DENVER — Lou Hammond Group has opened a Denver office headed by Ivie Parker. LHG Denver offers communications, marketing, media relations, advertising, digital and creative services. Parker comes to the firm from Timbers Resorts, where she was based in the Aspen valley as director of hospitality marketing.

NEW YORK – The Worldcom Public Relations Group, the global partnership of independent public relations firms, has welcomed MC Comunicaciones in Quito, Ecuador as its newest partner. The group's partners share knowledge and best practices, use the partnership to meet expanding client needs, and collaborate on opportunities scaled to clients' local, regional and global needs.

SANTA MONICA, CA — Public Relations Boutiques International has named its new officers for 2019-2020. They are: Amanda Foley of Kiterocket, Seattle as president; Lynnette Werning, Blue Water Communications of Bradenton, Fla. as VP; Cheryl Bame, Bame Public Relations, Los Angeles, as secretary; Paul Furiga of WordWrite PR in Pittsburgh as treasurer; and Julia Labaton, RED PR, New York as member-at-large. Lee Weinstein, Weinstein PR, Portland, Ore., was elected to serve as Ex Officio.