Harry Duffield has been promoted to vice president-controller at McKellar Development of La Jolla. A certified accountant, Duffield joined McKellar in 1985 and previously served as controller with La Jolla Development Co. and McMillin Development Inc., San Diego.
Kathryn S. Rakosky has been elected director of marketing for the architectural and land planning firm of Collins & Wraight in Santa Ana. Prior to joining the firm, Rakosky was the assistant to the president of an aircraft firm and also worked in the petroleum industry.
Dan Kavert has joined J. M. Peters Co., Newport Beach, as vice president of marketing. A 20-year veteran in the industry, Kavert recently worked for the Northern California builder division of Pacific Real Estate Mortgage Corp.; he was also previously associated with Kaufman & Broad.
Larry T. Uyeda, a certified public accountant, has been promoted to executive vice president of IDM Corp., Long Beach. Uyeda joined the firm in 1981 and served as senior vice president and chief financial officer for IDM as well as IDM Development, IDM Securities and IDM Properties.
Lynn Gilbertson has been appointed to regional loan officer and vice president of Ahmanson Mortgage Co., in Irwindale. She is also a vice president of Home Savings of America, the parent firm.
Tucker, Sadler & Associates, San Diego, has selected the following as new principals and owners: Arturo Castro, detention facilities; James Gordon, master planning and resort communities; Pierre Grandgirard, military and government projects; Richard Kidwell, director of design, research and development and office buildings; Michael Matalon, military and government projects, and Steve Owens, hotel and building restorations.
Charles M. Levitin has been promoted to partner in the audit department of the Los Angeles office of Kenneth Leventhal & Co., Los Angeles.
C. M. Cunningham has been appointed vice president of field operations at J. Ray Construction, Irvine.
William Baird has joined First Interstate Mortgage Co., Health Care Financing Group, as a vice president. Sherry Rosen Lake has joined the firm as a vice president in the income property lending division in the Health Care Finance Division, Pasadena.
Ken Cowie has been appointed vice president for the interior development division of the Elliott Corp., Newport Beach.
Diana G. Morrison, formerly with Grubb & Ellis' property management division, has been named director of asset management for Davison & Ferguson Investment Developers, Irvine.
William A. Glose has been named vice president/director of training for the Hanes Co. Inc., Woodland Hills.
Adalbert D. Drogosz has been appointed senior vice president of development services nationwide for Homart Development Co.. His most recent position was as senior director of commercial office development for the Irvine Co., Newport Beach.
Larry Krieger has been named general superintendent for M. H. Golden, San Diego. He will provide an operationsl perspective to all design phase work.
Warren L. Bauer, president of Bauer Development Co., Newport Beach, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Assn. for the Prevention of Child Abuse.
Richard Kielar has been promoted to first vice president of Tishman Realty & Construction Co. Inc. and has been appointed chairman of the Human Resources Committee.
John M. Carhart has been promoted to executive vice president of Collins General Contractors, Sorrento Valley.
Mark J. Mattingly has been named assistant vice president of Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services, Santa Ana.
David R. Samppala of the real estate appraisal firm of Gerald S. Kibbey & Associates, has been awarded the MAI (Member Appraisal Institute) designation of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers.
Michael L. Hendrix has been named vice president/production for the Upland-based developer Inco Homes.
Ken Becker has been named vice president/public relations at Hubbert Advertising & Public Relations, Costa Mesa.
Robert C. Wilhelm has been promoted to vice president of commercial development at Harry L. Summers Inc., San Diego.
Patrick O'Connor has joined Austin Hansen Fehlman/Group, San Diego, as department head for the firm's planning division. Michael Herman has joined the company as a landscape architect.
Ron Wasserman has been named vice president of finance at ARCS Mortgage Inc., Canoga Park. He previously served as controller with Cohen Financial Corp., Chicago.