Heathcott Associates in Little Rock has assigned recent college graduate Tanya Palmer to the new position of account associate.
Blackwood Martin/CJRW in Fay- etteville has recruited Kim Meyer as art director and Amanda Srygley as admini- strative assistant. In addition, Brian Rudisill has been promoted to senior account executive on the agency’s Tyson Foods business.
McKee Wallwork Henderson in Albuquerque has hired Chung-Mau Cheng as art director. He had previously held the same title at Shafer Advertising & Public Relations in Irvine, Calif.
Thomas Sanchez, formerly with American Toyota, has joined Wright Edge Advertising in Albuquerque as account executive.
Third Degree Advertising and Communications in Oklahoma City has promoted creative director Paul Corrigan to vice president.
Admarc Southwest in Amarillo has added Jody Hodges to its account service department. Hodges previously served as regional community relations coordinator for Hastings Entertainment.
The Olson Group in Austin has tapped Deanna Sikes James as traffic manager and Gwen Manney as production artist. James held the same position at TFA/Leo Burnett Technology Group; Manney formerly operated her own graphics design firm.
Laurilyn Woodson, formerly develop-ment director of One World Theatre, has moved to WarrenCordes+ in Austin as marketing and business development director. Michele Evans, formerly with Kolar Advertising and Marketing, has arrived as junior art director. Jaime Finley has been employed as the agency’s receptionist.
In Fort Worth, Stuart Bacon Advertising & Public Relations has named recent college graduate Lisa Albert assistant public relations account executive.
Austin-based Makos Advertising, Marketing and Design has welcomed four employees. The new personnel at the agency are production manager Anita Townsend, formerly with Tocquigny Advertising; junior art director and recent graduate Eric Morris; account executive Ree Nichols, a former marketing representative for The University Club of Dallas; and office manager Claire Warren, previously a production assistant for MTV in Austin.
Blanchard Schaefer Advertising in Arlington has selected Shannon Zenner, formerly with Grey, as account executive.
Eisenberg and Associates in Dallas has advanced Marcus Dickerson to creative director.
Bates Churchill Public Relations in Houston has elevated Jessica Chapman to account supervisor.
Phil McAlpine has been named marketing representative for Easyway Editorial in Dallas.
In Austin, NourzAds has welcomed recent graduate Trent Shepherd as traffic coordinator.
Lorraine Pulido-Ramirez has been designated account executive at Creative Civilization—An Aguilar Agency in San Antonio. She was previously a public relations manager and account executive at Garcia/LKS. Martha Martinez has moved up to senior art director at the agency.
Former senior vice president Denisha Raulston Stevens has been appointed general manager of the Dallas office of public relations firm Vollmer. New personnel at the office include management supervisor Rick L’Amie, senior account executive Nicole Rex, account coordinator Brittiny Bookout, and account executives Annabelle Basille and Joel Frey. Account executive Courtney Caudle has transferred to Dallas from the company’s Houston headquarters.
DesignWorks Group in Wichita Falls has added Dana Byerley as account executive. Most recently, Byerley was a news anchor and reporter at the local NBC affiliate.
Toolbox Studios in San Antonio has employed designer Edward Tamez, formerly with the Anderson Marketing Group.
Nelda Carrizales Skevington has joined Montemayor y Asociados in San Antonio as public relations manager. She previously worked in the public relations department of Bromley Communications, also located in San Antonio.
Fellers Marketing and Advertising in Austin has enlisted Brooke Fonzi as human resources manager. Fonzi arrives at Fellers from publishing company PennWell Corp.
RSW Creative in Dallas has added two staff members. The new personnel are account supervisor Bryan Daniel, formerly senior interactive strategist at Quill Advertising/Interactive, and traffic manager Wendy Virtue, a former client service and project management specialist at Badge Marketing.
Strategic Communications Group in San Antonio has named Cassandra Miranda account coordinator. She arrives at the agency from the marketing department of San Antonio Federal Credit Union.
Brown Productions in Dallas has welcomed Ann Favell, formerly of Duty Free Shops Group, as vice president of sales and marketing and Christian Thompson, formerly with Evolution.tv, as creative director.
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