James R. Talevich has been named vice president and chief financial officer of Gish Biomedical Inc. in Irvine. Talevich was previously chief financial officer for Tectrix Fitness Equipment, an Irvine developer and producer of virtual reality exercise equipment. Before that, he was controller for Mallinckrodt Medical Inc., a medical device manufacturer; corporate controller for Sensormedics Corp.; and manager of business development at Baxter Travenol Laboratories.
Matthew M. Soto Jr. has been named vice president and director of retail branches for Amresco Residential Mortgage Corp. in Irvine. Before joining the company, he was co-founder and vice president for retail production at Directors Acceptance. Joseph P. Dahleen has joined the company as vice president and wholesale regional director, responsible for seven branch offices in the western U.S.
Shawna Ogilvie has been appointed vice president of loan administration for Amresco Residential Mortgage Corp. in Irvine. She had been vice president of the loan service department at Ameriquest Mortgage Co. Also, Joseph Lanning was named vice president of asset management. He was previously with Glendale Federal Bank for more than 12 years.