JENNIFER BRILLANTE has been named partner at C & D Advertising. She has been with the firm for 10 years as VP of business development. Brillante has been instrumental in generating significant growth for the 25-year-old firm, which is based in Utica and has a new office location expected to open shortly in Rome. She received several awards including CNYBJ’s 40 under Forty award, Genesis Group Striving for Success, plus four National Telly Awards for excellence in video creativity. Brillante also graduated from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Emerging Leaders Program.