Kimberly L. Barrett joined Kelly, Scott and Madison in Chicago as a media planner.
Paige Dorman joined Cramer-Krasselt in Chicago as an account executive.
Quincy Gourguechon joined Kurtzman Slavin Communications in Northfield as an art director/graphic designer.
Dragonette in Chicago added account executives Tareta Lewis and Abigail Karp.
Laurie Blackburn and Denise Dotlich joined Montgomery Zukerman Davis in Indianapolis as account service associates. Julie Supal is a new media assistant. Art director Ning-Chiao Hsu Franklin and copywriter Megan Moore joined the creative department. Julie Dausel became an account manager, and Maria Miller was promoted to public relations manager.
Rachel E. Forbes joined Ten Adams in Evansville as an account manager.
Jill Maher joined Flynn/Wright, Des Moines, as an account coordinator. Erin Didio was promoted to media buyer. Joel Byford joined as an account executive.
Creswell, Munsell, Fultz & Zirbel promoted Connie Collins to senior art director in the Cedar Rapids office. Jodi Boll and Michele Peterson joined the agency as account administrators.
Pres Huston, chairman of Associated Advertising Agency in Wichita, was named National Business Advisory Board Member of the Year by Students in Free Enterprise.
J.D. Thomas Co. in Grand Rapids added senior art director Roger Hunsberger.
Kathi Presutti was promoted to vice president, executive creative director at Meridian Advertising's Troy office. Jeffery M. Parko is now director of operations.
Jill Kalia was named vice president, administration at Southfield's Yaffe & Co.
PentaCom in Southfield hired David Lind as broadcast traffic coordinator.
David Rodriguez joined Ross Roy Communications in Bloomfield Hills as executive vice president/director of account services.
Colle & McVoy in Minneapolis has added 17 employees. New in the public relations department are assistant account executives Kjersten Johnson and Aimee Aust; senior account executives Eric Davis and Jason Schumann; and writer Tracy Bauman. On the advertising side: consumer loyalty marketing manager Joe Peterson; account executive Nikki White; and assistant account executives Robin Dahl, Allison Khoury and Nicole Jeglum. In the interactive department: project
coordinator Laura Pettit; program manager Anne Steinfeldt; and computer systems coordinator Bill Nienaber. Also new are copywriters Kevin Matheny and Jeff Hartz, direct marketing traffic manager Trish Grove and project coordinator Beth Lawton.
Phil Hermanson joined NKH&W in Kansas City as vice president and director of public relations services.
Production assistant/coordinator Rebecca Taylor joined Kochan & Co. in St. Louis.
Barkley Evergreen & Partners in Kansas City added Chris Brulatour, senior vice president/team leader, and Andy Strick, senior account manager.
Maring, Kanefield & Weissman selected Karen Dilley as traffic manager. Jeff Kirtley joined the St. Louis firm's account service team.
Business manager Patty Katzer and account coordinator Tonya Lewis joined Sullivan Higdon & Sink, Kansas City.
Bernstein-Rein in Kansas City hired Mark Matousek as account supervisor; Stann Tate as account executive; Angela Chan as assistant media buyer; Philip LaMonica as art director; Jamie Stumpf as operations assistant; Mark Olinger as senior account executive in the public relations department; and Ellen Faath as research analyst.
Nicole Nemecek joined Swanson Russell Associates in Omaha. Greg Parish was promoted to associate production manager at SRA's Lincoln office.
Libby Perszyk Kathman in Cincinnati promoted Laura Bofinger to associate account executive. Michelle Rafie was hired as a designer and Gordon Holbrook as a production assistant.
Ellingsen + Brady in Milwaukee hired Heather Janssen as an account executive.
Dave Paschke joined Cramer-Krasselt in Milwaukee as associate media director.