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GlobalHue, a multicultural ad agency based in Southfield, Mich., is the Jeep brand's lead advertising agency. It developed the new Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit model campaign, which was launched in mid-July. The agency was founded by former NFL player Don Coleman.

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INNOVATORS

Howard University Grad's Heady Idea for Beauticians

Tiffani Ashley Bell, a 2008 Howard University graduate with a degree in computer science, is the co-founder of Pencil You In. The company enables beauticians to accept reservations online and via text messages. She is also the co-founder of TwellWishes, a Twitter app for users to send greetings to their followers for birthdays, anniversaries, promotions and other things. (We're just not sure this new app will reduce the wait at the beauty parlor.) Follow Bell on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Watch her video.

Hate Touching Unclean Digital Displays? There's a Digit for That

Robert Helm, of Lansing, Mich., has developed the Accu-Text, which is an anti-microbial fingertip that limits your exposure to bacteria and germs when you're using retail and other touch screens. He came up with the idea in 2008 and has a patent pending. Follow Helm on LinkedIn, and Accu-Text on Facebook. Watch the Accu-Text video on YouTube.

SMOOTH MOVES

New Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Mass Mutual

Dominic L. Blue is the new head of the corporate law section at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. Blue received his J.D. and an MBA from Boston College and earned his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross. He is a member of the Appeals Board of the Supplier Diversity Office of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which determines the minority- and women-owned-business status of the state's vendors. He had been with the Boston office of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP.

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