Mark Berman and Jennifer Zawrotnaik have joined Willman & Co. in Jacksonville as director of account services and account services assistant, respectively.
Empire Communications Group in Jacksonville has added Jim Clements as senior copywriter and Fred Page as director of strategic planning.
Linda Gross, president of Adworks Communications in Sarasota, was named to the Women of Influence list in the Gulf Coast Business Review.
Fitzgerald Advertising has added three employees at its Orlando office: Leslie Shadburn, account executive; Josh Gehring, account coordinator; and Melissa Van Hoose, art director.
FKQ in Clearwater has hired Ryan Bullara as media coordinator, Nicole Bushert as executive assistant and Tracey DeDominick as assistant account executive.
Chernoff/Silver & Associates has promoted Bruce Jacobs to general manager of its Orlando office.
Design Factory in Jacksonville has recruited Terry Grooms Derreberry to head its public relations department.
Diann Cimring, president of Firestone & Cimring Advertising & Public Relations in Fort Myers, was presented the Silver Medal by the Advertising Federation of Southwest Florida.
Jon Giunta has moved up to area manager at Aquent in Miami.
Lori Keating has joined Osprey Marketing Group in Stuart as art director.
Husk Jennings in Jacksonville has hired Emily Speichert as assistant account executive, Lizabeth James as accounting assistant and Mark Salter as network engineer.
Jason Anderson has signed on at MRA as a copywriter. Mark Lawson has become an art director at the Atlanta agency.
Kilgannon McReynolds in Atlanta has appointed Krissa Gaston senior account executive.
Recent hires at T.G. Madison are senior graphic designer Kim Hall and assistant account executive Anne Easterly. The Atlanta shop has promoted Talley Woolley to vice president and account supervisor and Nicole Black to vice president and account planner.
In Atlanta, Match Inc. has enlisted Steven Lane as account supervisor and Brian Jordan as traffic director.
Iconologic in Atlanta has expanded its senior management team from three to five with the election of two new partners: Ward Copeland, chief operating officer, and Mike Weikert, creative director.
Art Reid has returned to BBDO South as vice president and management supervisor. The Atlanta agency has also added Mary Ellen Barto as vice president and associate media director and JoAnn Sciarrino as director of research and consulting services. Additional hires include Jason Russel, planning supervisor; Erin Snider, media planner; Tonia Lispcomb, Beth Martorell and Katie Zarelli, assistant media planners; Liz Soza Stewart, account executive; Lisa Mandel, senior account executive; Erin Peitso, management supervisor; Jimmy Brooks, studio manager; Erin Leavey, production artist; Susan Rebel, print producer; Kris Roth, copywriter; and Chris Bakay, art director. Promotions include Jackie Hathiramani to senior vice president and group creative director, Steve Rubinacci to vice president and media supervisor, Christina Lozano to account executive and Lauren Nubel to assistant account executive.
Eric Douglass has joined The GEM Group in Atlanta as vice president.
Coyne Beahm in Greensboro has hired Dax Allen as account coordinator.
In Chattanooga, Joy Allen has joined Daniel+Douglas+Norcross as account executive.
Gish, Sherwood & Friends in Nashville has welcomed Vicki Schauer and Dagny Stuart as manager and director of public relations, respectively. Daniel Bell has become new media developer for interactive unit MindReactor.
In Memphis, Rikki Boyce has received the president of the year award from the American Advertising Federation’s 7th District. Boyce leads the Launching Pad, an apprenticeship program at Sossaman + Associates. The Memphis shop has also hired Carol Wolder as traffic manager and Jacquie Daigle as copywriter.
KSK Communications in Vienna has promoted Karen McManis to director of client services, Ashley Johnson to senior account executive and Patti Caruthers to public relations account executive.
In Herndon, E. James White Communications has hired Jill Caruso and Whitney Zivan as account coordinators.
Amy Aquirre has arrived at Earworks Digital Audio in Virginia Beach as administration assistant.
Donna Spurrier of the Spurrier Media Group and Ralph Thompson of eBrains have merged their Richmond shops. Separately, Carol Davis has joined SMG’s media management unit as broadcast supervisor.