Tepperman/Ray Associates, Andover, hired Susan Casey as its traffic manager. In this new position, Casey will be responsible for trafficking, scheduling and estimating all work through Tepperman/Ray. Previously, she was manager of operations at Bresette & Company and production coordinator at Harpell.
Paul Hughes was named PR account director at Harpell, Maynard, an integrated marketing services firm. In his new role, Hughes will be responsible for assembling a new PR team to service the needs of such companies as Cogentric and Darwin Partners, both in Wakefield. Kelly Danneberg was promoted to senior traffic/new business manager at Harpell. Danneberg will be responsible for maximizing all of the company’s internal resources during new business pitches.
BBL Communications, a strategic marketing communications firm headquartered in Acton, hired Ron A. Lafontaine as controller. Lafontaine’s responsibilities will include re-evaluating and strengthening the firm’s finance and human resources policies and procedures.
BBK Healthcare, Newton, hired Cindy Collen as site specialist and Sarah Hazell as receptionist. Collen serves as the liaison between the client and the clinical research study sites during all phases of a patient recruitment campaign.
Agnew Carter/MS&L, Boston, hired Christine Fischer as an account executive in the technology practice, and Morgan Salmon joined the agency as an executive assistant.
Hull Creative Group, Boston, a creative and strategic marketing organization, announced the addition of three staff members: Susan Horlitz, account manager; Amy Braddock, graphic designer; and Youn Park, also a graphic designer.
Arnold, Boston, announced the following promotions and additions within the agency: Emily d’Entremont was promoted to account supervisor on the Volkswagen account; Jill Jagger was promoted to account supervisor on the Volkswagen account; Carrie Pais was promoted to assistant account executive on the Volkswagen account; Rebecca St. Mary of Arnold’s consumer insight group was promoted to account planner; Kate Van Dam of Arnold’s consumer insight group was promoted to senior account planner; Catherine Calla joined Arnold as assistant business manager on American Legacy Foundation; Glenn Gilliam joined as account supervisor on McDonald’s; Kirsten Hano joined as vice president, management supervisor; Julie Kozempel joined as assistant account executive on McDonald’s; Marc Ryan joined as account executive on Ocean Spray; Darcy Malone joined as a media planner on Volkswagen; Gretchen Goding joined as interactive media planner/buyer; David Song joined as interactive associate media director; Lori Heller was promoted to media supervisor; Ellen Lein was promoted to interactive planner/buyer; Catherine Baker was promoted to associate media director; and Joe Kowalski was promoted to Web Analyst. Ashley Lynch Mahoney was named copy editor. Mahoney will work on a variety of the agency’s accounts. Jeff Baxter was named a copywriter. Baxter will work on the Monster.com account. Clare Flaherty joined as assistant producer. Flaherty will work on the McDonald’s accounts. Mike Martin joined as art director. Martin will work on the Monster.com and the American Legacy Foundation accounts. Nancy Glazer was hired as senior designer. Glazer will work on the Marshall Fields account.
Woolf Associates, Boston, a sports marketing and representation agency, hired three executives. The new additions to the marketing team are Kelly Carper, Paula Goldfarb and Marissa Stawasz.
Allen & Gerritson, Watertown, promoted Dana Beale as vice president/group marketing director. Beale most recently served as group marketing director. He will oversee HomeGoods, Direct Federal Credit Union, Horizon’s Edge Casino Cruise, Classwell Learning Group, Genzyme Surgical Products, MFS, SilverStream and Inceptor accounts.
The Merry Design Group, Hollistan, added three new employees to its team: director of business development Andrea Cusano, art director Jay Haines and designer Laura Rickenbach.
Clarke & Co., Boston, a full-service public relations firm, announced promotions in the business-to-business and energy practices, as well as the addition of three new members to the Clarke team. The three promoted employees are: Steve Maguire to vice president, business-to-business; Joe Donovan to group manager, business-to-business; and Jim Connelly to senior account executive, energy. The following employees are new members: Kerry Arnett, senior account executive, business-to-business; Nicole Camiel, senior account executive, business-to-business; and Amy Barnosky, account coordinator, public affairs.
Roger Bentley and John Dunlea were each promoted to senior vice president at Miller/Shandwick Technologies in Boston.
Bozell Kamstra, Danvers, hired two new employees. Adam Richards was named editor/proofreader and Claire Nickerson was named director of production services. Previously, Richards was a proofreader for Daniel’s Printing Company, Everett, Mass. Nickerson was senior production manager at Arnold , Boston. Bozell Kamstra will become part of Mullen in a reorganization under parent IPG.
Inside Out Communications, a Hollistan-based full-service marketing communications agency, hired Jason Bertsch as director of business development. Bertsch will be responsible for generating new business, streamlining sales and internal marketing efforts.
Providence-based Duffy & Shanley, a synchronized marketing communications firm, named three new partners. The new partners are: Robert A. Hart, vice president & chief financial officer; Steven J. Maurano, senior vice president & director of public relations and; Karen Shuster, vice president & media director.
RDW Group in Providence hired Martha Waitkun as associate director of media services. Waitkun will be responsible for media planning and buying for RDW’s local, regional and national clients and will oversee the media planning with RDW director of media services Kim Chrystie. Prior to RDW, Waitkun worked as a media consultant for various clients including Feld Entertainment and Northwestern Mutual Insurance.
Mediaweave, a new media development company based in Woonsocket, hired Terrence E. Joyce to the new position of project manager. Joyce comes to Mediaweave following a successful stint as the supervisor of interactive services for PR Newswire, where he managed the firm’s interactive staffers and coordinated all of the company’s multimedia efforts including web-based conference calls, video news releases and archived video clips for high-profile clients.