Frankel reorganizes into two units, with Jim Mack named ceo of the Frankel core-business segment and Dave Triddle named ceo of New Ventures. Founder Bud Frankel relinquishes his ceo title, but stays on as chairman. (See complete story, page 11.)
Also at the Chicago agency, Dan Rose named chief operating officer of Frankel, replacing Tridle. Rose retains the executive vp title.
Also, Joanne Bell Cascio named executive vp for client relations and for Frankel’s integrated services group, Pam Church named executive vp for certain client relations and for overall account services, and Dick Thomas named executive vp for new business development, corporate communications, and for the marketing events group.
In addition, Jim Farmer named executive vp, chief financial officer, Colleen Fahey, executive vp in charge of human resources, training, and client relations, and Brian Robinson, senior executive vp and chief creative officer.
Cameron Parsons named vp, group account director, at Alcone Marketing Group, Irvine, CA. Also at the agency, Nancy McGlinn named vp, promotional merchandise, and Paul Herber, group account director, Seattle.
Sallie Ervin, founder and owner of Ervin Marketing Creative Communications, St. Louis, assumed the newly created post of chief creative officer, and named DeLancey Smith to succeed her as president. She remains the owner.
Nicole Hofreiter named senior account executive and Kira Bevic named senior designer at Integrated Marketing Solutions, Chicago.
Chris Pearson named account supervisor at Davidson Marketing, Inc. Chicago. Also at the agency, Laura Moser named senior account executive, Kristin Hori, Karen Goetz, and Maureen Shaw, account executives, Renee Mahoney and Todd Winkling, creative directors, Brad Cooper and Dina Sperando, art directors, Mark Meszaros, associate creative director, Keri Christopher, associate account executive, and Christina Del Pietro and Katie Brown, assistant account executives.
Terry Freeman, Richard Maid, William McBrayer, and Daniel Sullivan named senior partners at Ryan Partnership, Westport, CT.
Pamela Evans named president of promotion marketing agency SJI, Inc., and of its sister agency, SJI Fulfillment, Inc., both of St. Louis, effective Jan 1. Maurice Parisien named general manager for SJI Fulfillment. Mark Shevitz assumed the role of ceo for both companies.
Michael Linderman named executive vp, promotional products at Ha-Lo Industries, Inc., Niles, IL.
Lynn Proudfoot named project manager at Source Marketing, Westport, CT.
Page Murray named vp at Highway One, San Francisco.
Mark Heckman named senior vp general manager for relationship marketing at Marc Promotion, Indianapolis.
Kristin Button named account supervisor at Dugan Valva Contess, Morristown, NJ., Also at the agency, Michael Carri named creative group head, Diana Dominicci named senior copywriter, Adam Wenz, assistant producer, and Bryan Minogue, copywriter.
Crowley Webb and Associates, New York City, named by The Center for Arts Education, New York City, to develop a marketing communications campaign.
Colle & McVoy Marketing Communications, Minneapolis, named agency of record for marketing communications by Norton Motors International, Inc., Minneapolis.
Arnold Communications, the subsidiary of Snyder Communications, Bethesda, MD, named direct marketing agency of record for MediaOne, part of MediaOne Group.
Barr Benedett Group LLC, Westport, CT, has added five clients. It is marketing agency of record for the Culinary Institute of America, agency of record for Rent-A-Center, and has been named for projects with Peter Piper Pizza, ASU International, and Peacetime Entertainment.