Broadman & Holman Publishers has hired three new staffers: Craig Featherstone, David Webb and Tim Jordan. Featherstone, who joins B&H from Integrity Publishers, is the new senior v-p of sales. Webb, most recently at Multnomah Publishers, is executive editor, while Jordan, coming from Thomas Nelson, will be Bible and reference promotions director.
Passannante To Crown
Donna Passannante, formerly director of author promotions and special events at Barnes & Noble, is joining the Crown Group as marketing director. Passannante will oversee six Crown imprints.
Adkins Joins S-T Lit
Dana Adkins, formerly a book editor, has joined the Santana-Tatsuuma Media International Literary Agency. Adkins has worked at numerous houses during her 30-year editorial career—from Penguin to Houghton Mifflin—and with such authors as Ed McBain and Maxine Kumin.
S&S Children's Hires
A flurry of new hires this week at Simon & Schuster's Children's group: Karen Sargent, formerly at Sesame Workshop, has been named executive editor of Simon Spotlight; Orly Sigal joins as marketing manager of Simon Spotlight Entertainment and Teen Paperbacks from Atria Books; and Christine Bryza, a Medill grad, joins as reprint managing editorial assistant.
Patterson and Lewey Join Globe Pequot
Michelle Lewey has been named director of trade sales at Globe Pequot Press. Lewey was most recently v-p of sales and marketing for the mass market division at Scholastic. Michelle Patterson has joined Globe as director of marketing; she previously worked in trade marketing at both Random and Wiley. And Jane Reilly has been promoted from senior publicist to publicity manager.
Penguin Gets Coolman
Marie Coolman is going to the Penguin Group as director of marketing for Hudson Street Press and Plume. Coolman, who spent 16 years at Random House, most recently held the title director of publicity, West Coast.
Wilstermann To Integrity
Dale Wilstermann, previously head of his own consulting firm, has joined Integrity Publishers as v-p of sales for the general trade market.
McFall to Mira
Linda McFall has joined Mira Books as senior editor. McFall, who will focus on acquiring commercial literary fiction and thrillers for the Harlequin imprint, was previously an editor-at-large and publicity manager at St. Martin's Press.