NEW YORK—Veteran PR executive Hope Boonshaft has joined Finn Partners as senior partner, Rogers/Finn Partners. She will be based in the Los Angeles office working with Ron Rogers, managing partner, as well as consulting with members of Finn Partners staff in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.

Boonshaft will focus on entertainment and technology, public affairs, corporate communications and crisis and issues management. 

She was formerly executive VP and general manager of Hill & Knowlton's Southern California offices. Earlier, Boonshaft served as EVP of worldwide external affairs for Sony Pictures Entertainment for over a decade.

Her client roster has included Lionsgate Entertainment, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Mazda, Adidas, LinkedIn, Yahoo!, Dolby and Technicolor.