YPB&R Elects SVPs

Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown & Russell has promoted Kathy Hernandez and Mary Jane Kolassa to senior vice presidents of public relations. Hernandez and Kolassa were formerly vice presidents of public relations at the Orlando, Fla., agency. Hernandez oversees accounts such as the Tourism Board for the Island of Cozumel, Mexico, the Panama City Beach (Fla.) Convention & Visitors Bureau, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts of Bermuda, Marriott Vacation Club International and CaribbeanWay. Kolassa’s select accounts include the American Association for Nude Recreation, American Orient Express, American West Steamboat Co., JMC Communities/Sandpearl Resort of St. Petersburg, Fla., and the Residences of Cabes Point, St. Thomas and the U.S. Virgin Islands.