Rhea + Kaiser hires two and promotes one

Marcy Miller, Paul MacNerland, and Melissa Sears

Marcy Miller, Paul MacNerland, and Melissa Sears

It’s been
a busy month
for the slightly
rebellious and
agency in the suburbs

(Naperville, IL — 26 October 2018) Rhea + Kaiser (R+K) welcomes the addition of Associate Creative Director Paul MacNerland and Media Assistant Melissa Sears. The hiring comes just weeks after the agency promoted Marcy Miller to Media Supervisor.

Paul MacNerland
Paul MacNerland

An alumni of agencies JWT and Element 79, R+K Associate Creative Director Paul MacNerland has produced and executed advertising campaigns for clients including Ritz Bits, Lunchables, Cricket Wireless and Harris Bank.

In addition to his design and illustration talents, Paul has also received gold-medal recognition for his work in interactive design. Self-described as “a creative unicorn with an indefatigable attitude,” Paul is a graduate of DePaul University.

“Paul is a keenly insightful thinker and elegant craftsman. Everything he touches comes to life with a spark of humanity and artistry,” says R+K Senior Vice President and Executive Creative Director Martha Porter Fiszer.

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R+K also welcomes Melissa Sears
Melissa Sears joins R+K as a Media Assistant

Melissa Sears
Melissa Sears

Melissa comes to R+K from Public Media Marketing Inc., where she was a traffic coordinator. Prior to that position, she held a variety of communications internships with Kathy’s House, Moon Landing Inc. and the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Manfred Olson Planetarium.

As a Media Assistant, her primary responsibilities include generating media orders, gathering media kits and managing media close dates and reconciliation spreadsheets.

Melissa has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

R+K recently promoted Marcy Miller
On October 10, the agency promoted Marcy Miller to Media Supervisor.

Marcy Miller
Marcy Miller

Marcy joined R+K seven years ago and has been an exceptional asset to the media team ever since. Her contributions to the agency’s Bayer and GROWMARK accounts include leading data-driven media strategies and guiding clients on the fiscal choices with the greatest opportunities for success.

“Marcy has her client’s interests in mind, and that’s why she is a champion,” said R+K Executive Media Director and Head of Media Services Allison Saegebrecht. “She’s smart, kind and collaborative, and that’s what makes her an irreplaceable asset.”

About R+K
R+K is a destination-focused, integrated marketing communications agency with a seamless approach to strategy, ideas and activation. We help visionary marketers get where they want to go. To learn more about R+K, visit rkconnect.com or call 630-505-1100.

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