Keiler & Company, Farmington, hired David T. Strobel as a senior designer. In this position, Strobel will be responsible for designing direct mail and collateral for General Cologne Re. Prior to joining Keiler & Company, Strobel was a freelance designer for Integrated Marketing Group in Salt Lake City.
Barrett Communications, Cambridge, hired Debra Darby to its new-business development team. A 15-year veteran of the New England business development world, Darby has worked with regional and national clients such as Fidelity, State Street Corporation, Staples, IBM, Microsoft and Wal-Mart.
Cambridge-based Philip Johnson Associates, an advertising and marketing company, has made some recent new hires. Laura-Anne Catlin joined as art director and Diane Chutkowski joined as a copywriter. Matt Thorsen was hired as production director. Thorsen will be responsible for the traffic, production and studio operations of the agency. Tim Stoner was named general manager of Ultra, a PJA new media company. Stoner will be responsible for all of Ultra’s creative and client activity.
Greenburg Seronick O’Leary & Partners, Boston, promoted Marjorie Crandell to vice president of integrated marketing from vice president/account director. Crandell will be responsible for the agency’s integrated marketing planning and heading up all of the agency’s healthcare business. Also at GSOP, Peter Alemian was named senior vice president/director of retail operations. Alemian will oversee the agency’s retail business, including Shaw’s Supermarkets, Copley Place and Honey Dew Donuts as well as assist with new-business efforts.
Kevin Dailor rejoined Arnold, Boston, as art director. Dailor will work on the Volkswagen account. Also at Arnold, Stephanie Zand was named creative assistant. Zand will work primarily with Alan Pafenbach, group creative director on the Volkswagen account. Susan Ebling also joined Arnold as a copywriter. Ebling will work on the Volkswagen account. Jennifer Meinders joined as art director. She will work on the American Legacy Foundation and Monster.com accounts.
Arnold also added Mike Moynihan as art director, Roy Wetherbee as technical manager, Jane DiGange as creative business manager, Michael Gatti as art director, Mike Howard as a copywriter, and Mary Rich as senior art director.
Arnold Public Relations, Boston, hired William Haynes as senior vice president overseeing financial services, investor relations and business-to-business accounts at the agency. Haynes brings with him 12 years of experience developing and managing strategic public relations programs.
Burst! Media, Burlington, appointed Bill Gallagher director of ad sales operations. In this newly created position, Gallagher will be responsible for supervising inside salespeople with targeted account development, managing training issues and ensuring that the company takes a coordinated sales approach. Most recently, Gallagher was a senior account manager and one of the top salespeople for Engage, a majority-owned operating company of CMGI.
Chad Leitz was named senior copywriter at Harpell, Maynard. Leitz will play an integral part in the creative department developing concepts and copywriting all forms of media for numerous clients. As a member of the Integrated Solutions Group, Leitz will actively work with colleagues in client services, public relations and interactive and on marketing initiatives. In the past, Leitz handled all marketing chores for Sam’s Department Stores of Brattleboro, Vt.
Lisa Milley joined Red Advertising, Boston, as assistant account executive. Milley will work on a variety of the agency’s accounts. Prior to joining Red, Milley was an assistant account executive with the Boston Group.
Marty Kozar was named vice president of marketing at Kabloom, Boston. Kozar will be responsible for all marketing functions for the floral retailer. Prior to joining the company, Kozar was senior director of marketing for Domino’s Pizza, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Concord Communications, Marlboro, appointed Ellen Kokos executive vice president of marketing.
Weber Group, Cambridge, announced four promotions: Christina Noonan to client development specialist from client development associate, Ryan Mahoney to account executive from assistant account executive, Matt Hogan to account executive from assistant account executive, and Pete Bishop to assistant account executive from account coordinator.
Kirsten Munson joined Red98, Boston, as a junior designer/production artist. Munson will work on a variety of the agency’s accounts. Maida Kaderian joined Red98 as a designer. Kaderian will work on a variety of the agency’s accounts. Prior to joining Red98, Kaderian worked as senior Web designer at Digitas, Boston.
Modernista!, Boston, hired Gina Soloperto as traffic and production manager. Prior to joining Modernista!, Soloperto worked at Digitas and Arnold, both of Boston. She will work on a variety of the agency’s accounts. Chuck Seelye also joins the agency as a graphic designer. Prior to joining Modernista!, Seelye worked as creative director at GR8, Boston. He will work on a variety of the agency’s accounts.
Boston-based DavisPartners named Frank Lopresti art director. Lopresti will work on a variety of the agency’s accounts. Prior to joining the agency, Lopresti freelanced and worked at Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos, Boston. Maria Candiloro also joined DavisPartners as a production artist. Candiloro will work on all of the agency’s accounts. Prior to joining the agency, Candiloro worked for three and a half years at Fitch, Boston. She also worked at Corporate Branding Partnership, Stamford, Conn. Andy Campbell also joined as art director. Campbell will work on the Fluent Technologies, Invesco and Phillips Fastener accounts.
Aigner Associates Strategic Marketing and Public Relations, Boston, hired several new employees: Heather Walsh joined as account manager, Donna Hardwick joined as account executive, Gretchen Mansfield was hired as account executive and Shilpa Bavikatte joined as account coordinator.
Glen Group, North Conway, hired David Deal as creative director. Deal is responsible for the overall supervision of Glen Group’s creative product, both design and copy. Deal is also responsible for developing creative solutions for Glen Group’s client roster, including the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and Synergent Technology Services.
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