NEW YORK — Kimberly Greenberger has joined Edelman Smithfield as a senior advisor. As a sell-side analyst with over 25 years of experience in the consumer and retail industries, Greenberger brings a deep understanding of the consumer landscape, and expertise in the evolution of retailing, including emerging and disruptive business models to Edelman Smithfield. Most recently, Greenberger served as managing director at Morgan Stanley where she focused on North American specialty apparel, department stores, and branded apparel and footwear. Prior to Morgan Stanley, she held similar roles at Citi, Lehman Brothers, and Credit Suisse.

WASHINGTON — Michelle Kirkman has joined FGS Global as a director, bringing more than a decade of experience in public affairs and strategic communications to the role. Most recently, Kirkman served as communications director for US Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, where she led the congresswoman's communications engagement in Washington and Silicon Valley. Prior to Capitol Hill, Kirkman spent five years at Monument Advocacy where she worked with Fortune 500 companies to advance their advocacy efforts in Washington.

LOS ANGELES — MMGY Wagstaff has hired travel trade marketing professional Jessica Ware as marketing account director, travel and tourism. Ware joins MMGY Wagstaff with an extensive background which includes luxury travel trade relations, event management, and digital marketing, bringing invaluable industry experience and key trade relationships to her new role. Ware most recently worked for Skylark, where she was VP of marketing and editorial director, spearheading the company’s brand positioning, sales strategies, data and results-driven marketing, strategic partnerships, and core mission success.

NEW YORK — Development Counsellors International senior VPs Susan Brake and Daniella Middleton have joined DCI’s partnership team. Together, Brake and Middleton bring more than two decades of marketing experience at DCI to their new partner roles, helping lead the agency into its next phase of growth. Brake has spent sixteen years of her career supporting economic development clients at DCI. She has counseled governors, mayors and senior business leaders on how to shape their region's economic development stories into impactful outcomes. Middleton has contributed across the tourism practice and speaking at industry events. Her work, notably among business event marketing for DCI’s clients, includes multiple editions of the agency's research report, "Winning Strategies in Destination Marketing."