Executive Appointments

Friday, July 11, 2008 at 3:14am

Pinnacle team adds Fuller, Creighton and Williams

Donna Creighton, Vickey Fuller and Rose Williams have joined Pinnacle as service specialists.

Creighton brings more than 11 years of experience from Regions Bank (formerly AmSouth/First American Bank), where she most recently served as a head teller.

Fuller, with 16 years of experience from Bank of America, will serve as a floating service specialist for Pinnacle. Prior roles at Bank of America included teller operations specialist, teller coordinator and senior teller.

Williams comes to Pinnacle with 15 years of experience from Regions Bank, where she served as a service specialist and head teller.

Tenn. Lawyers’ Association for Women elects Knight

Linda Knight, a partner with Gullett, Stanford, Robinson & Martin PLLC, was elected to a second term as treasurer of the Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women at the organization’s annual meeting earlier this month.

The Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women board is comprised of 15 members from across the state.

Knight practices in the areas of commercial and insolvency law.

Gish, Sherwood & Friends announces new additions

Gish, Sherwood & Friends (GS&F), a Nashville-based full-service marketing agency, announces the additions of Rebecca Scarpati and Katie Pareigis.

Scarpati joins GS&F as a broadcast producer in the creative department. She comes to GS&F with more than 20 years of experience in production with companies such as FilmHouse Inc, Picture Vision, The Collective and Big Feather Films. Scarpati graduated from the University of Kansas and the University of Bordeaux in Talence, France.

Pareigis joins GS&F as a traffic manager. Pareigis has a diverse background in sales, event management and client service with companies including Country Radio Broadcasters, Hard Rock Café, the Nashville City Club, Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau and Continental Airlines. A graduate of Tulane University, she received a bachelor’s degree in history and communications.

Paramore | Redd Online Markets adds to its staff

Paramore | Redd Online Marketing, an interactive advertising agency located in the Gulch, announces staff additions in account services.

Eric Welch joins Paramore | Redd Online Marketing as account supervisor. Welch previously worked for the National Federation of Independent Business as the interactive marketing manager.

Jeanne Richardson joins Paramore | Redd Online Marketing as account supervisor. She comes to Paramore | Redd by way of cabedge and has worked in the online / interactive space for more than 13 years.

Christa Goldman joins Paramore|Redd as an assistant media planner. Before joining the company, Goldman worked in Nashville at The Country Music Association. She previously interned with Paramore|Redd in the summer of 2004.

Rachael Waldeck joins Paramore|Redd as an assistant account executive. She is a Western Kentucky University graduate and interned with the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau prior to joining Paramore|Redd.

Advent promotes Cyphers

Experiential marketing firm Advent announces the appointment of Todd Cyphers as business unit leader of brand spaces, a management position that puts him at the helm of the company’s fastest-growing division.

Cyphers previously worked as a senior project manager for Advent. He was tapped to lead the brand space division because he developed it as a product offering for the company.

Prior to his work at Advent, Cyphers was a teacher.

He graduated from Lipscomb University with a degree in marketing/public relations.

WhiteThompson has three new staff members

WhiteThompson is pleased to announce three new additions to our team. Agency Creative Director Brian DeMoss brings over 12 years’ experience in creative design and client relations, including a previous role with White | Thompson as Senior Art Director until 2006.

Most recently, DeMoss served as Creative Director at Industrial Strength Marketing in Brentwood prior to re-joining the W|T team. DeMoss has worked with local and national clients in a broad variety of industries and media.

Bennjin Lao joins the agency as Account Executive. Prior to working with White | Thompson, Lao spent five years at the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau, promoting Nashville as a premier leisure, group and meeting destination.

Betsy Snyder joins the agency as copywriter. Snyder brings several years of agency and freelance experience working with local and national brands, including Village Real Estate, Plumgood Food, the National Federation of Independent Business, Saint Thomas Health Services and Cheekwood Museum and Gardens.

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