Boston-based PARTY BY DESIGN has hired CHRIS GASBARRO as national sales manager. Call 617/825-5100; www.partybydesign.com … CECILIO RAMIREZ has been appointed banquet operations manager at the PACIFIC PALMS CONFERENCE RESORT in Industry, Calif. Call 800/524-4557; www.pacificpalmsresort.com … New York-based event management agency FIRST PROTOCOL has hired LAURA GORDON as sales and marketing manager, SHAWN RABIDEAU as account manager and EMILY PARRISH as event management consultant. Call 212/810-4100; www.firstprotocol.com … Raleigh, N.C.-based CATERING WORKS has hired JENNIFER HAMILL as director of marketing. Call 919/828-5932; www.cateringworks.com … HUGH ANDERSON has joined Baltimore-based event design and management firm P.W. FEATS as a member of the strategic business development department. Call 410/727-5575; www.pwfeats.com … KEN NIGH has joined TENTWARES/ANCHOR INDUSTRIES as a sales representative serving New York, western Connecticut and western Massachusetts. Call 800/808-8368; www.anchorinc.com … LUZ DEL CARMEN MILLAN VARGAS, owner of event planning company DISENO NUPTIAL in Atizapan, Mexico, has been named Mexican country coordinator for the ASSOCIATION OF BRIDAL CONSULTANTS. Call 860/355-0464; www.bridalassn.com … Toronto-based catering and event planning firm CATERED AFFARE has hired THERESE DE GRACE as executive chef. Call 416/288-0886; www.cateredaffare.com … JIM YAGODA, WALTER BORCHERT, CINDY CROSSETTI, DANNY SMITH, RON WILKERSON, CRISTA ANDERSON and CAMILLE CONROY, formerly of Los Angeles-based CLASSIC PARTY RENTALS, have joined TOWN AND COUNTRY EVENT RENTALS in Van Nuys, Calif., headed by RICHARD LOGUERCIO. Call 818/908-4211; www.townandcountryeventrentals.com … CHRIS MASSEY has joined San Diego-based IMAGINATION ENTERTAINMENT as a producer. Call 619/640-6500; www.imaginationent.com … The MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM in Monterey, Calif., has hired DORY FORD as executive chef at the PORTOLA CAFE and for catered events. Call 831/648-4928; www.montereybayaquarium.org.
Do you have a job change to announce? Send information about new hires or promotions in the event industry to Special Events Magazine assistant editor Kelly Wardle at [email protected].