Communication Spotlight

  • Allie Shetler

    January 15, 2019

    Allie Shetler currently works in Communications and Member Services at Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) in Lancaster, MO. Prior to joining TCEC, Allie interned at their national headquarters in Washington, D.C. during the summer of 2015. There she learned the importance of the cooperative industry and the community it builds in rural America. Outside of work, … Read More

  • Avishek Banskota

    January 8, 2019

    Avishek (Avi) is originally from Nepal, and grew up in Nepal and India before moving to Truman for college.  After Truman, he moved back to Nepal and worked for a couple of years and then moved to Denmark to complete his Master’s degree.  Since then, he has worked in Laos and is currently working in … Read More

  • John Whiteman

    January 1, 2019

    John T. M. Whiteman practices in the areas of bankruptcy, entrepreneurial, and tax law.  He is currently Legal Counsel for the Missouri Department of Revenue. In his first year with the Department, John received special recognition from the General Counsel for his exceptional work. John has been crucial to the Department’s Summer Legal Internship Program. … Read More

  • Emily (Lowndes) Prauner

    December 25, 2018

    Emily (Lowndes) Prauner seeks to live each day with gratitude, to be a lifelong learner, and to be a catalyst for connectedness in her community. Emily is passionate about the nonprofit sector, hiking in national parks, and working on 1,000+ piece puzzles. One day, Emily hopes to open a B&B in the mountains. When she … Read More

  • Sarah (Neuman) Brewer

    December 18, 2018

    Sarah (Neuman) Brewer is a talent development consultant at UMB Financial Corporation where she has worked in Human Resources for over six years. In addition to her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Truman State University, Sarah holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. A proud native of St. Louis, … Read More

  • Sara (Hettel) Henry

    December 11, 2018

    I graduated Truman in 2016 with a COMM degree, a fiancé (my husband proposed the day before graduation – it was a good weekend for me), and my sights set on a radio career in St. Louis. Two years later, I still have a COMM degree, my fiancé upgraded to husband status, and I work … Read More

  • Amanda Hoylman

    December 4, 2018

    Amanda Hoylman serves as the Assistant Director of Alcohol and Other Drug Programming at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to this role, Amanda worked at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse as a Hall Director and Truman State University as an Admission Counselor. After attending Truman, she went on to earn her Master’s in Education … Read More

  • Sara Kluba

    November 27, 2018

    Sara Kluba is an Event Manager for Sporting Kansas City and has been with the team for just over a year. Prior to Sporting Club Events, she worked in the Kansas City community for the past 4 years at an event management company and a local area non-profit. Transitioning to the sports and sales world … Read More

  • Meredith Kusky

    November 13, 2018

    Meredith Kusky is a healthcare industry professional with a background in nonprofit marketing and fundraising and talent and insight services. She is currently working as a Senior Learning Coordinator at Cerner Corporation headquarters in Kansas City, MO. During her time at Truman Statue University, she was the starting catcher for the intercollegiate softball team. What … Read More

  • Alex Witt

    November 6, 2018

    Alex Witt is currently an associate director at Bully Pulpit Interactive, a modern communications agency based in Washington DC. Prior to joining BPI, Alex served as digital director for Ralph Northam’s Virginia gubernatorial campaign and as a senior social media strategist for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Alex is originally from Sullivan, MO. Outside of work, … Read More