Kristin Armstrong is an account service assistant at Oliver, Russell & Associates, Boise.
– NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Empower MediaMarketing hired Judith Cox to head up its San Francisco office.
The Montgomery Group, San Francisco, hired Catherine Cesio as an account executive. She will focus on the California Milk Advisory Board and California Dairy Research Foundation public relations accounts.
ReSourcePhoenix.com, a San Rafael-based online financial outsourcing service, named Greg Thornton vice president and chief financial officer.
Radium, San Francisco, added 3-D animator Andrew Sinagra to its computer graphics team.
Grady Britton, Portland, promoted Bob Thompson to creative director.
– SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Sean Fitzgerald was named office director at Ketchum, Los Angeles. He previously worked at Mattel.
Fox Family Channel, Los Angeles, promoted Tom Cosgrove to senior vice president, planning, scheduling and program operations for Fox Family Channels and Fox Kids Network. Jill Goldfarb was promoted to vice president, planning scheduling of Fox Family Channels.
Firstsource.com, a provider of business products and services, named Jon Belzer vice president of marketing. Belzer joins the Santa Ana-based firm from Ogilvy & Mather’s China office.
Commercial and music video effects and title designer John Scheer joined 525 Studios, Santa Monica. Scheer previously operated his own company, Scheer FX, and prior to that worked at Digital Magic, also in Santa Monica.
Newport Beach-based Lawrence, Mayo & Ponder named E.L. Gary Frederickson associate studio manager.
Carsey-Werner Domestic Television Distribution, Studio City, named John Attebery, James Kraus and Dave McNaney senior vice presidents/regional sales managers.
Former Adweek reporter Teresa Buyikian joined Asher & Partners, Los Angeles, as a copywriter.
Burbank-based NBC Enterprises appointed former Capitol Records executive Kim Niemi vice president, business development/music.
Hilary Kaye Associates, Tustin, promoted Mike Kilroy to vice president. He previously served as senior account executive.
The Finish Line Ltd., Santa Monica, named Andrea Miloro director of business development.
Looking to boost its Sacramento, Los Angeles and Inland Empire presence, San Diego-based Stoorza, Ziegaus & Metzger named Bob Morales senior vice president.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Burbank, promoted Michelle Sucillon to vice president, studio licensing.
Andrew Mooney, a marketing executive from Nike, is the new president of Disney Consumer Products Worldwide, Burbank.
Bert Berdis & Co., a Hollywood-based radio commercial production company, has established an association with noted TV commercial director Richard Goldstone. Goldstone’s relationship with Berdis is on a nonexclusive basis. He continues to be represented by Steve Lewis of the Director’s Network as a freelance director.
Luis Castaneda, co-chairman of Enlace Communications, Brentwood, is a new member of the board of directors of the Latin Business Association.
Entercom, Seattle, named Dave Pridemore director of sales.