Communication Spotlight

  • Meagan Banta-Lewis

    December 29, 2020

    Meagan works as a Producer for the Federal Reserve in St. Louis. Previously, she worked as a project manager for Wunderman Thompson Health, a health care marketing agency. Before that, she worked in the field for the Democratic Party, was a digital writer/videographer for KTRM/Truman Media Network, and a blogger for Nine Network of Public … Read More

  • Rebecca Tasetano

    December 15, 2020

    Rebecca Tasetano is a small business owner, communication expert, and dancer.  Her business focuses on training others to connect with their customers virtually.  She is also passionate about intuitive learning and design.  While she resides in Florida, Rebecca is an avid traveller who has been all over the country and the world.   What year … Read More

  • Tay Stephens

    December 8, 2020

    Tay Stephens is an advertising professional currently living in the Los Angeles area.  She specializes in digital operations and is a strategic thinker.  After leaving Truman, she earned her MA at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.  When not working, Tay enjoys time with family a friends in the wonderful weather of southern California. What … Read More

  • Samantha Arvin

    December 1, 2020

    Samantha is a 29-year-old Truman grad working in the advertising industry in St. Louis. She bought her first house at the beginning of quarantine and has been fixing it up ever since with her trusty steed (her dog, Belle) at her side. Samantha loves to cook, is Harry Potter obsessed (so much so that she … Read More

  • Jessica Chiodini

    November 17, 2020

    Jessica is a St. Louis native and communication professional. As both a Communication and English major, Truman developed her skills and passion for working with people. Jessica is currently a Director of Client Services at Sapper Consulting, a growing marketing firm in St. Louis. Outside of work (and quarantine times) she and her partner Dan … Read More

  • Anna Cychowski

    November 9, 2020

    Anna is an educator deeply invested in educational equity and college access and success. While she came to the profession of teaching via a non-traditional route, she is grateful for every experience along the way which has made her better for her students. As a middle school teacher for four years in St. Louis Public … Read More

  • Paige Howard

    November 4, 2020

    Paige Howard grew up in St. Louis and is currently working there as well. She has worked in multiple industries and spent time at marketing agencies and in-house as well. She lives with her best friend (adopted from the Adair County Humane Society 5 years ago). Self-described as an INFJ intent on creating, impacting, learning, … Read More

  • Jenifer Calandra

    October 27, 2020

    Jenifer Calandra is a marketer by trade.  She specializes in creative copywriting and SEO content marketing. Her work is published in numerous business’ blogs across the U.S.; national trade publications; newspapers in Vandalia, MO, Scottsbluff, NE, Grand Island, NE, and Kearney, NE as well as Nebraska Magazine and Doane Magazine.  Jenifer’s hobbies include reading, vegetable … Read More

  • Erin (Cicotte) Franta

    October 20, 2020

    Erin (Cicotte) Franta is a communications professional based in St. Louis, MO.  Since 2016, she has worked for FleishmanHillard, a global public relations and digital marketing agency. A member of the agency’s Talent + Transformation practice, Erin helps organizations drive employee engagement through effective internal communications. In her spare time, she enjoys going on adventures … Read More

  • Annie (Haynes) Warmbrodt

    October 13, 2020

    Annie (Haynes) Warmbrodt is a seasoned traveler, adventure seeker, and  car enthusiast. She loves live music, frequenting local coffee shops, and exploring new places with her family.  She lives in Glendale, MO with her husband, Don, and their three children. When she’s not on an adventure, she is an operations learning and development leader for … Read More