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ARIZONA

Arvizu Advertising and Promotions, Phoenix, tapped Elizabeth Martinez to serve as creative director.

COLORADO

Barnhart/CMI Marketing, Denver, named Erin Yourtz Web relations specialist/producer and Khara McNeil production artist.

NEVADA

The Merica Agency promoted Rob Catalano and Scott Robertson both to associate creative director. Both were formerly copywriters at the Las Vegas shop.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

The 360 Group, San Rafael, appointed Don Miller account manager in the firm’s targeting services division.

The Newspaper Network, Sacramento, promoted Louisa Koken to executive vice president. Koken was formerly senior vice president for the company’s Eastern region.

OREGON

Leopold Ketel & Partners, Portland, hired Valerie Bowler as media planner.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Lawrence, Mayo & Ponder, Newport Beach, appointed Jane Wells director of print and traffic services. Former account coordinator Gabrielle Galardo was named account executive.

Stefan Gerard was promoted to vice president of content and consumer strategy at iFuse in Los Angeles. Gerard was formerly vice president of marketing.

City National Bank, Los Angeles, hired Thomas Miller as vice president, director of marketing.

Davidandgoliath, Los Angeles, appointed Kim Walters new-business coordinator and Michael J. Dillon account director.

Mendelsohn/Zien, Los Angeles, named Cathy Kellner-Diaz group account director.

Paramount Advertisers Services, Hollywood, promoted Leah Cain to vice president of Midwest sales. Cain was formerly manager of Midwest sales.

Pearson Television, Santa Monica, promoted Pauline Bohm to senior vice president, international marketing. She was formerly vice president, worldwide marketing.

NATPE, Santa Monica, promoted Nina Steiner to director, exhibition sales, and Alan Auerbach to director, advertising and promotion sales. The nonprofit television programming and software organization also hired Leslie Parness as account executive, exhibitor sales; Michael Perronee as registration/conference services coordinator; Sandra K. Jones as associate director of video production; and Sandy Piha as seminars assistant.

Business.com, Santa Monica, appointed Chris Hylen senior vice president of marketing, strategy and business development.

RNF Media, Beverly Hills, promoted Tina Boyd from associate media director to media director and Jacqueline Dunnigan from senior media buyer to associate media director.

Matthews/Mark, San Diego, hired Adrian Lopez as a media assistant, Jennifer Hooper as human resources manager and Tram Le as traffic manager.

Big Bang Idea Engineering, San Diego, hired Myles McGuinness as design director and Jason Johnson as art director.

Di Zinno-Thompson, San Diego, hired Tim O’Donnell as associate creative director.

Creative Works, Irvine, acquired Cooley & Co. and appointed Todd Cooley managing director of the Irvine office and head of public relations.

Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising, Beverly Hills, promoted Sabrina Ironside to vice president of worldwide promotions. Ironside was formerly vice president of worldwide television promotions.

Universal Studios Home Video, Universal City, named Chris Saito vice president of brand marketing.

Pittard Sullivan, Culver City, promoted Curt Doty to executive vice president.



UTAH

Love Communications, Salt Lake City, hired account executive Wendi Egbert, senior copywriter