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Robin Dansby, P.E., and Melanie Rubia, P.E., of Cornerstone Structural Engineering Group, have passed the California Professional Civil Engineering Exam.


Layla Forstedt was named acting CEO/president of the Fresno Convention and Visitors Bureau. Forstedt also recently earned a certified destination management executive credential.

Chicago Title opened a branch at 937 Sierra St. in Kingsburg. Staff members are LeAnn Lienau, Arcelia Garcia and Lisa Williams.

Philip M. Smith was appointed vice president and manager of the Citizen's Business Bank's Tulare Business Financial Center. Smith has 23 years of experience as a credit administrator, commercial loan officer, relationship manager and area manager.

Natasha A. Sisneros, team lead in HealthCare California's coding department, received a five-year achievement recognition from the company.

Robert Machado was named assistant vice president and manager of Union Bank, N.A.'s Tulare branch at 801 E. Prosperity Ave. Machado is responsible for supporting the bank's customer base and developing new relationships with consumers and small business.

Coldwell Banker Choboian Real Estate top agents for July were Darrel Lemon, top agent for new listings; Lorri Silva, top agent for open escrows; and Julie Beltran, top agent in closed escrows.

Colliers International 2010 First Half Top Performers include Steve Haupt, David Williams, Wesley McDonald, Ernie Rice, Jason Mathews, Steve Rontell, Jack Messina, Beau Plumlee and Bobby Fena.

Steve Morgan was acknowledged as Royal Charter Mortgage's top-producing loan officer for the second quarter of 2010. Michael Gilmore, Vicky Gudino and David Schilling were also acknowledged for their production contributions for the second quarter.


Nathan Shwiyhat, P.E., of BSK Associates, received the 2010 Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer award from the Fresno branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

New faces

Jim Leonard is the new president and chief executive officer of Saint Agnes Medical Center. Leonard has more than 37 years of experience in the health-care industry.

Newly hired at China Peak are Roger Myers, food and beverage manager; Mark Sullivan, bar manager; Ross Johnson, loss prevention manager; Branden Heaps, terrain park supervisor; and Randy Coffman, director of ski patrol.

Amanda Nash is the new director of career services for the Clovis campus of Institute of Technology.

Dr. Rohini Joshi, a neurologist, will join the team of physicians at Visalia Medical Clinic in September.

Agents joining London Properties are: Peter Boyer, Ming Ming Angouw, Chris McClintock, Debe Carr and Jessika Zaragoza, Fresno office; Norm Schendel and Fred Guerra, Kingsburg office; and Mohit Yadav, Sanger office.


China Peak promoted Debra Neely to chief financial officer, Michelle Vikupitz to director of marketing and retail and Rich Bailey to director of mountain operations.