On The Move

NEW YORK
Louis Jones has been named senior vice president and associate managing director of ArnoldMPG, succeeding Diane Lewis, who recently left New York-based Media Planning Group USA, the Havas-owned holding com pany of Media Planning and ArnoldMPG. Jones formerly was Media Planning’s West Coast director, overseeing the media shop’s Los Angeles and San Francisco offices, as well as media operations there for Arnold Worldwide and Euro RSCG. He will now be responsible for Arnold MPG’s Washington and San Francisco offices. He will report to Steve Moynihan, managing director, ArnoldMPG.

Harrison Leifer DiMarco in Rock ville Centre hired two new art directors to its creative-services division: Mark Levine and Stephen Strutt. Levine most recently was a senior art director at Linx Communications. Strutt previ ously was senior designer/art director at lelands.com, which is a division of Leland’s Collectibles.

MRA promoted Harvey Fonda to production manager in the Syracuse-based agency’s production department; he joined MRA in 1998 as a senior production artist. In addition, Jennifer Aron Donnellan joined MRA as an account executive in the account-services department; she will work on various accounts, such as Schick Technologies, Welch Allyn and The Food Bank of CNY. She previously was a scriptwriter at WCNY Public Television in Syracuse.

Goodman Media International pro moted executive vice president Henry Miller to chief operating officer; he previously oversaw a wide range of accounts, including Court TV, The New York Sun, U.S. News & World Report and Common Good Coalition. In addition, Stacey Sanner joined the firm as senior vice president. She formerly was director of publicity at Viacom’s VH1. Goodman Media is based in New York and also has an office in Washington.

PENNSYLVANIA
Neiman Group hired the following new staffers. Sue Lewis was named vice president of media services; she most recently was senior vice president, media director at Chess Communications Group/Davis Media in Baltimore. Kevin Best joined as an account supervisor; he will head the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Welfare and Insurance accounts. Prior to joining Harrisburg-based Neiman, Best served as account supervisor on Sylvan Learning Center at the Baltimore office of Doner. Christopher Flynn was named an account executive; he will work on Neiman’s Capital BlueCross and Pennsylvania Department of Welfare accounts. Flynn formerly was account executive on the Metropolitan Jewish Health System, Scientific American and Indiana University Athletics accounts at Fine Light, Bloomington, Ind. Renienne Simmons was appointed an account coordinator; she will be on the Pennsylvania Department of Health account. Simmons most recently served as account executive on the DuPont and Tulikivi accounts at Stoner Bunting in Lancaster. Megan Landis was hired as an account coordinator; she will work on various accounts, including Verdelli Farms. Landis is a former intern at Fulton Bank. Jan Klinger was named an account coordinator; she will work on the Sheetz convenience stores and Capital BlueCross teams. Klinger previously interned at the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. Monica Witter, a former executive recruiter, joined as an assistant account executive; she will work on the Pennsylvania Department of Health account. James Madsen was appointed an art director; he will service all existing accounts, including Sheetz and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Madsen formerly served as senior art director for the Texas Rangers, Iron Ox.com and Standard Fruit and Vegetable accounts at Krause Associates in Dallas. Keith Quesenberry was hired as a copywriter; he will work on the Pennsylvania Department of Health, National Civil War Museum, Verdelli Farms and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Quesenberry arrives at Neiman from Arnold in Washington, where he was senior copywriter on the ExxonMobil, Choice Hotels, McDonald’s and Citizens Bank accounts. Elise Jackson joined as assistant to executive vice president/creative director Rudy Banny; she will assist Banny with day-to-day functions and responsibilities. Jackson most recently was a client services representative at ExecuTrain in Harrisburg. Kim Messer was named print production manager; Messer, a former customer service director at H&H Graphics in Lancaster, will service all existing clients at Neiman. Elizabeth Wingate was hired as a traffic manager; she will share specific media duties for Neiman’s full range of clients. Wingate previously was an executive assistant at Vartan Group in Harrisburg. George Mallas also was appointed a traffic manager; he comes from J. Walter Thompson in Seattle, where he was traffic manager. Steve Aaron joined as vice president, public relations; he formerly served as press secretary and director of communications for Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker. Nathan Rearick was named PR counselor; he will provide public relations counsel to clients that include BioMetric Solutions Group and Sheetz. Rearick previously was an account executive at Cohn & Wolfe, San Fran cisco, where he worked on the Chev ronTexaco, Gulf and Deloitte Consulting accounts. Rose Bell joined as administrative and research assistant; she is a former press aide at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of Communications.

Mark Richwine joined Kelly Michener as senior copywriter. He formerly served as senior copywriter at Stoner Bunting. Kelly Michener is based in Lancaster.