Communication Spotlight

  • Kate Ginnard

    September 15, 2020

    Originally from southern Illinois, Kate graduated from Truman in 2016 with degrees in Communication and Spanish. She moved to State College, PA, and began working for Pennsylvania State University as a Stewardship Assistant. In 2018, Kate transitioned to frontline fundraising as a part of the Annual Leadership Gifts team. In this role, Kate travels to … Read More

  • Greg Ballesteros

    September 8, 2020

    Greg Ballesteros is from St. Louis, MO. After graduation, he moved to Kansas City and worked at AMC Theatres in the corporate headquarters in a variety of different roles for the Film Programming department.  Recently, Greg moved to Los Angeles to work as a marketing manager focusing on theatrical releases for Warner Brothers Pictures. Key … Read More

  • Rowen Sears

    September 1, 2020

    Rowen Sears works for GEHA, a federally-focused benefits provider based in Lee’s Summit, MO. With a focus in digital communications and social media, he leverages various digital mediums to create conversations around multiple facets of health and wellness including mental, emotional, physical and financial health. Growing digital communities is work that he has done since … Read More

  • Shane Mulrooney

    August 11, 2020

    Shane Mulrooney is currently the Head of Growth and Customer Experience at IgniteADR, an e-arbitration technology solution.  Shane is also Of Counsel at Litwin Law, where he provides legal counsel to entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses.  He currently lives in Ann Arbor, MI, with his girlfriend while she is pursuing her MBA at the University … Read More

  • Breanna (Rigger) Ruby

    August 4, 2020

    Breanna (Rigger) Ruby is a Business Systems Analyst at Bullhorn, an enterprise end-to-end Recruiting SAAS (software as a service) company, and is celebrating her 3-year anniversary there this summer. At Bullhorn, she’s also involved in HERd, a Women in Tech employee group. Breanna lives in South St. Louis City with her husband David (a fellow … Read More

  • Jonah McKeown

    July 28, 2020

    Jonah McKeown was born in London, England and grew up in Columbia, MO and Mexico, MO. He is the oldest of seven siblings. He attended Truman State University from 2012-2016, graduating with a Bachelor’s in Communication and a Minor in Film Studies. He went on to earn a Master’s in Journalism at the University of … Read More

  • Abbey Northcutt

    July 14, 2020

    Abbey is a nonbinary (pronouns: they/them) web developer currently working on entertainment industry software at Intercard, Inc., where I specialize in Angular and .NET Core. I’m currently living in St. Louis with my fiancé, and fellow Truman graduate, Andrew Peake. I’ve held a variety of very odd jobs since graduating, including a telephone operator, legal … Read More

  • Christian Franta

    June 30, 2020

    Christian Franta is a Sales Representative at Vanguard Packaging, a manufacturer of corrugated displays, signage and retail-ready packaging. He began his career with Vanguard in 2014 at the company’s headquarters in Kansas City, MO., eventually relocating to the St. Louis office where he works today. Christian works alongside his customers in the fast-paced and competitive … Read More

  • Shannon (Kelley) Lesko

    June 23, 2020

    Shannon (Kelley) Lesko is a high school English teacher in the Parkway School District. She lives in South City, St. Louis with her husband Matt, their one-year-old son, Luca, and their dog Kona.  Believe it or not, she can still be found paling around with all of her same Truman friends. What year did you … Read More

  • Sally (Lister) Sinclair

    June 16, 2020

    Sally (Lister) Sinclair was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. After graduating in 2010, she went on to cultivate a career in the relocation industry. She has worked in research roles, as a Career and Transition Coach for relocating families and in sales capacities, including her current role as an Account Manager Team lead … Read More