Mintz & Hoke in Avon has promoted Melissa Barbeau to art director from assistant art director, Steve Poulson to management supervisor from senior account supervisor and Kim Demers to senior account executive from account executive.
Cindy Heitsman has been advanced to president of Newday Communications in South Norwalk. Also, Dave Gioffre has been appointed account director. He had been an account supervisor at Alcone Marketing.
Robert Begley has been tapped as senior vice president and group sales director at Business Media Group in Fairfield.
Cronin & Co. in Glastonbury has upped Leslie Stedman to account supervisor from senior account executive. She works on the Mystic Aquarium and Connecticut State Lottery accounts.
Mason & Madison in New Haven has promoted Jon Cipes to vice president from director of account planning and Michael Dunn to vice president, interactive from account group supervisor. David Anderson, Jeff Doemland and Anneke Doraz have been advanced to account managers.
Dana Satterwhite has joined Gearon Hoffman in Boston as art director. He previously served as art director at Arnold Communications, also in Boston.
Suzanne Knutson has been tapped by Boston-based Orsatti & Partners as director of database marketing. She was at Epsilon in Burlington.
Arnold Public Relations in Boston has named Kristen Carr senior account executive. She works with clients such as CVS and Century 21.
Cheryl Appleton has been tapped as director of operations at Boston-based Radio in the Nude. She had been production manager at Soundtrack Studios, also in Boston.
The Savings Bank Life Insurance Co. of Massachusetts in Woburn has promoted Dwight Wilbur to vice president of marketing and communications.
Sterling Hager in Watertown has hired Robert Olson as director of account services. He previously worked at Cabletron Systems in Rochester, N.H.
Barrett Communications in Cambridge has named John Choquette new media manager. The agency also has tapped Brigid Marnell as office administrator.
Wallwork Curry in Boston has selected Tom Cushman as vice president and management supervisor and Jenifer Gray as administrative assistant. The shop also has advanced Meredith Maluchnik from administrative assistant to production assistant.
Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos in Boston has announced the following promotions: Susanne Connors to account supervisor from account executive; Bill Lynn to senior vice president, associate media director from vice president, associate media director; and Samantha Allen to manager, new business development from strategic analyst, marketing sciences. The agency also has announced the following hires: Donna Noa, vice president, account supervisor; Gloria Peterkin, vice president, associate media director; Eileen O'Donnell, vice president, associate media director; Melissa Burns, vice president, associate media director; Vashti Brotherhood, vice president, senior copywriter; Derrick Ogilvie, senior copywriter; Scott Noble, copywriter; Teresa Epperson, strategic consultant; Austin Malloy, account executive; Jeanne Crane, account executive; Larry Washington, junior art director; Katie Gallagher, assistant media planner; and Greg Phillips, cyclone operator, stats and mechanical.
Jennifer Rossi has been promoted to account executive at CC and D Communications in Boston.
Pan Communications in Andover has named Brian Wright and Kevin Hattori account managers. The agency also has advanced Ditas Mauricio to account manager from senior associate and Collin Sullivan to associate from junior associate.
Scott Wright has been named senior designer at Communications Management International in Bedford. Wright most recently was senior designer at Autodesk. The company also promoted Lisa Kunzig to senior account executive from account executive.
America House Communications in Newport has appointed Fred Mason senior vice president, focusing on business development and account supervision. He most recently worked for Providence Gas Co.