John Doscher has been named managing partner at the New York office of Coral Gables-based CreatAbility.
Cook Marketing Communications in Jacksonville has chosen Terry Chancellor manager of its new subsidiary, Cook Marketing Direct.
Magick Lantern Studios in Atlanta has installed Lisa Lewis as senior account executive.
Cole Henderson Drake has promoted Debra Sercy to account director, Scott Crooler to art director and Daniel Devlin to media buyer. New hires at the Atlanta agency are account managers Ami Kantor, Tosha Skinner and April Mathis, project manager Jill Oster, administrative coordinator Jennifer Callaway and junior copywriter Jason Anderson.
Mary Goode has been designated executive vice president of business development at Third Millennium Communications in Atlanta.
Rountree Group in Atlanta has advanced George Snyder to senior vice president and Karen Young to media services director.
Atlanta’s Austin Kelley has elevated Staci Mockridge to media planner and Ryan McDermoot to junior media planner.
Golin/Harris International in Atlanta has appointed Kristie Augustine account executive and Ivy Sale and Shayna Hoppe account coordinators.
The Weather Channel in Atlanta has promoted three in affiliate sales: Mary Hogan, senior vice president, Western division; Pam Bertino, vice president, Western division; and Ann Hart, vice president, Eastern division.
Heath Poole has joined French Creative Group in Monroe as art director.
In Stevensville, Underground Advertising has hired Bill Harper as vice president of consumer advertising. Harper was most recently creative leader at Williams Whittle in Richmond, Va.
Rosse & Associates in Sparks has named Todd Thornton account manager.
Eisner Communications in Baltimore has hired senior graphic designer Momi Antonio, assistant account executive Kelly McConnell, print traffic coordinator Jennifer Leire, assistant media buyer and planner Laura Church, account payable coordinator Kim Kuykendall, data entry coordinator Marybeth Healy, and administrative assistants Kristen Lewandowski and Niya Moon.
Greensboro’s Coyne Beahm has hired Chris Talley as account executive.
Smith Advertising & Associates has promoted vice president of marketing Todd Smith to chief operating officer. The Fayetteville shop has also hired Joy Kirkpatrick as traffic manager.
Charlotte’s Corder Philips & Wilson has signed Sara Behnke as copywriter and promoted Karen Burgess to media buyer from media assistant.
Corder Phillips & Wilson in Charlotte has appointed Christy Horwitz account manager.
Jerry DeCeglio and Karen Goforth have arrived at Lyerly Agency in Charlotte as art director and copywriter, respectively.
Coyne Beahm in Greensboro has added Pat Nicolaisen as vice president of media.
Rene McLendon Hodges has been named marketing manager and producer of Carolinas’ Best New Homes, a Charlotte-based syndicated television program that will debut Nov. 7.
The Lewis Group in Greenville has enlisted studio artist Denise Day and administrative assistant Angie Cox.
Kevin Hinson has joined the creative staff of Bohan Carden & Cherry in Nashville as senior art director.
Stephen Tobin has been named vice president of account services at Cortani & Morrison in Virginia Beach.
Michelle Schloff has been appointed manager of promotions and new media at Barker Campbell Farley & Mansfield Advertising in Virginia Beach.
Becky Chidester has been elected president and chief executive officer of RTCdirect.
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