• REVOLVING DOOR: Regan Swegle And Landon Nguyen Join Team One
    Team One added two executives to its accounts division: Regan Swegle as group account director and Landon Nguyen as account director. Swegle joins Team One from iCrossing, where she served as account director. Financial services will be a priority for her at Team One. Landon Nguyen is returning to his Saatchi & Saatchi roots—of which Team One is a division—to lead the Indian Motorcycle account and new business initiatives.
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Barton F. Graf Hires Two
    Barton F. Graf hired Nate Naylor as group creative director and Dominic Poynter as head of communications strategy. Naylor will work on a number of new agency clients and advise on creative direction across the agency's client list. Naylor spent the past five years freelancing as an art and creative director and has developed campaigns for Cadillac, Comedy Central, Nike and HP. He has worked for Wieden + Kennedy, Modernista!, Goodby Silverstein & Partners and Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners. Poynter will report to Laura Janness, chief strategy officer and will be responsible for advising all clients on driving ideas …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Colle+McVoy Named Steve Knapp As Executive Director Of Media
    Colle+McVoy named Steve Knapp as executive director of media, a new position and part of the agency's expansion of its media group. Knapp will lead media intelligence and engagement activities across paid/owned/earned channels encompassing strategy, investment and performance. Most recently, Knapp was a media consultant primarily for Barrie D'Rozario DiLorenzo, where he led connection planning and created open-source buying partnerships for multiple clients, including the University of Minnesota. Prior to that, Knapp was senior partner, director of brand activation at Carmichael Lynch. He has also held vice president positions at Olson and Campbell Mithun. "Steve is a proven leader, integrated …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Space150 Hires Industry Vet Stan Fiorito
    Space150 has named Stan Fiorito executive vice president, client and brand development to help lead and align the agency's account teams across its network of offices, as well as help to develop new partnerships and business with new and existing clients. In this newly created role, he will be based in Burbank and report to space150 founder and CEO Billy Jurewicz. Most recently, Fiorito was managing director at TBWA/Chiat/Day Los Angeles, where he worked on accounts including Buffalo Wild Wings, Activision, Sony PlayStation and Southwest Airlines. Before that, he served as group account director at Bartle Bogle Hegarty in New …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Young & Laramore Adds Two
    Young & Laramore hired Kathleen Callahan as digital strategist and Cassie Conklin as social media manager. Callahan will identify opportunities for the Brizo, ELEVATE Design Collective and Farm Bureau Insurance accounts to use digital technology to enhance their overall marketing mix. She will report directly to creative directors, Bryan Judkins and Trevor Williams. Prior to Young & Laramore, Callahan was a communications marketing manager at Oracle. Conklin is tasked with leading the social media teams on developing brand awareness and an online reputation through social content for ELEVATE Design Collective, Pet Supplies Plus and Farm Bureau Insurance. She will report …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Topher Lorette Joins Argonaut As Head Of Integrated Production
    Argonaut hired Topher Lorette as head of integrated production. He joins the agency from Droga5 where he served as executive producer/group integrated production manager and ran a team of broadcast, digital, social and print producers on accounts such as JPMorgan Chase, Pizza Hut, Clearasil and Airwick. Prior to Droga5, Lorette spent more than 15 years working at Deutsch LA, AKQA, R/GA, Ogilvy and Grey, on brands like Canon, DIRECTV, Smirnoff, Coca-Cola and Target. "We immediately saw how clear headed Topher was about forging together great storytelling ideas into fully integrated productions and helping to expand a campaign's footprint across all …
  • REVOLVING DOOR: AKQA Promotes Rachel Barek To General Manager
    AKQA promoted Rachel Barek to general manager of its Washington, D.C. office, up from director of client services. She is responsible for helping clients with ideas, products and services as well as continuing to develop the culture and client relationships. Barek will continue to report to Erik Rogstad, managing director, AKQA. She has worked at AKQA for the past six years. "AKQA's DC office has several of the most successful and longest-tenured client relationships in our company's history, and Rachel's passion and focus on client services has played a large part in that," said Rogstad. "I'm excited to have Rachel's …
  • Bullitt - Scott Weintrob
    Bullitt added Scott Weintrob to its directorial roster.
  • The Yaffe Group - Mark Simon
    The Yaffe Group named Mark Simon as chief creative officer.
  • Humble - Todd Biermann
    Humble signed director Todd Biermann to its commercial roster.
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