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Joe Schmitt joins Tom, Dick & Harry/Chicago as digital director


Joe Schmitt has joined Tom, Dick & Harry/Chicago as director of digital strategy. Schmitt, who joins TD&H on March 14, most recently oversaw digital strategy at Burrell Advertising/Chicago. At Burrell he worked on Toyota, McDonald's, General Mills, American Airlines and Procter & Gamble brands.

In 2009, Schmitt won a national Shorty Award nomination for humor for his Tweets. A self-taught, code-level digital programmer, Schmitt is a University of Chicago graduate.

Schmitt will succeed Stephen Para, who spend a month in Thailand recently after departing the agency. He is now working on a documentary about his experiences there and guest lecturing at Roosevelt University about them impact of social media on the revolutions that have recently shook the Middle East.


Congratulations, Joe!
It couldn't happen to a nicer guy!

do they only hire people with single syllable names there?
tom, bob, dave, mike, don, greg, and now joe.

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