Maggi Hinsey has been named account services assistant at Burgess Advertising & Associates in Portland. Hinsey is a recent graduate of Miami University in Ohio.
Trinity Communications in Boston has appointed creative director Jessica Tucceri to its board of directors. The shop also has named Trish Leavitt designer. She was a graphic designer at Northeastern University.
McDermott/O’Neill & Associates in Boston has tapped James Baptiste as general manager and Christine Walsh as director of human resources. Baptiste most recently served as director of business development and marketing with the company, while Walsh was previously office manager.
Boston-based Lehman Millet has rehired Sandy Bodner as vice president of public relations. Bodner was the agency’s director of media relations from 1996 to 1998. She left the company in March to become vice president of media services at Rowland Co. in New York.
Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos in Boston has announced the following promotions: Beth Torry to group show director from show director; Dix Wheelock to sales director from sales manager; Jill Donato to sales executive from administrative coordinator; Jodi Philpott to assistant account executive from account coordinator; Haven Parchinski to account supervisor from account executive; Jessica Murray to production designer from presentation designer; and Helena Alves to assistant traffic supervisor from senior traffic manager. The agency also has announced the following hires: Gail Pinkham, marketing manager, exhibition services; Cynthia Romano, multimedia developer; Kevin O’Brien, new business analyst; Susan Howland, presentation specialist; David Laucirica, interactive designer; Brad Dupee, business development manager, interactive; Michael Methvin, assistant media planner; Molly Elbadawi, junior art director; Leah Gulmi, media planner; Ed Walsh, assistant media planner; Avery Roberts, assistant account executive; Rob DeSalvo, assistant media planner; Robin Wakeham, associate, marketing sciences; Christine Child, administrative assistant; Ann Marie Kelley, media coordinator; and Ferra Thomas, billing coordinator.
Lashley & Co. in Boston has named Victor Lee account executive. Lee was most recently a senior publicist for National Amusements, the parent company of Viacom.
CPS Direct in Woburn has promoted Shawn Pothier to senior vice president, graphics, creative services; Ron Lavallee to vice president of information technology; and Paul Moccia to vice president of operations. Pothier joined the company in 1988 as a vice president. Lavallee previously served as information systems director. Moccia was vice president of production.
CC and D Communications in Boston has added Mark Barrett to its new business development team and Karyn Ragonese to its public relations department. Barrett was with American Express, while Ragonese was with Pan Communications.
Shark Interactive, the online marketing division of Burlington-based Shark Communications, has named Rob Kluin account representative in the integrated marketing services department. Kluin has held positions with IBM and Lockheed Martin.
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