Gregg McGough, formerly associate creative director of Peak Barr Petralia Biety, Tampa, was promoted to creative director. McGough joined the shop last year from Slaughter Hanson in Birmingham, Ala.
St. John & Partners in Jacksonville signed Scott Owens as senior account executive of direct marketing and Kendra Kovacic as account coordinator. The shop added Judy Tucker and Judith Lowham as assistant account executives in its Michigan and Pittsburgh satellite offices, respectively.
Ila Fox Ardleigh, associate publisher of Palm Beach Media Group, was honored by the Salvation Army of Palm Beach County at its annual Hearts of Gold luncheon for her professional achievements and support of nonprofit initiatives.
Cramer-Krasselt, Orlando, selected Gary LaPage as media planner/buyer and Tom Macaluso as art director.
WestWayne’s Tampa office added Beth Dzengolewski as associate creative director.
Christine Calienes assumed an account supervisor’s post at Accentmarketing in Coral Gables.
Coast Group of Largo hired Gayle Deal as creative services executive and Ann Sorensen as creative director for all new media products and services. The agency also elevated senior art director Michael Montini to vice president and partner.
WestWayne in Atlanta welcomed Ted
Nelson as senior vice president and head writer, Tim Smith as associate creative director, Gina Napoli and Rebecca Sweeney as account executives, KaRon Westmoreland as traffic manager, Doug Wilson as controller and Renee Murray as administrative assistant and receptionist Tausche Henderson Drake, based in Atlanta, brought aboard Jim Kelley as account manager.
Golin/Harris in Atlanta promoted Deirdre Alexander and Kyle Jenkins to account executives.
The Art Institute of Atlanta appointed Larry Stultz academic department director for the college’s graphic design programs.
The Headline Group, Atlanta, advanced Carol Milliron to account supervisor and Lisa Bigazzi and Stacey Liederman to account executives.
Lisa Rodgers was promoted to project manager by Atlanta-based Custom Marketing Group.
NewsLetters Plus in Atlanta promoted Wayne Cunningham to senior marketing analyst.
Eisner & Associates in Baltimore hired Kathy Rogers as account supervisor, Lindsey Ellison and Denise Guillory as assistant account executives, and Amy Short and Claire Rhinehart as account coordinators.
Beth Knight was chosen as public relations senior account executive at Gray, Kirk Vansant in Baltimore.
Deborah Kessler progressed to vice president of marketing at Freed & Associates in Baltimore.
Crosby Marketing Communications in Annapolis appointed Kerri Neiderer as account supervisor.
Corder Philips & Wilson in Charlotte tapped Bradford Hood as senior account supervisor and Leigh Baker as art director.
Wolf Group Public Relations named Chris Kuechenmeister manager of its new Charlotte office.
Coyne Beahm in Greensboro elevated Brian Cummings to senior art director, Brian James to art director and Angela Justice to senior account executive. The agency also signed Ryan McCullah as assistant account executive.
Account executive Kathy Greer and traffic manager Ansley Tillman joined Bohan Carden & Cherry in Nashville.
Gish, Sherwood & Friends, Nashville, added account executive Jenny Boswell and account coordinator Carol DeFranco.
The Buntin Group of Nashville promoted three staffers: Ronnie Ferrell to officer and vice president of information technology; Matt Darden to operations manager in the agency’s specialized outdoor media management department; and Adam Rock to assistant media buyer.
Work in Richmond, Va., enlisted six new associates: Nancy Stutts, partner and managing director; Anne Marie Floyd, partner and senior copywriter; Patti Harris, partner and operations manager; Cassidy Black, creative assistant; Lumpy McClaning, illustrator; and David Waraksa, studio manager. The agency also promoted canine mascot “Sage” to chief of security.
Crabtree + Co. of Arlington added program manager Dr. Michael Kenney, account manager Tracie Parker and production artist Kevin Fitzgerald.
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