ON THE MOVE: WESTERN


COLORADO
Thomas & Perkins Advertising in Denver has made the following hires: Suzette McKinnon and Martha Peck, creative group directors; Jan Wondra, account supervisor; Tom Schwing, vice president of business-to-business marketing; Jay Roth, copywriter; and Heather Hill, creative coordinator.

MONTANA
Wendt Advertising, Great Falls, has named Holly Tucker vice president of operations.

NEVADA
Emily Peterson has been promoted to account executive and Dana Pretner has been promoted to assistant account executive at Thomas Puckett Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations in
Las Vegas.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Carolyn Goodman has been hired as vice president and general manager of strategic and creative services at San Rafael-based 360 Group. Other new hires include Kelly McDonald as a management supervisor and Noel Kehoe as an account supervisor.
Tina Stillions and James McIntyre have joined Oddo/Coke-Kerr in San Marcos as account executives.

OREGON
ZCom in Portland has added three new employees: Donna Blocher, production manager; David Nakamoto, graphic designer; and Geordie Humphrey, production artist. It also has promoted Nathan Smith from associate account executive to account executive.
Creative Media Development in Portland has selected Phil Reilly as manager of the company’s integrated marketing communications division.
Sullivan Pattison Clevenger has hired Kathleen Werres as its agency media buyer. Werres will operate out of the agency’s Portland office.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Ben Benya has been appointed to the new position of executive vice president/director of client services at DavisElen in Los Angeles.
Jeff Bossin has joined Asher/Gould in Los Angeles as a copywriter.
Stoorza, Ziegaus & Metzger in San Diego has promoted Elsa Runk to senior account executive.
Lee Plotts has been named director of sales for Fox Broadcasting Co.’s cable programming service, Fox Net, based in Beverly Hills.
Katie Rauh has joined The Front, the media/live action arm of Los Angeles-based Duck Soup Produckions, as executive producer.
Alcone Marketing Group in Irvine has promoted Fran Grossman to the new post of chief creative officer.
Barrie Robertson has been appointed president of Mailing & Marketing in Orange. Richard Ingle, co-founder of the direct mail company, moves up from president to chairman.
Michael Benson has been promoted to senior vice president of promotion and program planning at VH1 in Santa Monica.
Dana Laufer has been named executive director of national promotions at New Line Cinema in Los Angeles.
The Haynes Group in Newport Beach has hired Johnna Wood for the position of client support. Wood will work with the agency’s account support group on its high-technology and food-service accounts.
Stephanie Long has joined In-Finn-ity Direct as executive director, marketing and public relations.
Elaine Perliss has been named director of product management for Paramount Home Video in Hollywood.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in Santa Monica has hired Linda Berman as executive vice president for MGM consumer products, a division of the recently merged MGM home entertainment/consumer products group.
Jeffrey Harstedt has joined EDS Digital Studios in Los Angeles as vice president of sales.
Louis J. Casale has been hired as an account executive and Margot Everitt as an account coordinator at Spelling Communications in Los Angeles.

WASHINGTON
Monica Lyons has joined Washington Transit Advertising in Seattle as account executive for Pierce County. She is based in the Tacoma office. Mary Beretich has also been hired as an account executive for Pierce County.
Alex Epstein has been hired as a copywriter at Matthaeus Halverson Ayriss in Seattle.