•Community Medical Centers’ Compliance and Ethics Program
earned a full three-year certification from Health Ethics Trust after an on-site visit and extensive review of policies, procedures and other documents.
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• California Rural Home Mortgage Finance Authority, or CRHMFA Homebuyers Fund, officially changed the authority’s name toGolden State Finance Authority
. The authority’s name changewill be phased in across all aspects of the business over the next few months.
• Local signs and visual graphics providerFASTSIGNS® of Fresno
was named one of the top centers out of more than 570 locations worldwide at the 2015 FASTSIGNS International Convention, earning the Pinnacle Club Award. The award is given to the centers ranked 26 to 125 in the U.S. and Canada for sales volume from the previous year.
•Dowling Aaron Incorporated
has been named the winner of the 2015 CIO Impact Mobility Award. The award honors companies who have adopted breakthrough business models utilizing innovative technology. Dowling Aaron was selected for the launch of AirWatch, the firm’s mobile device management and security program.
• Wilbur-Ellis Company donated $5,000 to Valley Children’s Hospital as part of the company’s Impact Fund Program.
is a new optometrist specializing in low vision rehabilitation with EYE-Q Vision Care. As a specialist in low vision rehabilitation, she is skilled in the examination, treatment and management of patients with visual impairments not fully treatable by medical, surgical or conventional eyewear or contact lenses.
• Coldwell Banker Premier Real Estate has added agentsTeddi Peters
, andSharon Row
to its new Madera office.
joined Cornerstone Structural Engineering Group as a California engineer-in-training. He graduated from Fresno State with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering.
• University Orthopaedic Associates hiredEric Pagenkopf
as orthopedic surgeons. Pagenkopf has special training in orthopedic trauma including fractures of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, ankle and foot. Hoekzema specializes in hand and elbow surgery.
joined University Psychiatry Associates as the chief of psychiatry for UCSF Fresno.
joined University Cardiovascular Center. He specializes in cardiac consultation and interventional cardiology.
is the new director of sales at Helios Document Solutions. She adds 16 years of experience to its team of document solutions, telecommunications and network experts.
is a new family medicine physician assistant at Adventist Health/Community Care–Kerman. He began his career as a kinesiologist and has 20 years of experience in health care.
•Debra Bradley Walker
was promoted to vice president, SBA loan officer for Central Valley Community Bank. She joined the bank in 2005 as an SBA assistant. She is responsible for developing relationships with commercial business customers, managing a portfolio of SBA and commercial loans and lines of credit and is in charge of supervising and directing the activities of a loan support team.
was elected president and chief executive officer of Pleasant Mattress, Inc. He joined Pleasant Mattress as vice president in 2011 after a successful 20-year sales and marketing career in the technology sector.