on the move


Circle.com promoted three employees at its Wilton office. Chris Marriott was promoted to general manager. He is responsible for overseeing revenue, operations and management. Timothy Gelling, formerly associate creative director, was promoted to vice president. Gelling will work on such accounts as IBM, UPS, Teligent, Heinz and Cahners. Andy Jacobs was promoted to senior vice president, director of engineering.

Keiler & Company announced the addition of Jason Jasch as senior designer. Jasch will be responsible for advertising and collateral materials for Speedline.


McCabe & Duval, Portland, hired Kristin Wech as account manager. Wech has two years of Portland-area advertising experience and more than three years of marketing experience.


Target Marketing & Promotions, Boston, promoted Kathleen Rose from account manager to senior account manager working on accounts including Citizens Bank, Gomez.com and Schieffelin + Somerset. The agency also promoted Amy Perodeau from assistant account manager to account manager. Perodeau works on accounts including LavaStorm, Harp and Rockport.

CharityAmerica.com, a Boston-based online network that unites donors, volunteers and businesses with qualified charities across the nation, hired Anne Marie London and Deborah Smith as co-directors of sponsorships and alliances and Susan O’Leary as director of research and development.

Genuity, a Burlington e-business network provider of managed Internet infrastructure services, named Susan Kraus senior vice president, corporate communications. She reports to Genuity chairman and CEO Paul Gudonis and is responsible for all internal and external communications. Kraus was previously vice president, corporate and global media relations for Bell Atlantic.

Open Market, Burlington, appointed Joe Alwan senior vice president of marketing, reporting to Open Market president and CEO Ron Matros. Alwan previously served as Open Market’s vice president of strategic marketing.

The Weber Group, Cambridge, promoted Ann Maher to senior vice president of finance. Maher joined Weber in April 1999 as vice president, overseeing finance and technology services for the agency’s global operations.

Wallwork & Curry, Boston, hired Jim Rowean as senior vice president, management supervisor. He previously was director of account services at Tom Davis + Co., Lexington. The agency also named Dino Confalone senior vice president, finance, with responsibility for all financial aspects of the agency. He was previously involved in the financial operations departments of Digitas and Arnold Communications.

BBK, Newton, appointed Elizabeth Gargill to media relations supervisor, with responsibility for overseeing and advising department members, providing strategic consultation to clients and guiding the implementation of communications and patient recruitment campaigns. Gargill previously worked with BBK as an independent media relations consultant, and she currently plays a role in accounts such as CareScout, the National Gay Newspaper Guild, the National Emphysema Treatment Trial, a peanut allergy study and BBK’s promotional account. BBK also hired Linda Wolf as content development manager. She previously managed print publications and Web-site content for the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia.

Ciavarra Design, Boston, promoted Douglas Law from senior designer to vice president/senior designer. Law has worked at the agency since its inception eight years ago. The agency also hired Laura Frogel, formerly with Pagano Schenck & Kay, Wickersham Hunt and Schwantner, and Putnam Investments, as creative services manager and Bethany Roe as an account executive.

Bozell Kamstra, Danvers, hired Victoria Harriss as an account manager overseeing the Banknorth Group account. She was previously an account specialist for Sharon Merrill Associates. The agency also named Eber Javier a graphic designer in the creative department and Jodi Pfeister a public relations account coordinator.

Donovan Group, Northborough, hired former Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos account supervisor Janet Walker as an account director, former New Leaf Studios account executive Gregory Curtis as design account executive, and hired Douglas Reiss and Cheryl Bailey as account executives. Donovan also appointed William MacNally director of interactive services. MacNally will be responsible for building the agency’s capability to compete for a range of interactive assignments. MacNally previously served as director of interactive strategy at Devine & Pearson Communications in Quincy.

SoftLock.com, a Maynard e-content merchandiser, named Kurt Dressel executive vice president of marketing and sales. He previously served as senior vice president of marketing and business development at MediaBridge Technologies.

LifeFX Networks, a Newton developer of 3-D digital human faces for the Internet, named Bill Clausen its new chief marketing officer. He will manage the company’s marketing and communications programs, including public relations, advertising, and direct marketing campaigns. Clausen previously served as the CEO and founder of ZipDeals.com.

Arnold Communications, Boston, promoted Hannah Holden from senior production manager to vice president executive print production manager on the Volkswagen account, John Grandy from traffic manager to production manager on the Titleist account and Mary Ellen Devine from traffic supervisor to general manager of print services.

Inside Out Communications, Holliston, appointed former Genzyme Corporation communications specialist Jennifer Doyle Web developer.

Schneider & Associates, Boston, hired former Central Artery/Tunnel Project spokesperson Ann Davis as a senior account executive and Kirstin Ratter, previously with Miller/Shandwick Technologies, as an account executive.

Freelance graphic designer Adrian Winter joined Finish Editorial, Boston.

Melissa Homsi joined the sales department of WCVB-TV Channel 5, Boston, as an account executive. She previously served as an account executive at WSBK-TV Channel 38 in Boston and was a media buyer/planner at Arnold Advertising.

Avicon, a Waltham provider of e-business services, appointed John Lyons as vice president of marketing, with responsibility for strategic marketing, product management and marketing communications. Lyons was previously a principal consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consulting Services.

FitzGerald Communications hired Patty Barry as a vice president in its Cambridge office and Marcel Goldstein as a vice president in its Washington, D.C., office. Barry was previously managing director of the technology practice of Hill & Knowlton’s Chicago office, while Goldstein was a senior vice president with Ketchum Public Relations.

Herb Heller was promoted from business manager to director of sales and operations at van Schouwen Associates, Springfield. He will be responsible for managing the hiring, oversight and review of all sales staff, as well as all financial and administrative functions.


Chaffee & Partners, Providence, appointed Jennifer Toone as vice president. Toone previously worked for Berkley Advertising, Framingham, Mass.