Doug Porter was elected an executive vice president at Leo Burnett, Chicago.
Omnia Marketing & Design Communications appointed Julie Mazurek a graphic designer. Lorraine Seeberg joined the Rockford firm's interactive services department as a project manager. Terri L. Strange is the new business development manager.
Marc M. Rose joined the Chicago office of Golin/Harris International as a senior vice president in its corporate communications practice.
Lindsay Poll joined Flynn/Wright, Des Moines, as an accounting assistant. Mindy Gomez joined as an account coordinator.
PentaCom, the national media planning and buying agency for DaimlerChrysler, hired assistant planner Lisa Urbanich and traffic coordinator Lori Kaplan.
Mark Bellissimo was named executive vice president at Campbell-Ewald. Patricia Morrison Malone, Joel Benay, Elizabeth Puleo-Tague, Brian Green, James R. Powell and Allen Pugh were appointed senior vice presidents at the Warren agency. Katherine
Carlson, Laura Buckingham, Keith Kemmer, Kathy Monear, Cathleen Armstrong, Daniel Lindecker and Jennifer Thomas-Vanadia were named vice presidents.
The Berline Group, Bloomfield Hills, hired copywriter M.L. Langford and assistant account executive John Lamarche.
McCann-Erickson in Troy named John Altomare associate creative director for Buick regional activity; Melissa Avendt account executive for regional and national Buick retail activity; Kari Boomer a media processor. Jaymee Buckley, Jill Victoria Harper and Katie Frye traffic coordinators; Susan Cunningham account executive for Buick's southeast region; Carolyn Dang senior accounting coordinator; Nancy Fisher senior broadcast business affairs manager; Stephen Marin a junior art director; Trista Pogue broadcast traffic coordinator; and Jon Wesala telecom analyst/support specialist.
Jason Russell joined D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, St. Louis, as an assistant media director for the agency's Enterprise Rent-A-Car assignment. Lynn Farthing rejoined the agency as a senior art director.
Gina Giesler joined Creatives On Call, Clayton, as director of account services.
Valentine Radford in Kansas City hired the following new employees: copywriters Aaron Weidner and Chris Corley; senior copywriter Robert Holmes; art buyer Stacy Boyle; account executive Spencer Marquardt; marketing analyst Craig Leming; account coordinator Tavis Crump; print traffic coordinator Jim Demaree; programmer Mark Chester; production manager Lucretia Dewey; and assistant account executive Bethany Luther.
SBC Advertising has hired nine new staffers and promoted seven others in its Columbus office. New to SBC are Rochelle Durban, account executive; Zack Bingham and David Jacobs, both account executives in the public relations division; John Catania, senior art director; Lisa Miller and Lance Dooley, both art directors; Andy Knight, copywriter; John Pagliaro, art director in the specialized marketing division; and Cyndi Detty, senior account executive in the specialized marketing division. The agency promoted Becki Weissinger to senior traffic manager; Todd Chaney to director of interactive design; Heather Spiegel to interactive art director; Robin Allen to director of creative services; David Ronk to senior media planner; Joy Leemaster to senior account executive; and Ian Brown to senior art director in the specialized marketing division.
The Wolf Group hired Linda Bremkamp as vice president, director of national media planning and interactive media planning. Cynthia Adamek joined the Cleveland shop as vice president of its directory marketing division.
Paula Adkins was named an account executive at Stephan & Brady in Madison.