Cone Hires Schmitt, Others

Alana Schmitt has joined Boston public relations shop Cone as a vice president. For the past nine years, she has held various positions with Verizon Communications, including director of brand strategy and director of marketing for Verizon Venture 36. The agency has also made these hires: Jonathan Yohannan, account director; Christianna Beebe, account supervisor; Jessica Rothchild, senior account executive; Teresa Febo and Christina Lieu, account executives; Chevenee Reavis, research associate; and Stephen Schonberg, assistant account executive.