Beyond DDB executive creative director David Mitchell was elected a senior vice president of DDB Needham Chicago. Greg Lane joined the agency as exectuive producer on the McDonald’s business.
Kevin Lynch joined Arian, Lowe & Travis in Chicago as a creative director.
Lori Lorenzen was promoted to account supervisor at Davidson Marketing, Chicago.
Raeanne Hytone was named a vice president at Cramer-Krasselt’s Chicago office.
Kelly Weber was promoted to account executive at Bender, Browning, Dolby & Sanderson in Chicago.
Peter Pitts was named senior vice president of Montgomery Zuckerman Davis in Indianapolis.
Melanie Bridgemon was promoted to senior vice president at Keller Crescent in Indianapolis.
Tammy Baker was promoted to associate art director at Juhl in Mishawaka.
Heather Leigh Blasko was named senior account executive at Marx Layne & Co. in Farmington Hills. Jason Brown joins the agency as an account assistant.
Michael Flora & Associates in Troy hired account executive Kaye Helm, senior art director Kurt Miller, production artist Nahed Jaber, senior media buyer Marilyn Kwasnick and production manager Dan Saber. David Weller was promoted to purchasing manager at the agency.
William Waldman joined PentaMark in Southfield as a senior communications specialist.
Promotions at Young & Rubicam/Wunderman Cato Johnson in Detroit: Bob Wydick, to director of print production; Barbara Gendjar, to senior print producer; Susan Azar, to creative business manager; Mike Bartlett, to assistant controller; Heather Hensler, to senior account executive; Wes Alexander, to assistant account executive; Anne Melarangni, to media supervisor and Patti Ni, to assistant planner.
Promoted to partner at J. Walter Thompson Detroit were broadcast business manager Vince Austin, creative director Dan Busto, associate communications director Joseph Minnella, account supervisor Rick Ross, senior art director Greg Sancircca, assoc. creative director Preston Wertheimer, management supervisor Kurt Wein and management supervsor James Zimmer.
Postique in Southfield hired Mary Connolly as an account services rep. and Sevrin Henderson as a graphic artist.
GlobalLink New Media promoted Kathy Beardsley, to vice president of client services; Andrew Heaton, to vice president of creative services; and Peter Kelley, to vice president of operations.
Account planner Rebecca Blintz, executive producer Matthew Brenner, account supervisor Kathy Compton, broadcast manager Harv Furman, broadcast manager Carol Grothem, executive producer Martyn Laurence and account supervisor Nancy Liss were all elected vice presidents at Campbell Mithun Esty in Minneapolis. Associate media director Mike Brown was elected senior vice president.
Mellissa Willadson joined Sable Advertising Systems in Plymouth as a production artist.
Laurie Smith joined Kerker Marketing Communications in Minneapolis as manager of digital services.
Susan Hipp joined Barkley Evergreen & Partners as vice president and director of direct and database marketing.
New at The Glennon Co. in St. Louis are: senior account manager Dave Wells, account manager Christine Corrigan Mendez, art director Christopher Ashley, senior media buyer Delores Gelbach, art director Jonathan Fore, art director Christine Schroer, production manager Sharon Kaiser and accounting clerk Penny Samargian. Annette McCall was promoted to junior media buyer at the agency.
Valentine Radford Advertising in Kansas City hired print buyer Shannon North, senior broadcast buyer Sherry Downen, assistant broadcast buyer Daniel Coleman, accounts payable coordinator Anita Timms, production mgr. Teresa Campbell, broadcast supervisor Margie Wessling, assistant media buyer Julie Mackey, account coordinator Bethany Luther, senior broadcast buyer Miriam Kenyon, associate creative director Kyle Jones and customer service coordinator Cristina Huff.
Copywriters Ann Hogsett and Vivian Henoch promoted to assoc. creative directors at Liggett-Stashower in Cleveland.
Libby Perszyk Kathman hired designer Allison Rupp, catering coordinator Christine Hau and acct. coordinator Allyson Watson.
Kiva Allgood joined Digital Navigation in Cleveland as an interactive architect.
Tom Posta was promoted to account supervisor at Bader Rutter & Associates in
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