The Allison Agency, Little Rock, has added copywriter Tawni Haley to its staff.
Tiffany Smith has joined The Communications Group, Little Rock, as administrative assistant.
Jordan Associates, Oklahoma City, has appointed Chris Howard, formerly with Holderby Associates in Miami, account executive. Recent graduates Carter Cole and James Faucher have been named account coordinator and production artist, respectively.
Third Degree Advertising & Communications, Tulsa, has promoted Tara Street to managing art director.
Melani Hamilton has advanced to vice president of public relations at Hartman Communications, Tulsa.
In Fort Worth, Stuart Bacon Advertising & Public Relations has promoted Nancy O’Malley to senior public relations account executive.
McGill Associates, Dallas, has hired Wendy Dominguez as public relations account executive and Kathryn Goldstein as advertising account executive. Dominguez most recently worked at VNR-1 Communications; Goldstein was a marketing manager at The Dallas Morning News.
Bates Churchill Public Relations, a unit of Bates Southwest in Houston, has promoted Laura Ehrlich to management supervisor. Other recent arrivals are Jeff Fowler and Natalie Hoover as account executives and Cheryl Manning as assistant account executive. Fowler was most recently a marketing executive for Space Center Houston; Hoover joins the agency from the Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, where she was a public relations and marketing associate.
New associates at AvreaFoster, Dallas, include art director Isabella Martinez, formerly of Baylor Health Care System; art director Alyssa Waitt, previously with Zachry Associates; senior art director Bill Ward, a former freelancer; senior copywriter Tim Vanderburg, from RhodesStaf- ordWines Creative; and copywriter Matt Martelli, formerly with Harwood Marketing Group. Douglas Baxter, a digital services artist, has arrived from Padgett Printing. In account service, Apryl Churchill has returned after two years at JWT Specialized Communications in Nashville, Tenn. Assistant account executives Kristin Carrow and Heidi Sidote were with Fila USA and Targetbase, respectively. Laurie Bajadali has been hired as administrative assistant.
Joe Brown and Angela Drake have joined Fogarty Klein Monroe Public Relations, Houston, as account managers. Brown was a public information officer for the city of Bryan, Texas. Drake was with the Allen Samuels AutoGroup, where she was marketing and community relations manager.
Montemayor y Asociados, San Antonio, has promoted John Keoni Viriyapunt to senior art director.
ECertainTM, Austin, has appointed Michael Foulkes vice president of marketing. Most recently, Foulkes held the same title at Kinko’s in Ventura, Calif.
Barry King has progressed to vice president of creative at RadioShack Corp.’s retail division in Fort Worth. King will lead the company’s 75-person in-house advertising agency, Circle R Group.
MQ&C Advertising, Austin, has elevated Liz Rodriquez to account manager and Carmel Kenan to promotions director.
Bozell Kamstra Texas in Austin has added account executives George Catlin and Christie Smith, from CMM Advertising in New York and GMO/Hill, Holliday in San Francisco, respectively; traffic and office manager Debra VonBehren, previously with Waters-Molitor in Minneapolis; account supervisor Robyn Jehl, from T3; account coordinator Brooke Simpson; executive administrator Amanda Walker; senior art director Harrison Saunders, formerly with Worldwise Design; art director and ex-freelancer Terry Tolleson; and senior copywriter Barry Graf, who has relocated from J. Walter Thompson in Detroit.
DesignWorks Group, Wichita Falls, has installed Jessica Faver as media buyer. Kelly Banta has moved up to account service coordinator and Shannon Norris has advanced to account service specialist.
Graphic Concepts Group, Fort Worth, has welcomed Judy Lawson as production artist. Lawson previously held the same post at Witherspoon & Associates.
Kathryn Olivier has progressed to public relations manager at Shelton Communications Group, Dallas.
In San Antonio, Regnier, Valdez & Associates has promoted Ryan McDougal to public relations coordinator.
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