MARC USA in Chicago promoted Heather Wanless to management supervisor. She currently leads the shop’s retail properties accounts.
New at DiMeo & Co. in Chicago are art director Julie Elders and account executive Judith Bartlett.
Robert Brandt and Associates in Burr Ridge promoted Bob Wolff to vice president of public relations. Brian Basilico joined the shop as director of interactive media.
Juhl Communications promoted Art Wagner to senior vice president, creative director; Sandra Hoefer to vice president, account supervisor; Corie Ripple to art director and Betsy Hartman to senior designer.
Keller Crescent Co. promoted Marlene Hirsch to account representative on the Evansville shop’s Whirlpool account.
Kristin A. Freedland joined Bj Thompson Associates in Mishawaka as a public relations account manager.
Diana Deibler joined Porter & Associates as president of the West Des Moines agency. She will work to increase the shop’s agriculture and insurance client base.
Robert Haines was promoted to media buyer at Zimmerman, Laurent & Richardson in Des Moines.
New at Callahan Creek in Lawrence are vice president of account management and planning Doug Ballou, vice president and executive creative director Kevin Harriman and creative director Les Hazelton.
Causill and Associates in Covington added Tim Pennington as an account executive. Pennington will be the primary client contact for several material handling clients.
Melissa Cunningham joined DP & Co. in Southfield as a production coordinator. Debbie Lorenzetti joined the shop as assistant to the media director.
Don Tanner was named a partner of Marx Layne & Co. in Farmington Hills. David Donovan was promoted to senior account executive and Kathryn Bandemer joined the shop as an account assistant.
Kim Van Kirk joined Smith-Winchester as manager of public relations. She will be responsible for writing press releases, feature stories and newsletters for a variety of the Southfield agency’s clients.
Julie Beaubien was promoted to account supervisor at Eisbrenner Public Relations in Troy.
JankowskiCo. in Detroit hired manager of finance Greg Dye and vice president director of client services Jean Parker.
Lynn Casey was elected chief executive officer of Padilla Spear Bearndsley. Gordon Leighton joined the Minneapolis shop as a vice president in its public affairs practice.
Kelly Maier joined Kupper Parker Communications as executive vice president for the KPC Development Group.
Swanson Russell Associates in Lincoln promoted Dick Placzek to vice president and account supervisor.
Richard Paschke joined Wolf Group Cleveland as vice president, media director. Paschke was most recently director of advertising for Sherwin-Williams.
Dan Stanek joined Columbus brand design firm Fitch as partner of research and strategy.
HMS Hallmark in Pittsburgh hired Nicole Pazur as an account executive. She will work on the Adelphia, Sony and Keppie Kiger accounts.
MARC USA/Pittsburgh promoted Andy McKenna to senior copywriter and Thomas Laurent to associate director, print production. Both work on the shop’s Mellon Financial and Ride Aid accounts.
New at Lindsay, Stone & Briggs in Madison are director of interactive Ben Sprague-Klepzig, account supervisor Monika Wingate and director of finance Phil Ouellette.
Ryan Erickson joined Bader Rutter and Associates as an account executive. Nicole Nalencz was promoted to account executive in the shop’s public relations group.
The Hiebing Group in Madison added Chad Draheim as an HTML developer.
Mercury Communications Partners in Brookfield hired Jodi Paynter as an account executive.
Jeff Faralli joined Celtic Advertising in Brookfield as an art director.
New at Advertising, Boelter & Lincoln in Milwaukee are: traffic coordinator Becky Karo, media planner/buyer Brian Stevens and media coordinator Stacy Plisis.