Sells/Clark Agency, Little Rock, has named Rod Moore associate art director, and Kelley Porbeck and Amy Jackson associate account executives.
Forza Marketing Group, Little Rock, has hired junior copywriter Mary Gehl and art director Isaac Alexander.
Jessie Hoffhine has joined Zehnder Communications, New Orleans, as media buyer. She arrives from Graham Group, where she worked as assistant media buyer. Art director Scott Ott has also joined the agency from Tulane University Hospital & Clinic, where he was senior art director.
April Oesterle has been named account service manager at Bledsoe Norick McAuliffe Advertising, Oklahoma City.
Fellers Marketing & Advertising, Oklahoma City, has added account coordinator Jason Barnes, media buyer Jennifer Hill, production coordinator Julie Schwaighofer and office support specialist Amy Reed.
Rob Enright has been promoted to president of Ward Communications, Dallas. Enright has been with the agency for more than seven years, most recently as vice president of account service.
In Houston, Bates Southwest has named Cindy Weddle, formerly vice president and executive producer at McCann-Erickson, executive producer, and former J. Walter Thompson employees Denise Wilcut and Kathy Jelonek art director and copywriter, respectively. The agency has also elevated Katie Mullins to senior vice president and account director, Pam Overstreet to associate media director, and Stacy Christian and Kristin McDevitt to senior account executives.
Propel Group has installed Anthony Torres as creative director. Torres, who will oversee the Dallas agency’s team of graphics designers, was most recently a senior designer at Krause Associates.
Rapp Collins has appointed Oscar Saucedo vice president and group account director in San Antonio. Saucedo was most recently senior director of corporate advertising at SBC.
Witherspoon Advertising and Public Relations, Fort Worth, has hired David Harrell as public relations executive. Tina Widner, formerly of Temerlin McClain, was added as copywriter.
Bill Lintner, formerly of Video Post and Transfer, has taken up duties as editor at Moving Pictures Editorial, Dallas.
Cindy Velsor, previously with George Kline Co., has been appointed director of Rocket Productions, Dallas.
Houston-based Andarko Petroleum Corp. has designated Teresa Wong manager of public affairs and corporate communications.
Murray Brown Creative Group, Fort Worth, has hired Shani Nahid as office manager.
In Fort Worth, Stuart Bacon has advanced Tracy Sturrock to senior advertising account executive.
Fogarty Klein Monroe, Houston, has elevated Larry Kelley to executive vice president of its targeting group and Ken Bielicki to group media director. Julie Finch has progressed to vice president and senior copywriter.
KWGC, Dallas, has welcomed Tom Puckett, former vice president of marketing for Playoff Corp., as director of public relations; Jacqueline Zielenski, former director of client services at Dennard, Lacy & Associates, as account manager; and Jamie Sensat as senior graphics designer.
TKO Advertising, Austin, has added Vincent Calderon to its account service team. Calderon comes to TKO from GSD&M, where he worked as new business traffic manager.
The Marketing Arm, Dallas, has tapped Rolando Ramon to serve as director of sponsorship leveraging in San Antonio. Chris Hall and Alan Turner have been recruited as project coordinators in the Dallas office.
Mc2 Creative, Austin, has assigned designer Romer Galang to its creative team on accounts including Spares, Commemorative Brands, Retama Parka and Clear Channel Radio.
Julie Staubo has been promoted to management supervisor of promotions and business development at the Houston office of J. Walter Thompson.
Eisenberg and Associates, Dallas, has brought on board account executive Kate Windscheif, who previously held the same position at Ackerman McQueen. The agency has also added production artist Andrea Willis and graphics designer Riley Palmer.
Phil Flowers has joined Savage Design Group, Houston, as director of growth strategies. Flowers was the founder and president of Bravo Zulu! Interactive prior to joining Savage. The agency has also added senior developer and technology manager Kevin Johnson, formerly of Auto-By-Tel, and multimedia specialist Donny Jansen, most recently with Red Sky.
In Austin, WarrenCordes+ has pro- moted Dena Biase to public relations account executive.