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  1. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: SHERYL CHALUPA

    By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
    Tuesday, Feb 11 2014 03:57 PM

    SHERYL CHALUPA has been reappointed to the State Compensation Insurance Fund board of directors, where she has served since 2007. Chalupa, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of South Central California since 2001, worked in multiple positions for the Girls Scouts Joshua Tree Council from 1986 to 2001. She earned a master’s degree in public administration at Cal State Bakersfield.

  2. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: JEANNINE WAITS

    JEANNINE WAITS has been promoted to become supervising veterans service representative at the Kern County Veterans Service Department. Waits, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, joined county government in 2008 as a veterans service...

  3. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: JENNIFER ESQUIVEL ZAHRY

    JENNIFER ESQUIVEL ZAHRY has been appointed president of the Kern County Bar Association. Zahry is general counsel for the Kern County Employees’ Retirement Association. The Garces Memorial High School graduate attended Bakersfield College...

  4. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: ANTHONY OLIVIERI

    ANTHONY OLIVIERI has been awarded a Certified Retail Property Executive designation by the International Council of Shopping Centers. Olivieri, owner of Olivieri Commercial Group, is a Bakersfield commercial real estate broker with more...

  5. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: Bakersfield Police Department

    The Bakersfield Police Department recently announced a number of promotions and special honors. JOHN JAMISON was named detective of the year, KIM HALBWACHS dispatcher of the year. CHRISTOPHER MESSICK was honored with the Chief’s...

  6. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: LARRY L. FIELDS

    LARRY L. FIELDS has joined the probate, trust and litigation practices of law firm of Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball LLP. Fields, a lawyer since 1988, practiced probate litigation and trust administration, estate...

  7. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: SHERYL CHALUPA

    SHERYL CHALUPA, 59, of Bakersfield, has been appointed to the State Compensation Insurance Fund Board of Directors, where she has served since 2007. Chalupa has been president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of South Central California...

  8. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: BILL WALKER

    BILL WALKER has been appointed interim director of Kern County Mental Health Services effective Jan. 25.

  9. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: EILEEN REYNOLDS

    EILEEN REYNOLDS has been appointed vice chairwoman of the California Building Industry Association, which advocates for the state’s housing construction industry. Reynolds is vice president of government affairs at Lebec-based Tejon Ranch...

  10. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: CHRISTINA RAJLAL

    CHRISTINA RAJLAL has been promoted to become vice president and Kern County division director at PathPoint, a nonprofit providing services, programs and opportunities for people with disabilities and disadvantages. A Stockdale High...

  11. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: JORGE BARRIENTOS

    JORGE BARRIENTOS has joined Chain Cohn Stiles as marketing director. Barrientos worked for the last five years at The Bakersfield Californian as a reporter and, most recently, as assistant managing editor for niche products including...

  12. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: The law firm of Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb and Kimball LLP

    The law firm of Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb and Kimball LLP has elected two new owners — DUSTIN S. DODGIN and JACOB L. EATON — and admitted three new partners: CHRISTOPHER E. DOMINGUEZ, BRANDIE J. GASPER and CONNIE M....

  13. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: DOUGLAS A. GOSLING

    DOUGLAS A. GOSLING has been elected to serve on the Kern County Bar Association Board of Directors. During his two-year term, he is expected to collaborate on event organization and member education, as well as meet with specialists to...

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