Mintz & Hoke in Avon has added Eric Panke as art director, Susan Gurwitz as assistant media buyer and Jennifer Moscatello as senior account coordinator. Panke was most recently an assistant art director at Decker in Glastonbury. Gurwitz previously worked for WFSB-TV in Hartford as the station’s national sales coordinator. Moscatello formerly served as studio manager at Farmington-based Keiler & Co.
O’Neal & Prelle in Hartford has hired Robin Hall as senior art director and Derek Wood as copywriter. Hall will handle clients St. Francis Care, the Connecticut Office of Tourism and Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Connecticut. She previously served as a design consultant at Mintz & Hoke in Avon. Wood will work on the Simsbury Inn, Dandy Donuts and Anthem accounts. He most recently was with direct marketing specialist Barry Blau & Partners in Wilton.
Mark Bappe has rejoined Wallwork Curry in Boston as senior art director. He had been working as a freelance art director. The agency also has named Debbie Haggerty vice president, media director and Tory Neher media planner. Haggerty most recently was with Ingalls Advertising in Boston. Neher previously worked as a media planner with Boston-based Arnold Communications.
Accent Graphics in Beverly has hired Matthew Bouchard as graphic designer, Amy Myrick as art director, Melissa Connor as junior account executive in the public relations department and Sue White as office manager. Bouchard and Myrick were previously with The Boston Phoenix, Connor most recently was with McDougall Associates in Peabody, Mass., and White worked at Cambridge Technology Partners.
Arnold Communications in Boston has promoted Deirdre Kelly to producer from associate producer, Chris Jennings to associate producer from assistant producer and Celia Willette to associate producer from assistant producer.
Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos in Boston has tapped Eileen Harrington as senior vice president, senior consultant in the marketing sciences group. Harrington has been with the agency for three years, managing the publications and design departments. Prior to Hill, Holliday, she was a consultant with Fidelity Investments in Boston.
Directech in Lexington has announced the following appointments to vice president: Sharon Dowdell, account services; Jayanne Sci, account services; Jennifer Rohe, interactive business group; Christine Rosecrans, associate creative director; Roger Sakolove, associate creative director; and Sharon Wood, business development.
Arrco Medical Advertising in Norwood has named Tara Bui to its account services team. Bui is a former marketing and advertising consultant for a Pensacola, Fla.-based wireless communications company.
Amergent in Peabody has tapped Catherine Calimeri as director of human resources. Calimeri previously served as human resources supervisor for Merck-Medco Rx Services in Wilmington.
Mark Berger has been named public relations manager for the USS Constitution Museum in Boston. He most recently served as communications specialist for the American Heart Association’s Massachusetts affiliate in Framingham.
Boston-based Fitch has appointed Richard Swanson vice president. He has worked with Mullen in Wenham and BBDO and Lowe & Partners/SMS, both in New York.
Greenberg Seronick O’Leary & Partners in Boston has announced the following promotions: Carrie Walters to media buyer and planner from assistant media buyer and planner and Lisa Morris Adams to media supervisor from broadcast supervisor. The agency also has hired Jennifer Dutra as associate media buyer and planner, Sharon Mahoney as accounting assistant and Tiffany Fisher as receptionist. Dutra most recently worked with Pro Media in Natick, Mahoney came from the Department of Defense and Fisher previously worked for WSBK-TV in Boston.
The Weber Group in Cambridge has announced the addition of the following employees to its office in Palo Alto, Calif.: Kim Malanczuk, account supervisor on 3Com, from Edelman Public Relations Worldwide; Christina Scharrenberg, senior account executive on Women.com Network, from Adaptex; Lupe Hirt, account executive on Hitachi, from Copithorne & Bellows; Ixtlac Duenas, account executive, from Adaptec; and Vikki Herrera, account coordinator, from KOME-FM and KSJO-FM. The company has also promoted Tony Welz to account supervisor from senior account executive.
Eastern Rainbow in Derry has selected David Pokat and Steven Sasenick as vice presidents of agency sales. The company also has tapped Leah Flanagan as sales and marketing coordinator and Chris Hope-Ross as technical services representative.
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