on the move

HAWAII
Starr Seigle Communications, Honolulu, added staffers to several of its units. Starr Tech Interactive hired Lisa Hwang and Burt Ramos as account executives, Jenny Costa an assistant account executive and Karen Hamada as assistant Web developer. Joan Kuroda joined QMark Research and Polling as a market planner. The international marketing division also added Takemi Nakasone as a marketing assistant and Hidemi Sato as a creative account assistant.

NEVADA
The Rose/Glenn Group, Reno, hired Tamara Pferschy as production artist
and Joanie Reynolds as media assistant. Melissa Reed was promoted to assistant public relations account executive.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Gator.com in Redwood City hired Scott VanDeVelde as vice president of sales.
Michael Dunn was named CEO of Prophet Brand Strategy, San Francisco.
Clear Ink, Walnut Creek, promoted Chris Edwards to vice president, group head; Brian Donaldson and Noreen Cronin both to account director; and Judy Mathieson to senior account supervisor.
Addis, Berkeley, hired Alix Becker as vice president, Sharie Lesniak as copywriter, John Kiladis as brand manager and Allison Ehrenberg as project coordinator.
KSTS-TV, the San Jose affiliate of Telemundo, appointed Dotti McKeehan national sales manager.
AAA’s Via magazine, San Francisco, hired Andi Polisky as manager of ad sales.

OREGON
Cybersight.com, Portland, hired Hisako Esaki as director of strategic technographics, Mary Kall as director of client services and Jon McAnnis as director of engineering.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Dan Pitts joined BDS Marketing, Irvine, as director of merchandising operations. Scott Pollet joined as an account executive.
Univision, Los Angeles, named Brian R. Reed Western region sales and marketing manager for national spot sales.
Warner Bros. Worldwide Licensing and Warner Bros. Studio Stores, Burbank, promoted Audrey Schlaepfer to evp, merchandising.
Tracy Dolgin was named president of Fox Sports Net, Los Angeles.
Johnny Gwin joined DiZinno Thompson in San Diego as a junior art director, and Deborah Ifill joined as a production artist.
Patrick D. Walters stepped down as svp of operations at Columbia Pictures Worldwide Marketing, Culver City.
Lieberman Research Worldwide, Los Angeles, hired Peter M. Kay as vice president, general manager and head of its Internet strategy research division.
Dunk.net, Santa Monica, named Darren J. Howell vice president of direct marketing.
Jimmy and Doug’s Farmclub.com, Los Angeles, appointed David Kohl executive vice president, advertising sales.
Jake Tauber was promoted to evp at the Game Show Network, Culver City. The network also promoted Marilyn Berryman to vp, national accounts; Leesa Ratliff to executive director of the central region; Christine Harrington to director of affiliate sales; and Tom Troy to director of sales strategy and administration.
Lorenz Advertising, San Diego, hired art director Glen Miranda and promoted Cathy Richardson to traffic manager.
Jim Cahill and Jim Atkinson joined the marketing department at UPN, Los Angeles, to help rework the image of the network’s on-air format system.
Michael Teicher joined ReplayTV, Mountain View, as senior vice president of advertising sales.
New Line Cinema, Los Angeles, promoted Mary Goss Robino to senior vice president.
Cynthia Rubins advanced to vice president, sales/business integration for USA Cable, West Hollywood.
The Southern California chapter of the Business Marketing Association named Diane Mayer membership chair for the 2000-01 term.
TVN Entertainment, Los Angeles, hired John Smith to spearhead its video-on-demand end-to-end solution strategy.
Michael Klein was named West Coast advertising director for Movieline and Teen Movieline magazines, Los Angeles.
Jennifer Mack Urquhart was appointed marketing vice president for Bacara Resort & Spa, Santa Barbara.

WASHINGTON
DDB, Seattle, hired Jeff Goldscher as an account supervisor, Evan Simpson as a senior account executive, Kristen Schiebel as an account executive, Jennifer Ross as a media planner, Kaycee Holton Porter as a junior art director and Dana Prutzman as an assistant account executive.
McCann-Erickson, Seattle, hired Stacy Loya as assistant media planner, Kelly Riley as assistant account executive, Jennifer Johnson as print estimator, Steve McCloskey as information technology technician and David Doran as account coordinator. The agency promoted Anna Raus to assistant buyer and Danielle Sandoval to junior media planner.
–compiled by Alexandra Sarto