Aaron Baar

VHA Eyes National Branding

VHA, a cooperative service network that represents more than 1,600 community hospitals and healthcare organizations, is searching for an agency to create its first national brand image campaign, according to […]

Ownership Of Barkley & Evergreen To Be Transferred To Its Employees

Barkley & Evergreen founder and chief executive officer Bill Fromm will transfer his stake in the $150 million agency to its employees beginning early next year. On or about Jan. […]

Martin/Williams’ Loss Of Coleman Opens Door To Johnson Worldwide

While breaking its first campaign for Breathe Right nasal strips, Martin/Williams in Minneapolis was also planning its initial work for Johnson Worldwide Associates after winning the $6 million account last […]

Carmichael Adds 2 New Clients

Carmichael Lynch, Minneapolis, last week was awarded a branding account for Paris-based manufacturer Delsey Luggage. Billings are expected to be as much as $5 million. Though not well known among […]

Missouri Eyes 5 In-State Shops In Lottery Pitch

CHICAGO The Missouri State Lottery is evaluating five agencies that are competing for its $7 million advertising account. The agencies responded to a request for proposals for the business, said […]

Carmichael Lynch Steers Volvo Trucks To First Super Bowl Buy

CHICAGO Carmichael Lynch will be driving heavy trucks to the mainstream this winter, breaking a 30-second TV spot for Volvo Trucks North America during Super Bowl XXXIII. Jim Lesinski, director […]