Lisa Barnes, formerly Ballantine Bantam Dell assistant director of publicity, has joined the Random House Speakers Bureau as assistant agent director.
Julianne Lewis has joined February Media as publicist. She was previously with the South Carolina Book Festival.
In the Abrams sales department, Jessica Cullen has been promoted to national account manager. Charlotte Dutton has been promoted to sales coordinator, special markets, and Danielle Cantarella has been promoted to sales coordinator. In the company’s design department, Deb Wood has been promoted to art director, special projects, adult division. Sebit Min has been promoted to designer, adult division. Pamela Notarantonio has been hired as senior designer, children’s division and Abrams Comic Arts. In the editorial department, Emily Albarillo has been promoted to adult managing editor, and Camaren Subhiyah has been hired as editor, adult division.