Communication Spotlight

  • Jessica Williams

    July 13, 2021

    Jessica Williams (aka J-Money) moved to the extremely toasty Phoenix, AZ three months after graduation. Over the last few years, she has been inside PetSmart’s Corporate Hotel/Grooming Reservation Department as a phone representative and a Supervisor Lead. After two years, she lucked out with an amazing position with DoorDash as a Customer Escalations Representative -Tier … Read More

  • Julie (Staszko) Gilmor

    June 29, 2021

    Julie Gilmor was a 2017 Truman graduate.  3 days after graduation, she started my first job.  A year later, she married her high school sweetheart who (fun fact!) was Truman’s 2016 Finance Student of the Year (bulldog love!).  Julie resides in Parkville, MO (basically KC) where her and her husband just bought a house for … Read More

  • Jesi-Lee (Naslund) Allen

    June 22, 2021

    Jesi-Lee (Naslund) Allen graduated early from Truman, went on to get a Master’s from UCM, and graduated early there as well in 2018. She now lives in a tiny town about an hour outside of Kansas City and teaches high school English and Speech for the Richmond R-XVI School District. Outside of work, she enjoys … Read More

  • Aimee Chau

    June 1, 2021

    Aimee Chau has been working on customer and employee experience programs with various top 100 QSR brands in the US for four years. She brings along experience in fine dining and human resources. After graduating from Truman, she pursued her Master’s in Professional Communication at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT. After graduating, she … Read More

  • Anshu Thapa

    May 25, 2021

    Anshu Thapa grew up in Kathmandu, Nepal and moved to Kirksville as a freshman at Truman State. Since graduating from Truman, she has worked in different states and different countries.  Anshu currently lives in San Francisco, CA with her husband Swaroop and their dog, Dexter. Anshu spends most of her workday analyzing financial data and … Read More

  • Cailin Riley

    May 18, 2021

    Originally from the St. Louis, MO area, Cailin has studied and worked throughout the Midwest. After graduating from Truman State, she attended graduate school at the University of Georgia to study public relations. (Go Dawgs!) Soon after, she returned to her home state to work for the media relations department at Mizzou. Now, she lives … Read More

  • Erica Nolan

    May 11, 2021

    Erica Nolan is a Truman alumni that left St. Louis, MO in 2018 to take on the big city of Chicago.  She currently resides in the Northside neighborhood of Edgewater with her roommate and fellow Truman alumni, Paige Yungermann, and works in the Investor Relations department of a private equity firm as a Marketing Coordinator. … Read More

  • Olivia Louderman

    May 4, 2021

    Olivia Louderman is an experienced event professional with a background in sports, nonprofit, international travel, and overnight summer camp! Olivia’s dynamic background across multiple industries and critical eye for process improvement has guided her toward following a passion for organizational development and change management. She is currently is a Meeting Event Manager with Maritz Global … Read More

  • Laura Seaman

    April 20, 2021

    Laura is 27 years old and lives in North Hollywood, CA. She lives with her best friend, a fellow Truman alumna and our two cats.  Laura is a freelancer in the film industry.  She has worked on TV shows, internet series, and movies in both production and the art departments. She hopes to one day … Read More

  • Sarah (Burns) McKeown

    April 13, 2021

    Sarah McKeown works as a graphic designer for a Kansas City-based nonprofit. A native of St. Louis, Sarah graduated from Truman in 2016 with a BFA in Visual Communication and minors in Communication and Photography. She lives in Denver, CO with her husband Jonah and their cat, Patty. In their free time Sarah and Jonah … Read More