Rosenden announces executive leadership succession in 2024
Rosinden. Honorary CEO position. Matt Hisaka will be appointed Chief Financial Officer following the transition of Lorne Rundquist to Chief Financial Officer Emeritus. The company is also announcing a new Executive Vice President, Western Region, Angie Hart.
“The electrical contracting industry has undergone rapid transformation, and Rosendin’s executive leadership team has been instrumental in ensuring that our company and our people are at the forefront of change,” said Rosendin CEO Mike Greenwalt. “Keith Douglas will lead the charge in preparing for the next evolution in construction, and I am proud to hand over the torch to such a talented and respected leader.”
With over 30 years of experience, Douglas joined Rosenden as Divisional Director in 2012 to open the Mid-Atlantic operations as the company expanded its national footprint in the East. Under his leadership, operations in the region grew rapidly with Rosendin becoming one of the largest electrical contractors on the East Coast. Beginning in 2020, Douglas became Chief Operating Officer, Eastern Province, serving on the Executive Leadership Team. Over the next four years, he oversaw and developed operations in nine regional offices in Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland.
Hisaka will join the executive leadership team after 12 years with the Rosendin Finance team, where he most recently served as Vice President and Head of Accounting. In his new role, Hisaka will lead initiatives to enhance efficiency and support Rosendin’s employee share ownership plan. He will also continue to serve on the board of the Rosendin Foundation, which he helped launch to support nonprofits nationwide.
Hart has been with Rosendin for 33 years and most recently served as Senior Vice President. I have successfully grown the company’s market reach and reputation as one of the best places to work in San Jose. Her career at Rosendin began in 1990 when she landed a job as a receptionist and has worked her way up to leading, mentoring and inspiring women throughout the construction industry. In 2022, the Silicon Valley Business Journal honored Hart as a Woman of Influence.
After working together for 57 years at Rosendin, Mike Greenwalt, CEO, and Lorn Rundquist, Chief Financial Officer, will retire in January 2025. Greenwalt and Rundquist will remain on the executive leadership team through 2024, serving in honorary positions to ensure a smooth transition to the new leaders.
Greenwalt will retire as CEO after 21 years at Rosendin and 45 years in the electrical industry. He started as an electrician’s apprentice and joined Rosendin in 2002 as Division Manager in the Arizona office, then Vice President of Operations. He became a servant leader who embraced technology, amplified Rossenden’s culture of safety, and initiated cultural shifts to promote diversity, equality, and inclusion. Among his accomplishments, Greenawalt helped support the development of a pre-professional program with Grand Canyon University, launched the nonprofit Rosendin Foundation, and successfully managed the company during the coronavirus pandemic.
5 WestPac Wealth Partners Honored by Forbes
Five wealth advisors with WestPac Wealth Partners have been included in the Forbes list of the best financial security professionals in the country for 2023. Among those recognized are Michael Olivia, Liang Li, Nikola Novakovic, Aleksandar Jakovljevic and Vlady Sasic. These individuals work out of WestPac offices in California, Hawaii, Florida and Arizona.
According to Forbes, “The list of top financial security professionals nationwide includes 1,141 experts, all of whom have a proven track record of preserving their clients’ wealth over the long term.
WestPac Wealth Partners, Inc. As one of the 5,000 fastest growing entities in the United States, we proudly congratulate these hard-working professionals. Their well-deserved recognition as the nation’s top financial security professionals for 2023 by Forbes not only exemplifies their personal accomplishments, but also underscores the importance of collaboration and flexibility. This achievement is a testament to their ability to take on challenges collectively, strengthening our team in the process.
This prestigious award highlights their undying dedication to their clients and the positive transformations they foster in their lives and the lives of their families. It highlights the pivotal role WestPac advisors play in addressing complex financial scenarios, demonstrating the pivotal impact of their advice and expertise. WestPac Wealth Partners remains committed to providing unparalleled service, and this distinction only reinforces the company’s commitment to delivering excellence and creating a brighter financial future for its clients.
“We express our deep appreciation to these five committed advisors who have secured positions on the Forbes list,” said CEO Nash Subotic. “The people at WestPac contribute to creating an exceptionally unique work environment every day. We celebrate and express our gratitude for their unwavering contributions that have led to this remarkable achievement.
Anne Orcutt joins Gottlieb Law
Gottlieb Law, one of the fastest growing real estate law firms in the Valley, today announced the addition of Plaintiff Ann Orcutt as a Senior Counsel to the firm.
Orcutt is an experienced litigator who has handled hundreds of cases in state and federal courts in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio and the District of Columbia. She has experience in all aspects of litigation, from pre-claim negotiations to discovery, mediation, motions practice, trial and appeal.
She has also represented clients in employment, civil rights, and other administrative proceedings; advising on legal and compliance issues; Conducted employee investigations. During her decade of practice prior to joining Gottlieb Law, Orcutt handled commercial, labor, employment, civil rights, health care, products liability, personal injury, wrongful death, and class action claims.
Orkut received her JD from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. She has a BA in Literature with honors from Claremont McKenna College, and a MA in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland College Park, Overseas Department.
While in law school, Orcutt worked out for Judge Don Kessler of the Arizona Court of Appeals. Judge James A. Tilburg in the United States District Court, District of Arizona; Judge Randolph Hines of the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona; and the Special Litigation Division of the Arizona Attorney General.
Quintana was appointed CFO of Copa Health
Copa Health, a leading provider of services for people with complex needs including intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health conditions, announced the appointment of Martin Quintana as the organization’s CFO.
His duties include driving strategic direction, revenue growth and performance as well as operational excellence and financial leadership. He brings with him a wealth of financial, executive, and nonprofit experience. Quintana has worked in other organizations as CEO, CFO and COO, providing him with a comprehensive skill set and executive leadership.
“We are honored to have Martin join us at Copa Health. He has led successful program services in the area of social determinants of health for nonprofit organizations in the areas of social services, behavioral health, child care, education, housing, integrated health, real estate development, and workforce readiness. CEO Dr. Shar Najafi Piper “It will be very important in helping at the strategic intersection between housing and health care for the populations we serve.”
Copa Health is currently at the forefront of ensuring that housing is an integral part of healthcare. The organization has embarked on two significant projects, Bower Park and La Victoria Commons, which comprise combined housing and health care complexes in downtown Phoenix and Tempe.
Copa Health has experienced tremendous growth under Najafi Piper with expansion throughout Arizona and into the Salt Lake City, Utah area. Quintana will manage the organization’s financial operations, ensuring the organization’s financial health and sustainability in support of its purpose statement and strategic plan.
Quintana earned her MBA and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Arizona State University, W.B. Carey College of Business. He is an immigrant from Mexico and has lived in Arizona for over 50 years.
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