Christine Raia has advanced to the post of senior vice president of brand planning for Arnold Worldwide/Washington. She will oversee strategy and brand development for all clients in the McLean, Va., office. Raia has more than 15 years of advertising and marketing experience. She began her career in 1989 as an account management trainee at DDB in New York. Her resume includes stops at J. Walter Thompson, also in New York, and freelance work before returning to DDB. Her recent move to Washington gave her the opportunity to join Arnold as vice president and director of brand planning.