Bob Adams has been hired as executive director and entrepreneur-in-residence at the UC Davis Sustainable AgTech Innovation Center.
Sacramento's Delta Stewardship Council has hired Rainer Hoenicke as deputy for science, and Cindy Messer was promoted to deputy for planning.
Machelle Martin has joined Golden 1 Credit Union as vice president of human resources/training and development.
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, south Sacramento, has named Becky Vierra as the new director of outpatient obstetrics and gynecology.
Margeaux Esler has been promoted to director for Randle Communications, a Sacramento public relations firm.
Arden Hills has promoted Sarah Boggs to director of program design in the strength and fitness unit, effective immediately.
Steven Sutter has been named chief executive officer for California Heritage Mills Inc. in Maxwell.