Halter-Powell in Account Role

Independent davidandgoliath, El Segundo, Calif., has hired travel-marketing specialist Jessica Halter-Powell as account director. In this newly created post, Halter-Powell will be responsible for managing and consulting on New York-New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Universal Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood, among other clients. She was most recently at Interpublic Group’s McCann Erickson, where she worked on the Mexico Board of Tourism; at Leo Burnett, on Walt Disney World; and Disney Cruise Line, and at indie R&R Partners, on Excalibur Hotel and Mandalay Resort Group.