Heather Hehman was elected a vice president of DDB Chicago. Karim Bartoletti was promoted to senior producer.
Foote, Cone & Belding in Chicago named Mark Gilley and Claudia Montgomery vice presidents. Anne Richardson and Culleen Becker were named account executives.
Rhea & Kaiser Marketing Communications in Naperville promoted Diane Martin to management supervisor. Rebecca Sedlacek was promoted to junior media planner/buyer, consumer media. Tracy Drohan joined the agency as a media planner. Brian Rund was promoted to vice president, management supervisor.
New at Rodi Platcow Malin Advertising in Chicago are art director Todd Torborg, media market manager Brett Jesso and assistant account executive Christine Hage.
Andrew Clark joined Cramer-Krasselt’s public relations practice as vice president, director of sports and event marketing. Kate Roberts and Mike MacKenzie joined the Chicago agency as account executives in public relations.
Allyson Rogers is a new media buyer/planner at Grant/Jacoby in Chicago. Erik Jensen joined the agency as an account executive.
Medical advertising agency Abelson-Taylor in Chicago promoted Mike Palencia to media director; Jeanie Koch and Karen O’Sullivan to account executive; Wendy Cohen, Kerri O’Hern and Kirsten Schubert to assistant account executive; Kaelin Dezelan to account coordinator; Christin Hannon to senior media planner; Jody Van Swearingen to senior art director; and Heidi Greenhagen to account services coordinator. The agency also hired Laura Billings and Pat Pappageorge as account supervisors, and Angela Bauerle and Steve Severson as art production operators. Other additions to the firm include Marissa Ori as clinical research associate; Darcy Hultgren and Holly Sumera as traffic coordinators; and Abby Johns as an administrative assistant.
Jonathan Sackett was hired as management supervisor, interactive marketing, at Townsend Agency in Rosemont.
Williams-Labadie Advertising in Itasca promoted Denise McKenzie to group account supervisor and hired Deborah Roney as senior copywriter.
Kurt Pugh joined Bj Thompson Associates as the Mishawaka agency’s director of client services.
Jodi Holt was promoted to senior account executive at Montgomery Zukerman Davis in Indianapolis.
Creswell, Munsell, Fultz & Zirbel in Des Moines promoted Christine York to account manager.
Andrea McCool joined Zimmerman, Laurent & Richardson in Des Moines as an account coordinator.
Kragie/Newell hired Tom Ferin as print production manager; Alan Armstrong as management supervisor; Alissa Bewyer and Clint Powell as prospect managers; Bill Frame as media director; Philip Gould as media supervisor; and Ann Appleseth as public relations account executive. The Des Moines firm also promoted Todd Versteeg to public relations coordinator; Amy Harrison to assistant account executive; Brennan Buckley to senior account executive; and John O’Banon to multimedia director.
BBDO Detroit promoted Andrea Sawaya to lead broadcast traffic coordinator and hired Tommie Cook as broadcast traffic coordinator.
Publicom, East Lansing, hired Nancy Hale Brown as a media relations specialist, Jeffery Brown as director of business development and Christian D. Wetzel as art director.
Amy Belyea, Arthur Lionas and Birgit Keil have each been promoted to vice president at Campbell-Ewald in Warren.
Keith Loell joined D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles in Detroit as a senior art director.
New senior partners at J. Walter Thompson in Detroit are Ute Brantsch, Rob Donnell, Arthur Edward Powell and Patricia Raveschot. Newly appointed partners are Katherine Abboud, Tom Belanger, Tom Deskovitz, Brad Hensen, Greg Jakes, Steve Novak, Tim O’Neill, Tom Robertson, Sue Schucker, Phyllis Shook and Skip Starr.
Biggs/Gilmore Communications in Kalamazoo added traffic manager Mary Ely and project manager Jenni Gordon. Jason Logan, Rod MacQuarrie and Brenda Kerr joined the agency’s interactive communications department.
Padilla Speer Beardsley in Minneapolis promoted Jennifer Harlander to senior account executive, media relations.
Bryan Michurski joined Clarity Coverdale Fury in Minneapolis as an art director.
New at Gabriel Diericks Razidlo in Minneapolis are account supervisors Tracy Zach and Linda Bendt, account executive Jennifer Kuhn and media planner Janis Martin.
Rapp Collins Communications in Minneapolis hired Tom Doyle as vice president, relationship marketing group, Richard Ambrookian as account director and Donna Menzies as a senior account supervisor. Barbara Janson was promoted to account director.
New at MMG Worldwide in Kansas City are junior art director Kiley Brey, media coordinator Shelly Nadler, junior production assistant Debra Phillips and media account executives Laura Zurga and Tammy Erickson.
NKH&W in Kansas City promoted Jeremy Povenmire to senior account executive, Lori Fetterling to art buyer and Dalora Franklin to public relations coordinator. New at the shop are buyer Shannon North, assistant media buyer Tricia Elliott and assistant media planner Elaine Kochanowicz.
Kuhn & Wittenborn, Kansas City, promoted Bryan Herrman to management supervisor, Randy Robinson to associate creative director and Tracy Smith to assistant account executive.
Amy Meyers joined Glen Eagle Marketing as an account assistant. Brad Pencil joined the Cincinnati agency as an associate art director. Melanie Kessler was hired as an account executive.
Melissa Fienga Raines was promoted to account supervisor at Liggett-Stashower Direct, Cleveland. New are assistant account executive Lisa Giannetti and account coordinator Michelle Spryshak.
Mitchell & Co., Toledo, added Terry Donahue and Al Navarre as vice presidents.
Lauerer Markin Group promoted Michael Driehorst to media relations manager. Matthew Orgovan was hired as media relations specialist. Jill Barry was named a new project manager.
Bill Brokaw Advertising in Cleveland named Erin Kiefer an assistant account executive.
Cheri D. Gmiter was appointed president of the Pittsburgh Advertising Club.
Tara Staley joined Celtic Advertising in Brookfield as assistant account executive.
Nelson & Schmidt, Milwaukee, added Suzanne Porter as a production artist.
Cramer-Krasselt, Milwaukee, named senior art director Mark Kuehn a vice president of the agency.
Phil Backe and Ken Butts were each promoted to senior vice president at Hoffman York in Milwaukee. Deb Budde, Nancy Kingsley, Mike Oelhafen and Carol Rockow were promoted to vice president. Deb St. John was hired as director of account planning.
New at Stephan & Brady in Milwaukee are account executives Craig Nolden and Ashley Graham and copywriter Peggy Maher.
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