Ann Karazeris has joined Staats Falkenberg & Partners as account supervisor overseeing clients Time Warner Cable and Jardine Foods. Lyndahl McConnell has also arrived at the Austin agency as production manager.
Bill Brooks and Peter Uzelac have been named district sales managers at Obie Media's Dallas office, handling out-of-home advertising accounts.
Gina Gomez has moved to Texas Video & Post, Houston, as art director from her previous position as interim art director at KPRC-TV.
Artworks Ad Agency, Killeen, has welcomed Delsya Harmon as traffic manager. Harmon is immediate past chapter president of the Printing & Imaging Association of Texas.
TFA/Leo Burnett Technology Group Southwest has added David Stutts, formerly with GSD&M, as associate account planner. Letty Reinholt has joined the Austin agency as account supervisor, also from GSD&M. Jill Hunter has been hired as senior account executive for clients including Sprint Business, Lucent Technologies and Efficient Networks. Kami Schunenman has arrived as senior account executive, from her previous position with Catapult Systems. Krista Smith has been promoted to account coordinator.
Cindy Hooten, formerly an account executive at DeLaune & Associates, has been appointed an account manager at WarrenCordes+McCullar, Austin.
Gallier and Wittenberg, Dallas, has installed Robert Perkins Jr. as an account executive. Prior to joining Gallier, Perkins was a marketing communications writer at Electronic Data Systems. The company also advanced Angie Fuessel to account executive.
Rebecca Schrimpf, a former intern, has been assigned to the account team at Ensight Marketing Services, Houston. She will handle daily coordination duties.
Julie Ann Lyssy has progressed to vice president and media director at Regian & Wilson/Grey Advertising, Fort Worth. New hire Jennifer Satterwhite, media buyer, has joined the agency from J. Walter Thompson in Dallas, where she bought media for accounts including Ford, Domino's Pizza and Warner Lambert. David Burk, graphic designer, has arrived from the Boyer Group in Dallas. Don Chapman has come aboard as senior account supervisor, from his position as marketing account manager at Harris Methodist Health System. Donna Williams has been employed as an accounts receivable and billing assistant.
Fellers Marketing & Advertising, Amarillo, has designated Jennifer Zehnder account executive. Zehnder joins Fellers from her most recent post as youth programs manager at the American Quarter Horse Association. The Austin office of Fellers has enlisted Jennifer Tisdale, a former legislative aide, to handle public relations. Also in Austin, Kevin Newsum has been promoted to oversee interactive services.
Liener Temerlin, chairman of Irving-based Temerlin McClain, has been elected to the board of directors of the EastWest Institute, an international think tank promoting interchanges between Eastern Europe-Eurasia and the world.
Angel Tucker has been appointed marketing director at Deep Ellum Association, Dallas. Tucker is a former promotions director and morning show co-host at KRAI Radio in Colorado.
M2K, Austin, has added Rawnda Richardson as interactive relationship manager. Richardson previously worked as a consultant with FG Squared, also located in Austin.
Stuart Bacon, Fort Worth, has promoted Will Burdette to copywriter.
The Focus Agency, Irving, has recruited Steve Nicholas as senior copywriter from his previous position with McCann-Erickson. Four of the agency's top executives have been promoted:
Jouette Travis to senior vice president and director of media; Doug Githens to senior vice president and executive creative director; Brad Groom to senior vice president and executive creative director; and Nancy Moore to vice president and account director.
Ward Communications, Dallas, has added Jessica Bush, Regan Stewart and Kim Cash to its media department. Bush, formerly with Moroch & Associates, joins as media buyer. Stewart, most recently with J. Walter Thompson in Dallas, also comes aboard as a media buyer. Cash, now a media coordinator at Ward Communications, previously served as public and government relations manager for AAA of Texas.
In Dallas, M/C/C has promoted James Florez to vice president of account services and Kyle Homes to vice president of business development.
Little Rock-based Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods recently installed Fran Fields as vice president of human resources and
Logan Marketing, New Orleans, has added Lily Santoso as traffic and production assistant. Also joining the agency as art director is Rachel Thomson. Thomson is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design