Advertising & P.R.

Michael Brady has been named co-executive producer at Visitor, a commercial production company located in Santa Monica. He will manage projects and talent. Brady joins the firm from Conspiracy, having opened the company's West Coast office.

Jennifer Ellison has been appointed an account executive at JMPR, a public relations firm in Woodland Hills specializing in automotive and lifestyle accounts. Prior to joining JMPR, Ellison served as an account executive at Jonisch Communications in Northridge.

Richard McKinnon has been appointed executive vice president of Murphy O'Brien Inc., a Santa Monica public relations company. He will oversee clients in the New Economy, e-commerce and high-tech industries. Previously, McKinnon was chief executive of McKinnon Co., which he founded.

Donna Sabino has been named vice president of the youth marketing team at Porter Novelli, a Los Angeles public relations firm. She will be responsible for leading youth campaigns. Previously, Sabino was at Nickelodeon, where she was director of research and planning. Also, Mimi Schulte has joined the firm as a vice president and will manage youth-related campaigns. Before joining Porter Novelli, Schulte ran her own consulting firm.


Baschar Hraki has been appointed vice president at Cuningham Design International, the Los Angeles branch of the Cuningham Group. He will be responsible for developing the firm's business in European markets. For the past 11 years, Hraki worked on design and construction for various Warner Bros. and Walt Disney Imagineering projects.

Banking & Finance

Troy Bosch has been named small-business marketing manager at Bank of America. He will be responsible for managing small-business efforts in the San Fernando Valley and Ventura County. Bosch was previously small-business market manager for downtown Los Angeles and Whittier.

David Brundage and Madison F. Mulkey have been appointed field vice presidents for American Express Financial Advisors in Los Angeles. Brundage will be responsible for the supervision of 187 personal financial advisors and managers in four offices, serving clients in the Los Angeles metro area. Previously, Brundage was a district manager. Mulkey will oversee personal financial advisors and managers serving clients in Long Beach and West Los Angeles. Prior to his promotion, he was an associate vice president at the Long Beach office.

Gerald W. Parker has been appointed senior vice president and chief loan officer at Broadway Federal Bank in Los Angeles. His responsibilities will include overseeing all of the bank's lending functions, including loan origination, loan servicing and secondary market activities. Previously, Parker was a regional loan officer with La Jolla Bank.

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