Who's News in Sales and Marketing

<b>Crestline Names Director of Sales</b><br clear="none" /> Crestline Hotels & Resorts has appointed Nancy L. Creed director of sales for the new Hilton Garden Inn in Blacksburg, Va. Creed most recently served as director of sales for the Hampton Inn in Christiansburg, Va.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Carnegie Names Marketing EVP</b> <br clear="none" /> Carnegie Communications, a higher education research, marketing, and consulting firm, has named Dr. Deborah Godfrey executive vice president of market research and brand strategy. Godfrey previously served in several executive roles at advertising agency Young & Rubicam.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Klimek Joins Alger Executive Team</b><br clear="none" /> Fred Alger Management, an asset management firm, has announced the hiring of Matthew Klimek as vice president and director of regional marketing associates. Klimek most recently served as supervisor of internal sales with Franklin Templeton Distributors.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Knewton Fills Web Marketing Role</b><br clear="none" /> Knewton, an online educational service, has appointed Amy McDowell vice president of Web marketing. McDowell previously served as marketing director with the consumer services marketing company Vertrue.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Conifer Appoints Thatcher as VP</b> <br clear="none" /> Conifer Revenue Cycle Solutions, a unit of Conifer Health Solutions, has named Mike Thatcher vice president of business development. Thatcher most recently served as a business acquirer and investor with THR Holdings.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Zscaler Names VP of North America Sales</b><br clear="none" /> SaaS provider Zscaler has appointed Jim Hyman vice president of North America sales. Prior to joining Zscaler, he served as vice president of Western region sales and U.S. Channels with IronPort Systems.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Schaffner Names Bellero VP of Sales</b><br clear="none" /> Schaffner has named Ken Bellero vice president of sales for its newly formed Electronics Group, responsible for all of the Americas. Bellero is a 10-year veteran of Schaffner, having previously served as regional manager and manager of customer service.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Fowler Tapped as Captivate VP</b><br clear="none" /> Captivate Network has appointed Daniel Fowler vice president of sales. Fowler previously spent seven years at America Online in executive sales management positions, most recently as senior vice president of sales.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>New Board Member Joins DrivingSales</b><br clear="none" /> DrivingSales.com, a social media platform and online community for the auto industry, has announced the addition of Charlie Vogelheim to its Board of Advisors. Vogelheim is an automotive industry veteran, in addition to a frequent media commentator for <i>Fox News</i> and <i>Car and Driver</i>.