Eric Mack joined Kurtzman Slavin as an account coordinator. Prior to joining the Northfield shop, Mack worked as a production manager at Chicago film company Umbrella Entertainment.
Healthcare advertising agency Topin & Associates in Chicago hired Terry Gladman as vice president of business development. Gladman was most recently with Corbett Health Connect in Chicago.
Jill Baskin was elected a senior vice president at Leo Burnett in Chicago. Baskin is an account director on the agency’s Heinz account.
New at Brigandi & Associates in Chicago are: viaLink account manager Todd Cameron, art director Amy Bernal and assistant account executive Jennifer Perucca.
Alix Salyers was promoted to senior vice president and director of the media strategies and solutions group in the CrossMedia division at Golin/Harris International in Chicago.
Marketing Support hired Jessica Stone as an account supervisor. She will work on the In-Sink-Erator and Aristokraft accounts.
Manifesto Advertising in Rockford hired Christine Zigmont as an account manager and creative strategist.
Daniel Ostenso was named vice president of BDDS Interactive in Chicago. The division of BDDS Communications has developed and currently maintains Web sites for Schlage Locks and Country Companies.
Robinson & Maites promoted Nicole Bressanelli to senior account executive and David Cenko to art director. The agency also hired: senior account executive Ryan Jarol, senior account executive Amy Adams, traffic manager Bartolmiej Gampe, human resources assistant Danielle Durcharme and assistant account executive Meredith Belloli.
New at DraftWorldwide in Chicago are: vice president, account director Alan Gajewski and vice president, broadcast director Janina Wimune. The agency also promoted: Lynne Bartos, to executive vice president, director of strategic planning and research; Greg Chadwell, to executive vice president, managing director; Thyra DeCicco, to vice president, account director; John Kierig, to vice president, associate creative director; Nancy Leibig, to executive vice president, media group director; Ilene Lubell, to vice president, account director; Doug McIntosh, to senior vice president, group account director; John Minnec, to executive vice president, new business; Michelle Morgan, to vice president, production designer; Julian Morris, to vice president, director of information services; Pam Morris, to vice president, account director; Lisa Pendleton, to vice president, analytical services; Leslie Rabin, to vice president, group director, strategic planning and research; Steven Saura, to vice president, account director, and Denise Scholl, to vice president director of administrative services.
Lucy Grisham joined Keller Crescent Co. in Evansville as a computer graphic artist. Scott Ward was promoted to account executive/technical services.
Matt Small joined Montgomery Zuckerman Davis in Indianapolis as an account executive. He will primarily work on the agency’s Papa John’s Pizza account.
New at The Sunflower Group in Overland Park are: senior vice president of sales Steven Sickinger, executive vice president of in-store Bobby Dodd and director of creative and marketing services Karen Segal.
Marie Kruegel joined Parachute Design as a brand development supervisor. Parachute is a division of Clarity Coverdale Fury in Minneapolis.
Jim Melzer was promoted to creative director at Morgan & Myers in Minneapolis. Mike Minford was promoted to the newly created position of senior counselor, brand development and Edward Mack joined as an art director.
Promoted at Valentine Radford in Kansas City were: Tom Carr, to associate creative director; Tavis Crump, to assistant account manager; Jennifer Buckner, to strategy supervisor; Illinois Blasdel, to management supervisor; Geoff Pickering, to associate media director; Bill Ost, to executive creative director, and Trisha Bean, to assistant account manager. New to the agency are: recruiting manager Karen Larson, account executive Jill Miller, system administrator Mark Rechfertig, account coordinator Melissa Meyer, assistant broadcast buyer Daniel Davis, account supervisor Julie Bess Miller, Web programmer Daniel Thompson, senior interactive designer Travis Williams, software administrator Nicholas Eighmy, senior database administrator Amy Lilley, senior content integrator Steven Bolin, senior interactive copywriter Tonia Wright, and administrative assistant Dawn Stombaugh.
Suzanne Brodeur joined Kupper Parker Communications, St. Louis, as an account supervisor. New to the shop’s public relations division are: account supervisor Marcy Reed and account executive Nicholle Hansel-Middleman.
New at Barkley Evergreen & Partners in Kansas City are: account coordinator Allisyn Bower, account coordinator Amanda Kelly, senior broadcast producer Bruce Montgomery, media planner Candace Perkins, and public relations account executives Kartherine Stokes and Lindsey Trosper.
New at VML in Kansas City are: creative director Dennis Pruitt, creative supervisor Stuart Wallace, media director John McGuigan, director of alliance marketing Sean Hogan, and director of project management Keith Blay.
Callis & Associates, Sedelia, promoted Jim Shoemaker to vice president/general manager.
Atkinson Marketing promoted: Mike Malloy to creative director; Stephanie Forester to account coordinator; Ann Steitz to senior graphic designer and Steve Simmons to associate art director.
New at CoActive Marketing Group in Columbus are: senior designer Amanda McMonigle, quality control specialist Kathy O’Hara, interactive designer Mara Cakan, senior designer Christina Wald, software engineer Narayana Reddy Yeluru, account manager Matt White, software engineer Nabanita Chatterjee, creative director Jerry Wiese and production manager Carolyn Buschbacher.
John Damschroder was promoted to vice president of public relations for Cincinnati-based HSR Marketing Communications.
Badertscher Communications hired Erin McGraw as an account coordinator. McGraw will assist in all facets of account service for the Marion agency.
New at Libby Perszyk Kathman in Cincinnati are: account executive Tammy Cahill, design director Nathan Hendricks and administrative assistant Susannah Denlinger.
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