Schneider Advances Trio

BOSTON Independent public relations agency Schneider Associates said it has promoted Sarah Hines to account supervisor, Michael DePaolo to senior account executive and Jessica Lappen to account executive.

“We have always fostered growth and continued learning at the agency and have successfully created a work environment that encourages employees to thrive,” said Joan Schneider, president of the Boston-based shop.

Hines, 28, has been with Schneider Associates more than four years, overseeing the consumer group’s food division where she manages campaigns for clients including Baskin-Robbins and the New England Confectionery Co. She had most recently been a senior account executive.

DePaolo, 27 has developed campaigns that incorporate community outreach, government relations, crisis communications, special event planning and media relations. Lappen, 26, has worked with clients such as Subway and Necco. They had previously worked as account executive and assistant account executive, respectively.

—Adweek staff report