DraftWorldwide in Chicago hired Michael Buczkowski as a senior vice president, group account director and Jennifer Bergmann as director of human resources. The agency also promoted Christina DeChaud to vice president, manager of worldwide market-ing/resource services. Named senior vice president, agency directors of the shop were: Sandy Moltz, Larry White, Ellen Miller, Tina Manikas and Nancy Leibig.
Frankel in Chicago promoted Chris Shoemaker to senior vice president, director of human resources; Cheryl Kmetz to vice president, facilities and services; and Jim Gard to vice president, production director.
Ellen Fenwick and Molly Stewart were named vice presidents of Leo Burnett USA in Chicago. Fennwick is a senior planner on the Heinz, Toys R Us and Crayola accounts. Stewart oversees career management for the planning department.
New at DraftWorldwide in Chicago are: senior vice president, group account director Ed Husayko; senior vice president, account director Keli Bennett and senior vice president, creative director Laura Bensman.
Wayne Dunlap joined Williams-Labadie in Chicago as vice president, management supervisor overseeing the shop's Eli Lilly and Pharmavite accounts. Also, Jim Grossmann was promoted to vice president, management supervisor, overseeing the Fujisawa Healthcare and Mallinckrodt accounts.
Christina Chin joined August Associates in Wheaton as an account director.
New in Laughlin/Constable's Chicago office are creative director Judi Larkin and production assistant Bridget McHugh
Steven Lemaster joined Montgomery Zuckerman Davis in Indianapolis as a copywriter. Jill Steenstrup joined the shop as a creative traffic manager, and Carrie Rode joined as a marketing coordinator.
Greg Phillips joined Young & Laramore in Indianapolis as vice president/business development.
CMF&Z in Cedar Rapids hired client accounting specialist Denise Lehrman and product developer Zain Shah. Heather Rast was promoted to senior manager of client services at the agency.
Kristi Chambers joined Zimmerman, Laurent & Richardson as an account supervisor. She will work on the Des Moines agency's Beam Industries, Lincoln Savings Bank and Whink Products accounts. Jodi Chapman-Henke joined the shop as a public relations account manager.
James Beardon was promoted to senior art director at Flynn/Wright in Des Moines.
Sari Schrepferman joined Greteman Group in Wichita as an account manager.
New to Caudill and Associates in Covington are account executive James Wahl and assistant account executive Steven Kirschner.
New at Periscope in Minneapolis are copywriter Eugene Fuller and art director Quan Hoan. The team previously worked together at GMO/Hill Holiday in Boston.
Design shop GeigerBevolo in Minneapolis hired Ilrid Seen as client services manager. She will manage the shop's client relationships, oversee production planning and handle new business initiatives.
Gary Most and Marvin Johnson joined Adamson in St. Louis as a senior account executive and a senior copywriter, respectively.
New at Barkley Evergreen & Partners in Kansas City are: account manager Josh Baze, data management supervisor Patricia Burgess, senior copywriter Amy Cecil, media traffic coordinator Sally Depew, broadcast buyer Jana Grisham, assistant broadcast buyer Jennifer Harrod, senior art director Robin Knight, account manager Michelle Moore, designer Kerry Meier, print auditor Jenny Palin, senior network administrator Larry Penrod, account supervisor Thomas Prather III, designer Peggy Reilly, staff accountant Katie Robertson, data management coordinators Carmen Robinson and Kim Ross, business manager Becky Roth, assistant to the COO Mary Stewart, vice president, account supervisor Pucka Tomasic and senior copywriter Tom Wirt.
Becky Hix joined Badertscher Communications in Marion as an aministrative assistant. She will be responsible for proofreading and editing.
The Lauerer Markin Group in Maumee hired media relations specialist Michael Siebenaler, Web development specialist Jamie Boucher and promoted Betty Reed to print production manager.
Zook Advertising in Columbus hired Glen Polen as creative services manager and Jeff Vanik as art director.
Hitchcock Fleming & Associates promoted: Sandi Fellmeth to director of production services; Chuck Repede to senior art director; Jeff Staples to senior computer graphics specialist; Tony Fanizzi to copywriter and Fran Cossin to accounting supervisor.
Mark Woolsey was promoted to vice president, director of account services at Bridge Integrated Communications. He will play a key role in the Columbus shop's account planning and new business efforts.
Arras Group hired director of new business development Steve Galbincea and media planner and buyer JoAnna Rubino. The Columbus shop promoted Terry Pacifico to creative director for the home group, Jennifer Buchwalter to account executive and Jennifer Grimes to art director.
Libby Perszyk Kathman hired quality assurance coordinator Sarah Strouse, production director Jeffrey Work and account coordinator Shaman D'Souza.
Hitchcock Fleming and Associates in Akron promoted Monique Lona to account manager, Matt Spiegel to assistant account manager and Jeannette Costello to account assistant.
New at SBC Advertising in Columbus are: account supervisor Bill Bodley, account coordinator Mike Uhren and senior Web art director Dan Weatherby.
Northlich in Cincinnati hired senior vice president and chief financial officer Kathy Selker, vice president of human resources Michael Gilligan and recruiter Carla Barbre. The agency also promoted Marie Buday to finance director, Leslie Meaux-Druley to associate creative director and Anne Peckskam to art director. And the agency hired management supervisor Mark Bryzinski, project director Susan Wall and group associate Jamila Watson.
Mike Fening joined Bridge Integrated Communications as a senior copywriter. He will work on the Columbus agency's Procter & Gamble account. Promoted at the agency were: Tim Fening to vice president, creative director; Nancy Winé to vice president, account supervisor; Elaine Discepoli to senior account supervisor; Doug Michelson to account supervisor, and Patty Russo to account supervisor.
Nancy Pessler joined Lipson Alport Glass in Cincinnati as an account manager, responsible for retail clients and new business.
Marcus Thomas Associates in Cleveland promoted Jennifer Hirt-Marchand to research director. The agency also hired research associates Susanne Wahl and Beth Kaiser.
Frequency Marketing, Cincinnati, named Thomas Fredrick chief financial officer.
Empower MediaMarketing, Cincinnati, promoted Stacy Ward to account supervisor and Jaynee Keuffer-Behrens to accounting manager.
Marilyn Kail was promoted to vice president, director of public relations at MARC USA/Pittsburgh, while Michelle Sinciline was promoted to management supervisor on the agency's True Value account. Additionally, the shop hired: Alyson Hanes, Kristy Hudson, James Kennedy and Lynette Roberts each as assistant media buyer; assistant designer Don Regan; production artist David Burke; print production supervisor Ed Meyers; assistant account executive Jean Cacali; junior art director Dena Mosti; production artist Dawn Zamorski; associate media director Evan Brown; copywriter Trish O'Dell; and assistant media planner Keith Hackenberger.
New in Laughlin/Constable's Milwaukee office are: public relations account executive Lisa Mleczko, interactive account supervisor Steven Bruss, application developer Bryan Nelson, print production manager Lisa Kurtz and research assistant Courtney Damman.
Patrick Geoghegan was promoted to vice president, director of public relations at Stephan & Brady in Madison.
Emily Eliason joined Meyer & Wallis, Milwaukee, as an account coordinator. She will work on the agency's St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital Sys- tem accounts.
Ann Stawski was promoted to account supervisor at Bader Rutter Associates. Additionally, Jennifer Checker was promoted to assistant media buyer and Jacci Buehl was promoted to senior media planner at the Milwaukee shop.
Susan Gustin joined Bensman Advertising in Madison as an account executive.
Jacobson Rost in Sheboygan promoted Andy Dykstra to director of client services. He is currently developing strong inter- and intradepartmental working relationships with the agency and its clients.
Eileen Crosby joined Bader Rutter & Associates in Brookfield as an account executive.
Yvonne Schmidt joined DuFour Advertising in Sheboygan as an accounting assistant.
Joan Cotter Pike joined Zizzo Group Advertising in Milwaukee as public relations director.
Jennifer Samerdyke was promoted to senior art director at Stephan & Brade in Madison.