Bank of Marin has hired

Matthew Bartlett as vice president and commercial loan officer with a focus on the wine industry.

Prior to joining Bank of Marin, Bartlett worked for American Ag Credit. He is currently enrolled in Sonoma State University's wine business MBA program.

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San Anselmo-based Sunny Hills Services has tapped

Joseph Valentine to join its Board of Directors.

Valentine has worked for more than 50 years in nonprofit organizations in the health, human services and higher education fields including 12 years as director of United Way of the Bay Area.

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Love is the Answer, or LITA, a San Rafael-based nonprofit group that arranges visits with elderly residents in Marin, has given an Angel Award to

John Zikmund, executive director of Atria Tamalpais Creek in Novato. The award recognizes Zikmund's role in underwriting a LITA fundraising event at Atria Tamalpais Creek, among other accomplishments.

The group also recognized

Cathy Sedlock, a second-grade teacher at Saint Mark's School in San Rafael with the Pete Croughan Award, and it recognized 16 volunteers.

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Marin Theatre Company producing director

Ryan Rilette will leave the company to serve as producing artistic director of Round House Theatre in Bethesda and Silver Spring, Md.

The Marin company has tapped Sandra Weingart, who is interim finance director and an administrative consultant, to succeed Rilette on an interim basis.

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Novato-based Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. has appointed

Donna Favata-Bosh as a senior product director for health care in its professional liability business.

A former nurse, she worked most recently for CNA HealthPro.

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The Financial Women's Association of San Francisco has named TMC Financing founder and former Belvedere Mayor

Barbara Morrison its FWA Woman of the Year.

"She embodies FWA's values and has the potential to inspire FWA's members and extended constituencies," FWA President Erin McCune said of Morrison in a statement.

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Gov.

Jerry Brown has reappointed San Rafael resident

Eric Holm to the California State Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind, a state licensing agency that has no relation to the San Rafael organization, Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Holm, a former U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice adjudications officer, has served as president of the board since 2010.

The position does not require state Senate confirmation.

Movers and Shakers is compiled by Will Jason and appears weekly. Send information to wjason@marinij.com

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