Iley Ballinger was notified by the state Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors that he is now a professional land surveyor. Ballinger is employed by Tri City Engineering.
Jeri Kuddes, broker associate with Guarantee Real Estate Prather office, earned the designation of Certified HAFA specialist. The certification is part of the Making Home Affordable Program.
Kaweah Delta Health Care District in Visalia was awarded accreditation by the accreditation committee of the College of American Pathologists, based on the results of a recent on-site inspection.
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Jeff Dorn and Matthew Hofer recently passed the state of California's professional engineering exam making them newly licensed engineers. Both are employed by Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group.
Keith Swinger and Latishia Sharer were congratulated by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage for earning the Top 10% Award in the nation for May.
Riley C. Walter, an insolvency law specialist and managing partner of Walter & Wilhelm Law Group, was selected as a Northern California super lawyer while Paul Bauer, employment law expert and senior counsel for Walter & Wilhelm Law Group, was named as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Northern California in 2010.
Michael Bodourian was appointed vice president and manager for Rabobank, N.A.'s Dinuba branch. Bodourian oversees the daily operations and personal and business lending activities at the bank's branch and represents the bank in community activities.
McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte and Carruth LLP lawyers selected for inclusion in the 2010 super lawyers list and 2010 Northern California rising stars list: Northern California super lawyers, Michael F. Ball, Mario L. Beltramo Jr., Stephen E. Carroll, Lowell T. Carruth, Kenneth C. Cochrane, William Fredrick Docker, D. Gregory Durbin, Matthew K. Hawkins, Kenneth M. Klug, Gregory S. Mason, John J. McGregor, Gordon M. Park, Hilton A. Ryder, Robert L. Sullivan Jr., Timothy R. Sullivan, Timothy L. Thompson, James P. Wagoner, Marshall C. Whitney and Michael G. Woods; Southern California super lawyers, Kurt F. Vote; Northern California rising stars, David L. Emerzian, Matthew E. Fletcher, Mandy Jeffcoach, Betty L. Julian, William H. Littlewood and Daniel L. Wainwright.
Leadership Porterville Class of 2010 graduates are: Nicole Anderson, Walmart Distribution Center; Susan Blanchard, Suncrest Bank; Vikki Cervantes, city of Porterville, Library; Stephanie Cortez, Innovated Technology Company; Debbie Estrada, Burton School District; Richard Land, city of Porterville, Fire Department; Adrian "Monte" Reyes, Royal Air Studios; Richard Sanchez, Nico's; Sarah Shapiro, Family HealthCare Network; and Monique Yang, Porterville Unified School District.
John J. Gustafson joined HealthCare California as an account executive for the Fresno and Clovis region.
Wayne Johnston joined US Mortgage Center's Fresno office.
Jose Gutierrez joined West Yost Associates as a senior engineer in the firm's Fresno office. Gutierrez has more than 17 years of professional experience in water, wastewater and stormwater engineering.
Vicki Rodgers and Curt Bender joined tw telecom as account executives. Rodgers has more than 20 years of sales experience and account management, while Bender has 23 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
Aaron L. Quaresma, S.E., was promoted as an associate in the firm of Brooks Ransom Associates Consulting Structural Engineers.