Zilpha Yost was recently promoted to president of Vinton Studios advertising division overseeing all aspects of Vintons commercial business, including sales, marketing, creative and production. Yost has been with Vinton Studios since 1992, when she joined the company as a producer. She was promoted to senior producer, where she took charge of the M&M's campaign, then executive producer. In 2000, she was promoted to head of commercial production, where she directed creative operations of the studios advertising division. In her new role as president, Yost will be responsible for integrating the newly acquired Denver-based Celluloid Studios, as well as increasing creative opportunities for Vintons CGI capabilities. "Vinton Studios has been expanding over the past several years in terms of animation range and style," says Yost. "While we are often defined by our large character campaigns, we are a great creative resource for all forms of animation. Its exciting to work with such a variety of artists, and to be able to support this community of amazing people." Vinton Studios has offices in Portland, Los Angeles and New York and is well known for its commercial characters including the California Raisins and the computer generated M&M's.