Martin Adds 7 Staffers

The Martin Agency in Richmond, Va., has hired seven employees. Star Exton, a mortgage assistant at Prosperity Mortgage in Richmond, has joined the shop as assistant media planner. Kevin Orsi has become a program supervisor with the MVP Group, the agency’s sports and event marketing division. He previously was an account supervisor at Neathawk Dubuque Advertising in Richmond. Beth Ranson has been named an account executive with SLAY, Martin’s public relations unit. She most recently was a transplant specialty representative at Abbott Laboratories in Chapel Hill, N.C. Kim Rosson has come aboard as a senior administrative assistant with BrandInside, the internal branding division. She had been director of marketing analysis at The Reciprocal Group in Richmond. Terry Thomspon was named executive assistant to partners Rene Ferran and Barbara Joynes. Previously, she was a research assistant at CSX Corp. in Richmond. Tarrance Henson was appointed a copy processor and proofreader. She is a former coordinating editor at LexisNexis in Charlottesville, Va. Jennifer Boclair has become an administrative assistant. Boclair had been working as a temporary receptionist since November.