Abelson-Taylor, a Chicago medical advertising shop, promoted 16 employees and hired 10 more. Dave Parker’s move to account executive was the highest senior-level advance. The promotions and hires traveled across all disciplines.
Schafer Condon Carter, Chicago, promoted Amanda Olson to graphic designer; she will manage new-business promotions. Previously, Olson was a junior art director at Cain & Co. in Rockford.
MARC USA/Chicago hired Emily Stone as a media assistant. Previously, Stone handled media buying for BBDO South, Atlanta. The agency also hired Amanda McHugh as new-business coordinator. McHugh worked in account management at Foote, Cone & Belding in Chicago. Heather Wanless was promoted to management supervisor.
Keck Garrett Associates, Chicago, hired Doris Walczyk as the shop’s new director of brand development. Previously, Walczyk worked for DDB in New York and Miami as business development director for Latin America.
Pearson McMahon Fletcher England, Indianapolis, hired Angela Claiborne as department coordinator. Previously, Claiborne was accounts receivable clerk at Brulin Corp.
Bill Brewer joined Zimmerman, Laurent & Richardson, Des Moines, as senior vice president and director of public relations. Prior to Zimmerman, Brewer was a senior vice president, account supervisor at CMF&Z in Des Moines.
Risdall Linnihan Advertising, New Brighton, hired Heather O’Dea as account executive and Timothy Dillon as vice president, account supervisor.
BBDO Minneapolis has promoted Amy Sheil to associate media director, Sara Khalfa to assistant media planner and Anna Rechtzigel to print production assistant. The agency also hired Tara Mulholland as broadcast production coordinator and Kim Day as a traffic supervisor.
Campbell Mithun, Minneapolis, ap pointed the following vice presidents: Rich Rizzardi, account supervisor; Carmen Thiede, human re sources manager; and Lori Yeager, ac count planner.
Paradowski Graphic Design in St. Louis, hired Amanda Miller as a graphic designer. , Miller was a former graphic designer, editor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
Kuhn & Wittenborn Advertising, Kan sas City, promoted the following: Bill McDevitt, senior art director; Laura Johannes, account supervisor; Sarah Wright, account supervisor; Lori West, account executive; and Chris Rottman, Allison Pierce and Michelle Anderson, assistant account executives. The agency also hired Katie Newman as public-relations coordinator and Step hanie McNeil as account coordinator.
Callis & Associates, Sedalia, hired Tim Quirarte as an account services strategist. Previously, Quirarte was a reporter and photographer for The Sedalia Democrat.
Barkley Evergreen & Partners, Kansas City, hired Rebecca Stauffer as an account executive.
Swanson Russell Associates, Lincoln, promoted Terry Holt to account manager from associate account manager. The shop also hired Jennifer Morand as an account coordinator. Prior to SRA, Morand was a trainer for Unipac, a financial-services company in Aurora, Colo.
Malone Advertising, Akron, made the following promotions: Kathy Kluchurosky, director of production services, from senior print production manager; Lisa Looman, account executive, from assistant account executive; Amie Becker, media director, from associate media director; and Jennifer Vitas, media planner, buyer, from media coordinator.
Libby Perszyk Kathman, an independent design consultancy in Cincinnati, promoted Beth Malone to senior design director and Susanne Schneider to associate account executive. The company also hired Deb Paris Evans as quality assurance coordinator.
Rick Braun was promoted to director of production services at Arras Group, Cleveland. Braun will continue to lead the production team and work to expand Arras’ print knowledge.
Blue Diesel, an interactive marketing firm in Columbus, promoted the following: Diane Crawford and Jeff Stauffer to senior account managers; Tracy Greaves to senior software developer; Blake Jines-Storey to project engineer; Patrick Richard to senior interactive designer; and Bridget Weizer to senior account coordinator.
Orion Kiesch joined Malcolm Marketing Communications, Madison, as assistant Internet developer. Previously, Kiesch worked in Hawaii as a graphic designer.
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