The National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc. (NAHP) and the National Hispanic Press Foundation (NHPF) announced that their new joint Executive Director, Mary Ann Gomez starts on June2009. The NAHP and NHPF return to the National Press Building where Ms. Gomez will manage all sponsorships, partnerships, alliances and programs for both organizations.
Joe Meyer and Troy McConnell will join the BeliefNetworks board to provide support with their expertise in online media, e-commerce and advertising, said Lisa Maki, president and co-founder of BeliefNetworks. Meyer, chief executive officer of HopStop.com, a web-based city transit guide, and McConnell, founder of Batanga, Inc., an online music service for Hispanic Americans, will bring deep industry experience to the board. Maki also announced that the company, which is based in Charleston, S.C., will open a satellite office in New York City, located at 162 Madison Ave. The office will focus on business development and sales, she said.
GlobalHue, the multicultural advertising agency, announced that Robert Fitzgerald will join the company as Executive Vice President – Media Director. This marks a key appointment as GlobalHue transforms its media group to continue to meet the communication needs of clients in a challenging economic environment.