Rick Johnson & Co. has promoted associate creative director Sam Maclay to vice president and creative director. Maclay joined the Albuquerque, N.M., agency in 1997 as an account coordinator and copywriter. Tim McGrath has progressed from designer to design director at the shop. McGrath, who has been with RJ&C for six years, will oversee all agency design projects. In addition, copywriter Katie DuBerry has been named senior copywriter. DuBerry works on accounts such as Public Service Co. of New Mexico, Western Health, Heritage Ranch and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. She has been with the agency for seven years.