Marketeers named to posts
MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- Marketeer Dennis Rice was named senior vice
president, publicity, for Buena Vista Pictures Marketing, and Heidi
Trotta was named senior vice president of communications for Walt
Disney Studios, officials said.
Rice is a marketing veteran who is returning to Disney after a
stint as president of theatrical marketing for Miramax. Trotta joined
Disney in 1990 as director of publicity, advertising and promotions
for Walt Disney and Touchstone Television.
Thrivent opens Burbank office
HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- The Verdugo Hills Group of Thrivent Financial
for Lutherans has opened an office in Burbank at 300 E. Magnolia
Blvd., Suite 502.
The group is a nonprofit financial service organization that helps
about three million members achieve their financial goals, officials
said. Thrivent Investment Management Inc. is based in Minnesota.
grows in Burbank
NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- LAgraphico, a firm specializing in creative
imaging and promotional designs, has expanded its headquarters into a
new Burbank location at 3800 Vanowen St.
Company represent- atives said the move ensures an ability to meet
demand and cut down on client wait times.
Compiled by Ryan Carter