Ad Partners has appointed Phylis Avoy media director. Avoy (left) has over 25 years experience in planning and placing media for clients such as General Rent-A-Car, General Nutrition Centers, Kroger Grocery Stores, Chrysler and Jeep. Prior to joining the St. Petersburg, Fla., shop, she served as associate media director at JA&G Advertising. The agency has installed Sam Taylor as an art director. Taylor previously spent 11 years at Chenoweth & Faulkner Advertising as an art director. Jill Bollero has been hired as a media buyer. Bollero's past positions include working as an on-site agency trainer at Strata Marketing and as a media buyer at MZD Advertising. Alicia Krautheim, a recent graduate of the University of South Florida, has joined Ad Partners as an account coordinator.