published on November 11, 2016 - 2:49 AM
Written by The Business Journal Staff


Visalia -based Ingram Equipment, which offers repair, replacement and service of well systems, has a new leadership team. The new general manager is Dominique Dinzeo, who has been with Ingram since 2014.

Prior to joining Ingram, Dinzeo was a manager for Servicemaster for over a decade. Dustin Dykes, who joined the staff in 2005, is now the production manager. The firm’s new office supervisor is Adriana Lazcano, who has a diverse background in business, including receptionist, biller and office assistant. Rounding out the leadership team is coordinator Brandon Perez, who has worked in customer sales, as an office assistant and as a respiratory technician. Ingram Equipment Co., a family owned business, has been servicing wells in the South Valley for over 65 years.


Laura Sanchez is the newest edition to The Business Journal’s marketing team in Visalia. Laura spent six years of her career with the Better Business Bureau. She brings a fresh edge to marketing and cares very much for her clients, always putting her best foot forward. She can be reached at 559-490-3442.


Central Valley Community Bank in Visalia, recently announced the appointment of Sheryl Michael to vice president, branch manager of the Clovis Main office, located at 600 Pollasky Avenue. Michael began her career with Central Valley Community Bank in 1998 at the Clovis Main office and has most recently served as vice president, branch manager at the Herndon and Fowler office in Clovis.

Central Valley Community Bank also announced the promotion of Olivia Loera to Vice President, Branch Manager of the Madera office, located at 1919 Howard Road. Loera joined Central Valley Community Bank in 2001, most recently serving as the assistant vice president, branch manager at the Madera office and has over 15 years of banking experience. In her new role, she is responsible for the overall branch management of the Madera office, as well as the development of new personal and business banking relationships.


Fresno State biology professor Dr. David Lent  received the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award of $668,835. Lent is the first Fresno State professor to receive the honor. Lent’s award will support an integrated research and education project aimed at determining how animals navigate in complex environments. The ultimate goal of this project is to advance the understanding of the perceptual, learning and memory mechanisms underlying navigation.


The Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) has selected 77 Latino entrepreneurs from across the United States to be a part of the third cohort of the Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Leaders Program (SLELP3). SLELP3 is a six-week program jointly developed by Stanford faculty and LBAN.  Its focus is to help Latino business owners scale their businesses. Ayde Mendibles of Body del Sol Medical Spa in Fresno, was the only Central Valley participant chosen.


UCR Media Network is proud to announce that Robert Morris has joined the Fresno market sales team. Morris brings with him more than eight years of outside sales experience. As lead for the UCR Media Network sales team, Robert is responsible for building relationships with businesses and packaging Network products to help them exceed their marketing needs. UCR Media Network specializes in all types of Out of Home advertising needs. They have been helping clients reach both broad, and specifically targeted audiences for more than 20 years.

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