William Atkins<MC> has joined <MC>Calix<MC> as executive vice president and chief financial officer, replacing Michael Ashby, who is retiring. Previously, Atkins was a senior partner at Fairfax Media Partners and CFO of Rivada Networks International. He also served as CFO of Intelsat and held various positions at Morgan Stanley.
Santa Rosa resident <MC>Cheryl Heller<MC> has joined <MC>Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.<MC> as a senior account manager for employee benefits in the firm's Novato office. Previously, she held a similar position at Vantreo Insurance Brokerage.
<MC>Ruth Edwards<MC> has joined <MC>Bank of Marin<MC> as its commercial banking regional manager in Napa. Previously, she served as senior vice president and regional manager for Mechanics Bank in Napa.
<MC>Kathie Jacobson<MC> has joined <MC>Sunny Hills Services<MC> as chief operating officer, overseeing the nonprofit agency's programs in Sonoma, Marin and Alameda counties. Previously, she was COO at Fred Finch Youth Center in Oakland.
<MC>Matthew Clasen<MC> and <MC>Ashley Dryden<MC> have joined <MC>Quintessential Wines<MC> as sales representatives for the Napa import, marketing and sales company. Clasen will serve Sonoma and Marin counties and north San Francisco. Dryden will serve Napa, Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt and north Sonoma counties.