Barbara Scharf has joined Senior Placement Services as its marketing director. For the past 12 years, she has served as program director of the Jewish Community Center in Sonoma County.
Rob Jones and David Kerr have joined Terra Firma Global Partners as senior sales associates and will launch the company's new offices in Sonoma Valley. Both men previously worked at Wine Country Group Realtors by Better Homes and Gardens, Heath Real Estate and Zip Realty.
Judd Wallenbrock has joined Jessup Cellars as general manager. Previously he served as president of Michel-Schlumberger Wine Estate and chief operating officer at De Loach Vineyards. He also founded Humanitas Winery.
Steve Tamburelli has joined Rombauer Vineyards as chief operations officer. Previously, he served as general manager at Chappellet Vineyard and Winery, COO at Stag's Leap Wine Cellars and general manager of his family's distribution business.
Lynda Angell has been named 2013 president of the Historic Railroad Square Association. Other officers include Mike Montague, Teevax Home Appliance, vice president; Laura Taylor, Omelette Express, treasurer; and Dee Richardson, Whistlestop Antiques, secretary. Trustees include property owners Dino D'Argenzio and Hugh Futrell and Roger Praplan, with La Gare French Restaurant. The organization has represented business and property owners in the historic district since 1975.