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Global Digital Agency PMG Names New Chief People Officer

Plus, Tolleson Wealth Management adds directors, Avocados From Mexico promotes two, CallisonRTKL expands its design team, and more.

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Stacey Martin

Stacey Martin, Chief People Officer

Global digital agency PMG has tapped Stacey Martin to serve as its first chief people officer. She will oversee the company’s people operations, learning and development, culture, and talent acquisition teams, and advancing PMG’s diversity, equity, and inclusion investment and commitment. She will report to PMG’s chief executive, George Popstefanov.

Education: George Mason University (B.S.)


Craig Lewis

Craig Lewis, Principal

CallisonRTKL has welcomed three new design professionals to its North American planning, landscape, and urban design practice. They include Principal Craig Lewis, whose work for the past 30 years has ranged from small towns and suburbs to transit-oriented projects and urban inner-city neighborhoods, managing growth, infill, and redevelopment issues.  Also joining the practice were Michael Lazar and Amanda Morrell, both senior associates.

Education: University of North Carolina at Charlotte (MPA, B.A.)


Scott Hobbs

Scott Hobbs, Executive Managing Director

A decorated veteran who served for more than a decade as a Navy SEAL, Scott Hobbs has left Cushman & Wakefield to join Newmark as executive managing director. He has advised some of the region’s biggest names in aviation, technology, financial, electronics, telecommunications, and apparel companies throughout his tenant rep career.

Education: Texas A&M University (B.S.)

Kim Lyon

Kim Lyon, Director

Also formerly with Cushman & Wakefield, Kim Lyon managed acquisitions, negotiations, and dispositions of commercial space exclusively for office tenants and corporate users. Before her real estate career, she was an executive and board member of i.e. Smart Systems, where she built and led the company’s sales, marketing, and estimating divisions for more than 13 years.

Education: Southern Methodist University (MBA), Texas A&M University (BASc)

Tolleson Wealth Management

Peter Eyestone

Peter Eyestone, Director

Formerly a senior vice president and senior investment officer at The Northern Trust Co., Peter Eyestone joins Tolleson Wealth management as a director on the company’s Client Advisory Team. He brings over two decades of experience in the financial services industry to his new role and is a subject matter expert in family education and multigenerational wealth.

Education: University of Chicago (MBA), College of Wooster (B.S.)

Kyle Manley

Kyle Manley, Director

Also joining Tolleson’s Client Advisory Team is Kyle Manley, who most recently was a senior client strategist at BNY Mellon Wealth Management, responsible for advising families, business owners, and nonprofit organizations. Before that, he held posts at Tiedemann Advisors and Goldman Sachs.

Education: Southern Methodist University (MBA), University of Alabama (M.A.), and Mississippi College (B.S.)

Avocados From Mexico

Ivonne Kinser

Ivonne Kinser, Vice President of Marketing and Innovation

A former head of digital marketing and e-commerce, Ivonne Kinser has been promoted to vice president of marketing and innovation. She will be responsible for AFM’s marketing department, leading a team that focuses on an integrated strategy to drive impact. Kinser helped position the brand as the No. 1 Innovative Branding Company in Fast Company’s 2021 list of the world’s 50 most innovative companies.

Education: Universidad Central de Venezuela (B.A.)

Ana Ambrosi

Ana Ambrosi, Director of Corporate Communications, Crisis and Public Relations

Since joining AFM, Ana Ambrosi built a corporate communications practice from scratch and launched the Avocado Institute of Mexico, a digital platform with facts and insights about the industry. She will oversee all of AFM’s public relations across the corporate and marketing sides in her new role.

Education: University of California, Berkeley (M.A.), Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (B.A.)

Safe Conversations

Marcus Velasco

Marcus Velasco, Chief Learning Officer

Career training and development executive Marcus Velasco has joined relationship educator Safe Conversations as chief learning officer. He has over 17 years of experience working as an advisor to technology, energy, defense, healthcare, manufacturing, and finance industries. He has held training programs for multinational companies spanning 95 countries.

Education: San Diego State University (M.A.), National University (BBA)

Jason Manske, Director of Customer Experience

Formerly in a customer experience leadership role at Vari, Jason Manske joins Safe Conversations as director of customer experience. Before Vari, he spent 14 years in retail leadership posts, including serving as a district and regional manager in the telecommunications industry.


American Heart Association

Antonio Carrillo, Chair of Dallas Heart Walk

Antonio Carrillo

Antonio Carrillo, president and chief executive officer of Arcosa, has been given a $5.7 million fundraising goal to support the work of the American Heart Association. The Dallas Heart Walk is the largest event of its kind in the nation; it will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11.

Education: University of Pennsylvania (MBA), Universidad Anáhuac (B.S.)

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