Padilla Speer Beardsley, an integrated communications firm based in Minneapolis, has hired 11 new staff members.
Andrea Eveland has joined the firm’s research and insights practice as a senior analyst. Eveland has honed her experience in research methodologies and analytics at Wells Enterprise and at LodgeNet Interactive Corporation.
Linda Jacobsen is a senior digital project manager responsible for managing client work as it moves through the firm’s 20-person Creative group.
Desiree Bergquist has joined Padilla’s creative team as a senior copywriter. Bergquist honed her talent in concept development, problem solving and branding for various accounts while at Minneapolis-based ad agency Yamamoto Moss. Ted Weiers also was hired as a copywriter.
Vanessa Szpara and Katy Schultz have been hired as account executives to support clients such as Minneapolis-based Be The Match and Mondovi, WI-based Midwest and Mountain Dental.