on the move

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Glass/McClure, Sacramento, has recently hired Katy Facciotti and Lesia Merkelo as assistant account executives.

Mike Boyd has recently joined the 360 Group, San Rafael, as a senior copywriter.

LookSmart, San Francisco, has named Dakota Sullivan as vice president of marketing. Sullivan has been involved in building some of technology’s most successful brands, including Lucent, Digital, AT&T and most recently, Verio.

Katsin/Loeb Advertising Inc., San Francisco, has expanded its management team by naming Jonathan Blake to the newly created position of group account director. Blake will supervise the agency’s marketing efforts for two new accounts.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Louis Leos has been named graphic designer at advertising agency Lawrence, Mayo & Ponder, Newport Beach.

Strategies, Costa Mesa, has hired four new staff members. Maria Garza, Andrea Margules, Vanessa Riggle and Jaime Untz have been named account assistants.

Point B, Newport Beach, hired Mernie Caro as account coordinator.

Castle Advertising has hired several new employees at its San Diego office. David Franco was hired as associate creative director, Katie Bey as an account coordinator, Mike Marchesano as director of accounting, Rina Galit as media coordinator and Sandra Scholl as media buyer. In addition, Melissa Jaycox was promoted to account supervisor.

HealthAllies.com, Glendale, has hired Bernard Crowley as vice president of operations and Andrew Horelick as chief marketing officer.

The Los Angeles Advertising Women (LAAW) has tagged its new list of officers for 2000-2001. Renee Fraser and Debbie Karnowsky were named president and vice president respectively.

Todd Schoen has joined Fox Family Channel, Los Angeles, as vice president of affiliate marketing and local ad sales.

NEVADA

Quillin & Co., Las Vegas, has hired Melisa Glasberg as public relations account coordinator and Angela Suganuma as print media buyer.

Pittard Sullivan, Culver City, has appointed David Vipond to the new position of vice president, account supervisor, within the company’s advertising group.

OREGON

Rapidigm Interactive, Portland, has hired Todd Greco as creative director, Charyl Looper as art director and J. Blue Chattigré as senior writer.

Elizabeth Jewell has joined the Bend-based Ralston Group as the director of client services.

UTAH

Love Communications, Salt Lake City, has recently hired Kaye Barrett as media director, Mark Stevenette as account executive and Angie Ossmen as office manager.

WASHINGTON

Pete Hyatt will retire in January as chairman of FCB, Seattle, after a 36-year career in Pacific Northwest advertising.