FirstBank Holding Company of Colorado, Lakewood, has named Douglas M. Price president of its lead subsidiary, FirstBank of Colorado.

He succeeds Edson P. Holland, who retired. Mr. Price was president of FirstBank of Denver. His successor in that post is Ron Tilton, who was executive vice president; Mr. Tilton had earlier been president of FirstBank of Boulder, a unit of FirstBank of Colorado.

First Bank Holding Company of Colorado-no relation to Minneapolis-based First Bank System-has 67 branches and assets of $3 billion.

LaSalle National Bank, Chicago, a subsidiary of Amsterdam-based ABN Amro Bank, has promoted M. Hill Hammock from executive vice president to chief operating officer.

Mr. Hammock, who will remain chief credit officer, is responsible for credit policy, credit training, loan operations, and Community Reinvestment Act programs. He has held posts in real estate, correspondent banking, and international banking since joining the bank in 1975.

Michael W. Jamieson was promoted from senior vice president and division head to group senior vice president and group head in the commercial lending department. Mr. Jamieson will be responsible for managing five lending divisions, which include loan production offices in St. Louis, Milwaukee, and Des Moines.

LaSalle hired Michael W. Kiss as a senior vice president of the commercial lending division; he will manage the existing loan portfolio of middle-market businesses. Mr. Kiss was the president and manager of First Midwest Bank's Lake Forest branch. Before that he was first vice president of specialty lending at First Chicago NBD Corp., with responsibilities including cash management, commercial banking, and commercial real estate.

Jeffrey Raider, a LaSalle vice president, was promoted to first vice president in the commercial lending department.

First Bank System Inc., Minneapolis, has elected Linda Ahlers as a director.

Ms. Ahlers is president of the department store division at Dayton Hudson Corp., the Minneapolis-based specialty retailer.

Marilyn Carlson Nelson and James J. Renier have retired from First Bank's board. Ms. Carlson Nelson, a member since 1978, is vice chairman and chief operating officer of Carlson Holdings in Minneapolis. Mr. Renier, a First Bank director since 1986, is a former chairman of Honeywell Inc.

City National Bank, Beverly Hills, has hired Elizabeth A. Kinsey as a senior vice president to head its newly created technology unit.

She will be responsible for expanding the bank's focus on software, Internet, and biotechnology firms in Southern California.

Ms. Kinsey was a senior vice president in the credit administration department at Silicon Valley Bank, San Jose.

Her responsibilities included approving loans for its technology portfolio.

Before that she was a vice president and loan originator with Bank of Boston in Palo Alto, Calif.

City National Bank is the principal subsidiary of City National Corp.

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