Michelle Platis has been named client services executive at Hartman Communications, Tulsa, where she will assist with public relations activities for the agency's accounts. Platis previously served as marketing and promotions supervisor at the Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority.
Bledsoe Norick McAuliffe Advertising has installed Anne Behrens as account executive and Tracey Zeeck as account executive and public relations specialist. Behrens joins the Oklahoma City shop from Ackerman McQueen, where she was assistant to the director of creative services. Zeeck, former marketing director at United Way of Metro Oklahoma City, will work on the L&R Motorsports account.
Christie Lane has joined Gleason/Calise Associates as media supervisor, managing the ACC, ComputerJobs.com and Mary Kay accounts. Before joining the Dallas shop, Lane worked at agencies throughout the country, including Temerlin McClain, Irving, Arnold Communications, Boston, and Fallon McElligott, Minneapolis.
Two directors of Brookshire Grocery Co, Tyler, have been promoted to vice presidencies. Rebecca Sanders becomes vice president of marketing and Evan Nielsen moves up to vice president of advertising.
SicolaMartin, Austin, has added three new employees to help service its Novell account. Alan Vassberg joins as account supervisor. He previously worked at T3 as account supervisor on Dell. Barbara Burch has been hired as technical writer and arrives from National Instruments. Former agency intern Jon Lancaric has been employed as account coordinator.
Valerie Moore has joined Launch Partnership, a subsidiary of Temerlin McClain in Irving, as partner. Moore worked at Temerlin McClain from 1990 to 1998 before joining Luminant Worldwide and then going on to become director of advertising and branding at Web site BenefitMall.com.
Bates Southwest has hired Clarissa Henderson as print and production art traffic manager and Kristina DeGeorge as account coordinator. Henderson comes to the Houston agency from AIM Management. DeGeorge was previously with The Richards Group, Dallas.
Artworks Ad Agency has appointed John Perry chief executive officer. Perry joins the Killeen-based agency from Scott & White Hospital/Clinic/Health Plan in Temple, where he served as director of sales and vice president and chief operating officer of the Scott & White Group Service Corp.
GSD&M has promoted David White to vice president and planning director on the SBC Communications and PGA Tour accounts. White joined the Austin shop last year from Arnold Communications in Boston, where he spent four years as associate director of the Consumer Insight Group. He has also worked at The Martin Agency in Richmond, Va., and the former McCaffrey McCall in New York. His account experience includes Titleist and Mercedes-Benz.
Terry Hall has moved to Video Post & Transfer, Dallas, as an assistant colorist working with Kelly Riemenschneider. Hall arrives from Allied Film & Video in Dallas, where he was a video editor.
In Austin, M2K has enlisted Scott Dane as network administrator. Dane was formerly with AT&T Wireless Service. Darryl Eng has been appointed production manager after performing similar duties at Aus-Tex Printing. Sean Hayden has joined M2K as production artist after stints at Aus-Tex Printing and Kinko's.