Verve Wireless Names VP

Encinitas-based Verve Wireless said Tuesday that it has named a Vice President of Local Market Development. The firm, which develops software used by local newspapers and other media to publish mobile web sites, said that Kendall Marolda has been hired in the new position. Marolda was most recently at, where she was a newspaper relationship manager. Verve Wireless said that Marolda will work with local publishers looking at the mobile web.