Initiative promoted Michael Hayes to executive vice president, managing director, up from executive vice president, director, digital.
Roland Young and Ellen Shakespeare were named co-directors of School of Advertising at Academy of Art University.
The Richards Group has named Rhonda Zahnen as principal.
Prime Focus has named Daniel Rosen as international chief technology officer.
StoreBoard Media opened an office in Minneapolis, to be run by Edward Parker, who joined the company as senior vice president, responsible for supporting the company's retail initiatives and helping to expand its retail network.
Nick Paul, most recently executive vice president, director of business development for Draftfcb Chicago, has been named executive vice president, chief growth officer for Draftfcb North America.
Media Storm hired Jeremy Cornfeldt as managing director/digital. Most recently, Cornfeldt served as senior vice president/group client director at Carat New York, where he was responsible for overseeing the pet care business on P&G.
OLSON hired Shannon Davis as director of project management. She joins the agency from Met|Hodder, where she was director of project management and production services, working on recap shows and enhanced episodes of ABC's Lost and Disney projects.
Moxie Interactive named Lane Soelberg as senior vice president, business development and Los Angeles client services, and Christine Bensen as senior vice president, participant insights.
Amy Mehta joined Fox Audience Network as account executive. She previously served as an account executive with the RGM Group.