At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Bridgett Paradise has been named senior v-p of human resources and chief people officer. Paradise joins HMH from Microsoft Corp.

Catherine A. Hogewood has been promoted to general counsel for Books-A-Million, Inc.

Mark Alfuth, former CFO of American Public Media Group/Minnesota Public Radio, has been named CFO at Little Free Library.

John Aardema joins Sourcebooks in the newly created position of art director in the entertainment and gift group.