Ammirati Puris Lintas in Chicago added Jennifer Garr as director of business development and Steven Gregg as vice president, management supervisor.
Vivian Strand was appointed vice president, creative director at Ketchum Direct Advertising in Chicago.
Management director Alison Schulte joined J. Walter Thompson, Chicago.
New at Keck Garrett Advertising in Chicago are art directors Wes Drake and Gary Stevenson, designers Mike Nylen and Samm Stroh Intravartolo, digital artist Geoff Shupe and account coordinator Brandi Siler.
Ken Yocum joined Doyle Lefebvre & Associates, Peoria, as account supervisor.
Leo Burnett in Chicago named Chris Lindbald, Nancylyn Davis and Kathy Lalley senior vice presidents. Carol Achterhof, Mary Juravic, Joe Lunn, Pat Goggin, Carol Fletcher, Mary Hagan, Kerry Marr, Carol Balluff and Kathy Van Lieshout were made vice presidents.
Arian, Lowe & Travis, Chicago, added art director Amanda Berger and copywriter Dan Miranda.
Writer Brian Gentrup joined Montgomery Zukerman Davis in Indianapolis.
Diana Vanell was promoted to vice president, account services at Evansville's Keller Crescent Co. Kim C. Myers joined as vice president, public relations.
Shaunelle Sutter joined Zimmerman, Laurent and Richardson in Des Moines as senior account executive.
Creswell, Munsell, Fultz & Zirbel in Cedar Rapids added Tracy Janssen as direct marketing program coordinator; Heidi Todd as a media planner; Jerold Gross as an account administrator; and John Donovan as a senior copywriter.
Carrie Jorgensen was promoted to counselor at Morgan & Myers, Waterloo.
David Esbrook joined Associated Advertising Agency in Wichita as senior vice president for marketing and account group supervisor.
Paul Renusch joined Doner in Southfield as executive producer.
J. Walter Thompson in Detroit promoted Joe Dimeglio and Brian New to management supervisor, Chris Mazey to account supervisor and Joe Warren to media director.
BBDO in Southfield promoted Harold Kobakof to executive vice president, Tito Lai to account executive, Kim Akey to senior negotiator, Debbie Pettys to junior negotiator and Jim Zinzer to vice president, associate creative director. Hugh Broder was named senior vice president.
Jon Lowell joined Eisbrenner Public Relations in Troy as senior counsel.
FCB Worldwide in Southfield promoted Scott Anderson to account supervisor. New at the agency are account executive Andrea Kozek and senior account executive Michelle Morlan.
New at Olson and Co. in Minneapolis are account managers Joshua Ehren and Brad White; designer Kristin Garcia; copywriter Derek Bitter; director of integrated marketing Bob Huff; director of business development Pat Haggerty; and creative director Jamie Schatz.
Risdall Linnihan in New Brighton added creative director Len Mitsch, webmasters Matt Desmond and Matt Willbanks, copywriter Kim Opitz, and interactive art director Mike Ibach.
Parachute Design in Minneapolis named Sue Elias production manager.
Cevette and Co. named Matt Loskota new business director in Minneapolis. Dave Pereda joined as a designer. Kelly Deeney is a new account coordinator.
Tom Kelly was promoted to senior vice president/creative director at Martin/Williams Advertising, Minneapolis.
Production manager Kristi Wenthold and traffic manager Karl Olson joined M&H in Minneapolis. The agency promoted copywriter Cobey Rouse and account executive Gretchen West.
Janelle Nevins was named vice chairwoman at St. Louis-based Summit Marketing Group.
Adamson in St. Louis hired copywriter Amy Mertens and promoted Jeff Wulfert to art director, Stacy Jarvis to account supervisor and Elizabeth Holum to account coordinator.
John Russell joined Kahler & Co. in Omaha as senior vice president.
Cincinnati-based WonderGroup named Lisa J. Scheuerle art/design director. Betsy Key joined as senior account executive. Lauren Carter joins as assistant account executive.
Backley & Gingrich Advertising, Cincinnati, hired Tom Bier as a copywriter, Karen Davis as print production manager and Dana Fosco as a media buyer/planner.
PPS, Cincinnati, promoted Rob Smith to manager, editorial department, and Phil Sies to manager of the multimedia division. New at the agency are project manager Craig Tyree, editor Preston Price and graphic designer Ames Hunting.
Sive/Young & Rubicam in Cincinnati promoted Andy Conroy to associate creative director.
Libby Perszyk Kathman in Cincinnati promoted Rick Painter to senior designer. New at the agency are associate account executive Melinda Rumschlag and account executive Camille Popplewell.
Northlich Stolley LaWarre in Cincinnati promoted Laura Spitzer and Chad Buecker both to account manager.
Malone Advertising in Akron added art director Bill Marconi, copywriter Lisa Ferranti and graphic designer Dan Schmidt.
Badertscher Communications, Marion, hired account manager Joe Bolger.
Michael J. Kopacz was appointed chief executive officer of Howard Co. in Brookfield.
Darin Schumacher was appointed account executive at Media Management in Green Bay.
Nick O'Malley joined The McFarland Group in Elm Grove as a copywriter and account manager.
Bellwether Communications in Racine added public relations account supervisor Mike Isaacson and assistant account executives Heather Pecham and Matt Sternig.