Timothy Hedges, a broker associate with Vanguard Properties in Sebastopol, has been named president of the North Bay Association of Realtors board of directors. Other officers include Sally Crain, Century 21 Alliance, president-elect; David Kerr, Terra Firma Global Partners, secretary; Herman Hernandez, Frank Howard Allen/Hernandez Realty, treasurer; and Rebecca Celli, Coldwell Banker in Petaluma, past president.
Michael Traverso has joined Wilson Daniels as brand manager for its Italian wine portfolio. Previously, he served as manager of business development and hospitality at Williams - Selyem Winery and co-owner of Traverso's Gourmet Foods - Liquors in Santa Rosa.
Michael A. Fine has joined Truett-Hurst Inc. as national sales manager. Previously, he served as southwest regional manager and director of retail chains for C. Mondavi and Family and held several sales management positions with Southern Wine and Spirits.
Brian Fowler has rejoined B.R. Cohn Winery as national sales manager and director of marketing. Previously, he served as the winery's central region vice president. For the past two years, Fowler has worked as the southwest regional sales manager at Vintage Point.
Kara Stewart, president and principal of FOCUS insurance brokerage, has moved her firm to 643 Fourth St. in Santa Rosa. She is a senior vice president with Portsmouth Financial Services, which serves as broker/dealer for her firm.