on the move

ARIZONA

Park & Co. in Phoenix added Althea Sassman as art director. Shanan Krosky joined the agency as account manager to head up sales for its two Avid nonlinear video and film edit bays. Whitney Jones is a new account coordinator.

CTS Advertising, Scottsdale, named Beth Haueter account executive. She joins CTS from iPhysicianNet, where she was a market research associate.

COLORADO

Cactus Marketing Communications in Denver added two staffers to its new Cactus Works division. Penny Ritter joins as director. J.B. Leach joins as graphic designer.

BVP in Englewood hired animator and graphic designer Barry Thompson.

NEVADA

KPS3 in Reno hired Tanya McLain as public relations account executive.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Entrepreneur Media in San Francisco appointed Ed Gotfredson Northwest ad director and Kristian Kilfoil regional sales manager.

Anderson Solone, Sacramento, hired Lori Kindle as account service manager. Kim Aubin was promoted to account service coordinator from administrative assistant. Marci Peters joined the agency as account services coordinator. Theresa Chausse was hired as a traffic manager. And Loretta Smith joined as an administrative assistant.

OREGON

Leopold Ketel & Partners in Portland hired David Brooks as senior advertising copywriter. Brian Dixon was recruited as art director. Amy Keck joined as art director/ senior graphic designer, and Andrew Cook is the agency’s new production manager.

Obie Media Corp., Eugene, appointed Gary F. Livesay chief financial officer.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Rogers & Associates in Los Angeles hired Stephen Esbin as vice president. He will provide strategic services counsel to the company and its clients, which operate in the technology, healthcare, communications, packaged goods and automotive categories.

Adlink in Los Angeles hired Patrick Grady as account manager in client services.

Horizon Media, Los Angeles, hired Jacqueline Acosta as senior account executive. Acosta will work on several accounts, including overseeing regional work on International House of Pancakes.

Asher/Gal & Partners, Los Angeles, promoted Debra Amona to project director, Amber Bryan to account executive and Andi Rosenblum to director of spot broadcast.

Roxburgh in Costa Mesa hired Cara Turner as public relations coordinator and Jennifer Binai as account coordinator.

Elsa Neira was named account executive at Newport Beach agency Lawrence, Mayo & Ponder. Neira comes to the agency from DGWB Advertising in Irvine.

The Townsend Agency, San Diego, promoted Rodney Whitson to chief operating officer. He is responsible for day-to-day operations of the company. The agency also promoted Cynthia Subido to vice president, public relations. Previously she directed corporate communications at Datron Systems.

Pam Kelley was named senior vice president of sales for New Line Home Video in Los Angeles.

Bug Music, Los Angeles, promoted Julie Russell to director of licensing and named Wendell White copyright director.

Telemundo WSCV, Channel 51 in Miami, appointed Jude Trapp to the newly created position of West Coast national sales manager. Trapp began his career with Telemundo in Orange County and Los Angeles.

Newspaper Partners, San Diego, promoted Norman C. Branchflower to chairman; John M. Kephart to president and chief executive officer; Jeffrey W. Rodgers to executive vice president and chief operating officer; and Steven L. Elkins to executive vice president, director of sales.

Kovel/Fuller, Culver City, hired Jon athan Anastas as group account director.

Columbia TriStar International Television in Culver City appointed Nancy Dunn vice president, marketing and creative services.

Lyon & Associates, Encinitas, added Lisa Baldwin as art director and Dawn Dominy Mayeda as account manager.

UTAH

Euro RSCG DSW Partners, Salt Lake City, hired Chris Gomershall as senior interactive art director, Shannon Daniels as assistant media planner, Laura Foxworthy as media planner, Spencer Jacobs as interactive art director and Mike Condit as quality assurance technician.

WASHINGTON

AK Media in Seattle, an outdoor media company, announced that Claire Lawson is rejoining the company as general sales manager of A