Promoted to vice president at Frankel & Co. in Chicago were Lisa Aznaran, Robert Balick, Jim Lucas, Holly Shulman and Donna Tracy.
Jim Decker was promoted to management supervisor at Euro RSCG Tatham in Chicago.
Stephan & Brady in Chicago hired Michael Gurwin as creative director.
Carolyn Bergen and Debby DiPrizio were both promoted to creative director and Paige Pawlack to account supervisor at DDB Needham Chicago.
Laura Caraccioli, Wally Hayward and Judy Yeh were elected vice presidents at Leo Burnett in Chicago. Brenda Russell Williams and Ned Crowley were elected senior vice presidents.
Nancy Leibig was promoted to senior vice president, media director, at DraftWorldwide in Chicago.
Rhea & Kaiser Marketing Communications in Naperville promoted Sarah Stukas to broadcast supervisor.
Aaron Brost joined Cramer-Krasselt in Chicago as an account executive for public relations.
New at The Majestic Group in Indianapolis are art director Dan Davis and project manager Amy Brown.
Joining Meyocks & Priebe Advertising's Purple Box Response subsidiary in Waukee are customer service representative Dennis Fairman and project coordinator Debra Purcell. Lee Jesse joined the agency's West Des Moines office as a member of the digital solutions team.
New at Kragie/Newell in Des Moines are associate creative director Dan Fish, assistant prospect manager Jodi Schenker, account coordinator Joa Oberle and art director Jim Russell. Also, the agency promoted Sarah Herold to director of administration and operations and Mike Ferrari to account supervisor.
Bryan Cooper was promoted to executive vice president at J. Walter Thompson in Detroit.
Tricia Wilson joined J.R. Thompson Co. in Farmington Hills as a client service administrator.
Steve Salhaney joined Eisbrenner Public Relations in Troy as a graphic designer.
New at BBDO Detroit are senior planner Karen Lenhart and planner Juli Easton.
Pentamark in Southfield hired Paul Hallas as a communication specialist.
New at Bozell Worldwide in Southfield are senior writer Tom Topolewski, senior producer Jack Nelson and talent manager Phyllis Johns. Vicky Hardy was promoted to account supervisor at the agency.
New at The Cullinan Group in Minneapolis are Gary Scott, vice president/director of account management and strategic planning; Mary Beth Gibbons, an account executive; and Terry Sabean, direct marketing manager.
New at Bozell Kamstra in Minneapolis are production artist Kathleen Murphy and account executive Marcie Boes.
Bolin Marketing & Advertising in Minneapolis hired Tara Henderson as an account executive, Alysa Wilbur and Jennifer Effertz as traffic managers, Kari Gohman as a new business coordinator and Elizabeth ElDorado as an account executive.
Joining Bernstein-Rein in Kansas City are senior programmer analyst Matt VanderBroek, senior account coordinator Vicki Huck, billing coordinator Kristin Sapenaro, assistant media buyer Lori Moon, administrative assistant Debra Shalton and operations assistants Kelly Wilfong and Derek Borth. Jim Porterfield was named general manager of the agency's Serendipity and Verite Entertainment division.
Backley & Gingrich Advertising in Cincinnati promoted B.J. Hicks to associate creative director and hired Mark Alexander as a media planner/buyer.
Libby Perszyk Kathman in Cincinnati promoted Kim Nelson to associate account executive. The agency also hired Sue McLaughlin and Geoff Thomas as associate account executives.
Andrea Zimmerman joined Wolf Group in Cleveland as an account executive.
Lynda Pohl joined Deskey Associates in Cincinnati as vice president of business development. Ali Brod was promoted to vice president of account services at the agency.
Laughlin/Constable in Milwaukee promoted David Allen and Jean Schmich both to account supervisor in the agency's interactive department; Lisa Kojis to senior media planner; Laura Gazzana to assistant media planner; and Priscilla Pappas to associate research director.
Kaitlyn Bean joined Meyocks & Priebe in Madison as a coordinator on the agency's account service team.
Dan Schmidt joined Cramer-Krasselt in Milwaukee as vice president of direct marketing.