Accentmarketing in Coral Gables welcomed Martha Ayme as account executive. Previously, Ayme was broadcast business manager for del Rivero Messianu, Coral Gables. The agency also hired Cecilia Ruiz as media buyer, Ines Cano as media planner/buyer and Vickie Gaston as senior account supervisor in the public relations department.
Bruce Cooke joined the interactive media team at Husk Jennings in Jacksonville.
St. John & Partners in Jacksonville promoted Jeffrey McCurry to vice president. The shop also made several staff additions: account executive Patricia Seres, associate media director Carol Rosheck, copywriter Brent Pope, public relations senior account executives Kristin Perry and Patrick McSweeney, creative liaison Mike Boyles and traffic coordinator Carmen Jenkins.
Trish Edelmann moved to Prism Communications and Marketing in Orlando as director of marketing.
Crispin Porter & Bogusky in Miami promoted director of broadcast production Sara Gennett Lopez to vice president.
Hambright, Calcagno & Downing of Virginia Beach, Va., opened an office in Atlanta and promoted Wendy Moss to manage the branch. Moss will also serve as account supervisor for the agency's Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits business.
Doppler Studios, Atlanta, selected Fay Salvaras as recording engineer/mixer.
Jennifer White was named account director at Grizzard, Atlanta.
Golin/Harris Communications in Atlanta appointed Joel Ranck senior account executive.
Sawyer Riley Compton, Atlanta, promoted Debbie McVinnie to vice president and director of public relations and Elizabeth Belcher to associate media director. Additionally, Christy Denton was hired as traffic coordinator.
Atlanta-based WestWayne advanced Ilse Ballay to account executive for public relations and hired Dave Holloway as copywriter, Marilyn Shefveland as senior account executive for public relations, and Andrea Predmore and Mary Lynn Pugh as account coordinators.
Midge Yearley and Dana Caldwell were recently appointed partners at Jackson Spalding Ledlie in Atlanta.
Relationship marketing company point b in Atlanta brought aboard Peter Daniel as account manager.
Avid editor Jennifer Kearnes moved to Magick Lantern in Atlanta.
Rountree Group, Atlanta, promoted Karen Young to editorial services director, and Ashley Leary and Tina Hoffman to assistant account executives.
Scott Margolis became senior art director at Eisner & Associates, Baltimore.
Buckley Marketing in Columbia designated Kristi York and Erinn Rick art directors.
The Woodbine Agency in Winston-Salem selected Rick Radermacher, formerly senior vice president at Pollak Levitt Chaiet in Atlanta, as director of business development. Woodbine also hired Tracy Morgan as associate creative director and senior copywriter.
Cain & Cain Advertising in Fayetteville added Shannon Cain as vice president of production services and Bryan Huffman as art director.
Gordon Peterson became vice president of account services at Walt Klein & Associates in Winston-Salem.
Richard French & Associates, Raleigh, elevated Jessica Blue to senior account executive.
Tracey Moore advanced to assistant art director at Coyne Beahm in Greensboro.
Husqvarna Forest and Garden Co., Charlotte, installed Barbara Paez in the newly created post of director of communications.
Four individuals joined Jackson-Dawson, located in Greenville: senior technical writer Michael McNabb, art director Thomas Sloan, executive assistant Holly Seeley and receptionist Merran Norris.
Ed Jackson became chief financial officer at The Buntin Group. Prior to joining the Nashville agency, he was vice president of finance for Davis-Kidd Booksellers.
Ericson Marketing Communications in Nashville enlisted Alice Ailey as account supervisor.
January & Associates, Nashville, promoted Kristi Elrod to production manager, Karen Smith to management supervisor and Kevin Williams to account/media coordinator. The agency also hired Melissa Dashiff as account executive, Leigh Haley as print media specialist and Kim Stewart as media buyer.
Cadmus Communications Corp. in Richmond elected Joseph Ward to its board of directors.
Hambright, Calcagno & Downing promoted two employees in its D.C. office: Michelle Williams to account executive and Kathy Giles to account coordinator.
Eva Kasten, former executive vice president of the Advertising Council, was named president of Smart Programs, a partnership formed with Shane De Rolf, former president of Random House Entertainment.