John Russell has been named vice president of sales for North America for VillageFax.com in Tustin. Before joining the company, Russell held senior marketing and sales positions with Telecomm Industries Inc., Amdahl Corp., Network Automation Party Ltd., Doelz Networks Inc. and Illinois Bell Telephone.
* James D. Otterson has joined the Costa Mesa office of Linscott, Law & Greenspan, Engineers as associate principal. He was formerly senior project manager at Parsons Transportation Group.
* Julie Douveas has joined the Irvine office of Snell & Wilmer LLP as an associate in the business and finance group. She previously practiced law in New York.
* Ross Head is the new national sales manager for Irvine-based Hirsch Electronics Corp. Head joined the company in 1998 and most recently served as regional account manager for the southwest region in Dallas.
* Shawn S. Craig has joined Johnson Capital Group Inc. in Irvine as senior real estate analyst. He was formerly an associate consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Costa Mesa.
* Garner A. Mabry III has been named managing director of Diversified Human Resources Inc.'s new Irvine office. Mabry has worked in the securities industry since 1973.