Black Rogers Sullivan Goodnight, Houston, hired Kevin Burns, formerly with Goswick Advertising in Houston, as the primary art director on its real estate and financial service accounts.
Gugel Advertising, Dallas, added Jeane Byrne, formerly assistant media planner at D’Arcy, Masius, Benton & Bowles in New York, as planning coordinator.
Read-Poland Associates, Houston, named Laura Ehrlich senior account executive and Scott Bender account executive. Previously, Ehrlich was marketing director for Sharpstown Mall and Bender was a senior public relations representative at M/C/C in Dallas.
Ogilvy & Mather, Houston, enlisted assistant account executive Jeff Mizeur for its Shell retail account.
BBDO, Houston, promoted writer Robert Campbell to senior writer and account coordinator Cindy Bowell to assistant account executive.
Michelle Ramirez and Holly Taylor joined The Quest Business Agency, Houston, as account executives. Ramirez was special events representative at Six Flags Houston, and Taylor was account executive at Foley’s department store in Houston.
Tim Roberts progressed to vice president and general manager of Wieck Photo DataBase, Dallas.
The Sabre Group, Fort Worth, advanced senior director of marketing Carla Harris to vice president of marketing services in its information technology division.
Intellicell of Chatsworth, Calif., named Michael King vice president of marketing and business development. King will be based in the newly opened Dallas office.
Brian Putsche arrived at Martin Reed Advertising Design, San Antonio, as a graphic artist.
M/C/C in Dallas hired the following new staff members: account managers Jim Terry and Paul Wilson; assistant production manager Sarah Rodriguez; public relations writer Jeff Morrison; and production artist Nancy Gallaher.
Blanchard Schaefer Advertising & Public Relations, Fort Worth, welcomed Bradi Van Noy-Hays as an account executive. Previously, Van Noy-Hays held the same title at imc2.
Dallas design studio DAM Creative recruited designer Matthew Mollet from TLP, also in Dallas. Mollet is a former DAM staffer.
Scott Kirk moved to Witherspoon & Associates, Fort Worth, as vice president of corporate communications. Kirk was director of corporate communications for Tandy Corp.’s Radio Shack division.
HK&P Marketing Communications, Houston, hired William Andrew Jackson as senior account supervisor.
The Houston Direct Marketing Association has chosen its 1999 board of directors: Dennis Ready, Charles Schultz, Angel Parr, Elda Arroyo, Kent Guida, JoAnn McCord, Bill Freeman, Gem Smith, Steve Fowler and Jack Cannata Jr.
Showcase Productions, Dallas, added editor David Slazyk, a former staffer at Texas Production Facility.
Coffee/Black Advertising, Dallas, installed former Publicis staffer Chris Shafer as a copywriter. The shop also assigned account executive Cynthia Rogers to its Buzz Public Relations unit.
GSD&M, Austin, promoted vice president and national broadcast supervisor Angela Miller to vice president and associate director of national broadcast. The agency also signed creative director Cameron Day from Saatchi & Saatchi in Los Angeles, account supervisor Penny Westbury from The Richards Group in Dallas and account manager Paige Downey, recently of Long Haymes Carr in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Shelton Communication Group, Dallas, named Katie Olivier an account executive.
The Price Communications Group, Lubbock, elevated Ashley Price to senior account executive and Cathi Davis to account executive and public relations director. The shop also hired account executive Barbara Chambers and account coordinator Tiffany Smith.
Billy Bird joined Stone & Ward, Little Rock, as public relations assistant.
Rick Johnson & Co., Albuquerque, hired account executives Leslie Johnson and Susan Mosbrook.
Kilmer & Kilmer, Albuquerque, promoted Randall Marshall to associate creative director of design.
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