Key Creative, Production Hires at Group One

CHICAGO Group One, a brand marketing agency, has added two key personnel to its creative and production divisions.

Dave Schad was hired as creative director at the Minneapolis shop. Schad said in a statement that he plans to help the agency “continue to grow and nurture a creative culture.”

Schad spent the last two years at Carmichael Lynch in Minneapolis, where he worked for clients such as Harley-Davidson MotorClothes and Apparel, Northwest Airlines and BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota. He also has had stints at Colle + McVoy, Initio and Bozell Kamstra.

Group One also hired Tamara Carlson as director of production services. Carlson had been doing contract work for Target and General Mills. Prior to that she was at Bozell Kamstra handling the global production of Fujitsu, along with domestic accounts.

Group One’s client roster includes American Express, Levi Strauss & Company and H&R Block Financial Advisors.