BE&P Adds Austin, Irwin

Barkley Evergreen & Partners, Kansas City, Mo., has hired Sarah Austin as account manager. Before joining the agency, Austin was senior director of marketing and promotions at Meca Communications, Redding, Calif. BE&P has also added Charles Irwin as a marketing specialist. Previously, Irwin was a producer at BlairLake New Media in Kansas City. BE&P employs more than 200 associates. The agency’s clients include Sonic Industries, Hallmark Cards, the Kansas Lottery and Lee Apparel Company.