On the Way Up

Insurance

Hilb Rogal & Hobbs named Jordan Young as senior property claims consultant for the San Francisco region. He was an independent adjuster for Crawford Technical Services managing property claims for Fortune 500 companies.

Education

The University of San Francisco hired Nancy McLaughlin Sackson as senior associate VP for advancement. She was previous at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Nonprofit

The San Francisco SPCA hired Dori Villalon as VP. She was director of animal care and control for the County of Sonoma.

Nonprofit

Astia appointed Prashant Shah to its board. He is managing director at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.

Finance

Union Bank of California hired Mary M. Lewis as the head of retail market communications. She managed marketing initiatives at Wells Fargo Bank and was a VP for Bank of America.

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