Joseph Connolly, president of Connolly & Connolly in Watertown, has been re-elected president of the Connecticut Art Directors Club for 1997-98.
Cronin & Co. in Glastonbury has announced the following hires: Sandi Wallace and Scott Porter, account supervisors; Alana Kantor and Kimberly McGrath, account executives; and Tracie Pfeifer, production assistant. In addition, Pamela Soisson has been promoted to account executive from assistant account executive.
Jewish Memorial Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in Boston recently paid tribute to Carol Bolling of WCVB-TV for her contributions to the health and well-being of the Boston community. Bolling, director of community relations and human resources at the ABC affiliate, shared the hospital's Murray Fertel Humanitarian Award at a ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cambridge. She was honored for "helping to provide access for people of color within industry and cultural institutions."
Mullen in Wenham has announced the following staff additions: Kristen White, Jonathan Schmit and Kelly Clifford, account executives; Norman Miller, assistant account executive; Christine Linquata, administrative assistant; Nicole Gaspar, accounts payable coordinator; Ann Chalmer, media supervisor; Sharon Gladstone and Nandita Iyer, assistant media planners; Michael Ancevic and Mary Rich, art directors; Lisa Sulda, producer; and Jodi May, Macintosh artist. The agency also has made the following promotions: Paul Slack, chief financial officer; Heidi Schrock and Carolyn Bies Walfield, media planners; Christine Braley, assistant media planner; Bruce Dodworth and Nancy Vetstein, account directors; Len Cercone, senior account executive; and Sarah Monaco, senior broadcast producer.
Mary Ross has joined Planet Interactive in Boston as chief financial officer. She is responsible for helping the Web site developer chart a long-term financial plan and direct all areas of human resources.
Catholic Charities in Boston has named Jack Dunn vice president of external affairs. He previously had served as the organization's director of development and public relations.
Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos in Boston has announced the following staff additions: Liz Glickman, account executive; Beth Torrey, trade show director; Amy Lottero, junior copywriter; Eric Peterson, junior art director; Nicole Boch, digital artist; Keith Rhodes, interactive project manager; Christine Kelly, exhibition services sales executive; Laura Manning, assistant media planner; and Kathleen Galligan, assistant account executive. In addition, the agency has promoted Denise Marston to account executive and Marie Dundas-Kelly to account supervisor.
Hill, Holliday Direct in Boston has made the following hires: Chris Costello, vice president and associate creative director; Gary Reynolds, senior art director; Lisa Betty, senior copywriter; John Lucey, junior copywriter; Suzanne Brunner, senior production manager; Kim Britten, account supervisor; Susheel Srikonda, project manager for database marketing; and Nicole Sweeney, assistant account executive.
Judith Holt has joined Lois Paul & Partners in Burlington as director of information systems. Rob Levinson and Richard Smith have been tapped as senior account managers. Suzanne Moran and Ellen Silveira have been promoted and now share the title of director of client services.
Lehman Millet in Boston has hired Irene Donovan as director of administrative services. Gina Cestano and Lisa Critchfield have come aboard as account coordinators.
Carolina Jimenez and Stefanie Callaghan have joined Clarke Goward in Boston as account executives.
The Weber Group in Cambridge has announced the following promotions: Rebecca Behenna and Allison Kenney, senior account executives; Laureen McGowan, account executive; Becky Flass, assistant account executive.
Boston-based LoConte Goldman Design has tapped Matt Ohnemus as a senior designer.
W. Brian Harrigan has been named chairman and chief executive officer of Business Media Group in Topsfield. He had been president and chief executive of UICI, a financial services firm in Dallas. He joins his brother Barry, who is president and editor in chief at the company, a producer of newsletters and specialty business publications.