Elected a vice president at DDB Needham Chicago was Donna Urbanowicz, an associate integrated communications director. T. Grant Hill was elected an executive vice president at the agency.
Chris Gallagher was promoted to account executive at Michael Meyers and Associates, Chicago.
Greg Buck joined Wunderman Cato Johnson, Chicago, as account supervisor.
Promoted at CPM in Chicago were Mary Suehr, to field account executive; Colleen Condon, to media buyer; Ann Kipina, to account manager; and Paula Kordasz, to marketing services manager.
New at BBDO in Chicago are Sheila Hayden, senior producer; Heather Foy, media buyer; and Erin Spooner, account executive. Promoted at the agency were Vincent Geraghty, to producer, and Rachel Drexler, to account executive.
New at Young & Rubicam, Chicago, are Phyllis Stellato, media supervisor, and Blake Ebel, art director.
Liz Goebel joined Cramer-Krasselt, Chicago, as an associate media director.
Eric Ranes was named an account coordinator, and Michele Logan an account executive, at MRA, Overland Park.
New at Halbleib/Beggs are Bobbie S. Cornett, accounting coordinator, and Paul S. Henkel, copywriter.
New vice presidents at Ross Roy Communications, Bloomfield Hills, are Jennifer Keegan, account supervisor; and Jeffrey Lewis, creative director.
New group senior vice president, management supervisors at BBDO, Southfield are David Rodriguez and Michele White.
Erik Peterson was promoted to vice president at Momentum IMC, the promotional division of McCann-Erickson Detroit.
New at McCann-Erickson, Troy, are Kellie Garrett, account budget coordinator; Michele Sputa, broadcast traffic coordinator; Nancy Parker, media coordinator; Chris Rogers, art director; Katie Matuszak, media coordinator; and Christine Balcam, account executive.
Named partners at J. Walter Thompson, Detroit, are Kathleen Hart, Lisa LoGrasso, Robert Hillier, Larry Lidwell, Joseph DiMeglio, Matt Meli and Jennifer Smith Jogodnik.
Jeri L. Yatros was promoted to media buyer at Yaffe & Co., Southfield.
Danny Fellin was promoted to senior vice president, planning director, at W.B. Doner & Company, Southfield.
Michael Miller joined Young & Rubicam, Detroit, as senior vice president and director of graphic services. Promoted at the agency were Antje Newby, to senior account executive; William Butler, to media planner; Reba Pruitt to assistant media planner; Kim Akey to media buyer; Allison Baum to assistant media buyer; and Amy Mathieson to purchase service assistant.
Joining Periscope Marketing Communications, Minneapolis, were Linda Elwell and Mark Warne, account supervisors; and Toni Puccio, an account executive.
Kory Johnson joined The Team, Springfield, as an art director.
At Adamson Advertising, St. Louis, Carolyn Eck was hired as a copywriter, and Richard Meyer was promoted to associate creative director.
Wesley A.Morgan joined D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, St. Louis, as an account supervisor.
Jody Freshwater was named manager of the interactive unit at Liggett-Stashower, Cleveland.
Ben Arment joined David K. Burnap, Dayton, as a copywriter.
Joining Mark Freeman Associates, Cleveland, were Darren Popovich, art director, and Michael Linard, copywriter.
Kathy Gabrosek was promoted to traffic manager at Meldrum & Fewsmith in Cleveland.
New at Gerbig, Snell/Weisheimer & Associates, Columbus, are Kimberly Bodine, account executive; Keith Flint, medical copywriter; editors Kathryn Szynal and Jami Brunk; and Erin Leslie, a graphic artist.
Peter Capper joined Cramer-Krasselt, Milwaukee, as an account executive.
Aaron Schultz joined Advertising, Boelter & Lincoln, Madison, as an account coordinator.
Shawn Hansen joined Jacobson Rost, Sheboygan, as an assistant account executive.
On the move: Midwest