Chicago-based Cramer-Krasselt has added Tim McCord as vice president of strategy director, Interactive and Matt Rand as vice president, creative director in the firm’s Milwaukee office. McCord previously worked as chief digital officer at LLNS, in New York and lead business development and digital and social marketing strategy for global pharmaceutical brands including Pfizer. Rand spent the last 12 years in Dallas, working in creative director positions at Tribal DDB and IMC2.
Brookfield-Celtic, Inc., has hired Jessica Landgren as assistant account executive. She will assist with the day-to-day execution of marketing communication programs that include creative design, advertising, interactive, social media, and promotions. She previously worked at Bader Rutter & Associates of Brookfield.
NOISE, Inc. has promoted Emily Kettner to digital strategies director. She has nearly five years of industry experience and will lead visionary for all NOISE digital marketing efforts across both
Vollrath Associates PR of Milwaukee recently added Liz Grams as account coordinator. She will provide public relations, media relations and general marketing communications services to a broad range of clients. The firm has also added Casey Schaak as assistant account executive. Prior to joining Vollrath Associates, Schaak worked at Johnson Controls as a corporate communications intern.
Milwaukee-based Gravity Marketing has named Cori Coffman, vice president of the firm. Coffman previously served as executive director of the Eisner-American Museum of Advertising and Design. She has also held marketing positions at BVK, Meyer & Wallis and Scott Advertising.
Core Creative, Inc., Milwaukee, promoted Beth Crivello-Wagner to director of marketing communications and Angi Krueger to director of marketing and business development. Combined, Crivello-Wagner and Krueger have more than 25 years of experience in advertising, public relations, and marketing and communications.
Nalani Services, Inc., Menomonee Falls, has added Scott Larsen to its team. Larsen will assist in expanding Nalani’s current client base, strategically and creatively overseeing client initiatives, and assisting current clients in their marketing and sales success.
Bader Rutter & Associates, Brookfield has named Steven Fischer digital development director Gardner Hatch has joined the agency’s public relations department as a group leader, and Dan Wolf has been hired as a senior production manager. Brian Aufdermauer has also been promoted to team leader in the firm’s project management group; Colleen Grams to group leader in the public relations department; and Gail Wentz and Kristen Zbichorski were promoted to team leader in the account management department. Phill Barufkin has joined Bader Rutter as a senior brand strategist in the agency’s brand asset management group.
Meyer & Wallis has named Tod Kinunen as chief financial officer. He has nearly twenty years of financial experience within the advertising industry and brings a high level of technology and financial planning knowledge to the position. Meyer & Wallis has office locations in Milwaukee and in Indianapolis, Ind.
The Falk Group Public Relations, Milwaukee, has added Staci Said and Lucky Tomaszek as account executives to its staff. Said comes to the agency having served in both the non-profit sector and PR/advertising agencies. Tomaszek has ten years of experience in journalism and non-profit communication. Falk Group has also opened a satellite office in the western Chicago suburb of Wheaton to better serve its Illinois-based clients.
Marketing and communications agency Jacobson Rost, Milwaukee, has added marketing and media strategist Paula Hunsche as executive media director. Hunsche joins Jacobson Rost after serving in an Interim Managing Director, Client Leadership role at Mindshare where she was responsible for spearheading U.S. communications plans for BP and advising them on key approaches following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident. Jacobson Rost has also added Nathan Chow, production artist; Ryann Flynn, associate copywriter; and Matthew Overton and Lexi Wachs, associate art directors; to the firm’s Milwaukee office.