Friday, June 10, 2016
Laura Hirschman

Swanson Russell announces five new employees: Jess Armstrong, Liz Dorland, Rachel Leapley, Andrew Sipple and Megan Woodard.

Armstrong joins the Omaha office as a part-time agency assistant. Armstrong previously served as an administrative assistant at Northern Natural Gas Company in her hometown of Omaha. She graduated from the University of Nebraska Omaha with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Dorland joins the Lincoln office as a public relations associate. She most recently served as a communications officer with the American Red Cross. Dorland is originally from Aurora, Colorado, and received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Leapley joins the Omaha office as a media coordinator. The Gretna, Nebraska, native previously worked as the lead office coordinator at Shred-It in Omaha. She graduated from the University of Nebraska­­–Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

Sipple joins the Swanson Russell team as an associate developer in the Lincoln office. He is originally from Lincoln and earned associate degrees in graphic design and electrical and electronics engineering from ITT Technical Institute-Omaha. Sipple previously served as a web developer at DVAuction.

Woodard joins the Lincoln office as a digital production artist. She previously served as the agency’s UX design intern. The Lincoln native will graduate from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in December with a bachelor’s degree in advertising and public relations.