Barnhart/CMI Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations, Denver, named Steven Dolbinski creative director.
Marylou Berg and Kristi Wold-McCormick joined Praco, Ltd., Public Relations and Advertising, Colorado Springs, as public relations account executives.
Customer Communications Group promoted Joy Bontrager to senior editor of the editorial services department. The Denver-based company also added Sandi McCann as vice president, sales; Margie Jepson as vice president, senior account manager; and Sue Kemman as art director.
Jerry Blue was promoted to account supervisor at The Schiller Group, Honolulu.
Milici Valenti Ng Pack added Markus Staib as account supervisor and Tina Serikaku as account executive on its McDonald’s of Hawaii account. The Honolulu agency also appointed Patricia Eng chief financial officer/treasurer.
Honolulu-based ADWorks added Margaret Hamamoto as media director, Michael Horton as senior designer and Denise Wandasan as account coordinator.
The Merica Agency promoted Chuck Johnston and Marty Wood each to vice president. The Las Vegas agency also hired Suzy LaMonica as broadcast production manager and promoted Norm Craft to account supervisor and Dana Rantovich to senior account executive.
Outback Media, Las Vegas, promoted director of media Julie Neil to vice president and Joan Jungblut to media director.
A NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Oriana von Specht joined Philip Johnson Associates, San Francisco, as an account manager. She previously was an account manager at Publicis Vital/Frankfurt in Germany.
Rob Small was appointed media director of strategic and creative services at 360 Group, San Rafael.
Carrie Costello joined Rathje Chadwick & Co., San Francisco, as account supervisor. She previously served as senior marketing manager for Dockers at Levi Strauss & Co. in San Francisco.
The Industry Standard, San Francisco, named Kate Rodler advertising director for its Western region. She formerly was BusinessWeek’s senior account manager for the Pacific Northwest.
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ICTV, Los Gatos, added Michael Collette as senior vice president, marketing. He most recently was president of MediaTech Strategies.
Deirdre McCarthy was named San Francisco account representative for Coastal Living magazine, published by Time Inc. subsidiary Southern Progress Corp.
Matt Davis joined Red Monkey Ads & Ideas, Portland, as an “art guy” from Salem’s The Creative Co.
Mark Decena joined Limbo Films, Portland, as a director.
A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Dave Rupert was promoted to vice president, U.S. sales, for Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Burbank.
Sherry Ostrowski was promoted to managing supervisor of the Taco Bell Field Team account at Foote, Cone & Belding in Santa Ana.
Sam Walsh was named general manager of Propaganda Films Commercial and Music Video Division, Los Angeles. He previously was director of broadcast production at Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco.
RiechesBaird Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations, Irvine, added Thyra Metz as an account services representative.
Stephanie Zoch was promoted to director of account services at TH&M Advertising in Tustin.
Rebecca Falletta joined Gladstone International, Irvine, as an account executive. She formerly worked at ZyXEL Communications.
Susie Levine was named account manager at Mustang Marketing and Advertising, Westlake Village.
Matthews/Mark in San Diego, added Paul Kreutz and Denis Zimmermann as art directors and John Risser as copywriter.
Kathryne Colbert joined Radioville, Los Angeles, as executive producer.
BGMHealth Communications, Venice, promoted Cecilia Theus to associate account executive and Sinead Harte to senior traffic manager.
Cathleen Kelly Romero was promoted to account supervisor at Stoorza, Ziegaus
& Metzger, San Diego.
Aspect Ratio, Hollywood, named Richard Basis president of Aspect Television.
Lages & Associates, Irvine, appointed Michael Kula account executive. He previously worked at Paine
KNCF/Dave, Seattle, promoted Stephanie Wright to account executive and hired Molly O’Connor as a senior account executive.
Horton Lantz Marocco hired George Needham as senior production manager and Gary Dickson as designer. The Seattle shop also promoted Hiroko Fujii to designer.
PhotoVelocity of Seattle named Heddi Hanak Porter general manager. Previously, she was an artist representative with Zenobia Agency and a career adviser at The Art Institute of Seattle.
–compiled by Christine Campbell
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