Santa Rosa resident Tim Fish has been promoted to senior editor at Wine Spectator. Fish joined the magazine as an associate editor in 2001. Previously, he served as a food and wine writer for The Press Democrat and was founding editor of WineToday.com.
Simon Property Group has named two new managers to oversee Santa Rosa Plaza and Coddingtown Mall.
Max Whitley is area operations director, overseeing day-to-day operations and facility management. He has more than 18 years of experience in property management, including 14 in the shopping center industry.
John Best is area mall manager, responsible for local leasing, tenant relations, building operations and security efforts. Previously, he served as district general manager at Westfield Long Island and assistant mall manager at Westfield Oakridge in San Jose.
Both will divide their time between the two Santa Rosa malls.
Jennifer Filice has joined Visit Mendocino County, the county's travel and tourism bureau, as marketing and communications manager. Previously, she served as marketing director for the Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Blaise Turek has joined Jensen Landscape Service Inc. as business development manager for the greater North Bay area. Turek has more than 25 years of experience in the local landscape industry.