Staff Reports

May 06, 2002

UBOC names Marc Smith its ‘rookie of the year'

Marc Smith, a lifelong Imperial County resident and registered investment adviser for UBOC Investment Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Union Bank of California, was named "rookie of the year" by UBOC.

Jonathon Allen, regional investment manager for UBOC Investment Services, presented the award to Smith at a recent national sales conference in front of Smith's peers and colleagues.

Smith also was awarded a "Pacesetter" award for producing double his revenue goal, making him one of the company's top producers. Smith serves the Brawley, El Centro and Calexico communities by providing advice to individuals and businesses on their financial and investment goals.


Smith holds five securities licenses as well as an insurance license. He manages an estimated $20 million in personal brokerage accounts, annuity contracts and trades between $30 and $50 million, on a monthly basis, in short-term investments for corporations. He can be reached for a consultation at 535-8765 or call the investment center in your Union Bank of America.

April team of the month named at ECRMC

The department responsible for keeping El Centro Regional Medical Center spruced up, pleasing in appearance and clean has earned team recognition honors for April at the hospital.

A letter to each team member from Pat Miller, president of the hospital Board of Trustees, and David Selman, hospital chief executive officer, applauded the department for "maintaining the hospital in a neat and orderly fashion.

"In conducting your duties you consistently continue to maintain an exceptional working relationship with the hospital staff, therefore conveying a true team spirit of cooperativeness," the letter states. "Our hospital must always be ready to receive customers of the Imperial Valley and your hard work and dedication contributes to this greatly."

Members of the department receiving the accolades are: Rosa Alvarez, Olga Camarena, Laura Demara, Ray Diaz, Gloria Espinoza, Virginia Gonzalez, Jose Haro, Juana Herrera, Terry Holliday, Irma Islas, Alicia Jimenez, Fabian Lopez, Gilberto Marquez, Virginia Martinez, Andrea Montijo, Elizabeth Moreno, Maria Morgan, Rosa Romayor, Carmen Santillan, Jose Salazar, Olga Torres and William Galvez.

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