Denise Thompson joined Marketing Support in Chicago as an account manager.
K&R/Marc Advertising hired senior media buyer Jennifer Higgins.
Art Pierson joined Omnia Marketing in Rockford as creative director.
Also in Rockford, Trekk Design hired Laura Bawinkel as copywriter/concept developer.
Juhl Marketing Communications in Mishawaka promoted Heather Gradowski to associate creative director, Sandra Hoefer to account supervisor and Corinne Ripple to associate art director.
Dulcie Chance joined Associated Advertising Agency in Wichita as accounting manager.
Neil E. Doran was named director of research at the Detroit office of J. Walter Thompson.
Kristen McGill was hired by Brogan & Partners, Detroit, as account manager on several healthcare and high-tech accounts. Kelly Major joins the agency as marketing director and a partner.
New at The Berline Group, Bloomfield Hills, are account supervisor Robert Flammond and assistant account executive Diane Vasilko.
John W. Sykes joined InterOne in Troy (previously Ross Roy Communications in Bloomfield Hills) as vice president, retail strategies. Lawrence Parrott joined as senior vice president, creative.
Jennifer Hamilton joined Hanon McKentry, Grand Rapids, as account supervisor. Wendy Payton-Enriquez joined as traffic manager. Brett Carlson was added as a production artist. The agency promoted Lisa Schrotenboer to traffic/production supervisor and Mark Kiekintveld to art director.
Russell & Herder has added three staffers to its St. Paul office and one each to its Brainerd and Duluth offices. Interactive content developer Catherine Seltz, interface designer Greg Mansur and research information specialist Felicia Herman are new in St. Paul. Accounting manager Lynn Clark is new in Brainerd, and graphic designer Randy Bauer joins the Duluth branch.
Bob Frohoff joined MMG Worldwide as vice president, media. Frohoff will oversee media planning and buying for consumer trade and advertising at the Kansas City agency.
Kupper-Parker Communications, St. Louis, promoted Steve Richardson to vice president of its business-to-business operating unit.
Bozell Group appointed Robin Donovan partner in charge of media at the agency’s Omaha office. Donovan previously held the title of media director. She joined the agency in April.
Libby Perszyk Kathman, Cincinnati, hired Susanne Schneider as account coordinator. Kate Jaspers joined as an administrative assistant. The agency promoted Christine Bauer to executive assistant and Kim Nelson to account executive. Bob Fucinato joined as design director. Erin Kendall is the shop’s new intern.
Milwaukee-based Blue Horse named Mitchell Elert interactive project manager/system administrator.
Waldbilling & Besteman, Madison, hired Carrie Hall as traffic manager.