Debbie Hebert has been hired as account manager for JR Promotions of Colfax, a full-service advertising firm.Tony Sharpe has joined Burris Creech Inc., a full-service advertising, marketing, and public relations agency, as print, radio, and television copywriter.


Tim Burick has been named assistant vice president of the Asheboro branch of Bankers Trust of North Carolina.

North Carolina Trust Co. has announced the following appointments: Thomas Rogowski to employee benefits trust officer; Kimberly Taylor to trust allocations specialist; and Gregory Walker to portfolio manager.

First Wachovia Corp. has announced the following staff changes and promotions:

Jeffrey Weavil has joined the Executive / Business Banking Unit in the Main office, and Mattie Barney has joined the Highland Plaza Executive / Business Banking Unit in Winston-Salem; John Bencini has been promoted to assistant vice president and Tammy Webster has been elected trust officer at Wachovia Bank and Trust; Martin Senell has been elected to the High Point board of directors; Michael Cooper and Marvin Reep III have been elected vice president and Carl Dillon IV and Jeffrey Smith have been elected assistant vice president in the Winston-Salem office.

Jenny Ward has been appointed director of electronic filing in Greensboro for Jackson Hewitt Tax Service.


Donna Simmons has been named vice president of Integon Corp. and manager of the Human Resources Department.


Cheryl Riedlinger, attorney, has announced the commencement of her law practice effective Oct. 1 and intends to limit her practice to taxation and business law.

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice have announced that Charles Francis, James Hutcherson, Timothy Thelen and James Warren have joined the firm as associates and will practice in the Winston-Salem office.


Robin Davis has joined M/A/R/C Inc., the Las Colinas, Texas-based national marketing services company, as senior account executive, in the company's Greensboro office.


Walter Tornow has been named vice president of research and publication at the Center for Creative Leadership.

Kelly Sealey has been promoted to controller for Old Salem Inc., a non-profit corporation.

Kenneth Tutterow has been appointed president of The Children's Home Society of North Carolina Board of Directors.


B.J. Harris has been promoted to vice president of operations for DAPHA Ltd. The company is a 10-year-old High Point custom upholstery maker.


Daniel Donahue has joined R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s law department as vice president and deputy general counsel - litigation.


Genette Robinson has joined J. Hyatt Hammond Associates Inc., a Greensboro architecture-engineering firm, as marketing representative.

Jim Boyd has been promoted to director of roofing services at The CACTX Corp.

Gloria Bethel has been promoted to sales manager at the Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Randy Wilhoit has been promoted to senior sales representative with Beatrice / Hunt-Wesson Foods for the Piedmont area.

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