BofA names Romero area market president

Bank of America has named Adriana Kong Romero market president for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Romero "will work with company leaders across the region to help deliver a wide range of global financial services," the bank said in a news release. She also will oversee corporate philanthropic giving, community development lending and investing, environmental initiatives, diversity efforts, arts and culture projects, and employee volunteerism.

In addition, Romero is a senior client manager for Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Business Banking Group in Tucson and Southern Arizona.

She joined Bank of America 14 years ago as a teller, and has served premier banking clients in global wealth and investment management.

Romero is on the board of the Lohse branch of YMCA of Southern Arizona; a committee member for the Tucson Metro Chamber; and a member of the University of Arizona Eller College Associates.

She is a graduate of the UA with a B.S. in finance and holds an M.S. in organizational management from University of Phoenix.

Williams joins design, architecture firm

Matt Williams has joined STG Design.

He holds a bachelor of science in architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as both a professional bachelor's and post-professional master's of architecture from the University of Arizona.

Williams has worked on projects such as the Rialto Block Renovation in downtown Tucson, which included renovation of restaurant and office interiors. He has also worked on small landscape architecture projects and custom home designs and remodels.

While at the UA, he was involved in the design and construction of a team entry into the 2009 Department of Energy-sponsored Solar Decathlon competition in Washington, D.C.

His strengths include extensive 3D modeling and Revit experience, STG said in a news release.

Malin is new project development director

Bob Malin has joined Tucson-based Chestnut Construction as director of project development.

He will be responsible for marketing, new client development and pre-construction services.

Malin's experience includes the planning, development and construction of retail, office, industrial, R&D, medical office, hospital and communications facilities as well as solar power plants, Chestnut Construction said in a news release.

Originally from San Franciso, Malin moved to Tucson in 2002 "and has since worked closely with many of Tucson's owners, developers, architects, engineers and subcontractors."

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