WASHINGTON: EVC Group has hired Leigh Salvo as SVP in its investor relations and integrated communications practice, based in San Francisco.
Prior to joining EVC, Salvo was a partner in Direct IR, an investor relations consulting firm. She also served as director of investor relations for the American Stock Exchange and as VP of communications for telecommunications software company TCSI Corporation.
The firm also hired David Schemelia as VP for integrated communications in its New York office.
Previously, he was director of PR at Signature Brand Factory, a Connecticut-based communications agency.
Before starting his PR career, Schemelia worked at several newspapers and international wire services. He spent 10 years in journalism at the Associated Press in the news organization's Washington, DC, and New York operations.