Tricia Savard joined Jiloty Communications, Daytona Beach, as director of public relations. Savard previously lived in Nova Scotia, Canada, where she oversaw public relations for the Softworld ’96 conference.
Duane & Associates, Coral Gables, promoted Robert Cozzi to president and chief operating officer.
William Waites, chairman and co-creative director of Fort Myers-based Spiro & Waites, was named to the 1997-98 Who’s Who in the South & Southwest, the silver anniversary edition of the book.
JGR & Associates, Miami, added senior account executive Laura Jamieson, account executive Guillermo Zalamea and junior account executive Ivon Brinis.
R.J. Comer Communications, Jacksonville, named Angel Passailaigue account executive.

Freebairn & Co., Atlanta, enlisted Patrick Shepard as editorial director. He most recently served as associate publisher for Memphis, Tenn.-based U.S. Publications. The agency also promoted Ron Butler to vice president of public relations and added Rob Ludwick as copywriter.
Atlanta’s Morrison Health Care advanced Jim DeVos to vice president of marketing.
Craig Miller Productions, Atlanta, signed William Wages as director/cameraman and Neal Howard as creative director.
Fricks/Firestone, Atlanta, designated Tunisia Jones account planner.
Mathew Honan arrived at Hollingsworth, Colborne & Associates as an associate.
Fitzgerald & Co., Atlanta, elevated Evan Levy to account executive.

Kirk Fry was appointed creative supervisor at Long Haymes Carr in Winston-Salem. Previously he was with crosstown shop Woodbine Advertising.
Loeffler Ketchum Mountjoy, Charlotte, appointed Kelly Terrell and Emy Wilson media coordinators, Nora Propst Bunting print production coordinator and Jennifer Lisman account coordinator.
Leslie Sigmon became account executive at Allen Finley Advertising, Hickory.
Cotter Group, Harrisburg, promoted Steven Morrow to program director and brought aboard Barbara Patterson as graphic designer.

Bill Hudson & Associates, Nashville, staffed up with account executive Lisa Daugherty, director of accounting John Bolger, art director Ramona Peterson, and account coordinators Kathleen Northern and Mary Ella Shirley.

The Mills Corp., Arlington, tapped Tony Wells as vice president, corporate sponsorship. He had been advertising manager at Nissan Motor Corp. USA.

Teresa Porterfield-Darby was named vice president, media director for AbramsonEhrlichManes. Her prior agency media experience includes W.B. Doner & Co., Baltimore.