Michael Montoya and Rachel Webster joined Eagle Research, Denver. Montoya is facilities coordinator, and Webster is marketing coordinator.
Denver-based BVP Media, a video, commercial and interactive production company, hired Grant Porter as account manager.
Stratecom, a Boulder-based marketing communications company, hired Dana Taylor as a graphic designer.
Praco Public Relations and Advertising in Colorado Springs added Kimberly Way as director of media development and media services.
ADWorks, Honolulu, promoted Janet Hibbard to senior vice president.
Quillin & Co. Advertising and Public Relations, Las Vegas, hired Anne Genseal as media director.
Kruse & Parker, Reno, an advertising, marketing and public relations agency, named Lynnae Hornbarger media director.
Lighthouse Advertising & Design, a Santa Clara-based agency serving high-technology businesses, added Velvet Rimert as account executive.
- NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Timothy O'Connor Fraser replaced Susan O'Connor Fraser as president and CEO of Tam Communications, a digital media company in San Jose.
Leopold Ketel & Partners, Portland, hired Tia Bledsoe as an assistant account executive on the accounts team and Eri Mizutani as a designer.
D/X Photography, a Portland digital photography studio, promoted Jeffrey Thomas to director of services to work with graphic designers, ad agencies and marketing managers.
- SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Rubin Postaer and Associates, Santa Monica, hired copywriter Jeff Bossin and art director Darren Johnson.
Round 2 Communications, a Los Angeles-based national media buying firm, hired Judy Hukvari as senior media planner, Jan Sibert as a media buyer and Anne Marie Gillespie as director of planning.
Diane Mayer was added as business development manager at Santa Ana-based J. Rice Communications.
LA Weekly and OC Weekly chose Judy Jablonski as publisher of both papers. She continues to oversee advertising, marketing, new business and other projects.
Ian McIIvaine joined FCB Worldwide, Costa Mesa, as management supervisor.
Phase2Media, an Internet advertising and marketing firm, named Andi Poch vice president in the Los Angeles office.
The Carsey-Werner Co. in Studio City appointed Gregg Barson director of creative services.
JSA en espanol, Los Angeles, appointed Jeri Lawrence executive vice president and director of ad sales for its magazine group.
Morina Harder joined Colby Effler & Partners, Santa Monica, as senior account executive to work on accounts including the California Avocado Commission, Disney Interactive and the Beverly Center. Beth Matthews was added as senior account executive on Wherehouse Music.
The Sutherland Agency in La Jolla added Ken Baxter as vp of marketing.
The Townsend Agency, San Diego, chose Philip Little as director and Nicole Thome and Frank Bantle as account executives.
Novocom, Los Angeles, a broadcast branding group, promoted Barry Smith to vice president of business development and Gil Haslam to vice president of design.
RiechesBaird Advertising, Public Relations and e-Business in Irvine hired Dane Larsen as a copywriter.
The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, promoted Kevin Olson to director of new-business development and Paula Olson to director of single copy marketing and distribution after a consolidation of several departments.
Seattle advertising agency Hammerquist & Halverson added Michele Santucci and Jason Gearhart as senior account managers, Paul Stechschulte as art director, Julieana Wilson in production management, Madeline Beaver as assistant to the account management department and Anne Geri as assistant to the creative department.
--compiled by Denise Boulanger