Group Four Design in Avon has promoted Wayne Molinare to chief design officer from vice president of graphics.
Mintz & Hoke in Avon has added Todd Coopee as manager of information systems and Diann Thomson as art director. Thomson previously was art director at Keiler & Co. in Farmington.
Boston-based Z Design Group has promoted David Belyea to partner and head of production. He previously served as production manager.
Gearon Hoffman in Boston has named Jon Pietz associate creative director.
Tiffanie Williams has been tapped as an account executive at Excel Marketing in Quincy.
The Weber Group in Cambridge has hired John Caprio and Leslie Harris as assistant account executives and Lara Grant and Valerie Williams as account coordinators. In addition, the agency has promoted Steve Diamond to vice president of the technology division in its Palo Alto, Calif., office.
Sterling Hagar in Watertown has added Jennifer Peters to its account services team. The shop also has promoted Patrick Cooley to account executive from account coordinator and Todd Defren to director of account services.
Partners & Simons in Boston has hired Jane Roper as copywriter and assistant to the president.
Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos in Boston has promoted Denise Marston to account executive/new business from assistant account executive. The agency also has announced the following new hires: Liz Glickman, account executive from Boston-based Holland Mark Martin Edmund; Beth Torrey, trade show director/exhibition services from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in Boston; Nicole Boch, digital artist from Boston-based Greenberg Seronick O’Leary & Partners; Eric Peterson, junior art director from Arnold Direct in Boston; Amy Lottero, junior copywriter from Cohn Godley Norwood in Boston; Keith Rhodes, project manager/interactive from Poppe Tyson Interactive in New York; Kathleen Galligan, assistant account executive from Lehman Millet in Boston; Christine Kelly, sales executive/exhibition services from Stamford, Conn.-based Pitney Bowes; Laura Manning, assistant media planner from Point of View magazine in New York; and Steven Popeo, assistant media planner from St. Sebastian’s School.
TFA Communications in Boston has announced the following new hires: Gareth Gwynne, copywriter; Susan Dwyer, senior art director; John Gomes, graphic designer; Ted Smith, art director; Kelly Cashman, new business manager; and Jackie McVey, account supervisor.
Individual Inc. in Burlington has named William Peyton vice president of corporate marketing. Peyton most recently was responsible for sales and business development at Intelligent Document Processing.
Boston-based Holland Mark Martin Edmund has hired Sheilah Dunham as brand supervisor. Dunham previously served as senior account executive at Mullen in Wenham.
EMI Strategic Marketing in Boston has added Laura Koerckel to its account management team. She will work with the shop’s healthcare clients.
Lauren Siniawer has been named public affairs specialist in the National Fire Protection Association’s public affairs division in Quincy.
BBL in Acton has hired Alicia Wysk as public relations account executive.
W.A. Wilde in Holliston has announced the following additions to its staff: Paul Cuoco, senior account executive; Christina Kline, Christiane Nilsson and Janet Siddall, senior account managers; Wendy Palmgren, Claire Quinn, Mike Kuza and Craig Blake, account managers; Jenise Campbell-Means, Meredith Marth and Cara Selchan, account coordinators; Carl Martin, information services; Vinny Attenasio, programmer; Warren Bailey, applications developer; Joel Orcutt, lead developer; Kathryn Marando, development specialist; and John Szczypinski, technical support specialist.
The following broadcasting veterans will be inducted into the Silver Circle by the Boston/New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: Philip Balboni, founder of New England Cable News; Richard Chase, videographer at WBZ-TV in Boston; Don Kent, meteorologist at WBZ-TV; Art Lake, weather forecaster at WJAR-TV in Providence, R.I.; and Pat Sheehan, news anchor at WTIC-TV in Hartford, Conn.
Wendy Breene has been appointed account coordinator at JVR Communications in East Providence.
America House Communications in Newport has promoted Nicole Zilian to associate creative director and hired Marilyn Stookey as multimedia designer. Zilian will oversee all creative projects.