REjournals has hired Tressa Barzilla as vice president, sales. In her new role she will foster business relationships and help to expand the company’s reach with its Texas-based publication, REDnews. Prior to joining REjournals, Barzilla served as director of business development for Montgomery Roth Architecture and Interior Design. Before that, she was multi-media specialist with Hearst Media in Houston. Other experience includes roles as marketing director at the University of Houston Athletic Department and the national marketing director for the Landry Corporation. Barzilla has helped launch several magazines, most notably serving as senior account manger at HOUSTON magazine and Director of Advertising at ICON Magazine. Barzilla received her BS in corporate communications, marketing and public relations from Texas State University – San Marcos.