New Hires

• Cari Pinc has been hired as a sales executive at Trend Report, a Southern Arizona real estate publication. Pinc will handle sales and marketing efforts for the magazine. She previously was involved in the Hearth Foundation, Twin Cities and Tucson Realtors associations and the Woman’s Council of Realtors of the Twin Cities.

• Robert Hatch joined NOVA Home Loans as a senior loan executive at the office at 1650 E. River Road. Hatch was previously president of Pinnacle Mortgage and had worked at Countrywide Home Loans.

• Joe Atamain has been hired at Comcast as vice president and general manager in Tucson. He previously worked at the company’s office in Denver as a senior director of customer care.

• Pamela Maldonado recently joined Desert Day Spa, 12460 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd. in Oro Valley.

Maldonado is an experienced make-up artist and esthetician specializing in anti-aging treatments. For the last 11 years, she worked at Miraval Resort and Spa as its lead esthetician.


• A Chase Bank opened in the Bashas’ grocery store last week at the corner of Thornydale and Cortaro roads.


• Tron Mechanical leased a 1,455-square-foot building at 213 W. Flores from Robert and Julie Overacker.


• Humberto Stevens, vice president and business banking relationship manager for Commerce Bank of Arizona, has been selected to receive the League of United Latin American Citizens Council Service Award.

• The Caliber Group has received the Silver Award in the 38th annual Creativity Awards, which highlights achievements in advertising and graphic design. The Caliber Group is a strategic marketing and public relations firm.

• Tucson public servant Emily Nottingham received the Partner in Housing Award at this year’s Governor’s Housing Forum for her 30-year career.

• Dr. Bruce Sadilek received the SCNM Legacy Award from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine for his work in the naturopathic field.

Sadilek has served as the president of the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association, and under his leadership “the association has continued to thrive,” a release said.

Sadilek is an alumnus of the school. He and others are recognized for having “transcended their fundamental roles as health care providers, scientists and educators to become influential participants in the advancement of the art and science of medicine.”

Other News…

• Tucson City Court Magistrate Margarita Bernal has been elected chair of the American Bar Association National Conference of Special Courts. The judge will be responsible for appointing people to coordinate publications for ABA membership. Bernal is the first Tucson judge to be elected as chair.

• Childsplay, a non-profit theater company, received a $27,000 grant from the Multi-Arts Production Fund, which will be used for the development of its upcoming production of “Rock, Paper, Scissors.”

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