MOVERS & SHAKERS
Laurel Wells has just accepted a Business Development position with Precision Entertainment, a web design company (in LA), that's launching an e-commerce supersite called "Whats Hot Now.com". She'll be in LA for the month of April and will then be opening an office in New York City sometime in early May. Ciao and Yipee for Laurel! Laurel@prsn.com (becomes active on Monday, March 29th)
Tucker Viemeister has joined the talented people over at razorfish as Executive Vice President of Research and Development. He will help develop and manage the product environment and 3D design components of Razorfish's Digital Change Management (sm). He was most recently, creative director and ambassador at Frogdesign, New York City, an office that he opened and directed. Tucker founded Smart Design, Inc. in 1979 with Davin Stowell, Tom Dair, and Tam Thompson, where he served as Vice President until joining Frogdesign in 1997.
Jordan Serlin will be leaving his post of Vice President of Marketing Operations at FortuneCity.com as of March 26th to pursue a project of personal interest. He thinks there are some truly amazing growth opportunities in FortuneCity's immediate future but is hoping to raise a big splash later this year with his project. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nancy Swiezy will be leaving the business development team at Richard A. Eisner to join Blue Dingo as director
of business development on 4/5/99. Ms Swiezy was instrumental in bringing the RAE Partners to the New York New Media Community. She leaves the firm with over 30 new clients and an awareness of who and how Eisner can help the New York new media grow their business.
Brian Czarny has just accepted a full time job with DirectWeb (the same company that Vernon Steward left THINK to join.) He'll be Director of Corporate Communications will be moving to Philly soon.
Happy Birthday to 5th Floor Interactive LLC, a next wave Internet development firm! They recently celebrated their one year anniversary, adding key management including, as a partner, interactive technology veteran Thomas Barton as Director of Technology and solidifying a new client relationship with Concepts Direct,
Inc. (NASDAQ: CDIR).