At Penguin Random House, Lori de Raza has been promoted to vp, director, Crawfordsville operations.
Sandy Smith has joined Chronicle Books as marketing manager, entertainment & art. She previously worked in marketing at Wiley and IDG Books.
At St. Martin’s Press, Justin Velella has been promoted to senior publicist.
Penguin Random House Publisher Services has launched In Focus, which provides publisher clients with strategic marketing solutions for issues such as branding, positioning, audience targeting, media planning built upon extensive consumer insights and analysis.