DOWNEY - Patricia Kotze-Ramos, CEO and president of private investigation firm Diversified Risk Management, was installed as the 109th president of the Downey Chamber of Commerce last week.Former mayor Meredith Perkins was the installing officer while past president Rick Rodriguez served as master of ceremonies. The event took place at the Rio Hondo Event Center. In addition to Kotze-Ramos, also sworn in were president-elect Alex Saab, vice president Elizabeth Trombley, immediate past president Jan Scott and treasurer George Zoumberakis. Sue Nordin, executive director of the Chamber, serves as secretary of the corporation. Incoming and returning directors are Delores Bacus, Dr. Joel Bird, John Casillas, Bob Ciatti, Steve Hoffman, David Llamas, Steve Lopez, Karina Madariaga, John Quagliani and Jeannie Wood. Outasight, a pure acapella trio made up of blind musicians, provided the night's entertainment.
********** Published: July 05, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 12