DDB Dallas has added promotions account supervisor Justin Akin, Web designer Rickey Brown, media supervisor Robert Cevallos, creative director Ed Crayton, account director Kiel Huhn, account executive Emily Howard, account service director Brandee Knox, art director Katheen Stevens Moore, public relations manager Cooper Smith, and strategic planning and new business development director Elizabeth Tucker. Sherri Copeland has been promoted to assistant media planner, David Neal to head of traffic and Rachel Prock to account supervisor for Suiza.
Randy Padorr-Black has joined The Balcom Agency, Fort Worth, as creative director. Previously, he was senior art director at Witherspoon & Associates, also in Fort Worth. The Balcom Agency has also installed Heagan Bayles as art director.
J. Walter Thompson, Houston, has promoted Antonia Adenola to business graphics specialist, Cathy Burkhalter to assistant account executive, Maria Dominguez to executive assistant, Megan Metcalf to media planner, Jeff Mizeur and Kim Reeves to account executives and Anne Rotondo to senior art director.
Michelle Mora-Lopez has been named public relations manager at Patrick Henry Creative Promotions, Stafford.
Stuart Bacon, Fort Worth, has hired Kenneth “Rusty” Looney as assistant account executive.
Fellers Marketing & Advertising, Houston, has recruited Cassie Twilley as account supervisor for its Exxon Fleet and Exxon Driver Cash pieces of business. James Grantham was promoted to account supervisor and Yolanda Atkins has advanced to traffic manager at the agency. The Lubbock office of Fellers has added Jeffrey Wyrick as copywriter and promoted Wil Hall to Web designer. The Austin branch has employed Dallas Snecker as account coordinator.
Philip Menchaca has arrived at Digital Domain, Austin, as an assistant engineer. Tawnya LoRae has come aboard as a studio coordinator.
The Dallas office of Obie Media Corp. has welcomed Rolando Cantu as administrative assistant.
SicolaMartin, Austin, has appointed Regan Holley creative director. Previously, Holley was a principal and creative director at Castleline, Dallas. Susan Gordon, account manager, has joined SicolaMartin from Bernard Hodes Advertising, Dallas, where she was responsible for recruitment advertising services for global clients. Editor and proofreader Diane Ollis has moved to the agency from T3, Austin. Lyndahl Moore McConnell and Joslyn Baker, formerly of Staats Falkenberg & Partners and TateAustin, are new production managers. Tim Hicks, graphic artist, previously worked as a production artist at Persidea.
Dave Funderburk has joined Wheeler Advertising, Arlington. Funderburk will focus on new business development.
BrannForbes, Dallas, has promoted Kasia Ochs to senior vice president of client services, Ray Rosenbaum to senior vice president of strategic services, Ken Womack to senior vice president of creative services and Paul Bryne to senior vice president of business development. The marketing services company has also advanced Melissa Outman to vice president of advertising systems, and Judy Brooks and Rhonda Dunn to vice presidents of account services. Chip
Gorman was hired as vice president of strategic services. Doug Reifschneider was recruited to supervise the company’s new Rent-A-Center account.
Newly elected officers for the Dallas chapter of Public Relations Society of America are: president Robbin Wilson Wells, Dallas Market Center; president-elect Reg Rowe, Ketchum Public
Relations; vice president Ken Benson, Ken Benson & Associates; secretary Reace Alvarenga, Tucker & Associates; and treasurer Meg Frainey, Tejas Girl Scout Council.
Logan Marketing & Communications, New Orleans, has added Patrick Dempsey as account coordinator.
Fellers Marketing & Advertising, Oklahoma City, has enlisted Crystal Keene as account coordinator and James Frisbee as graphic designer, both for its Sonic Drive-Ins business. Also at the agency, Molly Brill has progressed to account manager, Monica MacIntyre has moved up to account executive and Jennifer Smoot has advanced to graphic designer.
Mason & Moon Advertising, Oklahoma City, has recruited Brad Jeffries as media buyer from First Impressions Marketing. Molly Hammond, account executive, has joined the advertising agency from her position as marketing director for la mode software.
Jordan Associates has added Mark Clarke as group creative head and senior copywriter. The Oklahoma City-based agency has also appointed Mark Harsha supervisor for its Kraft Food Services account team. Harsha previously served as director of advertising for the Fleming Companies.
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