Arnold Communications, Boston, made several promotions and hires. Promoted were: Bob Silagi from group director to senior vice president of the consumer insights group, Katherine Hennessy to vice president in the art buying department, Trevor Nardini to account supervisor on the Royal Caribbean account, Steve Dow to associate media director on Titleist and Royal Caribbean, Phil Graham to account executive on the FDA, Colleen Woods to assistant account executive on Toysmart.com, Karen Deming to assistant account executive on The American Legacy Foundation, Marla Dahbura to assistant account executive on Volkswagen and Jamie Bellofatto to assistant media planner on The American Legacy Foundation account. New hires are: consumer insight group account planner Kate Van Dam; junior art buyer Laurie Spinnler; assistant art buyer Tina Swinkels-Tratnyek; consumer insight group account planning coordinator Michelle Fishberg from Triple Dot Communications; and account coordinator Heather Incalcatera.
Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos added to its staff. The Boston agency hired senior vice president/group media director Andrea McKenna; vice president/management supervisor Caroline Adams; media planner Domenick Piccinich; copywriter George Koukkos; junior art director Brendan Flynn; assistant media planners Michael Heavey, Amy Ferenz and Christopher Rose; assistant media buyer Alyssa Reisman; account coordinators Caren Bevivino, Eric Larsen and Dena Gottesman; presentation specialist Stephen Madero; information services analyst Emily Record; and administrative assistant Alicia Haley.
Greenberg Seronick O’Leary & Partners hired Robert Borges as senior copywriter to work on Spalding Sports Worldwide, LoJack Systems and Cambridge Savings Bank accounts. The Boston shop’s media department added planner and buyer Keren Cole and assistant planner and buyer Jocelyn Molla.
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Advertising Ventures Inc., Providence, has promoted two staff members to vice president: Tracy Silva and Mary Sadlier. Silva spent nine years running production at United Printing and several more overseeing pre-press at Advertising Ventures. Sadlier was manager of public relations at Southcoast Health System in New Bedford, Mass., before joining the agency’s client services department.
Jager Di Paola Kemp Design, Burlington, added broadcast specialist Reagan Askersten, 3-D/interactive designer Tevis Houston and designer Kyle Nelson. Askersten comes to JDK from Signal to Noise magazine, where he worked as an art director. He also has experience in film production at studios such as Dreamworks SKG and Warner Bros. Houston previously developed signage systems at Dezignation Design Associates in Montreal