• CareGuide (Coral Springs, Florida) has named Julie Sizemore as senior VP of operations and Marise Condon as area VP of sales. Previously, Sizemore was COO of Nurtur Health. Condon was director of corporate development at Casenet. CareGuide provides assessment, coaching, disease management services, complex care management and utilization review.

Thomas McLeer was named chief marketing officer/GM of spinal operations for Pioneer Surgical Technology (Marquette, Michigan). Previously, McLeer was VP of sales and marketing at Archus Orthopedics. Pioneer Surgical Technology makes motion preservation devices.

Tim Dehne was named VP of systems research and development for Luminex (Austin, Texas). Dehne most recently was senior VP of R&D for National Instruments. Luminex makes biological testing technologies and applications.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington) said that Lori Richards, director of the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE), plans to leave the agency after more than two decades of government service. Richards has been the director of OCIE since it was created in May 1995.OCIE associate director-chief counsel John Walsh will serve as acting director of OCIE when Richards steps down on August 7.