Bridget Lehman of Newport Beach has been named executive director of the Newport Center Association.
Lehman, 27, will direct programs and activities for the 325-member association, which represents tenants and property owners in Newport Center. Before joining the association, she was an account executive for Cutler Holdings, a Los Angeles advertising agency.
Lehman replaces Karen Kennedy, 28, the association's executive director since 1981. Kennedy left Jan. 30 to open a communications firm in Newport Beach.