors Co., a physician and surgeon medical liability insurance firm based in Napa.


Los Angeles Universal Preschool, a downtown L.A.-based non-profit working to increase accessibility to early childhood education, has named Matt S. Rezvani to its board. Rezvani is general manager of West Coast external affairs for BP America Inc., an oil and natural gas company based in Warrenville, Ill.

The L.A. chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, a Washington, D.C.-based business advocacy non-profit for women, has named Brenda Zamzow-Frasier treasurer. Zamzow-Frasier is chief executive of the Zamzow Group, a Beverly Hills accounting services firm.


Washington, D.C.-based real estate services firm Madison Marquette has named Pat Walmsley managing director in its L.A. office. Previously, Walmsley was managing director at Eastdil Secured, a New York-based real estate investment company.


IConect Development LLC, a Redondo Beach-based developer of support software for the legal industry, has named Howard G. Silver chief technology officer. Previously, Silver was vice president of X1 Technologies, a Pasadena information services firm.

Sidebar, a Santa Monica mobile application developer, has named Patrick Kennedy chief executive and Kieran Hannon chief operating officer. Previously, Kennedy was a strategic adviser to the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore. Hannon was chief marketing officer of, an online cooking products retailer., an online social networking site based in Beverly Hills, has named Mark Rosenbaum chief financial officer. Previously, Rosenbaum served as a consultant to Century City film studio MGM.


LA Inc., the Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau, has named Martin Jeffrey King to its board. King is chairman of King’s Seafood Co., a restaurant company based in Costa Mesa.

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