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

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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.

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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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