John T.L. Jones III, managing director of Walmac Stud Management of Lexington, Ky. announced that Steve Sharp has been named director of marketing. Sharp has 30 years' experience in equine advertising and is a former advertising production manager of The Blood-Horse
"Steve brings a wealth of knowledge and talent and he has a great passion for this industry," Jones said. "He is well-versed in many areas, from stallion values to pedigree selection, advertising costs to marketing concepts."
Meanwhile, Shack Parrish, president of the Clay Ward Agency in Paris, Ky., has announced formation of Indian Creek Bloodstock. The firm's members are Parrish, Bruce Isaacs, Mike Evans, Jean-Marie Callier, and Todd Fischer.