Communication Spotlight

  • 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

  • Dan Stewart

    June 9, 2020

    Dan Stewart (aka “Stew”) is a go-getter. A workhorse. A passionate madman of the craft that wears many hats. On set, in the field, or in a pinch – Dan will write the script, direct the set, work the camera, and edit it all together while putting out a fire. He is an award-winning storyteller … Read More

  • Sarah Eblen

    June 2, 2020

    Sarah Eblen just celebrated her five-year work-a-versary at Southeast High School in the Kansas City Public School District. After teaching English for four years, she co-created the first in-house Restorative Justice Department in the district. The department – which offers conferences, mediations, and community accountability boards, serves as an alternative to punitive discipline practices that … Read More

  • Michelle (My) Do

    May 26, 2020

    Michelle Do (My Do) is a detail-oriented and sophisticated event planner with strong leadership skills. She was the Viet Film Fest 2019 Associate Director and has over six years of experience in the events industry. She values the time she has with her clients throughout the planning process as this allows her to fully understand … Read More

  • Heather (Hargadine) Lewis

    May 19, 2020

    Heather (Hargadine) Lewis is a Business Development Associate where she develops and executes multi-channel marketing programs, including digital marketing, business development, public relations, and event planning for WILsquare Capital. Previously, Heather served as the Senior Marketing Associate for UHY LLP, a national accounting firm, managing all aspects of marketing to lower-middle market clients and service … Read More

  • Krista (Crider) McCormack

    May 5, 2020

    Krista (Crider) McCormack is a Career Staff Attorney at the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. After graduating from Washington University School of Law, she also worked as a litigation associate at Lewis Rice LLC and then as a law clerk for a United States district court. At Wash U Law, she … Read More

  • Erin Twenter

    April 28, 2020

    Erin Twenter grew up in Pilot Grove, MO before she enrolled at Truman State University. After college, she moved to Kansas City where she worked in marketing designing training manuals. She later moved to Columbia, MO and currently work as a Marketing Coordinator and Event Planner for FläktGroup SEMCO. Erin has a graduate certificate in … Read More

  • Hanne (Busch) Dalmut

    April 21, 2020

    Hanne Dalmut is the Director of Partnership Development, leveraging Concordia’s year-round programming, partnership-oriented research, and global network to develop cross-sector collaboration that combats global challenges and achieves positive social impact. Hanne leads the organizational identification of partnering opportunities based on programming and Concordia Community priorities, and serves to broker, advise, and construct new partnerships. Hanne … Read More