Cramer-Krasselt, Phoenix, hired Traci Weber as a public relations account supervisor. The agency also promoted Brian Landauer to senior vice president, general manager of the Phoenix office. Philip Goldberg was promoted to vice president, director of account services.
Santy Advertising and Communications, Phoenix, named Peter Nerad creative director.
Henry Gill Advertising in Denver hired Hank Fisher as director of brand development and new business.
TDA Advertising & Design, Longmont, hired Benoit Jacques Guin as account manager.
Praco Ltd. Public Relations and Advertising Co. in Colorado Springs hired Julia Goodhouse and Karla Giles as public relations account executives and Chris Grosshans as a media planner/buyer. The agency also promoted Barry Grossman to senior public relations account executive; Monica Ramey to senior advertising executive; and Meghan Walsh to advertising account executive.
The Exline Agency in Denver added Kelly Pascal as publicist and account manager and Staci Matteson as an account coordinator.
The HMM Group, a marketing and advertising services agency in Las Vegas, hired Lane Bateman as manager of creative development and Jake Schweers as photography coordinator. Additionally, the shop promoted Michael Shaltry from production coordinator to design production assistant, and Wendy Hobbs to communications coordinator.
EvansGroup's San Francisco office promoted Hatti Hamlin to executive vice president and Keith Harmon to senior vice president.
Jacky Walker and Jorge Martin joined Mustang Marketing in Agoura Hills as copywriters.
The Townsend Agency in San Diego promoted four marketing employees: Susan E. Caroppo, to account supervisor; Julie Reynolds, to senior account executive; Michelle Balconi, to account executive; and Jeni Cantley, to account coordinator.
Thane International, La Quinta, appointed Simon Wright vice president of sales and Dominador J. Manayan director of operations.
Media Dimensions, Irvine, hired Pat Dwight as managing director of client services for its new Orange County office.
The Los Angeles Times named Cindy Freedland director of advertising.
Christine A. Merrifield was named account executive at Warner Brothers Media Sales, Burbank, a division of Warner Brothers Domestic Television Distribution.
Martha Farish and David Hallisey joined Stoorza, Ziegaus & Metzger in San Diego. Farish is vice president of research and strategic planning, and Hallisey is a senior account executive.
Seattle's DeLauney/Phillips Communications added Darcy Reinhart as account executive on the Boston Market restaurant chain and Microserv accounts.
--compiled by Sarah Andreotti