Chuck Wehde, vice president and account group director at St. John & Partners, Jacksonville, joined the agency’s ownership group, which comprises Dan St. John, chief executive officer and chairman, and Robert Baker, senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Steve Genario was appointed account executive at MediaPlus International, Fort Lauderdale.
The Weather Channel added three staffers to its Miami-based Latin American division: Isidro Gonzales, director of ad sales; Paola Prado, manager of affiliate relations; and Ana Paula Faisal, sales coordinator, affiliate relations.
Ellis & Diaz, Tampa, named Marla Feldman production manager.
Turner Reciprocal Advertising Corp., Atlanta, signed Marshall Orson as vice president and general manager.
Atlanta’s Pringle Dixon Pringle designated Caroline Hubbard public relations account executive. The agency also promoted Sheri Grippando to account supervisor for public relations and Amy Nolan to assistant account executive.
Fitzgerald & Co., Atlanta, hired Becky Michaels as senior billing coordinator, James Babcock as media relations manager and LaNiece Morgan as administrative assistant. Promoted were Lisa Eckert to associate art director and Lisa Ingraham to manager of client accounting.
Thomas Boyle arrived at Ketchum Public Relations Worldwide, Atlanta, as senior counselor.
KilgannonMcReynolds, Atlanta, chose Julie Kuehnert as account manager.
Duffey Communications, Atlanta, advanced Peggy Moody to vice president, director of corporate services and Eric Tanenblatt to vice president, director of public affairs.
Eisner & Associates, Baltimore, hired Cristie Dowda as vice president, director of creative services, responsible for managing the traffic, print production and art studio departments Strategic Communications Group, Silver Spring, added J. Daniel McComas as senior vice president, Mitchell Nydish as director of graphics and production and Tracey Roach as account manager.
Rockville-based Enten & Associates recently added three new staff members: copywriter Mark Sarian, art director Rod Rice and senior account executive Carol McConaughy.
Loeffler Ketchum Mountjoy in Charlotte promoted Ed Jones to vice president, associate creative director. He will assume added duties in new business while continuing to work on accounts. Katie Zender advanced to vice president, production.
Todd Styles was welcomed by Adstreet in Cary as marketing services manager.
West & Vaughan, Durham, appointed Shawn Brown art director.
Smith Advertising & Associates, Fayetteville, named Janet Smith to its board of directors. Smith heads up SA&A Direct and serves as director of research and database marketing.
Long Haymes Carr, Winston-Salem, elevated Tracey Waye to media supervisor, Rebecca Harris to assistant media buyer, and Paige Fulbright and Tonya Tucker to media planners.
Melanie Moore, a graduate of the Portfolio Center in Atlanta, signed with Phillips & Goot, Greenville, as graphic designer.
Gish, Sherwood & Friends, Nashville, hired Sherri Nagy as account executive in its public relations department. Nagy comes arrives from Opryland Hospitality & Attractions Group in Nashville. The shop also added Steven Napoli as assistant account executive in public relations.
Todd Wood joined Bohan Carden & Cherry, Nashville, as graphic designer.
The Meridian Group, Virginia Beach, enlisted Harry Hindmarsh as director of interactive communications. He will be responsible for assembling and programming Web sites and interactive multimedia CD-ROMs for the agency’s clients.
Williams Whittle Associates in Alexandria advanced Amy Flax to client service executive and Tonya Black to team coordinator.
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