Sarah McKinley Ott has been appointed executive director of the newly formed South Lake Business Improvement District, Pasadena. Formerly a publicity director for Bullock's Westwood and Lakewood, Ott has had her own consulting business for the past six years.
Gregory T. Smith has been named president of Baldwin San Diego, a subsidiary of the Baldwin Co. Smith is the first president of the firm and is a principal in the parent company. Baldwin San Diego is responsible for the development of nearly 3,000 acres throughout San Diego County.
Donald Lynch, formerly senior vice president in charge of the retail/commercial division of Maxwell Starkman & Associates, has been appointed director of architecture for McClellan Cruz Gaylor & Associates Architects in Pasadena. Lynch will oversee project management and production.
Thomas L. Schoback has been named to the newly created position of national director of marketing for Coldwell Banker Real Estate Management Services, Los Angeles. Schoback will assist managers of 25 real estate management offices throughout the country.
Ray Martinez has been named vice president and controller of Orange Coast Title Co., Santa Ana, and Orange Coast Riverside.
Raymond T. Cayse has joined KDG Architecture & Planning, Los Angeles, as a senior project manager.
Kitchell Contractors, Irvine, has named Paul M. Cloud vice president of operations.
James Armstrong has been appointed marketing coordinator for the hospitality group of Cole Martinez Curtis & Associates, Marina del Rey.
William P. McCubbin has been named director-development in the Ontario office of Union Pacific Realty Co.
Julien J. Studley, Inc. has announced the promotions to corporate vice president in their Los Angeles office of Seth Dudley and Michael Geller. Richard Abbit has been appointed a vice president in the firm's Encino office.
Gregory Surber has been promoted to manager for Rick Engineering Co., San Diego.
Kevin Kudlo has been named manager of development at Melvin Simon & Associates, Los Angeles.
Elton Nixon of San Marcos, has been elected president of the California chapter of the National Assn. of Master Appraisers, an affiliate of the National Assn. of Master Appraisers.
Pacer Homes, Fullerton, has announced the following appointments: David Hauk, executive vice president; Gary L. Smith, director of operations, and J. Craig Walsh, director of sales and marketing.
William P. Persky has been promoted to vice president of finance at Oliver McMillan Inc., San Diego.
Walter F. Johnson has been appointed senior vice president of development for Windover Realty Corp., Los Angeles.
Bob Rettig has been promoted to director of marketing for Al Shankle Construction Co., Anaheim.
Sunland Housing Group Inc., San Diego, has promoted Jim Hatter to vice president of engineering and off-site operations manager.
Robert G. Crafts Sr. has been named director of business development for Dunphy Construction Co., San Diego. Kenneth R. Baker has been named sales engineer for the pre-engineered systems division of the firm.
Marc Brutten has been appointed associate vice president for Scher-Voit Commercial Brokerage, San Diego.
Stegeman & Kastner Inc., Santa Monica has announced the appointment of Cathy Koltun to vice president.
Daniel Ripps has been promoted to vice president and controller for Ahmanson Commercial Development Co., Los Angeles.
The Hoffman Co. Land Brokers, Irvine, has named Gregory Poole Jr. regional manager for the firm's newly opened Antelope Valley office.
Mark Kramer has been appointed director of financial planning for Vistar Financial Inc., Marina del Rey.
Andrew L. Hingston has been named assistant general counsel for Westfield Inc., Los Angeles.
Robert M. Harding and Jerrold J. Pellizzon have been promoted to executive vice president, positions, for Breton Construction Inc., Irvine. Philip J. Sikorski has been appointed vice president/construction manager.
Frederick A. Davis has been appointed vice president-commercial development for English & Continental Properties Inc., Los Angeles.
Andrex Development Co., Torrance, has named Shaun P. Kirshner vice president, marketing.