Hafler in Tempe has promoted Rick Gentry to national sales and marketing manager.
E.B. Lane and Associates in Phoenix has hired Marlena Wilson to head up its traffic and print production department. In addition, Caren Halbritter and Michelle Sapanaro joined the agency as traffic coordinators.
Strategic Medical Communications, a full-service medical and healthcare advertising agency in Denver, named Ted Katsinas associate vice president and account supervisor and Natalie Fletcher account coordinator/production assistant.
EvansGroup Technology, Boise, has added Virginia Saunders as creative group head. Kim St. Ours and Mark Davis have been promoted to associate creative directors.
DRGM Advertising and Public Relations, Las Vegas, added Jennifer Crounse and Kimiko Haight, account coordinators; Julie Bedard, junior media buyer; Lori Harris, account executive; Michael Disbennet, art director; and Jim Villela, media assistant.
Patricia Pearson has been named director of the healthcare practice at Burson-Marsteller's office in San Francisco. She has worked in healthcare public relations in London for the past six years.
Sullivan Pattison Clevenger in Eugene promoted Dewey Weddington to account executive.
Prideaux Swearingen in Portland hired Brian Rupp as copywriter.
Flettene Parks Neal has been promoted to senior vice president and director of media planning at BBDO West in Los Angeles.
Wiley & Associates, a marketing and advertising agency in Westlake Village, has hired Kate Fosselman as senior art director.
The Roxburgh Agency in Costa Mesa hired Nicole Scott as account coordinator.
Tracy E. Tone joined Stoorza, Ziegaus & Metzger, San Diego, as account executive.
Anjela Maurer joined People magazine in Los Angeles as account manager, replacing Janet Yano, who transferred to the magazine's San Francisco office as account manager.
Granite Bridge Studio in San Diego named Douglas Abbott account supervisor.
Thane International in La Quinta has added three new executives: Terri Robinett, director of strategic marketing; Dawn Maree, director of marketing services; and Elizabeth Moe, project manager for housewares.
UNOVA in Beverly Hills has named David S. Brooks manager of public relations.
Jim Winters has been named vice president of marketing and public relations of the American Council on Exercise in San Diego.
The Los Angeles Times has named three new general managers: Maria Kretschmer, Mark Sande and Kelly Ann Sole.
Holly Jenkinson has been appointed director of development for Universal Pictures of Universal City.
WorldLink in Los Angeles has added four new account executives: Shannon Crotty, Peter Harrison, Robin Leo and Jessica Villa-Lovos. The agency has also hired Kathy Bugbee as a sales assistant.
HKS USA in Long Beach has hired Tom Myroniak as marketing manager.
Accumetrics in San Diego has promoted Robert Schueren to vice president, sales and marketing.
Euro RSCG Dahlin Smith White in Salt Lake City appointed Donald L. Bailey, vice president, director of operations, to its executive committee.
Politis Communications in Draper promoted Kevan Barney to account supervisor.
Vision International in Salt Lake City promoted Sam Labban to international account executive and Cheri Devore to project coordinator.
Horton Lantz Marocco, a marketing and creative services agency in Seattle, added Marypat Chimenti as production manager and promoted Carly Schlenker to account coordinator.