New Hires and Promotions – November 2017


Jordan FiegenJordan Fiegen has joined L&S as an Account Coordinator. With experience in marketing, event coordination and hospitality, she provides a valuable resource for the account planning team that handles our healthcare, education and public safety clients. A Sioux Falls native, Jordan graduated from South Dakota State University.

Olivia LarsonOlivia Larson has been hired as an Account Coordinator. A recent graduate of Augustana University in Sioux Falls, Olivia brings a natural attention for detail and a knack for fostering communication to our retail and professional services team. She is originally from Spokane, WA.

Sydney BartunekSydney Bartunek has been hired as an Account Coordinator. She joins L&S after gaining experience at several media outlets, including the USA Today Network, where managed client strategies on key accounts across six markets in the region. A native of Yankton, SD, she graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in Contemporary Media and Journalism with a double emphasis in PR and Advertising.

Alexis JohnsonAlexis Johnson has been hired as a Digital Marketing Analyst. A native of Mitchell, she joins L&S after working as an analyst at First Premier Bank. She will work across the agency's clients to optimize SEM strategies paid digital media. Alexis is Google Analytics certified and earned Bachelors degrees in Accounting and Business Administration from Augustana University in Sioux Falls.

Ty MacConnellTy MacConnell has been hired as a Designer. He comes to L&S with extensive experience, having created motion graphics for pro sports teams, print and out-of-home designs for automotive clients and freelance designs for clients from Oregon to India. Originally from Veblen, SD, he graduated from South Dakota State University with a degree in Advertising and a minor in Studio Art.

Katie AlexanderKatie Alexander has joined L&S as a Business Specialist. A Sioux Falls native, she holds an Associate's Degree from Southeast Tech and a Bachelor's in Business from Bellevue University in Sioux Falls. Prior to joining L&S, she worked in the human resources and billing department at Avera McKennan Fitness Center.

Thomas RyanThomas Ryan has been hired as a Business Specialist. Before joining L&S, he worked for the Sioux Falls School District in several administrative roles. Thomas is a graduate of the University of Sioux Falls and is originally from Watertown, SD.

Austin WolfeAustin Wolfe has also joined L&S as a Business Specialist. A native of Highmore, SD, Austin brings 10 years of financial documentation and analytics experience to our healthcare, public safety and education clients. He graduated from Colorado Technical University with a degree in Business Administration/Marketing Management.

Jessica BickettJessica Bickett has been promoted to Human Resources Manager. After earning her degree in Business Management from Southwest Minnesota State University, she worked as an internal auditor for the City of Sioux Falls. She then joined our finance team in August 2015. In her new role, Jess will handle several duties involving employee relations and benefits, as well as talent management and training. She is a native of Sioux Falls, SD.


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