Eisenberg and Associates, Dallas, added David Tuttle as marketing director and Marc Cavazos as marketing manager. Tuttle spent two years as account executive for the Dallas Observer, while Cavazos is a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
The Atkins Agency, San Antonio, hired Babs Lampis as public relations manager and Alexandra De Leon as account executive. Lampis previously served as executive administrative assistant for The RK Group, San Antonio. De Leon was assistant account executive for Hill & Knowlton in New York. The agency also hired Christina Gonzales as coordinator of promotions development and Ruben McCoy Jr. as manager of consumer insights, where he will be responsible for account planning, information management and research coordination and analysis.
Betty Berneman was appointed U.S. marketing manager at Metro Source, a service of Metro Networks in Houston.
Nieman Marcus, Dallas, named Kenneth Downing vice president of corporate public relations.
Austin's Edmondson/Quest Business Group hired Jim Stafford as market research director and Kurt Weisenberger as account executive. Stafford, formerly the head of the graduate marketing program at the University of Houston, is an adjunct professor of marketing at the University of Texas at Austin.
T3, Austin, enlisted copywriter Kate Donaho, former editor of Silicon Graphics World, and production artist Max Reshetnikov and copy editor Laura Wade, both formerly with Austin agency SicolaMartin.
Terry Shough became senior vice president of sales and marketing at Evolutionary Technologies International, Austin. Previously, Shough was vice president of InterVoice, also Austin.
Maximum Design, a unit of The Maxfield Group in Irving, added graphic designer Tom Belk, who held the same title at Kurtz Design, Tulsa, Okla.
Meltzer & Martin Public Relations, Dallas, promoted assistant account executive Leslie Hartman to account executive and account coordinator Brandon Gallop to assistant account executive. Hartman will handle assignments for The Container Store and Kennedy Group, while Gallop was assigned work for Hampton Inn and Embassy Suites.
The Houston Production Managers Association recently elected 1998 officers and board of directors: president, Henry Long; vice president, Kris Johnson; treasurer, Tania Madera; recording secretary, Rebecca Watson; corresponding secretary, Marty Steger; and directors, Brad Boney, Marcella Cabrera, Keenan Glass, Brian Jones, Sara Schovajsa, Susan Swann and Tod Tully.
Holly Hitt joined GibbsBaronet, Dallas, as account executive, the same role she held at Zimmerly & Co., also Dallas.
Stacey Black was designated vice president of marketing and strategic business development of the wireless terminals division at Siemens Business Communications Systems in Richardson.
Friday's Hospitality Worldwide, Dallas, promoted John Gilbert to senior vice president of marketing and Tom Koenigsberg to vice president of marketing for its domestic business unit.
John Avi„a was selected director of Hispanic research at Savitz Research Center, Dallas. He will help develop a Hispanic consumer network in Texas to provide data on a national level.
Miller/Shandwick Technologies, Dallas, hired assistant account executive Mark James, assigning him to Alcatel Data Networks and Compaq.
Jan Wilson moved up to principal at Dallas' Peterson & Co., where she has been a senior designer for 10 years.
OliveDesign in Austin employed designer Chad Huff, a recent graduate of Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos.
Tracy Walker joined KRBE-FM, Houston, as promotion director. Most recently, Walker performed that same role at KISS-FM, San Antonio.
The Bagwell Agency, Dallas, welcomed copywriter Duane Green and media planner and buyer Julie Meyers.
Four new staffers at the Houston office of Fellers Marketing and Advertising are: vice president and account supervisor Joan Townsend; account executive James Grantham; account service team member Kathryn Purcell; and production artist Warren Blum.
The Communications Group, Little Rock, promoted Tina Barton to marketing services coordinator.
Sells/Clark, Little Rock, hired account executive Mystie Jaggers to work with its banking, utility and healthcare-related clients.
Martha Landrum returned to Logan Marketing & Communications in New Orleans as account executive.
Pam Robinson arrived at Tulsa-based Hartman Communications as client services executive. Most recently, Robinson was marketing director at Oklahoma Central Credit Union.