Tom Capp was named director of digital video solutions at Dallas new media company Espidotcom.

Black Rogers Sullivan Goodnight, Houston, added six new staffers: account manager Brett Schroeder, copywriters Brett Elliott and Kevin Roberts, assistant account manager Julie Vandervoort, account coordinator Haven Holtan and public relations account coordinator Andrew Hawthorn.

Laster & Miller, El Paso, hired Sandra Gutierrez as a graphic designer. She had been freelancing for the past year for several El Paso businesses.

Jeff Stein is the new national sales manager for SFX Broadcasting’s Houston stations after two years in the same position with Nationwide Communications in Columbus, Ohio.

Flowers & Fedele, Dallas, added account supervisor Deborah Holtschlag, copywriter Bart Hirneise and assistant art director Amanda Galle.

Montemayor y Asociados, San Antonio, recently brought in account supervisor Linda Aguayo from Cartel Creativo, also San Antonio, and promoted three employees. Those with new titles are public relations vice president Magdalena Goana, public relations manager Lorena Rios Contreras and promotions manager Jessica Campos.

Former Focus GTE account executive Kelly Christensen has joined Targetbase Marketing, Irving, in the same capacity.

PR/Texas, Fort Worth, moved Kathy Korge to vice president from her previous position as production/operations manager.

Dallas-based ATC Communications appointed Holly Fergus vice president of marketing and communications. She has previously worked in marketing for companies such as AT&T and American Airlines.

Jim Eberle joined The Stokes Group, Dallas, as director of visual effects. His past experience includes stints at Digital Magic in Santa Monica, Calif., Planet Blue and The Post Group, Los Angeles, and Charlex in New York.

Robert D. Harvin, former managing director at American Airlines, was named vice president of marketing services for Sprint Business, Dallas.

Staats Falkenberg & Partners, Austin, hired public relations senior counselor Michael McCullar, account supervisor Valerie Judd and account director John Mannix. McCullar and Judd will work on a variety of high-tech accounts. Mannix will handle chores with the Motorola account.

Meltzer & Martin Public Relations in Dallas hired account supervisor Brian Wright to work on its Sprint Business account.

IRC, a resistor manufacturer in Corpus Christi, Texas, named John Nelson vice president and general manager. His duties include overseeing sales and marketing activities.

Publicis/Bloom, Dallas, added the following employees: senior broadcast negotiator Julie Howell, broadcast negotiator Jacque Carpenter, assistant broadcast negotiator Stephanie Netzel, junior art director Khalid Robertson and senior producer John Haggerty.

L. Don Maulsby is the new vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Interphase Corp., Dallas.

Account executive Lisa Behr Adams has joined Temerlin McClain, Irving. She was previously with Focus GTE, Dallas, for two years.

T3, Austin, made three new hires. Derrit DeRouen joined as art director from Rives Carlberg, Houston; Audrey Cheng was named account executive, the same position she held at GSD&M, also in Austin; and Charles Kiley was tapped as traffic coordinator for the Dell Computer account. Kiley previously worked in sales at Dell in Austin.


Martin Manion was promoted to vice president of marketing at McIlhenny Co. in Avery Island, La. Manion had been retail marketing director, a post now filled by Donna A. Betzer.


Strascina & Partners, Albuquerque, named Mary Pascale media director.

She has more than 14 years of media planning and placement experience and moves up from the agency’s associate media director post.


Former promotions manager Michelle Fink was elevated to vice president for creative and on-air services at KFOR-Channel 4, Oklahoma City.

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