of Fresno was appointed to the board of directors for Phyllom BioProducts Corp. He brings entrepreneurial spirit and industry experience to the team.
•Michael N. Nordstrom
of Hanford was appointed as a member of the S&W Seed Company’s board of directors. He was also appointed to serve on the executive committee and the compensation committee. He is a lawyer specializing in water and agricultural law.
•Community Medical Centers
has been recognized nationally on the Becker’s Hospital Review’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare list. Community is one of eight chosen in California and the only one from the Valley.
• Tulare County District AttorneyTim Ward
will be the chairman of the 2016 March for Babies event for the March of Dimes Central Valley Division.
•Mark J. Mimms
of Sperry Van Ness Commercial Real Estate was awarded the Partners Circle Award at the annual banquet. This award is given to the top producing broker or adviser nationwide in Sperry Van Ness out of about 1,300 people.
, past president of Valley Fig Growers, was presented with the 2015 California Cultivator Award from the Agricultural Council of California. The award is given to individuals who have served the industry with commitment and loyalty and have made significant contributions to agriculture, or have demonstrated leadership and personal commitment to the industry.
• Family medicine physicianEsterlita Fiel-Quinones
is now caring for patients at Adventist Health/Community Care–Selma. She completed medical school at Mathias H. Aznar College of Medicine, Southwestern University in Cebu City, Philippines.
joined Fresno Modern Real Estate.
joined Reedley College as director of college relations and outreach. He earned his master’s degree at California State University, Fresno in higher education administration and leadership in 2012.
joined Marketing Plus as creative services manager. She has over eight years of account and project management.
• United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley added two to its team.Naomi Popoff
has joined its senior leadership team as the director of human resources and Dr.Xin L. Lao
as a board certified family practice physician.
was promoted to the recently developed position of vice president of governmental affairs for the Fresno Chamber of Commerce.
• LAKOS Separators and Filtrations Solutions promotedCatherine Higgins
to purchasing manager andErnest Falcone
to materials manager.
was promoted to vice president, executive administrative assistant for the president and chief executive officer. She joined the bank in 2002 as assistant vice president, executive administrative assistant and has 33 years of community banking experience.