Friday, February 5, 2016
Laura Hirschman

Swanson Russell welcomes six new employees: Colby Dolan, Erika Farrell, Megan Fonfara, Becca Grosskurth, Kelsey Pittam and Ryan Stoner.

Dolan joins the Lincoln office as a motion designer. The Minden, Nebraska native graduated from the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in advertising and public relations. Dolan spent the past two years working as a video and motion graphics designer at Nelnet.

Farrell is from Kearney, Nebraska, and comes to the Omaha office as an associate designer. She received a bachelor’s degree in visual communications and design from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Before joining the agency, Farrell served as a customer supply chain specialist for ConAgra Foods Inc.

Fonfara has joined the Omaha office as a digital producer. The Omaha native most recently served as a project manager/relationship manager at Omaha Media Group. Fonfara graduated from the University of Nebraska Omaha with a bachelor’s degree in organizational communications.

Grosskurth is originally from Omaha and joins the Omaha office as a project manager. She recently graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. While in college, Grosskurth worked as a runner in the Omaha office.

A native of Sidney, Nebraska, Pittam joins the Lincoln office as a media coordinator. Pittam graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She formerly worked as an advertising consultant for the Lincoln Journal Star for just over a year.

Lincoln native Stoner joins the agency as an account manager. Stoner’s most recent position was the director of communications at Anderson Auto Group. He graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies.