Preston a Partner At Kerker, Which Adds 3 Accounts

Chris Preston has been named a partner at Kerker in Minneapolis, which he joined a year ago as a creative director.

Preston came to the agency from Martin/Williams, where he spent 10 years. Now an executive vice president, he joins president Chuck Kelly, executive vice president and media director Laurin Leih, and chief financial officer Phil Wendorf on the agency’s board of directors.

Separately, Kerker picked up accounts from Barrett Moving & Storage, an agent for United Van Lines; Boomerang Marketing; and HighJump software. The business totals about $10 million in billings.

Boomerang is a one-to-one marketer using the Internet. HighJump is also an Internet business, offering warehouse management and data collection.