Business Transitions

■ Lexington-based Edmon Design, a graphic design and advertising firm founded in 1990, has a new name, Balance Creative. The restructuring and addition of principal partner David Caldwell expands the company's advertising and digital capabilities to create a full-service agency model with small business flexibility. David Caldwell, a Lexington-based design and advertising professional with more than 25 years of experience, will focus on advertising, marketing, digital/media strategies and business development while founder Jim Edmon will continue to lead the award-winning illustration and creative design process for clients.

Mark Mattox, real estate broker and auctioneer, has opened a new office at 806 Main Street in Paris. Charlie Nicholas, Cindy Nichols, Howard Gregory, Mary Lee Little and Ron Burden will join the staff. Phone: (859) 987-6161. Mattox will continue to provide real estate and auction services from his Carlisle office and auction center.

Compiled by Dorothea wingo