Golin/Harris Cross Media promoted Scott Hobbs to lead Web designer and Michele Deptula to associate project manager.
Nykamp Consulting Group in Downers Grove promoted Deborah Lowman to chief operating officer.
Randy Gaynes joined LEC Ltd. in Chicago as creative director.
Edelman Public Relations hired Marta Laughlin as senior vice president and group head in its global Employee Engagement practice. She will be based in the firm's Chicago office.
Rodi Platcow Malin Advertising, Chicago, promoted Julie Blum and Jason Howe each to account executive.
Lori Headley was promoted to account executive at Juhl Marketing Communications in Mishawaka.
Bob Clark joined Floyd and Stanich, Indianapolis, as vice president.
Eisbrenner Public Relations promoted Keena Toth to account executive in Troy.
Out There Advertising, Duluth, hired Kathryn Pomroy as a copywriter.
Bolin Marketing and Advertising, Minneapolis, named Jenna Tietje business development manager and Anita Roth account manager.
Martin/Williams promoted Lance Thornswood to vice president of the [i] Group in Minneapolis.
Gabriel Diericks Razidlo, Minneapolis, hired Maryanne O'Brien, Peter Winnecke, Kathleen Clarke and Corinne Anderson.
abDillon Advertising in Minneapolis promoted Lisa Hacker to account supervisor and Jay Kelly to account executive. The agency hired Jorge Sosa as a senior new media designer, Coert Wigbels as an art director and Mollie McCollum as an assistant account executive.
Copywriter Shanky Das and art director Dalbir Singh joined Russell & Herder in Brainerd.
New at Barkley Evergreen & Partners, Kansas City, are group planning director jj Peterson, director of account planning Kirk Garrett, broadcast buyer Rebecca Poloniak, vice president/account supervisor Clarke Smith, account coordinator Gerald Hawthorne, business manager Patty Jones, account executive Heather Stephany and account supervisor Heather Winkler.
Veritas Advertising named Steve Swartz and Gerry Clemons associate creative directors in St. Louis.
Waldbillig & Besteman in Madison hired Kelly Hargraves and Jon E. Heilmann each as art director.
Michelle Wood was promoted to senior associate at Morgan& Myers in Jefferson. Michelle Bartelt and Kim Koepke have been named associates. Judy Rupnow joined as a senior associate. Stephen Weinstein was named a counselor.
Lindsay, Stone & Briggs promoted Curt Hanke to account supervisor. Colleen Holt was hired as an account supervisor and Jennifer Evenson as account coordinator.