KNOXVILLE, TN—Ackermann PR has promoted three senior managers. Mike Cohen has been promoted to executive vice president, with a primary focus on new business development and client services while leading the firm’s public affairs practice. Jeff Hooper will assume the newly created role of chief strategy officer and will lead Ackermann PR’s growing strategic consulting practice. Crystal Cardwell, a 26-year veteran of the firm, has been named chief financial officer.
NEW YORK—Makovsky + Company has promoted several key team members: Mark Marmur to assistant vice president; Jonathan Pappas to account supervisor; Kerri-ann McGinty to senior account executive; and Jennifer Seelin to account executive.
LOS ANGELES—The Bohle Company has hired Heather Gulino as vice president, business development. Prior to joining The Bohle Company, Gulino worked for LucasArts as a product marketing manager on Star Wars video games and implemented PR and marketing plans from concept to launch.