On the move

The Atkins Agency, San Antonio, hired public relations account coordinator Sharon Botkin, a recent college graduate, and media marketing manager Liesa Perez. Perez was formerly with Publicis in Dallas.
Black Rogers Sullivan Goodnight, Houston, added print media buyer and planner Laurent Johnson to its Media U.S.A. unit. The agency also assigned account executive Kristi Harris to its eM Group.
The Powell Group, Dallas, promoted four-year agency veteran Julie Porter to senior account executive.
Kelly Duke, formerly of Duke Advertising & Marketing, El Paso, was named account supervisor at Mithoff Advertising, also El Paso.
Carol Burns joined Gallier and Wittenberg, Dallas, as senior account executive. Burns was vice president of marketing and communications at FT Mortgage Cos., Dallas.
El Paso-based The Laster Group promoted Ana Garcia to print coordinator and hired two new staffers: media buyer Marcy Miles, formerly of The Price Communications Group in Lubbock, and account executive Beverly Hart, who was national sales manager at The El Paso Chile Co.
Murray Brown Creative Group elevated Andrew Le to vice president and creative coordinator. Le has been with the Fort Worth-based agency since 1992.
Brownchild, Houston, has appointed Monica McKnight Heal principal. She serves as the shop’s executive vice president and executive broadcast producer.
[Metal]studio in Dallas welcomed staff designers Shirley Leong and Mauro Gomez.
Kelly Purselley was promoted to product manager at Decision Analyst in Arlington.
Rhodes Stafford Wins Creative, Dallas, added art director and designer Veronica Vaughan from Squires & Co., Dallas.
Fast Cuts Edits named Shelby Miller an editor at its Dallas post-production facility. Miller previously was at Charlieuniformtango, also Dallas.
Texas Video & Post, Houston, welcomed executive producer Sandi Hulon and special effects director Sato Wood. Hulon was employed at Digital Domain in Los Angeles, while Wood was at Match Frame in San Antonio.
BBDO Houston added senior media buyer and planner Wreatha Castile from Love Advertising, Houston, and computer graphics manager Jason Meade from Posters, also Houston.
Patrick Roeling is the new marketing director at Farm Credit Bank of Texas in Austin. Roeling was senior account supervisor for R.J. Kolar Advertising and Marketing, also Austin.
Brad Thomas was named director of business development at Fox Sports Southwest in Dallas.
WRR-FM, Dallas, hired Michael Webb as promotions and marketing manager. Webb was formerly marketing director of San Antonio Motorsports.
Fast Company named Jacquelyn Olson Southwest advertising manager in Dallas. Olson arrives from Fortune’s Dallas ad sales office.
Zagorski Communications, Dallas, enlisted writer and producer Lee Porter, formerly with Tandy Corp.
Case-Dunlap in Dallas brought in research and development manager Kim Lewis and account director Ashley Cop.
Ron Lamar was appointed president of Donrey Media Group’s outdoor advertising and television unit in Fort Smith. In addition, Sherman Frederick was moved up to president of Donrey’s newspaper operations.
Stone & Ward, Little Rock, added interactive specialist Joe Hinton, a former freelancer, and senior art director Chris Minshall.
Logan Marketing & Communications, New Orleans, hired production manager Cathy Van Order. She was previously with Stewart Enterprises in Metairie.
Duke Unlimited, New Orleans, added Phil Alandt as account executive on its Advance Polybag and Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse businesses.
Three new employees have joined the staff of The Marketing Center in New Orleans: account executive Laura O’Brien, traffic coordinator Gina Neubeck and media consultant Jacob Turnage.
Kilmer & Kilmer, Albuquerque, recently hired account coordinator Sharon Gladfelter and associate creative director Paul Brandenburger.
Rick Johnson & Co., Albuquerque, added account executive Michael Hayes from The Wright Edge, also Albuquerque, and media buyer Suzy Rufail, a recent college graduate.
Butler & Butler Advertising, Tulsa, promoted Dina Rodrigues to account coordinator. The firm also hired Heather Harris as agency coordinator.