April Tomasko joined Kelly, Scott and Madison in Chicago as a senior media planner. The agency also promoted Debbie Cano to senior negotiator.
Marla Miller joined Robinson & Maites as vp of agency operations. She will serve as “quality steward” for the Chicago shop.
Ross Advertising promoted Jeremy Pruit and Brad Pascual both to senior art director. New to the Peoria agency are production manager Judy Quinlan and traffic manager Rose Carter.
Jay Pauer joined August Associates in Wheaton as an account director. He will be responsible for the agency’s Atlas and Greenlee Textron DSV accounts, among others.
Kristie Bills joined Montgomery Zuckerman Davis in Indianapolis as an account supervisor. She will be working on the shop’s Papa John’s, FinishMaster and Cole Brothers accounts.
Robin Barnes joined Keller Crescent in Evansville as an account executive. She will be responsible for the agency’s Hardee’s accounts in central Illinois and eastern Iowa.
Caudill and Associates in Covington hired graphic arts director Jeanette M. Milosevich and graphic designer Michael Williams.
J.R. Thompson Co. promoted John Hopkins to director of information technology. He will oversee the Farmington Hills company’s information technology initiatives and develop new technology-based offerings.
New at Peterson Milla Hooks in Minneapolis are account supervisor Stacy Kjelland, print producer Sheila Murphy, traffic manager Pooh Keoraj and production artist Joe Kondrak.
Keith Bayer joined Veritas in St. Louis as a senior copywriter.
Kelly Hahn, Scott Stevener and Jennifer Westhoff were each promoted to senior team member at The Vandiver Group in St. Louis. Heather Newton joined the agency as a senior team member.
Kupper Parker Communications in St. Louis hired public relations vice president Punnie Rhodes Donohue and PR account executives David O’Brien, Emily Ross, Edward Bryant, Gina Butikofer, Jennifer Florian and Peggy Schimweg.
David K. Burnap added four new employees to its electronic marketing division. New to the Dayton shop are programmers Mark Sandlin and Jason Dalie, multimedia designer Christopher Terrell and Web project coordinator Daile Boulis.
Backley & Gingrich Advertising in Cincinnati promoted Mary Ellen Starling to vice president, media services.
Bridge Integrated Communications in Cincinnati promoted Shelley Barney, Paul Chen, Sheri Lutz, Mike Noschang and Jason Ruebel each to account supervisor.
New at Lawrence & Schiller in Sioux Falls are director of photography Ed Dally, TeleServices information systems programmer Kelly Miller, TeleServices account coordinator Jeni Thomas, interactive production artist Danny Patterson, interactive programmer Eric Cross, media buyer Jennifer Behrens and media coordinator Sara Radel.
Constance Venezia joined Blue Horse in Milwaukee as office manager.
Joseph Rogge joined EPIC of Wisconsin as an art director. He will oversee the West Bend agency’s print production and marketplace image, and help expand the shop’s multimedia capabilities.
Timothy Brooks and Mark Rieger joined the creative department of DuFour Advertising in Sheboygan.
Bellwether Communications president and CEO Al Hanson has retired. Michael P. Sucharda will assume those titles and run the Racine agency. Additionally, Ruth Webster was named vp of creative services at the shop.
Karen Walsh and Lyn Deuster joined Zizzo Group Advertising in Milwaukee as director of healthcare communications and broadcast healthcare specialist, respectively.
New at Hoffman York in Milwaukee are director of interactive services Kurt Leverson, media associate Leslie West and Web site designer Micah Eberman.
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