The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, names Sherise Bright senior vice president of communications and marketing. Bright most recently served as chief communications officer at Lambda Legal, where she built and led a team that rebranded the organization, redesigned its website and increased major media placements. At HRC, Bright will oversee the organization’s communications and marketing efforts aimed at highlighting its ongoing work. “Sherise brings a wealth of experience from the worlds of LGBTQ+ advocacy, education, law, impact litigation, public policy and entertainment,” said Human Rights Campaign interim president Joni Madison.
REQ hires Brooke Weller as senior vice president of media. Weller joins the agency from Neil Patel Digital, where she was vice president of paid media. She was previously senior director, paid search at iProspect. Earlier in her career, Weller spent five years building the search team at Adobe Systems. At REQ, she will lead the newly integrated digital media team, working to drive client performance forward through strategic business recommendations, concrete activation planning and data-driven optimizations. “Brooke brings tremendous qualifications and leadership experience,” said REQ CEO and founder Tripp Donnelly.
The Judge Group, a professional services firm with offices in the US, Canada and India brings on Diane Russell as senior vice president of marketing. Russell comes to the firm from Lincoln Financial Group, where she most recently served as senior vp of marketing and customer strategy. She was previously vp, product development and management at CIGNA. In her new role, Russell will lead Judge’s global marketing and communications efforts and shape the firm’s marketing strategy. “Diane has great energy, high standards and brings a new level of marketing sophistication that will advance our journey to make the Judge brand even stronger as a global managed services firm,” said The Judge Group president Brian Anderson.