Bob Zimmerman joined B2BWorks in Chicago as chief technology officer. The agency is a full-service, online business-to-business advertising shop. In addition, the agency named Andrew Martin its marketing communications director and Stacey Reineking director of public relations.
Gretchen Engimann joined DiMeo & Co. in Chicago as an art director. She joins the shop from Grayscale.
New at Magnani Continuum Marketing in Chicago are: vice president of interactive media Steve Duesbury, art director Nicole Stack and account executives Sara Schweitzer and Claudine Lucier.
Robert Brandt & Associates in Burr Ridge named Andy Taylor vice president and general manager and Tim Terchek vice president, creative director.
Susan Fultz joined GCI Dragonnette as group vice president. She will manage the development and execution of marketing communications programs for the Chicago shop's healthcare clients.
Terry Gladman joined Topin & Associates, Chicago, as vice president of business development.
Rick Fobes was promoted to senior vice president at DDB Chicago. Mary Hanley was also elected senior vice president at the agency. Hanley is a group media director at DDB Chicago.
Lance Holt joined BBDO Chicago as a senior account executive. He will supervise the Wrigley account.
New at Abelson-Taylor in Chicago are: interactive project manager Kristen McGirk, senior account manager Jennifer Sigler, IT Technician Jamie Arroyo, proofreader Irene O'Connor, Web specialist Chris Belford, account executive Neha Goswami and copywriter Jennifer Taylor.
Promoted at the agency were: Eric Pernod, to art director; Angie Bauerle, to art production supervisor; Matt LaCasse, to print production supervisor; Liz Harris, to design manager; Marva Bartley and Isabel Wellman, each to senior account executive; Terry Murray and Jeanine Koch, each to account supervisor; Donna Kishbaugh, to senior copywriter; Darcy Hultgren, to assistant account executive; and Jeff Baffico, to account coordinator.
Ken Reich joined CS&A Advertising in Bloomington as vice president, industrial marketing. He will focus on the power systems industry.
Rodi Platcow Malin Advertising in Chicago promoted Wendy Broderson and Sara Russell each to senior account executive. In addition, James Charbauski joined the agency as an account executive.
E. Dean Daigler joined Ebel Dunnell Merick in Chicago as senior vice president, director of new business.
Larry White joined DraftWorldwide in Chicago as senior vice president, executive creative director.
Alyssa Knobel joined Buster Creative as business development manager. She will focus on new business and brand development for the Lake Bluff agency.
Natalia Derevyanna and Kristi Mendez joined August Associates in Wheaton as public relations account executives.
Christy Newland joined KFS & Associates as associate creative director. Shawn Collins joined the Evansville shop as an e-media specialist, responsible for developing and implementing e-media-based marketing, communications and education solutions.
New at Keller Crescent in Evansville are: account manager Tirsta Neisen and assistant account managers Joshua Hafer and Amy Preske. Brian Fennerman was promoted to vice president, account supervisor at the shop.
New at CMF&Z in Cedar Rapids are programmers Yong Lu and Derek Doan.
Joe Harrington and Kent Hathaway transferred from Martin/Williams' advertising division to its iGroup interactive division. Harrington will serve as vice president and group account director, while Hathaway will be management supervisor at the Minneapolis shop.
New at Haworth Marketing & Media in Minneapolis are: media planning manager Jennifer Masilotti, media planner Emily Dalton, assistant media planner Andrew Seward, junior broadcast buyer Kimberly Hewitt and broadcast assistants Renee Leaf and Tracy Prozinski. Promoted at the agency were: Shannan Gorum and Sheila Janey, each to broadcast buyer; Rebecca Kortbein, to media planner; and John Tuchtenhagen, to interactive media planner/buyer.
Padilla Speer Beardsley in Minneapolis promoted Shawn Brumbaugh and Courtney Knowles each to account supervisor.
Andy Jacobson and Krista Forsberg joined the public relations division of Minneapolis shop Kerker Marketing Communications.
New at Tripp Advertising in Minneapolis are: account supervisor Frank Walker, account executive David Chaffin and administrative assistant Angela Skibicki. Also, Patti Pulsifer was promoted to account manager at the shop.
Creative Communications Consultants in Minneapolis promoted Laura Dockery to senior advertising account manager and Mary Jones to public relations account manager.
New at NKH&W in Kansas City are: account executive Becky Blair, corporate controller Linda Crawford, account coordinator Carrie Culbertson, IT specialist Andy Dondzila, facilities coordinator Louis Eason, account executive Greg Geckles, media buyer Jamie Langseth, account supervisor Molly Maxwell, broadcast buyer Leslie Moshier, media planner/buyer Rachel Rubin, media supervisor Nicole Schuett and public relations management supervisor Rick Purnell.
New at Barkley Evergreen & Partners in Kansas City are: business manager Tonya Reneé Bolanos, designer Eric S. Jones, senior vice president/media planning director John Lenzini and vice president/research director Alan McClure.
Adamson in St. Louis hired Angelina Bearadino as a product manager for its corporate communications division. Monika Brekalo was promoted to account coordinator in the shop's sales promotion division.
Promoted at Bailey Lauerman in Lincoln were: Samir Muslic, to director of interactive services; Lance Koenig and Tim Geisert, each to account supervisor, and Bettina Baker and Sharon Milbourn, each to senior account coordinator. Kristin Stelzer joined the agency as a public relations account manager.
Envoy promoted Chris Doyle to vice president of creative services. Doyle has been the lead copywriter on several of the Omaha agency's accounts.
Art director Todd Eby and writer/producer Rhonda Wallinga joined Swanson Russell Associates in Omaha.
Barry Cummins joined Empower MediaMarketing as vice president for the Cincinnati agency's Compass Internet group.
John Pattison was promoted to creative director at HSR Business to Business in Cincinnati.
New at Liggett-Stashower in Cleveland are: graphic artist Meredith Lanning, business manager Caterina Gibson and program manager Michelle Quade.
Dan Smith joined Gerbig, Snell/-Weisheimer & Associates as vice president/account director. Smith will be responsible for various pharmaceutical accounts at the Columbus agency.
Ryan Pluta joined Hitchcock Fleming and Associates as an assistant account manager. He will be part of the Akron agency's retail team for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Beth Ling joined Edward Howard & Co. as an account executive. She will work out of the firm's Dayton office.
New at Lord, Sullivan & Yoder in Columbus are: copywriter Dan McDonald, public relations account executive Marty Hatfield, public relations account executive Tony Castillo, account associate John Disher and project coordinator Gayle Flint.
Northlich promoted Chris Baker to creative director of design and Bob Guard creative director of Brandstorm, the Cincinnati shop's new product and development group.
Debbie Korcykoski was promoted to vice president, local media director at Empower MediaMarketing in Cincinnati. She will oversee the shop's media buying in markets around the country.
Jaff Maggs was named senior vice president, general manager at MARC USA in Pittsburgh. He will be responsible for leading, managing and developing the agency's client-focused team structure.
Promoted in Laughlin/Constable's public relations department were: Kristina Hoffman and Anna Zeck, each to vice president; Annette Kordus, to senior account executive; and Sara Gruszynski, to assistant account executive. New to the Milwaukee shop are: senior account executive Kriste Recknagel, designer Brandon Tushkowski and assistant ac-count executive Kelly O'Laughlin.
DMC Advertising & Direct Marketing in Pewaukee promoted Judson Luke to director of client services and Clay Altman to creative director.
Gary Herdegen joined Waukesha shop McCulloch Design Group as an account executive.
Lorrie Fenstra was promoted to senior vice president, media director at Stephan & Brady in Madison.
Gabriel Quesada joined Directions Inc. in Neenah as an assistant art director.
Jeanette Meuhlbauer joined Celtic Advertising in Brookfield as production manager. She comes to the shop from Bader, Ruder & Associates.
Bryan Judkins was promoted to copywriter and Heidi Kiehl was promoted to public relations account executive at Lindsay, Stone & Briggs in Madison.