Arizona-The PR West Group in Carefree hired Donna Juckett as traffic manager, with responsibility for managing the production of all client projects. She previously held administrative and event planning positions with Rawhide, Estes Home Building, Country Pride Foods and Merrill Lynch Realty.
California-360 Group, a full-service direct marketing company in San Rafael, appointed Donald Klabunde chief technology officer. He was previously senior vice president of systems and technology for Creditland in San Francisco. The shop also added John Brady as vp, partner de velopment. He comes from Nexgenix in Irvine, where he served as director of technology-enabled relationship management.
Stephanie Schweighofer-Jones joined San Jose wireless company ArrayComm as vp of corporate marketing. She prev iously led corporate marketing and branding initiatives at Borland and Logitech.
Steve Miller joined GCI Group's San Francisco office as svp, technology practice leader. He has more than 20 years of experience with companies such as Oracle and Apple Computer.
Florida-Tampa's The Lipphardt Agency hired Susan Belriner as public relations account executive, Carole Childress as account executive and Melissa Tiedemann as traffic manager.
Cristine Burkhart progressed to media planner and buyer at FKQ Advertising and Marketing in Clearwater. Thom Vanderklipp joined as vp and creative director.
Georgia-Sawyer Riley Compton in Atlanta hired Linda Hatten as director of busi -ness development. Previously, Hatten worked as Internet editor for The Home Depot.
Dan Weil was promoted to svp and general manager of the Atlanta office of Clarion Marketing & Communications. Weil replaces Jill Fallon, who was named evp and director of integrated mar keting services at D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles in Los Angeles, where she will continue to work with Clarion. Kathy Miller was recruited as svp and management supervisor.
In Fayetteville, McRae Communications installed Stephen Gregorie as manager of new-media services.
Illinois-BBDO in Chicago hired Michael Jensen as senior media buyer/planner.
August Associates in Wheaton hired Judy Williams as director of human resources marketing.
Brandon Massingill joined Schafer Condon Carter Advertising in Chicago as an account executive, managing the Solo Cup Co. food-service business. Also new at the agency is copywriter Tiffany Moy-Miller.
Indiana-Rhanda Steele was promoted to media buyer at Keller Crescent in Evansville, responsible for buying and planning for clients such as Vision 2000, Fruit of the Loom and Hardees.
Iowa-Copywriter Brandan Jenkins joined Zimmerman, Laurent & Richardson in Des Moines.
Maryland-Flite 3 in Baltimore added two new staff members: assistant editor and duplicator Kevin Gabriel and facilities coordinator Melissa DeMino.
In Baltimore, MGH promoted senior copywriter Richard Frank and senior art director Joe Glorioso to associate creative directors. Frank will oversee broadcast and print campaigns. Glorioso will handle the conceptual development and creation of marketing campaigns that involve print, outdoor and collateral components.
Massachusetts-Arnold in Boston recently promoted and hired a number of employees. The agency promoted Rick Abbruzzese to account executive on American Legacy Foundation; Michael Carey to management supervisor in the brand promotions department; Lynn Creamer to account supervisor on Verizon; Amanda Johnson to vp, management supervisor on Alcatel; Jon Lynch to assistant account executive on Volkswagen; Kate Maloney to assistant account executive on Talbots; Nicole Schrag to account supervisor on Volkswagen; Tara Strutt to assistant account executive on American Legacy Foundation; and Melissa Noyes to media buyer. Arnold also hired Joanne Basile as account supervisor on Mirror Image and Alcatel; Janine Blanchard as assistant account executive on American Legacy Foundation; Allison Foley as account coordinator on McDonald's; Colleen Fleury as account coordinator on Volkswagen; Kim Funk as business management coordinator on American Legacy Foundation; Victoria Khemani as account coordinator on American Legacy Foundation; Anthony Pappalardo as business management coordinator on American Legacy Foundation; Kelly Ryan as billing coordinator on Volkswagen; Rashi Sankpal as account coordinator on Alcatel; Stephanie Terry as interactive content service manager on Volkswagen; Jaime Rebello as assistant traffic manager in the creative department; Katie O'Brien as regional marketing events manager in the brand promotions department; Lauren Berliner as assistant account planner in the consumer insight group; Scott Davan as information specialist in the consumer insight group; Tonya Deniz as vp, director of U.S. media; Carrie Everett as a broadcast assistant; and Jennifer Chirichella as a network assistant.
USA Federal Credit Union named Darren Cameron vp of marketing in the Auburn Hills headquarters.
DP & Co. in Southfield hired copy writer Max Prokop and art director Teresa Powell.
Creative Communications Consultants hired Joanne Weber as assistant account manager in Minneapolis.
Penn Garritano Direct Response Marketing in Minneapolis named Paul Terrizzi associate creative director and Brian Keenan account executive.
The Tripp Agency in Minneapolis promoted Tammy Cochrane to manager of marketing services from administrative assistant.
Adamson in St. Louis named John Vespa information technology manager and Jana Ireland Shortt account supervisor in the public relations division.
Valentine Radford in Kansas City hired Shanna Osborn, Katana Ewbank and Jennifer O'Bryan as senior account managers; Christine Meuten and Richard Keller as account supervisors; Lori Wessinger and Joe Douhitt as assistant account managers; Sara Freetly and Kristi Evan as account managers; and Bill Olson and Erin Hill as senior art directors.
Swanson Russell Associates in Lincoln promoted Tracy Stanko to svp, director of account service and Kathleen Durkin to svp, director of creative services.
Schadler Kramer Group Advertising in Las Vegas hired Gary Brahl as creative director; Clayton James as associate creative director; former Outback Media/The Merica Agency media director Joan Jungblut as director of media; and Ellen Curtis as director of account management.
Thomas Ferguson Associates, a unit of Parsippany-based CommonHealth, promoted seven staffers and hired one. Greg Roditski was elevated to vp, associate creative director; he previously served as vp, group art supervisor. Dainius Jaras rose to vp, associate creative director; he most recently was vp, group art director. Susan Brown was promoted to group copy supervisor; she formerly worked as a copy supervisor. David Trent was named a copy supervisor; he was previously a senior copywriter. Lynda Mack rose to senior business manager; she most re cently was business manager. Lori Mathews was elevated to senior account executive; she formerly was an account executive. Stephanie Al binson was named an art director; she previously worked as an assistant art director. Lisa Valenti was appointed an assistant art director; she most recently was an assistant art director at Pearson Education in Upper Saddle River. CommonHealth is a WPP Group company.
Crowley Webb and Associates named Steve Kull art director. Prior to joining the agency, which has offices in Buffalo and New York, he was a graphic designer at SamataMason in West Dundee, Ill. In addition, Crowley Webb promoted Bonny Chruscicki to assistant art director. She most recently was a production assistant.
The Reader's Digest Association named Michael Geltzeiler svp and chief financial officer. He replaces George Scimone, who plans to pursue other opportunities. Prior to joining the Pleasantville-based company, Geltzeiler was svp and CFO at ACNielsen.
HSR (Howard Schwartz Recording) Studios in New York promoted Beth Levy to president. She previously served as studio manager.
A In Charlotte, Abarta Media named Penelope Geismar publisher of Charlotte Magazine, Charlotte Home Design and Where Charleston. Former publisher Karen Rodriguez has become director of advertising sales.
Maria Bardossy was promoted to vp, creative director at Wyse Design, the sales promotion marketing group of Wyse Advertising in Cleveland.
SBC Advertising in Westerville hired Mark Scholl as content manager in the interactive services division.
Malone Advertising in Akron named Fred Siegel director of marketing and Grey Bukosky associate creative director.
MARC USA/Pittsburgh hired two staffers and promoted two others. Aaron Borchert was appointed senior account supervisor, working on the Checkers Drive-In Restaurants account. He formerly served as vp of client services at BrabenderCox/Adams Marketing Group in Pittsburgh. Lara Sakasai was named senior account executive, working on Checkers as well. She previously was an account manager at Dymun + Co. Patrick Ward was elevated to direct marketing manager. He most recently was a senior account supervisor, working on Mellon Financial Corp. and Rite Aid. Martin Chabala was promoted to copywriter. He formerly served as a junior copywriter.
Trinity Communications in Media named Alan Rubin president and chief operating officer. He succeeds founding partner Sheila Alexander, who recently retired. Rubin previously was a partner at The Hal Lewis Group in Philadelphia. In addition, Trinity hired Erin McElrone as a coordinator in the speakers bureau group. She formerly worked at music store The Wall (now F.Y.E.) in Media.
AErwin-Penland in Greenville added Tracy Bonds and Sean Nickerson as junior account executives, Jeremy Jantz as studio artist and Allison Kellar as junior media planner.
Brandon Advertising in Myrtle Beach promoted marketing director John Rusher to vp and director of account services.
AManagement supervisor Julia Staubo and studio director Gail Adams were both made partners in the Houston office of J. Walter Thompson.
LatinWorks in Austin added Linda Hernandez as senior manager of strategic planning.
Kolar Advertising & Marketing named Dina Rose account manager. Marty McConnell joined the Austin shop as public relations director. Jess Johnston arrived as production artist.
Ackerman McQueen in Dallas promoted Sarah Harris to account supervisor and Ryan Shultz to account executive.
Bates Southwest in Houston recruited David Pernell as creative director to oversee a mix of business-to-business and consumer advertising accounts.
Brann Worldwide appointed Mark Lambrecht to svp of customer relationship management at the Dallas office. Most recently, Lambrecht served as director of marketing communications at Verizon.
Vollmer moved up Rick L'Amie to vp of the firm's Dallas operations.
Montemayor y Asociados Adver tising in San Antonio hired Eduardo Wakefield as creative director.
A John S. Fareed, president of Fareed & Co., was appointed to the board of trustees for the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International's Foundation for 2002-03. The Norfolk agency was also invited to join the International Society of Hospitalityconsultants.
RightMinds in Richmond promoted Chris Franklin to director of photography and imaging.
Larry Aarhus joined Bader Rutter & Associates as research supervisor in the Milwaukee office.
Frances Klos took over as president of Malcom Marketing Communications in Madison.