Tlehs adds Jim Hop to its sales team

DULUTH - Tlehs Publishing, publisher of directories, newsletters and Web sites for subdivisions and communities, announced that Jim Hop has joined its sales team as sponsor sales representative.

"As the number of communities and households we serve each year now exceeds 220,000, it is critical to employ top-notch sales professionals who can support our sponsors from across the far-reaching suburbs of Atlanta," said Tom Melcher, president of Tlehs Publishing. "Hop's professionalism and enthusiastic approach makes him well suited for this important role."

Hops is a former educator who taught English as a Second Language in Madrid, Spain. He is a graduate of the University of California/Irvine and was a 1996 U.S. Olympian alternate.

Eison joins Flex HR

DULUTH - Linda Eison has joined Duluth-based Flex HR Inc. as an HR consultant. Flex HR, founded in 2001, is a human resources outsourcing firm that manages backroom human resources department activities offsite, including payroll input and on-boarding.

Wilson appointed VP

NORCROSS - EasyLink Services International Corporation, a provider of supply chain and on-demand messaging services, announced the appointment of Jonathan Wilson to vice president and general counsel. In this newly created position, Wilson will assume management responsibilities for the legal and human resource functions of the organization.

Wilson comes to EasyLink from where he was senior vice president of legal and corporate development overseeing that company's legal affairs and strategy. Prior to, Wilson spent 10 years in private practice with several large law firms, including Paul Hastings LLP and King & Spalding.

Wilson earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary and his juris doctor from George Washington University.

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Republic National Distributing Co. winner of contest

NORCROSS - Optimus Solutions, a technology solutions provider, announced that Atlanta-based Republic National Distributing Co. won the Total Communications Makeover Contest, co-sponsored by Optimus Solutions and Cisco.

RNDC, the second largest distributor of premium wine and spirits in the U.S., will receive up to $100,000 worth of communications technology and support services.

The makeover package includes up to 100 Cisco VoIP phones, a Unified Communications platform and professional installation services provided by Optimus. RNDC will receive a set of telephony and voice messaging features on a single platform.