Erwin-Penland has promoted Cory Schearer to associate creative director. In his new assignment at the Greenville, S.C., shop, Schearer will primarily work on the BMW, Firehouse Subs, Michelin and Wachovia accounts. He previously served as creative supervisor. Jeanna Hayes has been named senior designer on the BMW and Verizon Wireless accounts. Prior to joining the agency, Hayes was a graphic designer at Converse College. Matt Mantooth and Mayana Morris have joined as graphic designers on the Verizon Wireless brand. Mantooth previously held the same title at Mackie Rogers Agency. Morris was the associate manager of advertising at the University of Upstate Women's Center. Todd Perkins has been added as an interactive programmer. Perkins most recently was the director of Web applications at Cars Deluxe. In addition, E-P has hired Jordan Teague, James Phillips and Jennifer Snow has junior account executives.