BerlinRosen has hired Heather Resnicoff as an SVP of technology and innovation. She comes from Rubenstein Communications where she was also an SVP.
R3 has hired Tracy Spence, formerly of Havas Worldwide, as a senior consultant; Emily Levine, formerly of TBWA/Chiat/Day, as a senior consultant; Erinn O’Rourke, formerly of Rauxa, as a new business executive; and Emma Oyomba, formerly of FleishmanHillard, as a marketing executive.
R3 has hired Regina Ng as a senior consultant. According to LinkedIn, she had been freelancing prior to the move.
Rogers & Cowan/PMK has promoted Lindsay Galin and Jeff Raymond to co-presidents of talent. Dennis Dembia and Michael Donkis have been promoted to co-presidents of entertainment and business strategy, and Marian Koltai-Levine is now president of film, content and marketing.
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The ACE Agency has hired Weeda Lutfi Sanchez as director of marketing and public relations. Sanchez had been group director of marketing and events at Modern Luxury.
AKQA hired Natasha Avery, formerly EVP of talent acquisition at Edelman, to be its director of talent acquisition.
Subject Matter has added Bill Ghent to its government relations team. Ghent previously worked at The Lugar-Hellmann Group.
American University named Lisa Stark assistant VP for communications and media. Stark had been a broadcast correspondent for Education Week and the PBS NewsHour.
Fast casual restaurant chain Barberitos has hired Rhythm Communications as its public relations and marketing communications firm.
Catalyst has been hired by Ziggi's Coffee for marketing strategy and consultation.
U.S. CBD wholesaler Global Cannabinoids has named Rubenstein Public Relations its AOR.
In other news…
SSPR has opened a location in Denver, adding to its headquarters in Colorado Springs, and offices in Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco.
Brand marketing and reputation management firm Elasticity has also opened a Denver location. The firm has its headquarters St. Louis, and offices in Dallas and Chicago.
Jennifer Bett Communications, which is headquartered in New York City, is opening a Los Angeles office.