ME&V Advertising + Consulting, which has offices in Cedar Rapids, Cedar Falls and Des Moines, has merged with Henry Russell Bruce (HRB), an advertising agency with offices in Cedar Rapids and the Quad Cities. The two agencies will form an agency called "AMPERAGE." The merger, effective April 1, will create a combined company of more than 50 employees, and represent 200 clients across 10 states. Combined capitalized billings are expected to be $33 million. For more information on the new company, click here.