NEW YORK—The Lippin Group has promoted Donald Ciaramella to president of corporate communications. Ciaramella will look to further the company’s growth in both traditional and new media, while continuing to manage the company’s New York office. He will also continue to provide strategic communications and business counsel to C-suite level and senior communications executives for leading entertainment and media clients. 

NEW YORK—Ryan Wallace has joined MWW’s technology industry practice as vice president, enterprise and technology. Wallace comes to MWW from Bite Global, where he led the New York office and oversaw global strategy for the firm’s clients including Plantronics, SAP and other enterprise and start-up brands.

LOS ANGELES—Jeffrey McConnell, previously a senior vice president with Englander Knabe & Allen, has become an equity partner in the company.  The other equity partners are Harvey Englander, Matt Knabe, Marcus Allen and Eric Rose. McConnell is a veteran lobbyist with strong contacts in Los Angeles City Hall and the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration. Prior to joining EKA, McConnell was vice president of Arnie Berghoff & Associates.