Tamara Frank was recently named account director for the Phoenix office of the Integer Group. She will service the US West account.
The Expert Marketplace/PEN group, Englewood, recently added Gary Ebel as vice president, sales and marketing.
Chad Rueffert joined Big Cat Marketing Communications, Colorado Springs, as strategy director. He will be responsible for new business development and client marketing strategy.
Fort Collins agency Eagle Marketing Services promoted J.D. Adams to senior vice president; Julliette Esakson-Schultz to vice president of production; Dawn Putney to vice president, creative and art; and Linda Brown to vice president, research.
The Schiller Group, Honolulu, promoted Brad Orbson to associate creative director and Chris K.F. Ching to senior art director. The agency also added Patrick Torres as an account executive, Claire Ko as a graphic designer, Jill Maida as an art director and graphic designer, Arnold Paradeza as a graphic designer and Daniel See as a media assistant.
The Bailey Group, Oakland, hired Rhonda Olshanski as a member of the client services department.
Ken Solomon was chosen by Western Images, San Francisco, to be its executive producer.
Telemundo/KSTS-TV in San Jose named Bill Cabranes local account executive. Prior to joining Telemundo, he was an account executive at KPIX, San Francisco.
Destination Films hired Tim Palen as vice president of creative advertising. Palen, formerly of Columbia TriStar Home Video, will oversee all creative efforts at the Santa Monica-based agency, including print, broadcast and Internet advertising.
DMX, Los Angeles, appointed Sandra Eddy as director of marketing for commercial sales. Eddy will oversee development and management of branding, marketing and advertising strategy for DMX’s music division.
TH&M Advertising, Tustin, promoted Kara LaRosa to production manager from her previous position of traffic and production coordinator.
525 Studios in Santa Monica hired Leslie Sorrentino as a producer. Sorrentino began his career with the studio nearly 10 years ago. For the past three years, he worked at Post Logic as an executive producer.
Campbell-Ewald Advertising, Los Angeles, has expanded its regional office by promoting Robert B. Foster to senior vice president and Tony Cowser to account supervisor. Foster and Cowser will work together to facilitate advertising and marketing communications for the newly formed General Motors Western United States region’s Chevrolet brands.
The Gable Group, San Diego, promoted Michael Lyons and Jason Foster each to senior account executive. Joining the promotions/cause-related marketing division, Lyons is responsible for accounts in sweepstakes programs, offline and online promotions, merchandising, special events and partnership marketing. Foster, who joins the public affairs division, is responsible for account planning, research, media and community relations.
The James G. Elliott Co., Los Angeles, appointed Patricia Keating chief operating officer. Keating, the former president of Western Initiative Media’s planning division, will be responsible for the advertising sales company’s sales management, human resources, new technology and operations.
Point B, Newport Beach, hired Christine Quimbo as an account coordinator.
Jennie Reiff was hired by Gladstone International as a writer. Reiff previously interned for the agency.
Drasnin Communications, Del Mar, hired Tiffany R. Douglas as an account executive.
Casey Sayre & Williams hired Terrence D. Sullivan as chief financial officer of the Los Angeles agency.
FJCandN, Salt Lake City, hired Jennifer Jensen and Amy Johnson as account managers.
Integrated Marketing Group, Salt Lake City, selected Sally Grotepas for the position of media and production manager.
Beth Scofield joined Seattle-based Paradigm Communications Group as an account executive for Alaska Airlines Magazine, Horizon Air Magazine and Midwest Express Magazine.
–compiled by Jasmine Marshall
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