Cactus Communications of Denver added Heather Hayden as account director. John Skrabec, the shop's original owner, becomes chief creative officer. Jeff Kosloski was promoted to associate creative director.
PRACO in Denver has added Teresa Brown as production manager and Meghan Walsh as account coordinator.
Goldberg Moser O'Neill in San Francisco has hired David Doyle as account director.
Parallel Communications in Redmond hired Carrie Adams, new media designer, and David Nieker, senior copywriter.
Susan K. Hempstead, Patricia Malone and Paul Harris, all former senior account executives and creatives at Rainoldi Kerzner Radcliffe, have opened Stratagem Healthcare Communications, a San Francisco-based integrated communications agency.
Dave Kriegel has been promoted to local sales manager at KTXL-TV FOX40 in Sacramento. Glenn Burd replaces Kriegel as the station's national sales manager.
Siiri Tuckwood has been promoted to executive producer at Tam Communications in San Jose.
Primo Angeli in San Francisco has named Matthew Cross business development associate.
Prideaux Swearingen in Portland hired Carlene Clearly as public relations assistant.
Nadina A. Ortega has joined Hilary Kaye Associates, a Newport Beach-based marketing communications firm, as account coordinator.
Kelly C. Curtis was named director of marketing for Del Taco in Laguna Hills.
RiechesBaird in Huntington Beach has promoted Bruce Kelley to general manager.
Nick Piper has signed an agreement for exclusive representation as a commercial director with Plum Productions in Santa Monica.
Sandy Koop has been promoted to director of operations for Lages & Associates in Irvine.
At Fox Broadcasting Company in Los Angeles, Mary Baldwin was promoted to director of on-air planning.
Lisa Fleury has been promoted to communications manager and Meghan Jenks named online marketing manager at Interplay in Irvine.
San Diego Daily Transcript has added Sara Wilensky as advertising director.
Manning, Selvage & Lee in Los Angeles has promoted Mike Muraszko to senior vice president and director of public affairs for the Western U.S. and Glenn Osaki to senior vice president and deputy managing director.
Samantha Duggan has joined Belgravia Capital in Irvine as graphic designer in the marketing department.
Michelle Bohlman has joined The Schraff Group in Newport Beach as account manager.
Mustang Marketing and Advertising of Agoura Hills has promoted Cindy Osbourn to production manager. Shai Harary has joined the shop as a graphic artist.
Politis Communications in Draper has promoted Melissa K. Cannell to account coordinator.
David Moore joined the creative team at JayRay Ads & PR, Seattle, as art director.
Weber Marketing Group, a Seattle-based marketing communications agency, has hired Bridget Colleran as assistant account manager.
-compiled by Laura Machuca