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July 21, 1987 | VICTOR F. ZONANA, Times Staff Writer
Bank of America, in an effort to accelerate its turnaround, Monday named R. Thomas Decker as executive vice president and head of the commercial banking division of its California Banking Group. Decker, 49, who is the sixth veteran of Wells Fargo & Co. to accept a high-level position with that company's big and troubled rival, left Wells last November. He became president and chief operating officer of Pollock Financial Group, an investment advisory and real estate syndication firm in Palo Alto.
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July 21, 1987 | VICTOR F. ZONANA, Times Staff Writer
Bank of America, in an effort to accelerate its turnaround, Monday named R. Thomas Decker as executive vice president and head of the commercial banking division of its California Banking Group. Decker, 49, who is the sixth veteran of Wells Fargo & Co. to accept a high-level position with that company's big and troubled rival, left Wells last November. He became president and chief operating officer of Pollock Financial Group, an investment advisory and real estate syndication firm in Palo Alto.
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BUSINESS
December 7, 1988 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ
BankAmerica has appointed four senior executives to new posts to strengthen the San Francisco-based banking giant's commercial lending in the United States and abroad. R. Thomas Decker has been named head of corporate banking throughout the Americas for the bank's international division, called the World Banking Group. He is an executive vice president and most recently headed commercial lending in California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 12, 1997 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Police Commission on Wednesday announced that it has drawn upon an ethnically diverse group of community and business leaders to serve on a committee that will review candidates for the vacant chief of police job and recommend to the commission a list of at least six top contenders.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1993 | AL MARTINEZ
To: Mayor Dick Riordan City Hall, Los Angeles Dear Dick: A few days ago, in comments following the sentencing of those two cops in the Rodney King case, you said now is the time for the people of L.A. to get to know each other. You specifically mentioned getting to know bank presidents and retired postal workers. It occurred to me when you said it that while my acquaintances ranged from working pimps to unfrocked Jesuits, I didn't know any bank presidents or retired postal workers.
NEWS
May 27, 1993 | MARY LOU LOPER
June--marriage month--is about to bust out as Church of Our Saviour in San Gabriel celebrates 125 years as the oldest Protestant church in the San Gabriel Valley and the first Episcopal church in Southern California. Beginning with the wedding of the rector's daughter in 1868, 2,808 marriages have been blessed within its historic adobe walls. And as part of its year-long anniversary celebration, some couples, from near and far who married there are being invited back by the Rev.
NEWS
March 16, 1997 | MARY LOU LOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Antiques are being vetted and polished for the Los Angeles Antiques Show gala May 14. Last year's party was a wild success, with an attendance of 1,500 and more than $600,000 raised for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Women's Guild members Beverly Firestein and Susan W. Robertson are chairwomen. Honorary chairs are Anne and Kirk Douglas, and Veronique and Gregory Peck. The international show, organized by the Antique Dealers Assn.
BUSINESS
December 11, 1998 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The downtown headquarters of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce is filled with photos of each year's top volunteer executive: row after row of distinguished-looking white men, more than 100 in all. It is photographic documentation of an old boy's network that was synonymous with chambers of commerce in this country. But the most recent portrait is different. The subject is Alison A.
NEWS
July 29, 1992 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An investment of about $6 billion and the creation of 75,000 to 94,000 jobs are needed to revitalize the economy of Los Angeles' neglected areas, a management consultant for Rebuild L.A. told the organization's board of directors at its first meeting Tuesday. The estimates by Robert D. Taylor of McKinsey & Co. presented a challenge even larger than Rebuild L.A. co-chairman Peter V. Ueberroth has described in interviews.
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