Friday, October 30, 2015
Jeff Patterson, Senior VP / Director of Public Relations

Swanson Russell announces the promotion of Katie Sands and Tony Sattler to vice president in its Lincoln office. They also join the agency’s Officer’s Council.

Lincoln native Sands has been named vice president/account director. Sands joined the agency in 2010 as an account manager and was promoted to associate account supervisor in 2013 and to account supervisor in 2014. She has been a key team member on accounts for E-Z-GO, Cushman, Bad Boy, Briggs & Stratton and the Propane Education & Research Council. Sands graduated from the Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Sattler has been named vice president/interactive strategy manager. He started his Swanson Russell career as an interactive project manager in 2006. He was promoted to account manager in 2009 and to interactive strategy manager in 2012. Sattler has demonstrated leadership on numerous accounts, including the Propane Education & Research Council, Bad Boy, E-Z-GO, Profile Products and Koch Agronomic Services. The Lincoln native holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

“Beyond excelling in their respective positions, Katie and Tony demonstrate strong leadership, mentorship and a passion for making Swanson Russell better as a whole,” said Brian Boesche, partner and chief creative officer at Swanson Russell. “They are outstanding leaders who are dedicated to our clients and keep the agency moving forward.”