Thursday, March 23, 2017
Kimberly Merk

Swanson Russell announces five promotions: 

Laura Duensing, promoted to public relations writer.  Since joining the agency in 2014 as a public relations coordinator, Duensing has played a significant role on account teams such as the Propane Education & Research Council, Runza Restaurants and SiteOne Landscape Supply. Duensing graduated from the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing.

Brittany Lentz, promoted to senior project manager. In her two years as a project manager, Lentz has worked on accounts such as Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power, Humminbird and Union Bank & Trust. Lentz graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in advertising and public relations. 

Amanda Olson, promoted to senior UX designer. As an interactive designer, Olson contributed to projects for Gerber Gear, TRU Simulation + Training and the University of Nebraska. Olson received the American Advertising Federation ­Omaha Rookie of the Year Award in 2015. In 2012, she graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a bachelor of fine arts in visual communication and design.

Andrew Sipple, promoted to developer. Since joining the agency in 2016 as an associate web developer, Sipple has worked on projects for Textron Off Road, Cushman and TRU Simulation + Training. Sipple earned associate degrees in 2010.

Neale Stadler, promoted to senior project manager. In her two years with the agency, Stadler has made contributions to accounts such as the Propane Education & Research Council, TRU Simulation + Training and the University of Nebraska. In 2014, Stadler graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.