Communication Spotlight

  • Alyse Jenkins

    August 27, 2019

    Alyse has been a stock broker at TD Ameritrade for the past two years. Prior to that, she was an Academic Advisor in the School of Engineering at Southern Illinois University.  Since graduating from Truman, she has completed her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy at Valdosta State University in Georgia.  She currently resides in … Read More

  • Taylor Thompson

    August 20, 2019

    Taylor is a lifelong Missourian, who grew up in Cape Girardeau and now lives in Kansas City. He is currently in his third year of law school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he focuses on family law and litigation. While at Truman, Taylor was very active on campus and in Democratic politics. His … Read More

  • JoAnn Shull

    August 13, 2019

    JoAnn Shull lives and works in Columbia, MO with her husband, Kyle and three children, Luke (5), Isaac (3) and Clare (4 months).  When not working or chasing around littles, she enjoys cooking, reading, listening to podcasts, and scrapbooking.  She hopes one day to get a good night’s sleep and eat a full meal uninterrupted.  … Read More

  • Caitlyn Bess

    August 6, 2019

    Caitlyn Bess graduated in 2016 and during her time there, she interned in the Missouri Senate; took a summer study abroad in Israel, Jordan, and the West Bank; and spent a semester in the Disney College Program as a character performer (Rafiki and Mrs. Incredible were her bread and butter). After graduation, Caitlyn served in … Read More

  • Paul Bischoff

    July 30, 2019

    Paul is the editor of and former China editor at Tech in Asia. These days he specializes in online privacy, cybersecurity, fraud and scams, web censorship, and net neutrality. Since graduating from Truman he has lived in eight countries and travelled to more than two dozen. He has worked remotely from home for the … Read More

  • Abbey Johnson

    July 16, 2019

    Abbey Johnson is the youngest of three girls in her family. She lives and works in St. Louis, but also works throughout Canada. As of this year, she has been to every province in Canada except Quebec (speaking French would have helped with that). When she is not working, which is rare, she likes to … Read More

  • Kayla Tigges

    July 9, 2019

    Kayla Tigges is a data junkie. She currently works for DST Systems as a Solutions Consultant where she spends her days trying to figure out “how in the world will I ever graph that?” Kayla is an avid traveler and is currently planning a trip to Sonoma CA. In her free time she coaches for … Read More

  • Dan and Meaghan (Larson) Rettke

    July 1, 2019

    Dan Rettke is an active member of Webster Hills United Methodist Church and serves on the Missouri Bankers Association Young Bankers Leadership Board.  He is an active member of the Union Kiwanis Club and serves as the Golf Tournament Committee Chair.  He was a finalist for Missouri Young Bankers Leadership Award in 2016 and won … Read More

  • Casey Wright

    June 18, 2019

    Casey Wright is a middle school math teacher in Kansas City, MO. She is a Teach for America alum, and is currently finishing her 3rd year teaching. She is a volleyball and soccer coach at the Kauffman School in Kansas City. In her free time, Casey enjoys hiking, playing with her dog Quinn, and travelling … Read More

  • Michelle Vincent

    June 11, 2019

    Michelle is a writer and project manager. She currently works as an Associate Project Manager for Express Scripts and writes for pop culture/feminist website Femestella Media. Michelle is an avid traveler and is planning her fourth trip to Europe later this year. In her free time, she enjoys reading, volunteering with the United Way’s Read … Read More