Jennifer A. Shire has been appointed to the new position of director of administration for Craig Combs Associates Architecture/Interiors. She will be responsible for fiscal management, contract negotiation, and special projects. Shire joins the Newport Beach-based firm from GRS Restaurant Services, formerly Grace Restaurant Services, Irvine, where she was senior financial analyst. Before that, she was private placement analyst for Teachers Insurance & Annuity Assn. in New York.