Amy Rankin was appointed vice president and account group director for hospitality and leisure clients at St. John & Partners in Jacksonville. Previously, Rankin served as public relations director at the agency.
Fahlgren in Fort Lauderdale advanced Dionne Ryff and Lori Kalita to account supervisors in its entertainment division.
Miami’s Crispin Porter & Bogusky promoted Terry Stavoe to executive producer and Susanna
Perczck to production manager. The agency also brought aboard Andrew Speyer and Linos Ermogenides as assistant account executives and Paul Keister as art director.
Empire Communications Group in Jacksonville added Lisa Michael and Dana Muhlbauer as art directors and promoted Phil Helow to graphics department manager.
Mary Kay McGuire joined R.J. Gibson in North Palm Beach as director of production.
David Auchter became public relations manager at World Golf Village in Jacksonville.
BBDO South, Atlanta, hired Dave Stanton as vice president and group creative director. Previously, he freelanced for BBDO South as a senior art director and for Bayless & Partners, Atlanta, as creative director.
NewsLetters Plus in Atlanta staffed up with director of marketing operations Kelly Holschuh, account supervisor Laura Houston, graphic designer Shinn Uehara, director of creative production services John Gardner, print production manager Peggy Hellen, production project manager Ed Higdon and marketing services coordinator Kristin Hurley.
Atlanta’s Sawyer Riley Compton promoted Jennifer McPeak to account executive and hired Angela Southard as senior public relations counselor.
Ogilvy & Mather, Atlanta, advanced Lori Hullett to account administrator. The agency added Sarah Stashak as assistant media planner and Ursula Peterson as financial coordinator.
Freebairn & Co., Atlanta, tapped Adam Einiger as traffic manager, Gary Unger as art director and Harriet Tillis as public relations editor. Amy Cofer moved up to public relations account coordinator.
Rebecca Bierstine was promoted to account coordinator at Broadus & Associates in Atlanta.
StateNets, Atlanta, signed Donna Buffington and Len Emig as account executives.
Atlanta-based Custom Marketing Group named Stacia Poulos-Franke director of sales.
Dreamtime Systems in Atlanta appointed Jeanne Daniels director of marketing and account services.
Custom Marketing Group, Atlanta, chose Thomas Garzilli as chief executive officer and managing director.
Carton Donofrio Interactive, Baltimore, selected Kirby Kaufman as director of business development.
Strategic Communications Group, Silver Spring, promoted Kevin King to senior account manager. Lissa Hurwitz arrived at the company as senior account manager.
Stegall & Castleberry in Charlotte named David Jewell director of business development. Jewell’s former dual posts were senior account manager and public relations specialist.
Corder Philips & Wilson welcomed four staffers to its Charlotte office: accounting and systems manager Nancy Forman, public relations account executive Laura Wesp, account coordinator Jennifer Gentlesk and account assistant Jennifer Sopel.
Reid Associates, Charlotte, hired production manager Jeffrey Andrews, director of account services and media buyer Mariellen Boldt, and public relations director and account services assistant Danielle Dudek.
Ansley Tillman joined Bohan Carden & Cherry in Nashville as marketing services manager. Previously, Tillman was employed at crosstown shop The Buntin Group. The agency also hired Tammy Jo Jordan as administrative assistant.
Cissy Smith progressed to the post of account supervisor at The Tombras Group in Knoxville.
Frank Ybanez became systems administrator at Chandler, Ehrlich & Co. in Memphis.
Martin Interactive, a division of The Martin Agency in Richmond, restructured under a leadership team comprising vice president and creative partner Dave Parrish, vice president and technology partner Lin Borkey and vice president and strategic partner Tyler Snidow.
Wendy Weaver was promoted from vice president to president of Time & Space, the media buying subsidiary of Goldberg.Marchesano.Partners.