Linda Campbell was elected a senior vice president at DDB Needham Chicago. Trent Buterbaugh was elected a vice president at the agency, while Karen Wiseman and Leila Zovanyi were promoted to media supervisors.
Ann Brown was promoted to director of administration at J. Walter Thompson in Chicago.
Kelly Weber joined Bender, Browning, Dolby & Sanderson in Chicago as an assistant account executive.
Nykamp Consulting Group in Lombard added Ellyn Schmitz and Mark Smith as consultants.
Leo Burnett in Chicago named Nancy Abraham, Brad Karsh and Debbie Wang vice presidents.
Lisa Schader joined Grant/Jacoby in Chicago as an account supervisor. Laura Stanley Thomas joined the shop as an associate creative director.
New at Davidson Marketing are creative directors Ken Bostrom and Tony Tomassini; account supervisor Kelly Arquette; senior copywriters Scott Dorman and Barry Vucsko; copywriter Steve DeLorez; and assistant account executive Michelle Lavin.
Abelson-Taylor in Chicago promoted Annie Sugar-Barton to associate creative director/art; Rob Kienle to associate creative director/copy; Elizabeth DeLion to media planner; Jennifer Gnospelius to account supervisor; Isabel Wellman to account executive; Laura Bartmess to senior account executive; and Pat Bradford and Heidi Greenhagen to account coordinator. Joining the agency were Larry Smith, as an account supervisor; Michelle Gwinn, as manager of clinical information; Kristin Schubert, as account service coordinator; and Kaelin Dezelan, as traffic coordinator.
Dome-Newmark-Wolf Communications in Chicago promoted Kathryn Homburger and Victoria Ricks to senior account executive and hired Teresa Alagna as an account executive.
Young & Laramore in Indianapolis hired David Nehamkin as a senior writer on the Steak n’ Shake, First Indiana Bank, Goodwill Industries and Tandem accounts.
Communico in Indianapolis hired Megan Moore as a copywriter.
Kris Shorter joined Total Response in Indianapolis as an account coordinator.
Erika Estridge has joined Marketing Unlimited in Indianapolis as an account executive. IOWA
Zimmerman, Laurent & Richardson in Des Moines hired Tracie Charvat as a graphic designer and production assistant. The agency also brought Don Gardi on board as a graphic designer.
Tom Stofac joined Callahan Creek in Topeka as a team creative director.
Doe-Anderson in Louisville hired Joe Grossberg as an assistant account manager and Brian Porter as a graphic artist.
Franco Public Relations Group in Detroit promoted Nancy Hochman Patel to account manager, health care communications specialist.
Joining PentaCom in Southfield were broadcast traffic coordinator Amy Braga and secretary Lori Makulski.
Bruce Butzier joined The Berline Group in Bloomfield Hills as a vice president, account supervisor.
Wunderman Cato Johnson in Detroit hired Jeremy Barnes as a programmer; Theresa Furtaw as a project coordinator; and Kevin Norman as a traffic coordinator. The agency also promoted Amy Van Pouker to art director and Karlos Haynes to assistant account executive.
Promoted at Young & Rubicam’s Detroit office were Jim Stano and Jim MacBeth, to senior vice president; Julie Cole, to operations supervisor; Bret Barhoover, to assistant account executive; Carolyn Ward, to account supervisor; Kate French, to senior account executive; Jean Jedynak, to creative director; Al Shippey, to senior copywriter; Ben Konstantin, to art director; Tricia Hoover, to broadcast producer; Mike Olk, to broadcast editor; Heather Hackett, to broadcast talent assistant; Jason Robertson, to assistant broadcast editor; Mike Awdish, to assistant planner; and Kevin Hodge, to senior print producer. In addition, the agency promoted Karen Dimatties, Jodi Kibiloski, Wendy VanderWeele and Jennifer Puma to account coordinator positions, and Kristin Hartwigsen was hired as broadcast staff coordinator.
Campbell Mithun Esty in Minneapolis promoted Shawne Murphy-Johnson to senior vice president/management supervisor.
Hedstrom/Blesing in Minneapolis promoted Julie Pearl to vice president of account services. Joining the agency were Scott Dierks, as manager of information and graphic technologies, and Melissa Gravenish, as an administrative assistant.
Michelle Oelke joined Foley Sackett in Minneapolis as an account executive.
Bozell Kamstra in Minneapolis hired Jeffrey Rabkin as a copywriter.
Bernstein-Rein in Kansas City promoted Mark Tribble and Ginny Burke to account executive; Kelley Holland to assistant account executive; Dana Buchholz to studio manager; Carmen Corder to traffic supervisor; and John Davis to proofreader.
New at Barkley Evergreen & Partners in Kansas City are Jason Parks, Kristen Kitchens and Keri Russell, account coordinators; Stephen Page, media auditor; Jason Calloway, assistant broadcast producer; and Shearon Nowak and Melissa Peters, account managers.
Callis & Associates in Sedalia promoted Jim Shoemaker to the new position of vice president of client services and Lisa Church to the new position of vice president of creative services.
Christina Piccirillo joined Kahler & Co. in Omaha as an account executive.
Regina Lithen was promoted to senior vice president/partner at Media That Works in Cincinnati.
Jaime Jahnigen joined Gavin Kemper Advertising in Cincinnati with the title of media/multi-task interfaceologist. Betsy Wernert joined as a design director.
Lynn Epstein joined Gray Baumgarten Layport in Pittsburgh as an associate creative director.
Amy Lehman joined Becker LePoidevin in Delafield as a copywriter.
Wendy Stroh joined Meyer & Wallis in Milwaukee as an account coordinator.
Bader Rutter & Associates in Milwaukee hired account executives Dan Danford and Beth Hermann and writer Carrie Baker.
Andrea Barber joined Bensman Advertising as an assistant account executive.
Sarah La Voi joined Orion Advertising & Marketing in Madison as a marketing assistant.
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