Appointments at St. John

St. John & Partners Advertising & Public Relations has named Melynn Cole field account supervisor on the Zaxby’s account. Cole joined the Jacksonville, Fla.-based agency in October 2002 as a field account manager. She will manage three Zaxby’s field account managers from the shop’s Atlanta office. SJ&P has also promoted Karen Fors to senior account manager. Fors arrived in July 2003 as an account executive on the Zaxby’s team. Account coordinators Diana McAllister and Mari McKanna have advanced to assistant account managers. McAllister and McKanna have been working on the Zaxby account for two years. In addition, the agency has installed Tom Patten as a senior copywriter. Patten previously was a copywriter at Cole & Weber/Red Cell in Seattle. Gari Cruze has been hired as a copywriter on the shop’s Ford dealers business. Cruze most recently was a freelance copywriter in Chattanooga, Tenn. Stephen Baumgartner and Michael Gurliaccio have been added as junior art director and junior copywriter, respectively. Baumgartner and Gurliaccio previously worked together at the Creative Circus in Atlanta. Mandy Fencik has become a traffic coordinator on the Clearwire account. Prior to joining SJ&P, Fencik was an account executive and community relations director for the Alabama Slammers pro hockey team.