Karen Gruber joined Grant/Jacoby in Chicago as management director.
Keith Gerard joined Walther Latham in Oak Brook as director of technology.
Fred Nichols was promoted to vice president, director of client services, at Ross Advertising in Peoria.
Husband and wife Warren and Catherine Guthrie were elected executive vice presidents at Leo Burnett in Chicago. Gregory Sillich was elected executive vice president at the agency.
Olivia Scott joined Davidson Marketing in Chicago as an entertainment marketing specialist. Bonnie Bell joined the agency as premium/sweepstakes director.
Jennifer Telek and Scott Remy were elected vice presidents at DDB Needham Chicago.
Wendy Foughty joined Cramer-Krasselt in Chicago as an account supervisor.
Bender, Browning, Dolby & Sanderson Advertising in Chicago promoted Ryane Doty to account executive.
New at Frankel Direct in Chicago are account director John Tomkiw, account supervisor Sara Gill and account executive Doreen Levy.
Margaret Davidson, Jon Doi and Mike Soper of Montgomery Zuckerman Davis in Indianapolis were elected members of the agency's limited partnership.
Lisa Wiesjahn joined Keller Crescent in Evansville as public relations account manager.
Hirons & Co. in Bloomington hired Nancy Goddard as quality control director and Patrick Martin as vice president of strategic planning.
New at Meyocks & Priebe Advertising in West Des Moines are Shannon Latham in public relations and Charlene Nelson, a database analyst.
Diane Ruder joined Callahan Creek in Topeka as director of direct marketing.
Carol Bale, Carol Roy and Jane Tamraz were all promoted to vice president at Biggs/Gilmore in Kalamazoo.
New at Peterson Milla Hooks in Minneapolis are traffic manager Carrie Reay, business development manager Mark Hulsey and art director Kemper Johnson.
Becky McManus was promoted to vice president, director of strategic services, at Hedstrom/Blessing in Minneapolis. Mike Goebel was promoted to creative director.
New at Periscope Marketing Communications in Minneapolis are new business coordinator Shari Fisher, project manager Alison Grinde-Westendorf, accounting assistant Carol Lein, media coordinator Tracy Lynn Simmons, receptionist Allison Swanson, lead scanning technician Ron Masson and interactive graphic designer James Christianson.
Bernstein-Rein Advertising in Kansas City promoted Tom Clare and Rebecca Means to media buying supervisor and Trevin Haines to account executive. New at the agency are billing coordinator Evelyn Gamon, assistant media planner Stephanie Purvis and database administrator Victoria Becker.
Brandi Montague was promoted to account executive at Sam Meers & Associates in Kansas City.
Bill Brokaw Advertising in Cleveland hired art director Laurie Lapinskas, print production manager Mary Beth Orlandi, public relations senior account executive Eran Weber and account coordinator Kendra Riffe.
New at WBK Marketing & Design in Cincinnati are Lori Beasley, an assistant account executive, and Dawn Dean, who will work in the agency's production and design department. In addition, Jennifer Day was promoted to assistant account executive on Proctor & Gamble.
Kevin Lavelle was promoted to controller for the Wolf Group in Cleveland. Brian Keir joined the agency as a senior vice president, management supervisor.
Penny/Ohlman/Neiman in Dayton hired copywriter Mary Brogan and account managers Kathy Vogler and Kelly Goenner.
Kris Knieriem was promoted to associate creative director and Stephanie Bane to research analyst at Marc Advertising in Pittsburgh.
Laughlin/Constable Public Relations in Milwaukee promoted Cheryl Herbert and Kristina Hoffman to account supervisor; Katie Moakley, Rebecca Schramm and Jenifer Shillinglaw to account executive; and Tami Strigenz to assistant account executive.
Gina DeCaire joined Circle Midwest in Milwaukee as business manager.
Arun Rajan joined Cramer-Krasselt in Milwaukee as an account executive.