HMH Books for Young Readers has two promotions and a new hire. Lisa DiSarro has been promoted to executive director, marketing, from executive director, school and library marketing. Amanda Acevedo has been promoted to marketing manager, school and library, from marketing specialist, school and library. Taylor McBroom has joined as marketing specialist, school and library; previously she was marketing coordinator at HarperCollins Children's Books.Faye Bi is joining Bloomsbury Children's Books as publicity director; previously she was publicity manager at Holiday House.
Sasha Henriques is joining Random House Books for Young Readers as associate editor; previously she was an assistant editor at Little, Brown.
Scholastic Trade has several promotions and new hires. Dan Moser has been promoted to director of field sales and special markets, from director, special markets. Jarad Waxman has been promoted to director of library sales, direct and wholesale, from director of sales and marketing, Scholastic Library Publishing. Rachel Matson has been promoted to assistant editor, Cartwheel and Orchard Books, from editorial assistant. Jeremy West has been promoted to coordinator, global licensing, media and brands, from editorial assistant. Anna Membrino has joined as editor for Cartwheel and Orchard; she was an assistant editor at Random House children’s books. Hannah Frank has joined as assistant manager, social media; she was previously digital and social media marketing coordinator at Penguin Young Readers. Meghan Templehof has joined Scholastic as designer for Klutz; she was previously a freelance designer at Big Duck and Mudpuppy. Abha Dasgupta has joined as designer for Klutz; previously she was a designer for Kiwi Crate and Mattel. Katy Coyle has rejoined the company as marketing operations specialist; she was previously a freelance copywriter.
Kirk Benshoff has joined First Second Books as art director; previously he was art director at Scholastic.
Kate Meltzer has joined Roaring Brook Press as editor; she was formerly an editor at G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers.
Random House Children's Books has two new hires in digital marketing. Whitney Aaronson has joined as senior product manager for the Digital Marketing team; previously she was worked UX product manager at Simmons Research. Rob Roglev has joined as senior developer; he was formerly director of interactive media at DK.
Mary Duke has joined Chronicle Books as marketing manager for children's books; previously, she was marketing associate at HarperOne.
Savannah Breckenridge has joined Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing as marketing assistant. She was previously a children's bookseller at BookPeople in Austin, Tex.
Razorbill has two new hires and one promotion. Ruta Rimas joined as executive editor; previously she was senior editor at Margaret K. McElderry Books. Christopher Hernandez has joined as senior editor; he was previously an editor at HarperCollins Children's Books. Jessica Harriton has been promoted to associate editor, from assistant editor.
HMH Books for Young Readers has two promotions. Alessandra Preziosi has been promoted to senior editor, from editor. Bethany Vinhateiro has been promoted to senior editor, from editor.
Claire Nist has joined Crown Books for Young Readers as an editorial assistant; previously she was an editorial assistant at Time Inc. Books.
Nicole Geiger, founding publisher of Tricycle Press, has joined Full Circle Literary as an agent. She will represent fiction and nonfiction board books through middle grade, including graphic novels and illustration.
Alyssa Miele has been promoted to editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books, from associate editor.
Rob Wall has been promoted to art director at Little Bee Books, from senior designer.
Random House Children's Books has one promotion and one new hire. Megan McLaughlin has been promoted to associate art director for Dr. Seuss and Beginner Books, from senior designer. Emma Benshoff has been named associate publicist; she was previously publicity assistant for Random House Publishing Group,
Sammy Brown has been promoted to publicist at HMH Books for Young Readers, from publicity assistant.
Susan Dobinick has been promoted to senior editor for nonfiction at Bloomsbury Children's Books, from editor.
Sarah Homer has been promoted to assistant editor at HarperCollins Children's Books, from editorial assistant.
Cassandra Fernandez has joined Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing as marketing associate; she was previously marketing assistant at Random House Children's Books.
Samantha Chambers is joining Chronicle Books as children's marketing and publicity assistant; she was formerly a marketing intern at HarperOne.
Aki Neumann has joined Chronicle as junior production designer in children's books. Previously she was a project editor at Octane Press.
Asharee Peters has been promoted to marketing assistant at Holiday House, from office manager.