Agent joins boutique agency from Las Vegas

Entertainment, media and tech PR firm Schwartzman & Associates has named Hillary Smoot vice president.

Smoot joins the L.A.-based boutique agency from Las Vegas, where she served as a public relations exec for the Tropicana Resort & Casino, Planet Hollywood’s Official All Star Cafe and Luxor Las Vegas.

Her hiring reps a return to the West Coast for Smoot, who began her career at L.A.-based Scoop Marketing, whose clientele included Frank Sinatra, the Eagles and Snoop Dogg.

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