Barnhart Communications has hired Kim Barker as account supervisor and Kathie Gonzalez as public relations director. Barker joins Barnhart from The Integer Group, where she was most recently an account executive working on major brands in the consumer packaged goods industry. And Gonzalez previously was director of corporate communications for DISH Network, where she led consumer and trade media relations, social media, crisis communications, internal communications and broadcast production.
Barnhart also promoted Darren Brickel to associate creative director. He joined Barnhart in 2007 as senior art director.