Oliver, Russell & Associates, Boise, hired Mimi Hall as account services director.
The Rose/Glenn Group in Reno named Julie Brown account director and Rebecca Rose public relations coordinator.
The Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, named Tom Kiely director of sales, Sarah Procopio direct marketing manager and Heather Jensen advertising manager.
- NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Glass/McClure, Sacramento, promoted Kathryn Baird to vice president of media and hired Stephen Mick as senior copywriter.
The Weber Group in Palo Alto added Lindsey Bowman and Marty Hoag as account directors and Tom Clancy as a senior account executive.
Victoria Glines joined Thielen and Associates in Fresno as an account coordinator.
eCompany Now added several new faces to its West Coast staff, including Matt Sterling as marketing director in San Francisco, Bryan McCarthy and Francisco Otero as account managers in San Francisco, Jack Vincent as Los Angeles manager and Ellen Sullivan as Northwest sales manager.
Goldberg Moser O'Neill has made several changes to its account management department. The San Francisco agency promoted Jeff Shubert to worldwide account director, Jackie Cannefax, Elaine Harris and Erin Peitso each to management supervisor, Ally Dodge and
Alexis O'Neill both to account supervisor and Bill Chamness to account executive. The shop also added Siobhan Sheridan as management director, Peter Gutzwiller as account supervisor and Terra Bauernfeind, Megan Phinney and Stacey Petersen as account executives.
Michael Kadin joined BBDO West in San Francisco as vice president, associate creative director.
Dan Hones was named vice president for the Portland studio of DisplayWorks, a custom trade show exhibit/display house. Hones will be manager of the Portland design and sales studio, creative director for the retail and trade show projects and Northwest marketing coordinator.
Respond2, a direct Internet and TV marketing company in Portland, hired David Landis as vp of interactive services.
Rod Miles was named president of Cappelli Miles Wiltz Kelly, an agency with offices in Eugene and Portland.
Linda Wetmore joined Miller Marketing, Portland, as account director.
- SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
RiechesBaird Advertising, Irvine, added Donna Kunz as a senior account executive.
Debi Hammond joined Dacor in Pasadena, a manufacturer of kitchen appliances, as manager of advertising and promotions.
The Townsend Agency, San Diego, appointed Bernhard Schroeder chairman of its new Strategic Advisory Board.
Warner Home Video, Burbank, appointed Stephen Nickerson vice president of DVD Worldwide Marketing.
Spike Jonze extended his contract for three years with Satellite/Propaganda Films in Los Angeles. Jonze has directed commercials for clients such as Nike, Coca-Cola, Sprite, Snapple, Coors, Nissan, Wrangler, Lee and Levi.
The Phelps Group, Santa Monica, added Ed Chambliss as a team manager.
Santa Monica-based Windmill Lane Productions signed commercial director Rupert Wainwright.
Islands Magazine in Santa Barbara promoted Jay Klanfer to associate publisher and Charmian Tallman to associate ad director.
The Rabuck Agency, Los Angeles, appointed Nick Lavacca general manager, Mary Bunster and Steve Saito account executives and Darcie White vice president of client services.
El Pollo Loco in Irvine promoted Patricia Terraciano-Spence director of marketing.
Kenneth Abrams joined Global Icons, Los Angeles, as executive vice president sales and marketing, kids division.
Samantha Sanchez and Brian Verdun joined KNX Newsradio's sales staff in Los Angeles as account executives.
MC Direct, San Diego, promoted Michael Campbell to account supervisor.
Publicis Dialog in Seattle has made 15 new hires. Joining the staff are account coordinators Laura Reichlin, Julie L. Helleson, Kelly N. Curtin and Marissa Pittam; broadcast coordinators Alison Renzi and Phil Smith; art director Scott Fero; assistant media planners Rachel Morgan and Laura Nutter; traffic coordinators Erin McCoy and Eric Vogler; and producer Adam Oliver. The agency hired Scarlett Foster-Moss as a senior account executive, Anne Murray as an administrative assistant and Thuy Luu-Beams as an assistant account executive.
Horton Lantz Marocco, a Seattle design agency, added Kelly Healy as an account manager, John Ide as a designer and Kim Van Allsburg as a project manager.
--compiled by Denise Boulanger