• Colliers International, a commercial real estate services firm, announced its 2014’s top performers. They are:Bobby Fena
was appointed community relations analyst for Fresno County Public Library. He has been with the library since 2007.
• TheCity of Kerman
was awarded the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2014/15 budget. In order to receive the budget award, Kerman had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation.
• Assembly memberHenry T. Perea
(D-Fresno) was presented with the 2014 Internet Champion Award from the Internet Association. He was recognized with the award for his commitment to keeping California a leader in the innovation economy.
, the owner of Weed Man of Fresno, a local lawn care franchise, was honored as the recipient of the 2014 Online Outreach Award at Weed Man USA’s annual convention. The award is dedicated to a franchisee who has enthusiastically embraced technology as Weed Man’s fourth marketing pillar.
• TheMadera County Economic Development Commission
was presented the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Executive Director’s Award. The award, which honors professional expertise and extensive contribution to the Oakhurst group, was presented Jan. 16.
of Fresno won first place in Curtis 1000’s Silver Medallion Club for 2014 and finished the year as #1 in new customer sales revenue. A business solutions consultant for the company since 2005, he achieved 139% of annual plan based on overall customer satisfaction, selling to industry/market needs and providing innovative ideas custom-tailored for each client.
is a new physician assistant for Orthopaedic Associates, which recently relocated to 820 S. Akers St. in Visalia. He brings 15 years of experience as a certified physician assistant to support patients and board-certified surgeons.
• Four new resident physicians joined The Hanford Family Practice residency this year, expanding the local community’s access to health care. They are:Faraz Khan
andG. Michelle Ventura
. The residents will see patients at the residency’s family practice clinic at Central Valley General Hospital.
• Stanton Office Machines hired two to its sales team.Jason Horton
will be providing copiers and business solutions for customers throughout the Central Valley.
• Realty Concepts hired the following associates in residential sales:Leah Robles
in the Fresno Office.
has been appointed to the Board of Trustees for Fresno-based California’s Valued Trust. Wood worked for Central Unified School District for 13 years, including stints as principal at Polk and Saroyan elementary schools. He is currently the director of classified personnel for Desert Sands Unified School District in La Quinta and is a management representative on the CVT board from Southern California.
• Fresno County EDC has promotedVeronica E. Salas
to contract compliance manager. She is currently supporting the local business economy by providing business technical assistance support to small and medium businesses identifying needs requiring professional referral support.
was promoted to sales manager for Stanton Office Machines. He will lead a sales team to find solutions for customers’ business needs and budget.