Dolph Kawalec and Burwood McFarland joined BBDO Chicago as an art director and computer support specialist, respectively.
Keith Watson joined D.C. Bowers & Associates in Rockford as a creative director.
Ruppman Marketing Technologies in Peoria promoted Michael Earley to chief operating officer and hired Ted Lueken as CFO.
Brian Quinn joined Donald L. Arends in Oak Brook as a copywriter. Danielle Larson joined the agency as a junior account executive.
Erica Meyer joined Beyond DDB as a direct marketing ccreative director.
Elected vice president at Leo Burnett in Chicago were: Jeff Hassman, Rachel Kligerman, Dan Larocca and Chris Rossiter.
New At Sullivan Higdon & Sink in Wichita are: account executive Ken Vanduff, media assistant Brooke Moriarty, and administrative assistant Carie Brahan.
Promoted at Doe-Anderson Advertising and Public Relations were: Jim White, to vice president, account planning; Heniretta Pepper, to vice president, account supervisor; and Skip Lorimer, to vice president, account supervisor.
Nicole Schwartz was promoted to media planner at D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles/Detroit.
New at Ross Roy Communications Inc. in Bloomfield Hills are: vice president Steven Holman; vice president, creative director Rose Lee Duff; vice president, service line manager Shel Green; senior vice president, group account director Keith Ulrich; vice president, and senior manager of employment and staffing Nancy Gerhardt. Elected senior vice president at the agency were: Marlene Fischer, Kent Robert Woodman, and George T. Abdullah. Douglas Renton, Paul Gustafson and Timothy Busche were elected vice president.
Nina Slattery joined WBK Marketing and Design's office in Minneapolis as an account supervisor.
New at Sable Advertising Systems in Minneapolis are: account supervisor and business development director Dennis Williams; administrative assistant Tiffeny Sable; and director in charge of first impressions Anna Roepke.
New at Periscope Marketing Communications are: group manager for interactive projets Dan Stambaugh; new business coordinator Shari Fisher, project manager Alison Grinde-Westendorf; accounting assistant Carol Lein, media coordinator Tracy Lynn Simmons, lead scanning technician Ron Masson, interactive graphic designer James Christianson and receptionist Allison Swanson.
Barbara Hagen was appointed president of DMW Worldwide's St. Louis office.
New at Rodgers Townsend in St. Louis are: Stacy Dambacher, Carla Schaeffer and Michelle Butler.
Amy Weindel joined Swanson Russell Associates in Omaha as a writer/producer.
Michele Pane joined Lovgren Advertising in Omaha as a senior account executive.
Ligget-Stashower Interactive in Cleveland hired: John Naccarato as vice president general manager, Annmarie Asik as an account executive, and Gregory Wing as an art director.
Backley & Gingrich Advertising in Cleveland promoted B.J. Hicks to associate creative director and hired Mark Alexander as a media planner/buyer.
Hitchcock Fleming & Associates in Akron promoted Greg Bukosky to copy supervisor and added Cheryl Fink as a junior copywriter.
Malone Advertising in Akron hired Christie Bell as an art director, Nicole Mussulin as a copywriter, and Brendan Firem as a graphic artist.
Wolf Group in Cleveland promoted Renƒe Trivett to vice president of print production.
Kelly Bird joined Watt, Roop Advertising in Cleveland as an account executive.
In a reorganization, Elisco Advertising in Pittsburgh promoted John Elisco to operations manager; Rob Reuter to group account manager of the consumer financial services and business-to-business group; and John Kachaylo, to group manager of the healthcare group.
New at Lindsay, Stone & Briggs Advertising in Madison are: account executives Ellen Lawrence and Curt Hanke, and account coordinator Jennifer Mundt.
Jill Blazek joined Blue Horse in Milwaukee as an account supervisor.
Chris Schudy joined Directions in Neenah as a graphic artist.