TracyLocke names Tina Manikas as new President

Leading commerce and communications agency TracyLocke has announced the appointment of Tina Manikas as its new U.S. President effective immediately. In this new role, Manikas will focus on driving agency growth through innovation, leveraging her over 20 years of multi-category experience to increase the agency’s capabilities and maximize its growing portfolio. In addition, Manikas will … Continue reading “TracyLocke names Tina Manikas as new President”

TracyLocke names new Chief Strategy Officer

Carol Pernikar — “the strategic backbone of the Chicago office” — will partner with President Michael Lovegrove and CEO Hugh Boyle TracyLocke, a global communications agency and a subsidiary of Omnicom Group Inc., announced today the promotion of Carol Pernikar to Chief Strategy Officer. Pernikar originally joined TracyLocke in 2015 as an integral hire during … Continue reading “TracyLocke names new Chief Strategy Officer”

AbelsonTaylor new tagline “Return On Imagination”

AbelsonTaylor is rebranding and launching a new creative campaign focused on the agency’s core value proposition: furthering the long-term success of client business interests.  The agency’s new tagline, “Delivering a Return On Imagination,” succinctly underscores the role of creativity and a focus on measurable business results in AbelsonTaylor’s approach to campaign development and implementation.  “As … Continue reading “AbelsonTaylor new tagline “Return On Imagination””

Colle McVoy creates sobering campaign for Proof Alliance

Beer, wine, liquor – what is safest to drink during pregnancy? The answer: None of the above. But don’t take it from the experts. Take it from the REAL experts, or in this case the victims – kids affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Minneapolis-based Colle McVoy has teamed with client FASD to demonstrate how … Continue reading “Colle McVoy creates sobering campaign for Proof Alliance”

There at the beginning of the Chicago Film Office, Debbie Beck retires after an impressive 28 years

AFTER A REMARKABLE 28 YEARS, DEBBIE BECK retired Friday from the Chicago Film Office without fanfare.

She had joined in June, 1980 a scant three months after the office was officially created by Mayor Jane Byrne as an adjunct of the police department and was headed by a police sergeant, Sam Babich.

Beck shared an office with police officers Babich, Jim Cunningham and Tom Flanagan in cramped space on the eighth floor of City Hall.