NEWSMAKERS

ARCHITECTURE

Heery International, an Atlanta-based architecture and construction services firm, has added associate to the titles of Patricia Braceros, Laura Lara, Robert Potts and Roni Primavera in its Long Beach office. Braceros is an office manager and marketing manager with the firm. Lara is an assistant project engineer, and Potts and Primavera are project managers.

CONSULTING

Malcolm Pirnie, a downtown L.A. environmental consulting firm, has promoted Charles M. Wolf to vice president. Previously, Wolf was a senior associate with the firm.

ENGINEERING

Parsons, a Pasadena-based engineering services firm, has named William Bodie manager of the energy, systems and security division in its infrastructure and technology group. Previously, Bodie was president of the North American government and defense business unit of KBR Inc., a Houston-based engineering services firm.

Partner Engineering and Science Inc., an El Segundo-based environmental and engineering consulting firm, named Andrew Brack principal in its El Segundo office. Previously, Brack was vice president at Tetra Tech, a Pasadena-based engineering and construction services firm.

ENTERTAINMENT

Belltower Entertainment Corp., a Santa Monica film production and distribution company, has named Nina Yang vice president of production. Previously, Yang was chief executive at the company.

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., a Hollywood film-processing, postproduction and distribution company, has named Lynn Heymont executive vice president of human resources, North America. Previously, Heymont was vice president of human resources, West Coast, at CBS.

HEALTH CARE

Camden Group, a Chicago-based health care consulting firm, has named Robert A. Minkin senior adviser in its El Segundo office. Previously, Minkin was chief executive of Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver.

HOSPITALITY

Grill Concepts Inc., the Woodland Hills-based operator of Daily Grill, Grill on the Alley and In Short Order eateries, has named Robert Spivak chief executive. Spivak is co-chairman of the company’s board.

Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International, an Oslo, Norway-based advocacy association for the hospitality industry, has named Pamela Hirneisen president of the L.A. chapter. Hirneisen is director of sales and marketing for the Holiday Inn LAX.

LAW

Inner City Law Center, a downtown L.A. non-profit that provides legal representation to homeless and working poor clients, has elected David Vaughn to its board. Vaughn is managing director in the downtown L.A. office of FTI Consulting, a Baltimore-based a legal advisory firm.

Musick Peeler & Garrett LLP, a downtown L.A. law firm, has named Kristine Kwong and Nicholas J. White partners. Previously, Kwong was a partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, a Chicago-based law firm. White was a partner of Reish & Reicher LLP, a West L.A. law firm.

Loeb & Loeb LLP, a Century City-based law firm, has named Nicole Kuklok-Waldman senior counsel in its Century City office. Previously, Kuklok-Waldman was an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP, a downtown L.A.-based law firm.

The Philippine American Bar Association, a Pasadena-based non-profit, has named Corinne Orquiola president-elect. Orquiola is an associate in the downtown L.A. office of law firm Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP.

Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP, a downtown L.A.-based law firm, has named Alan Hearty associate in its Culver City office. Previously, Hearty was an associate at Alston & Bird LLP, an Atlanta-based law firm.

MANUFACTURING

PPG Aerospace, a Sylmar maker of aerospace coatings and products, has named Mark Cancilla global platform director for aerospace transparencies. Previously, Cancilla was global manager for commercial aerospace transparencies at the company.

REAL ESTATE

Lee & Associates – Investment Services Group, a Sherman Oaks real estate investment services firm, has named Robert Leveen senior vice president. Previously, Leveen was a senior associate at Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, a West L.A.-based commercial real estate brokerage firm.

NAI Capital, an Encino-based real estate services firm, has named Fariba Kavian senior vice president. Previously, Kavian was senior vice president at Sperry Van Ness, an Irvine-based commercial real estate brokerage firm.

Caruso Capital Partners LLC, an investment arm of L.A.-based retail and real estate services firm Caruso Affiliated, has named Bryce Ross senior director of acquisitions. Previously he was director of acquisitions and development at Festival Cos., an L.A. real estate services company.

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