Rhea + Kaiser Hires Paul MacNerland as Associate Creative Director and Melissa Sears as Media Assistant

by | Oct 31, 2018

Rhea + Kaiser (R+K) announced the addition of Associate Creative Director Paul MacNerland and Media Assistant Melissa Sears.

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.

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.

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