Crispin Porter & Bogusky in Miami has named Eric Lear quality of life director, a new position. Lear, who spent 10 years in finance at Burger King, has been hired “to make CP&B the best place to work in the U.S., including Puerto Rico and Guam,” said agency chairman Chuck Porter.
Paul Gordon has become executive vice president of sales at Cox Target Media in Largo.
The Tampa and Fort Lauderdale offices of Fahlgren have promoted Lori Kalita and Dionne Ryff to vice presidents and directors of publicity and promotions, respectively.
Clarke Advertising and Public Relations in Sarasota has hired four staffers. Communications coordinator Kelly Fores was previously a marketing analyst at OshKosh B’Gosh. Production artist Sharon Foster was a graphics artist at NOW, a Canadian alternative newspaper. Traffic manager Mary Ellen Mancini was a production assistant at A La Carte Marketing. Beth McCloy is the new receptionist.
Fahlgren in Atlanta has advanced account supervisor Carolyn Sloss to vice president and director of publicity and promotions. Sloss, who spent three years as public relations manager at Planet Hollywood, oversees the Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks SKG and MGM accounts.
Atlanta-based Web guide eTour.com has designated former Turner Network sales and marketing executive Sam Howe chief marketing officer and Eric Fliegel chief information officer, the same title he held at Support Technologies.
Golin/Harris International in Atlanta has elevated Dominick Infante to account group supervisor. He will manage media relations for the DaimlerChrysler account in the Southeast and Texas markets.
The Reeves Agency in Baltimore has named Ian Cooper public relations coordinator, Meghan McLane assistant media buyer and Steve Shepherd art director.
The Campbell Group has hired Sallyann Davis as account supervisor. The Baltimore agency has also added the creative team of senior art director Dana Moses and senior copywriter Daron Fisher.
Maris, West & Baker in Jackson has hired art directors Frank Rutigliano and Keith Fraser, senior copywriter Randy Lynn, account executive Pam Sultan, account coordinators Tobi Miller, media coordinators Angie Smith and Mandy Mann Oliphant, and staff assistants Brian Royal and Kristina Hardee.
– NORTH CAROLINA
The Lyerly Agency has installed Diane Lay as director of impressions, a new post intended to build positive images among employees and clients. Karen Moodie has become a production artist at the Charlotte agency, which also has added Christen Vreeland as production and media assistant and Lauran Starnes as executive assistant.
Senior account planner Jenny Williams Ward has moved up to director of account services at Corder Phillips & Wilson. The Charlotte shop also hired Lou Ann Kleiman as production manager.
– SOUTH CAROLINA
The Lewis Group has named Hank Williamson chief technology officer and Alex Dresko solution developer and information technology director. The agency also has assigned Amy Fox and Hyson Lewis to its Greenville headquarters in account executive and corporate account positions, respectively. For its office in Barcelona, Spain, Lewis has designated Itziar Sanchis European development coordinator and Max Terry international marketing liaison.
Erwin-Penland in Greenville has welcomed senior copywriter Marcia Pugh, senior account executive Chris Larson, account supervisor Gina Osterhout-van Wordragen, art director Tom Sloan, account executive Anglea Dwiel and interactive programmer Scott Brand. The agency also promoted Illana Fisher to junior account executive.
Sara Gilbertson has been selected senior vice president of marketing for womenconnect.com in McLean. Previously, Gilbertson served as director of sports marketing and business development for PSINet.
Laughlin, Marinaccio & Owens Advertising has promoted assistant account executive Jason Redmond to account manager of interactive services. Robyn Shand has been appointed account coordinator at the Arlington shop.
Kershner & Company Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations has named Andrea Grenadier account supervisor in its public relations department. Kelly Hartman has joined the Alexandria agency as art director.
Chris McAdams has joined the staff of John Lambert Associates, a Roanoke-based public relations and advertising company, as art director.
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