News - Melissa Sears and Paul MacNerland

R+K expands creative and media teams

Agency continues to flourish with new additions

Rhea + Kaiser welcomes the addition of Associate Creative Director Paul MacNerland and Media Assistant Melissa Sears.

News - R+K hires Associate Creative Director 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 Bitz, 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 Senior Vice President and Executive Creative Director Martha Porter Fiszer.

News - Media Assistant Melissa Sears

R+K also welcomes Media Assistant 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.