Keiler & Co., Farmington, has announced the following additions to its interactive unit: Patricia Jadovich, account manager; Kenn Johnson, director; and Ken Colangelo, senior Web developer. Jadovich previously served as an assistant account executive at Decker in Glastonbury. At Aetna in Hartford, Johnson was an Internet design manager and Conangelo was a systems administrator and interactive programmer.
Cronin and Co., Glastonbury, has promoted Elizabeth Vogt to executive vice president and director of strategic planning, Steve Wolfberg to executive vice president and creative director and Kimberly Manning to senior vice president and director of client services. All three staffers have spent more than nine years at the agency.
Riley and Co., Middletown, has added Kendra Capen as account executive and Todd Nimirowski as graphic designer. Capen, a former program marketing account manager with Connecticut Public Television, will oversee accounts such as the City of Meriden and Nature’s Animals. Nimirowski, a former graphics assistant at Pharmedica Communications, will be in change of the agency’s Web design services.
Rob Willms has been promoted to executive vice president at Bronnercom in Boston. He previously served as senior vice president and oversaw the General Motors account in tandem with agency chief executive officer David Kenny. Willms, who continues to work on GM, replaces Malcolm Speed, who left earlier this year to become chairman and chief executive of Omnicom Group’s Rapp Collins Worldwide in New York. Separately, Bronnercom’s Strategic Interactive Group has hired vice president John Givens as the first creative director for its San Francisco office.
Think New Ideas in Boston has tapped Eric Keough as client services account director. Keough, who had served as vice president at Bronnercom, will oversee all client relationships and account personnel.
Hill, Holiday, Connors, Cosmopulos in Boston has named four new senior vice presidents and seven vice presidents. Promoted to senior vice president were copywriter Marty Donohue and art director Tim Foley, the creative duo responsible for the award-winning Dunkin’ Donuts TV spots; Roberta Haber, who oversees the direct media group; and Nancy Lehrer, management supervisor on Fidelity Investments. Promoted to vice president were Chad Caulfield, management supervisor on PricewaterhouseCoopers; David deMerliner, management supervisor on Fleet; Charlotte Kerrigan, a management supervisor in relationship marketing; Tom Smith, information resources manager in secondary research; Ric Salvatici, manager of information systems in the New York office; and Stacy Shepatin and Tracy Riener, media network supervisors.
Dragon Systems in Newton has promoted Renee Blodgett to director of public relations and corporate communications.
Ciaverra Design in Boston has advanced Lauren Scully to senior account executive from account executive and named Camille Venti senior designer. Venti will work on the EquiServe and State Street Research accounts.
Philip Johnson Associates in Cambridge has hired Aaron Schaeffer as an account manager. Schaeffer, who has worked at DDB Needham and Kirshenbaum Bond & Partners, both New York, will handle PE Biosystems. Ultra, a Web development firm recently acquired by Philip Johnson, has upped Devin Foley to senior technical producer from lead developer and hired Alison Filmore as a new media art director. Filmore was most recently with the Guarrino Design Group in Cambridge.
Sterling Hager in Watertown has promoted Angela Young Murdough to senior account executive and Christopher Rogers to account executive. The agency also has named Christa Hawkins account executive and Dawn Cary and Abby Colby account coordinators. Hawkins was an on-air anchor at SmartRoute Systems, a high-tech traffic information company. Cary worked as an intern at public relations firm Allison, Hull & Malnati, and Colby interned at Rhode Island Film & TV.
WPRI/WNAC-TV, Providence, has promoted Patti St. Pierre to national sales manager from sales account executive. St. Pierre was a media supervisor at Duffy & Shanley, also in Providence.
PGR Media, Providence, has upped Christina Burrows to vice president from media director. She began her ad career at Boston-based Pagano Schenck & Kay and the former Leonard/Monahan before joining PGR in 1996. Burrows, who will continue to oversee broadcast and out-of-home media for Aramia and media planning for Easy Spirit and Hathway, will now supervise online media planning.
Champlain College in Burlington has made several staff changes in its marketing and graphic design departments. Stephen Zeoli has been promoted to publications director after producing advertising and publications at Champlain for eight years. Lisa Marie Gerondeau, a former associate editor at Ohio State University Extension, has joined as publications manager. Kris Surette, formerly a senior media relations representative at the Boston Museum of Science, has been tapped as public information and news director. Freelancer Ann DeMarle Pollack has been named director of Champlain’s new multimedia and graphic design program.
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