on the move


Jim Moore joined the Chicago office of Media Staffing Network as a senior resource manager.

Dave Braun was promoted to executive vice president, general manager of BrannBlau’s Chicago office. He will oversee day-to-day operations of all of the agency’s departments.

Associate media director Annie Geoghegan and management representative Laurel Maddox were each elected vice president of DDB Chicago.

New at Frankel Brand Environments are: vice president, group design director Barb Fabing and designer Meredith Belafsky. FBE is a Chicago-based team of experts who create brand building marketing communications in the retail environment.

Demi & Cooper in Elgin hired production manager Kristen Janasiak, art director Alyssa Griesch, account coordinator Teresa Dodd and finance manager Cathy Trumbower.


New at Young & Laramore in Indianapolis are: art director Matt Ganser, art director/graphic designer Jason Lester and associate writer Colin Dullaghan.

Amy McClellan joined Juhl Marketing Communications in Mishawaka as a copywriter/editor.

At Villing & Company in Mishawaka, Carolyn Topolski was named pre-press manager and Chuck bergman was hired as traffic manager and print buyer.


Linda Anderson, an account manager, Chad Lynch, an assistant creative director, and Curtis Fisher, an accounts payable manager, were made shareholders at Jones Seel Huyett Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations in Topeka


New at Smith-Winchester in Southfield are: art director Reid Trumble, graphics services manager Robert Bourbina, production artist Jennifer Davis and account manager Carlo Bautista.


New at Risdall Linnihan Advertising in New Brighton are: senior webmaster and director of web development Rick Johnson, copywriter and associate creative director Jeff Valentine, virtual chief technology officer Stuart Burden, account supervisor Jared Roy, producer Ben Edwards, webmaster Erick Roen, junior webmaster Lindsay Goepel, webmaster Eric Nordgard, webmaster Hiromi Matsumoto, webmaster David Krueger, webmaster Robert Williams, webmaster Whitney Nelson and administrative assistant Molly Risdall.


New at Valentine Radford in Kansas City are: account manager Mike Murray, application architect Charles Rezac, senior creative site architect Rita Biermann, copywriter Patrick McSparin, public relations account supervisor Rich Fedigan, new business coordinator Darci Schlabach, creative director Patrick Kronin, public relations senior account manager Sara Buck and account manager Heather MacKenzie. Promoted at the agency were: Tavis Crump, to account manager; Dan Curtis, to vice president, director of business development; Mendy Parker, to senior pr account manager; Stephanie Taylor-Rymer, to account supervisor; Carrie Sabourin, to assistant account manager; Kim Makings, to public relations account coordinator; Tisha Frias, to controller, and Tom Stofac, to creative director.

Simmons Durham in St. Louis hired account supervisor Michelle McMahan, broadcast/print production business manager Mary Jarnagin, senior writer Lori Jones, senior account manager Tori Heyer and production manager Jan Keifer.

Barkley Evergreen & Partners’ public relations department in Kansas City promoted: Jenné Beecher, to director of professional development; Susan Shank to senior account executive, and Kelli Williams, to senior account executive.

New at NKH&W in Kansas City are: senior copywriter Kate Clark, traffic coordinator Jeff Flowers, copywriter Tina Neidlein, account supervisor Bob Rios and art director Jennifer Tanous. Also, Jeremy Povenmire and Melissa Valdez were promoted to account supervisor and senior media buyer, respectively.


New at Libby Perszyk Kathman in Cincinnati are associate account executive Michelle Haley and account coordinator Lauren Imrich.

Laird Shadle joined Bridge Integrated Communications, Columbus, as production manager.

At Freedman, Gibson & White in Cincinnati, Monica Zimmer was promoted to senior account manager, eight months after joining the shop as an account manager.


Lindsay, Stone &Briggs in Madison hired media director Bill Harmon, account supervisor Dawn Roemer and account executive Chris Reinders.

Emily Bourne joined Directions Incorporated as a copywriter. She will work in the Neenah agency’s packaging design, advertising and marketing communications groups. Diane Paff joined the agency’s packaging design group as a senior graphics artist.

Blue Horse in Milwaukee promoted Tod Kinunen to controller. He will oversee all operations in connection with the agency’s financial matters.

New at Ovation Marketing in La Crosse are: art director Susan Schuyler, Web programmer Christopher Haas, senior account manager Julie Plath, production artist Carey Miller and administrative assistant Barbara Wera.