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SWANSON RUSSELL WELCOMES SEVEN NEW EMPLOYEES
Source: Swanson Russell press release

Lincoln, Nebraska - Swanson Russell announces the addition of Annette Bruch, Daniel Dunbar, Melissa Dohmen, Ashley Hartman, Alyssa Holtgrewe, Rebecca Shepard and Teresa Vettel.

Bruch joins the Omaha office as an account manager. The Bowling Green, Mo., native holds a degree in agribusiness management from the University of Missouri in Columbia. Prior to joining the agency, Bruch worked as a marketing coordinator for Monsanto and Crow's Hybrids, a division of Channel Bio. She also sits on the Sigma Alpha Alumni Scholarship Committee.

Dunbar joins the Lincoln office as a production artist. The Wahoo, Neb., native holds a degree in visual communication from the University of Nebraska-Kearney. Prior to joining the agency, Dunbar worked as an intern graphic designer with Nelnet Marketing Communications and SCORR Marketing.

Dohmen is the Lincoln office's newest public relations associate. Prior to joining the agency, Dohmen was the director of marketing and public relations for School House LLC in Durham, N.C. She also held marketing positions at Neebo College Outfitters in Lincoln. The Plainview, Neb., native is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a bachelor's degree in advertising and a master's degree in marketing and communications.

Hartman joins the Lincoln team as a public relations writer. The Hastings College, Neb., graduate holds a degree in media production-print journalism. Prior to joining Swanson Russell, she worked as a program assistant for UNL's Education Abroad Office. Hartman has also worked as a reporter and web manager for the Daily Union Newspaper in Junction City, Kan., and as a staff reporter for the First Infantry Division Post Newspaper in Fort Riley, Kan.

Holtgrewe works as a media buyer in the Lincoln office. A Lincoln native, she previously worked as a contracts administrator for TELCOR Inc. She also spent four years working as a promotions executive for Universal Music Group while also writing a column for the Virginian-Pilot's Style Weekly section. Holtgrewe received a journalism degree from UNL. She writes for www.NebraskaEntrepreneur.com.

Shepard, a Los Angeles, Calif., native, serves as an account manager in the Lincoln office. Prior to working at Swanson Russell, she held marketing positions at Ubisoft and LucasArts Entertainment in San Francisco., Calif. and Sony Pictures Digital in Culver City, Calif. Shepard received a bachelor's degree in communications and advertising from Washington State University. She is also working towards a master's degree in photography from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

Vettel, a San Francisco area native, joins the Lincoln office as an accounting assistant. She is a graduate of Chabot College in Hayward, Calif., with a degree in liberal studies. Prior to joining the agency, Vettel worked as an administrative assistant for Kenexa in Lincoln.

Founded in 1962, Swanson Russell is Nebraska's largest 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, healthcare, 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.