Golden Bear Insuance Company

Newsmakers (Sept. 26, 2016)

Industry honors

Michael Brown, vice president and property department manager at Golden Bear Insurance Co., Stockton, has been named a recipient of the 2016 Risk All Star award given by Risk & Insurance. The award recognizes insurance industry professionals for their ability to overcome challenges through problem-solving, creativity, perseverance and passion.

Boy Scouts Citizen of the Year award

Douglass M. Eberhardt, CEO and chairman of the board of the Bank of Stockton will be honored Wednesday as the distinguished citizen of the year by the Boy Scouts of America Greater Yosemite Council. Eberhardt is being recognized for a lifetime of community leadership and philanthropy.

Staff additions

Sue Daugherty and Samantha Pfeiffer in July joined the staff of University of the Pacific’s Career Resource Center as internship development specialists.

Daugherty has more than 25 years of experience in recruitment, account management, business development and customer service. She has a bachelor of arts degree in journalism/public relations from Washington State University. Pfeiffer recently completed the student affairs graduate program at Pacific. Prior to Pacific, she worked in human resources and recruiting in the banking industry for 11 years. Pfeiffer has a bachelor's degree in business management and a master's degree in human resource development from Clemson University.

Broker of record

Bob M. Harada was recently named a broker of record with California Community Realty. Harada, who will specialize in locating and selling commercial and residential properties in the greater Stockton and Lodi area, will also serve on the board of directors of Quillinan Matsumoto & Nichols, Inc.

Attorney receives honor

Stockton attorney Steve Herum has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine.

Interior design recognition

Kathleen Jennison, a certified interior designer in Stockton, has received the ADNYZ award for residential kitchen design from the American Society of Interior Designers California Central/Nevada chapter. The award recognizes excellence in regional interior design projects.

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