Southern Living in Birmingham has named Rich Smyth vice president and advertising director. Kate Greer is now vice president and editorial director, while Derick Belden has progressed to homes editor. Stacie Hughes will manage the San Francisco office. Sister magazine Southern Accents has appointed Victoria McLeod sales manager in Chicago and Gretchen Snipes salesperson in Dallas. Parent Southern Progress has appointed Valerie Fraser executive editor for creative development.
Sullivan-St. Clair Advertising in Mobile has designated Brian Jenkins creative director.
Bennett & Co. in Orlando has hired Amy Fouts as account assistant.
Tess Kuehnl has moved up to senior art director at Osprey Marketing Group in Stuart.
Clearwater's Devine Communications has added Kate Hettig to its staff as account director.
Gilbert & Manjura Marketing in Longwood has appointed Janet Serluco senior vice president and head of its new healthcare division.
In Orlando, Cramer-Krasselt has promoted creative directors Mitchell Boyd and Bill Nosan to vice presidents.
In Atlanta, Diann Mahood has become executive vice president of marketing for Federated Department Stores. Mahood, a 20-year Federated veteran, will oversee marketing, advertising, special events and public relations.
The Hauser Group has assigned Jennifer Noble to its Atlanta staff as account executive. Kristen Cayes has joined the firm's Savannah office as account coordinator.
Response Media Products in Atlanta has promoted Josh Perlstein to vice president of its interactive division, @tomic response media.
Sports & Entertainment Direct in Atlanta has added Kevin Higgis as national sales manager.
The Headline Group in Atlanta has advanced Lisa Bigazzi and Stacey Liederman to senior account executives.
Courtney Trunkfield, formerly with DCA Advertising in New York, has joined Denmark Advertising in Atlanta as account executive.
Atlanta-based Seven Worldwide has installed Bob Day as general manager.
The Reeves Agency in Baltimore has promoted Debra Miller to director of new business development and added Beth Buckner as account executive.
Crosby Marketing Communications in Annapolis has appointed Mark Walston vice president of creative services.
- NORTH CAROLINA
Charlotte's Wray Ward Lassiter has named Tammy Kazmierczak account director, Christine Lowe assistant account manager and Melissa Andrews public relations specialist.
Coyne Beahm has hired account supervisor Andrew Halverson, account coordinator Kelly White and account executives Courtney Krenach, Jane Parks and Elizabeth Stone. Langdon Jenkins has arrived at the Greensboro agency as junior copywriter.
- SOUTH CAROLINA
Jackson-Dawson Marketing Communications has installed Scott Lukomske as account executive. In addition, staff accountant Barbara Plotczyk and administrative assistant Kelly Wedin have joined the Greenville agency.
Erwin-Penland in Greenville has added two employees: account executive Sherwood Cobb and receptionist Margaret Rowland Tucker.
Sossaman Bateman & Associates Advertising has appointed Amy Anthony account coordinator and Lise Desjardins traffic coordinator. Art director Heather Kurtz, Web designer Mike Norton and interactive account manager Mike
Villanueva have joined the staff of the Memphis-based agency.
The Martin Agency has promoted Jon Newman to vice president and director of media relations, Beck Bales to senior financial and project manager, Wirt
Confroy to senior counselor of Web services, Windy Campbell to senior media relations counselor, Chis Ault to media relations counselor and Bob Eason to senior counselor of creative services. The Richmond agency has hired inventory manager Alyssa Duvall, creative supervisor Valerie Foley, studio artist Jean Hughes and account executive Stacey Just.
Neal Donahue has joined the management ranks at KSK Communications in Vienna as chief financial officer. Donahue is a former tax manager at American Express Tax & Business Services.
Arlington-based Laughlin, Marinaccio & Owens has advanced Jasmine Hoedeman and Heather Glass to director of client development and account supervisor, respectively.