Ann Tarpey was elected a vice president at DDB Needham Chicago, where she is an associate media director. Leslie Harkins was promoted to account supervisor at the agency.
Laurie C. Jackson joined Rapp Collins Worldwide in Chicago as vice president, business development.
James Gasper was elected executive vice president, creative director, at Michael Meyers & Associates, Chicago. John Vacca was promoted to account manager at the agency.
Andrea Marcaccio was promoted to senior account executive at Bozell Worldwide in Southfield. New at the agency are account supervisor Michelle Meahan, senior art director Mark Cooke and senior copywriter Bryan Hutson.
Brian Miller joined Wunderman Cato Johnson in Detroit as a copywriter.
New at Young & Rubicam in Detroit are account executive Tom Donoghue, purchase service assistant Gina Vecchiarelli and senior buyer Christine Gallagher.
Brogan & Partners, Detroit, hired account manager Pam McCarthy.
New at Carmichael Lynch in Minneapolis are account managers Stephanie "Stevie" Hasley and Ellen Lawrence and account representatives Karen Mechtel, Heather Morstad and Kristen Roessler. Stacey Soine was promoted to account manager.
David Richards joined Olson + Co. in Minneapolis as a creative supervisor.
Barkley Evergreen & Partners in Kansas City promoted Ashley Miskell to broadcast buyer; Mikki Muir to media planner; and Elaina Khoury to account supervisor.
Gordon Robertson was promoted to vice president, creative director, at D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, St. Louis.
New at Adamson Advertising in St. Louis are media buyer Lisa Henerey and account executive Amy Jo Reichert.
Andrea Fisher was promoted to account executive at Meldrum & Fewsmith Communications, Cleveland.
Chuck Withrow was put in charge of new business development at Wyse Advertising in Cleveland, where he is a co-creative director.
Elisabeth Drennan was promoted to account coordinator at Sive/Young & Rubicam, Cincinnati.
Matt McMullen joined Mark Freeman Associates, Cleveland, as a copywriter.
Brian Spencer was promoted to media planner and buyer at Hitchcock Fleming and Associates, Akron.
Emily Palush joined Marcus Advertising, Cleveland.
Named vice presidents and management supervisors at Liggett-Stashower in Cleveland were Marilyn Chase and Katherine Ross.
Milissa Shrake was promoted to art director at Hitchcock Fleming and Associates, Akron.
New at Lindsay, Stone & Briggs, Madison, are associate creative director Mike Kriefski and copywriter Andy Wallman.
Kevin Gardner was named director of print production at Cramer-Krasselt in Milwaukee. Linda Sweitzer joined the agency as an account executive.
Connie Iracki joined Henke & Associates, Cedarburg, as a marketing services director.
Eric Cook joined Sprecher Bertalot & Company, Milwaukee, as an art director.
At Jacobson Rost in Sheboygan, Jerry Flemma was promoted to president and chief operating officer, and Paula Zenk was named executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Jennifer Mundt joined Stephan & Brady, Madison, as a traffic manager.
New at Ovation Marketing in LaCrosse are Laurie Buckelew-Cacace, copywriter and creative director; and Mary Kay Wolf, account executive and marketing specialist.
Anne Wilder was promoted to assistant account executive at Stephan & Brady, Madison.
Rebecca Romano was named media and marketing specialist at Market Street Communications, Milwaukee. Vicki Kunz joined the agency as an account executive.
Kent Orfan joined Waldbillig & Besteman, Madison, as an account executive.