James F. Hurley has been elected senior vice president of corporate communications of CalFed Inc., Los Angeles. Hurley is a national director of the National Investor Relations Institute, a member of the Public Relations Society of America and the International Assn. of Business Communicators.
Robert Allen Reed has been appointed chief operating officer of H. C. T. Inc., a Los Angeles developer of office, hotel, commercial and multiple residential facilities. Reed will be responsible for corporate administration and project planning and management.
David H. Paynter has been named president and chief operating officer of Arnold-Pacific Properties Inc., Tustin. Paynter, formerly executive vice president in charge of the development group, will assume responsibility for the firm's two affiliated companies, A. H. L. Construction Inc. and Arnold-Pacific Management Inc.
Robert Mance has been elected to the board of directors of the San Diego Building Owners and Managers Assn.
Susan Fiske has been named director of public relations for the J. H. Snyder Co., Los Angeles.
Gail Madyun has been appointed manager of business development for KDG Architecture & Planning, Los Angeles.
Krish Krishnan has been appointed to the new position of executive vice president for Strata Technologies, Monrovia.
Lamont Klecker has been named project designer for David H. Tatsumi & Associates, Costa Mesa.
Jim Young has been promoted to project director, and Bruce Ibbetson has been named project manager, for Santa Fe Pacific Realty, Brea.
Wence A. Sarmiento has been appointed executive vice president in charge of the architectural division of Robert Morris & Associates, Santa Monica.
IDM Securities Corp., Long Beach, has announced the following appointments: Jack McIntyre, vice president of sales and marketing, and Betty McKnight, vice president, special investors and financing operations.
Shem Krey has been named vice president/construction manager for Los Angeles-based Maguire Thomas Partners.
Frank Mallon of U. S. Tile Co., has been selected by the American Society for Testing Materials to work on a special subcommittee to create new standards for clay roofing.
Mark Knapp has been promoted to investment manager of the Prudential Property Co., Los Angeles.
Harold D. Meyers has been appointed to vice president of construction at Mesa Homes, Rancho California.
Tom Mercer of Iliff, Thorn & Co.'s San Diego office has been elected president of the firm's Senior Marketing Associates and has been elected to the board of directors.
L. J. Melody & Co. of California, Irvine, has announced the appointment of Guy K. Johnson and Benjamin F. Wood as vice presidents and principals of the firm.
Stephen E. Hester has been appointed acquisitions/development analyst for the Orange County division of the Buie Corp.
Tom Montgomery has been named president/broker of J&J Realty Inc., Lemon Grove.
Douglas A. Hester has been promoted to vice president, income property division, for First Interstate Mortgage Co., San Diego.