Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Swanson Russell Hires Seven in Omaha and Lincoln Offices

LINCOLN, Neb. — Swanson Russell welcomes Jake Allen, Megan Bird, Chloe King, Amber Olderbak, Lauren O’Malley, Maddy Patten and Abby Stonehocker.

Allen is a motion editor in the Lincoln office. Prior to joining the agency, he was a freelance video producer for opendorse, video production intern for HuskerVision and a videographer for University of Nebraska-Lincoln student organizations. Hailing from Arlington, Nebraska, Allen attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast production and advertising.

Bird works as a project manager in the Omaha office. Originally from Malvern, Iowa, she graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Before coming to Swanson Russell, Bird was an account manager at Firespring in Omaha.

King is a project manager in the Omaha office. Before her start at the agency she gained experience as a content marketing specialist at Five Nines Technology Group in Lincoln. A Nebraska native, King earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a focus on advertising and communication studies from UNL.

Olderbak serves as an office administrator in the Lincoln office. She previously held a position at Swanson Russell as the senior database marketing manager, then was a marketing consultant before returning to the agency. This Lincoln native graduated from Doane University in Nebraska with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

O’Malley is a digital production coordinator in the Lincoln office. This Austin, Texas, native was an account service intern before joining the agency fulltime. She also gained experience as a media director for the National Student Advertising Competition, an account service intern at Nelnet in Lincoln and a brand strategist for Jacht, a student-run advertising agency at UNL. O’Malley earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and advertising from UNL.

Patten serves as an associate writer/producer for the creative department in the Lincoln office. For two years she worked as a creative intern before joining Swanson Russell full-time. Patten also gained experience as an intern for Denver Advertising. Hailing from Parker, Colorado, she graduated from UNL with a bachelor’s degree in advertising and public relations.

Stonehocker works as a public relations coordinator in the Lincoln office. Before her start at Swanson Russell, she worked as an intern for KOLN/KGIN and a marketing intern for Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital. Originally from Lincoln, Stonehocker earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in broadcasting from UNL.

Founded in 1962, Swanson Russell is a Nebraska-based marketing communications firm with offices in Lincoln and Omaha. In addition to working with local and regional clients, the full-service agency is nationally recognized for expertise in agriculture, health care, outdoor recreation, construction and the green industry. For more information about Swanson Russell’s Real Connection™ approach to advertising, public relations, interactive and branding services, visit www.swansonrussell.com.