On The Move

Abelson-Taylor, a medical agency in Chicago, promoted five staffers and hired two employees. Natalie Sandstedt and Craig Sullivan were promoted to group account supervisors from account supervisor. Megan Conley was promoted to account executive from assistant account executive. Susan Spears was promoted to media planner from media coordinator, and Krista Unger man was promoted to account coordinator from traffic coordinator. The agency also hired Pierre Forsell as clinical research associate and Mark Horton as traffic coordinator.

Fusion Idea Lab, Chicago, hired Laurel Maddox as director of account management. Previously, Maddox was vp, account director at DraftWorldwide, Chicago, working on M&M/Mars, Coca-Cola and new business.

G.M. Anderson & Associates, Springfield, appointed Alison Jackson as vp, operations. Jackson will continue to serve as an account executive at the agency.

Launch Creative Marketing, Hillside, hired Michael Leone as production manager and Tina Baer as senior account executive. Previously, Leone was operations director at New Control and Baer worked on consumer promotions at Frankel in Chicago.

McCarroll Marketing, a Chicago healthcare marketing agency, promoted Lisa Layher to account supervisor. Previously, Layher was a senior account executive.

Ohmite Manufacturing, Sko kie, hired Mark Binder as vp of sales and marketing. Binder was distribution corporate ac counts manager at Molex Connector.

Topin & Associates, a medi cal and healthcare agency in Chi cago, promoted Jennifer Holborn to director of client service. The agency also promoted Jerry Biag to account executive and hired Rebecca Zmyslo as an account executive.

EchoPoint Media, Indianapolis, hired Adam Wright as assistant media buyer, working on accounts including Red Gold, Emmis and Jiffy Lube.

MZD Advertising, Indianapolis, hired Karen McAdams as copywriter, Alpha Garrett as community-relations account executive and Kelly Murphy as public relations coordinator. McAdams was an account executive for McLeod USA Publishing. Garret was communications director for Indiana Black Expo, and Murphy was a freelancer at MZD.

Franke + Fiorella, a Minneapolis brand and identity design firm, hired Todd Monge as a senior designer and Barbara Nagell as ac count manager. Previously, Monge was a designer at Yamamoto Moss, and Nagell was an ac count manager at Thomas Design Group.

Barkley Evergreen & Partners, Kansas City, hired Rupali Limaye as assistant account manager and Marlana Woodward as assistant broadcast buyer. Limaye was an account coordinator at GlynnDevins Marketing Services, and Woodward was a marketing assistant at Star light Theatre. The agency’s interactive division, Digital Evergreen, hired Josh Okun as a design specialist. Previously, Okun was a freelance designer.

Valentine Radford, Kansas City, hired Meg Watson as an account coordinator and Sandra Cox as a broadcast payables coordinator. Watson is a recent graduate of Duke University and Cox was an accounts pay ables employee at Inland Truck Parts Co. The agency promoted Sara Buck from public relations senior account manager to account supervisor, Cheryl Tulipana from print buyer to assistant media planner and Rich Fedigan from management supervisor to a group account director.

Brian Pokorny joined Brokaw Inc., Cleveland, as a media planner. Previously, Pokorny was a media planner at Wyse Advertising.

Hybrid Marketing, Cleveland, hired Steve Corcoran and William Reichard as associates. Corcoran was president of Corcoran Marketing Communications, and Reichard was a newspaper editor, writer and designer.

Libby Perszyk Kathman, an independent design consultant in Cincinnati, promoted Melanie Fairchild and Michelle Haley to account executives and hired Autumn Dobson as account coordinator.

Malone Advertising, Akron, hired Mir eille Hamway as project coordinator on the Polaris Industries account and Kristie Spie gel as account coordinator on the Sherwin-Williams Paint Store account. Hamway was a claims report administrator at Allstate Insurance, and Spiegel was an educational coordinator for Children’s World Learning Center.

SBC Advertising, Columbus, hired Jessica Owens as an account coordinator. The agency promoted Terri Saffell to account/ cash manager. Saffell worked in the agency’s finance department for 19 years.

Advertising, Boelter & Lincoln, Milwaukee, promoted Michael Stodola from art director to associate creative director. Stephanie Redeker was promoted from account coordinator to assistant account executive.

Jeff Young was promoted to vice president at Bader Rutter & Associates, Mil wau kee. Young was group supervisor at the integrated marketing-services agency.

Jeanine Hattas joined Celtic Advertising as a copywriter. The Brookfield agency promoted Mike Fredrick from copywriter to creative director.

Marketing communications firm Charles ton\Orwig Inc. named Lee Schmidt vp, creative director. Previously, Schmidt was vp, creative director at Martin/Williams in Minneapolis.