|Julia Bloch Mellon,
Weber Shandwick brings on Julia Bloch Mellon as executive vice president of financial services. She joins the agency from The Bliss Group, where she most recently served as senior vice president and co-leader of the firm's financial services practice. In her new role, she will work across Weber Shandwick's financial services client roster, including leading the Nuveen team, to codify and communicate the agency's financial expertise. Weber has also hired Seana Sullivan as senior vice president, consumer tech. Sullivan was most recently senior director, of global public relations and social media marketing at Roku. She has also held senior posts at Electronic Arts and TiVo. At Weber, Sullivan will lead the consumer technology practice for the West geo, working with clients like Riot Games, McAfee and others in the consumer technology sector.
Evins Communications hires Michelle Kelly as vice president, travel & lifestyle. Kelly joins the agency from Lou Hammond Group, where she was senior vice president. She was previously at The Zimmerman Agency, where she most recently served as vice president of public relations, and she has been a vice president at Bright Red and Hawkins International Public Relations. She has worked with such clients as MSC Cruises, TOURISM Santa Fe, Aruba Tourism Authority and Loews Hotels, handling corporate communications, marketing, media relations, influencer marketing and social media.
|Pamela Rucker Springs|
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission names Pamela Rucker Springs as director of the office of communications. Springs previously served as vice president of communications at United Way Worldwide and the National Urban League. She has also held senior communications posts at AOL and Discovery. "Pamela brings with her a breadth of communications and managerial experience as well as a commitment to advancing the common good and reaching out to communities in need," said CPSC chair Alex Hoehn-Saric.