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Cardiac Biomarker Company Critical Diagnostics Completes $8.5 Million Financing and Announces Two Promotions

Critical Diagnostics, makers of the Presage® ST2 Assay and ASPECT-PLUSTM ST2 Test, both used to help physicians in the management of heart failure patients, today announced it completed an $8.5 million equity financing from a consortium of industry-related investors. Proceeds will be used to continue global commercialization efforts. … Before joining Critical Diagnostics, he was Global Director for anticoagulation solutions at Alere. Prior to Alere, Dennis served as Manager, Global Marketing, at Philips Healthcare. Dennis has a BS in biology from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. more

Citizens Business Bank Hires Donald Toussaint to Lead Expansion into California’s Central Coast Market

Citizens Business Bank announced the hiring of Donald Toussaint as Executive Vice President and Regional Manager. Don will oversee the Bank’s newly formed Commercial Banking Center located in Oxnard, CA. …He is a past board member of the Westmont College Foundation and Independent Colleges of Southern California. more

Donald Toussaint Appointed Regional President for South Central Coast at Rabobank, N.A.

Donald Toussaint has been named president of Rabobank, N.A’s South Central Coast Region, announced Jeff Paul, executive vice president of community banking. As regional president, Toussaint will oversee delivery of all bank services and strategic growth strategies in Ventura County and southern Santa Barbara County, encompassing 19 retail branches and two financial service centers from Westlake Village to the Santa Ynez Valley. He serves on the board of directors of the Westmont College Foundation and is co-chair of its development committee. more

West Coast University Welcomes New President/Chief Executive Officer

West Coast University has appointed Barry T. Ryan, J.D., Ph.D., as President/Chief Executive Officer of West Coast University. Dr. Ryan will be responsible for all operations and strategic development for the 100-year-old institution. Dr. Ryan holds a B.A. (magna cum laude) in History from Westmont College. more