at the top

Minnesota Philanthropy Partners, St. Paul, named Eric Jolly president and chief executive effective in August. Jolly is president and chief executive of the Science Museum of Minnesota, a former Kellogg Leadership Fellow and a trustee of the Bush Foundation. He will succeed Carleen Rhodes who will retire from the organization.

moving up

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Minnetonka, named Jeffrey Freund senior vice president, midscale brands, Americas. Freund was vice president, operations, owned and managed hotels since 2008 and was director of operations. Carlson Rezidor also named Alissa Montbriand vice president, global integrated marketing communications. Montbriand worked for Bloomin' Brands, Staples, PetSmart and Best Buy Mobile.

on the move

DLA Piper named Rachel Paulose partner in the Minneapolis office. Paulose was the U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota from 2006 to 2008 and was a senior trial counsel with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

HRA Architects and Engineers, Minneapolis, named Anthony Thomas senior project manager. Thomas was a healthcare client engagement leader for Perkins+Will and was an executive for HealthEast Care System.

Solve, Minneapolis, named Eric Husband creative director-integrated. Husband was an executive creative director at Colle+McVoy and worked for Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners.

Weber Shandwick named Clinton Forry vice president of content strategy. Forry was a senior manager of digital content strategy for Ameriprise Financial and worked for Brain Traffic and Public Radio International.

Spong, Minneapolis, named Meredith Voltin senior media relations specialist. Voltin was a senior public relations and marketing specialist at U.S. Bank and worked for the Manhattan Toy Co. and Kohnstamm Communications. Spong also named Lauren Woods senior media relations specialist. Woods was a public relations specialist for Target and worked for Fleishman-Hillard in Chicago.

Nina Hale, Minneapolis, named Christine Campbell media director. Campbell was an interactive media supervisor for Compass Point Media and worked for Olson and Fallon. Nina Hale also named Nate Endres search marketing manager, Theresa Swiggum digital media director and Mia Crow media supervisor.

KFAI, Minneapolis, named Leah Honsky general manager effective July 27. Honsky was operations manager and program director for Missoula Broadcasting Co. and received a degree in television and broadcasting from Sanford-Brown College in Mendota Heights.