The Robin Shepard Group in Jacksonville has added Robin Ehrmann and Katia Segre Cohen as account executives at its New Jersey operation. Ehrmann was previously assistant marketing manager at NeoStrata Co., while Cohen worked at Progressive Careers Worldwide and American Healthcare Institute, among other organizations.
Carroll/White in Atlanta has hired Laura Cameron, former office manager at Cameron-Padgett, as an account coordinator. She will assist agency operating partner Jim Corona on the Aaron's Rental Purchase business.
Louisville native and photographer Pat Pfister has launched an online stock photo agency. The Web address of the new venture is: Pfoto.com.
A/K/A Advertising in Lafayette has enlisted two marketing managers: Dawn Justin and Branden Nichols. Justin was a district manager for the Georgiou women's clothing store chain. Nichols served as a branch manager for Jim Walter Homes.
Burke Communications in Charlotte has promoted Steve Moore to executive vice president. Moore has been with the agency for one year, during which the shop evolved from a design and video production concern into a full-service marketing and Web site business.
PikeCassels Design/Marketing recently added three new employees to its operation in Winston-Salem: traffic manager Tommy Crump, senior copywriter Diane Cramer and graphic designer Christopher Voeller.
R.L. Reid in Greensboro has installed Alexander Neely as president. Most recently, Neely served in the same capacity at Burlington Industries' menswear division in New York. At the same time, president and creative director Raymond Reid has advanced to chief executive officer and chief creative officer.
Coyne Beahm in Greensboro has welcomed Kirby Heard as an art director, the same position she held at another local shop, Pace Communications, and Maureen Fraser as director of relationship marketing and account supervisor. Previously, Fraser was employed at McCann Relationship Marketing.
Georges & Murray Direct in Raleigh recently added four staff members: Dawn Palmer and Michelle Rostan-Frenzel as account executives, Jennifer Goodwin as project manager and Melissa Hammond as office manager.
Anderson Communications Group in Hilton Head has recruited Tamara Mullin as an account executive. Before coming to the agency, Mullin was employed at Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Purdue Pharma and the Chicago office of Bozell. Most recently, she was on staff at McCann-Erickson in Dublin, working on accounts like Coca-Cola Ireland and the Bank of Ireland.
The Memphis office of Media Direct has named Amy Elizabeth Dudley an account executive. Prior to joining the agency, Dudley was involved in media relations at Billington Jackson Advertising in London. Media Direct, headquartered in New Orleans, also has an office in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Kathryn Manzo has joined the employee roster at Sossaman Bateman & Associates in Memphis as an art director. In addition to her commercial art direction skills, Manzo is a portrait painter and has completed design projects for several authors, including Anne Rice, John Updike, David Brinkley and Toni Morrison. The agency has also promoted Patty Reynolds to the position of co-creative director. Reynolds has been with the agency since 1997, beginning her tenure as a copywriter.
Shelley Strickland has become a staff member at McGee Best Ingram in Nashville. Strickland begins at the shop as an account executive, overseeing the businesses of various clients, including InterMedia, Kolpak Refrigeration Systems, Standard Candy and Singer. She had been employed at Crumbley & Alba, located in Atlanta.