on the move

ILLINOIS

Lisa Flores joined Ebel Dunnell Merrick in Chicago as an account supervisor. She will oversee the agency’s team specializing in the gaming industry.

New at Frankel’s Convergence121 division are account directors Harold Maurer and Elisa Miller. Convergence121 is a merger of the Chicago promotion shop’s direct marketing and interactive capabilities.

New at Abelson-Taylor in Chicago are: senior art director Ed Fong, art production operator Ellen Locatelli, senior account executive Denise Howe, clinical research associate Nicole Berg and IT helpdesk manager Edgar Samson. The Chicago shop promoted: Carol Markov and George Starr, each to senior art director; Kaelin Dezelan and Beth Lodge, each to account executive; Marianne Appel to account director, Tony Wei to assistant project manager, Paula Lemperis to copywriter and Rosa Esley to account coordinator.

INDIANA

Villing & Co. in Mishawaka promoted Cindy Schwermer to director of research and Matt Harlow to director of strategic development.

Randall Rohn joined Keller Crescent in Evansville as senior vice president, creative director.

Young & Laramore in Indianapolis promoted Malissa Cooper to account manager, Heather Watko to franchise account manager and Steve Hantz to Ox Studio manager.

MINNESOTA

Mark Bubula and Jenny McDowell joined Clarity Coverdale Fury in Minneapolis as brand development supervisors.

New at Bozell Kamstra in Minneapolis are media director Christine Neff and account supervisor Jami Stoudt. Additionally, Megan Hower was promoted to account supervisor at the agency.

Jackie Singer and Kim Wickline were promoted to account supervisors in Kerker’s public relations division in Minneapolis.

Nate Demuth joined Russell & Herder as the Brainerd agency’s media supervisor. He will develop media strategies for a broad range of clients.

OHIO

Judy Gallagher joined Libby Perszyk Kathman in Cincinnati as a human resources assistant.

James Marshall joined Mark Freeman Advertising in Cleveland as vice president of account service and new business development. Steven Piatak joined the agency as chief financial officer.

Art director Mark Lorenzo and copywriter David Driesbach joined Holland Communications in Cincinnati.

Capstone Media in Breksville promoted Elizabeth Woods Eytchison to senior account manager.

PENNSYLVANIA

New at MARC USA/Pittsburgh are: production supervisor Beth Hurley, business manager Cullen Wharton, copywriter Marty Chabala, senior research analyst Joe Pullella, advertising brand strategists Dave Popelka and Thomas Skena, and research analyst Kelly Slothower.

HMS Hallmark in Pittsburgh promoted Jay Rossi to broadcast supervisor. In the position, he will manage the shop’s media department operations and be more involved with clients’ strategic media planning.