Aaron Puckett has been hired as a Digital Coordinator. A Monument, CO native, Aaron holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Marketing degree from Augustana University. Prior to joining L&S, he worked at two other agencies in the region.
Mason Horacek has been hired as a Broadcast Editor. After growing up in Yankton, SD, he earned a Media & Journalism degree from the University of South Dakota.
Paige Schwitters has joined L&S as an Account Coordinator. A native of Clara City, MN, Paige previously interned at L&S as part of the 2015 Ad Camp class. She holds a degree in Communications and Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing from Augustana University.
Sarah Barthel has joined L&S as a Media Coordinator. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing degree from the University of South Dakota and is Google AdWords certified. Sarah grew up in Sioux Falls, SD.
Tara Locke has rejoined L&S as our Director of User Experience. Hailing from Centerville, SD, Tara originally worked for L&S from 2008-2014. With an expertise in web initiatives, she works across teams and industries to coordinate strategy across platforms and oversees digital design. Tara holds a degree in Graphic Design and Media Arts from Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD. She worked at Ervin & Smith in Omaha, NE before returning to L&S.
Erin Weinzettel has been promoted to Account Executive. In this role, Erin works to coordinate our clients' marketing goals, initiatives and strategies. Originally from Mankato, MN, she holds a degree in Mass Communications from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University. Erin has worked at L&S since 2011.
Travis Adney has been promoted to Digital Specialist. A Pierre, SD native, Travis earned his degree in Business Management from Northern State University and has coordinated communication between L&S, clients and vendors for web projects across several industries since 2015.
Amy Dancey has been promoted to Senior Digital Strategist. Since joining L&S in 2014, she has developed, executed and analyzed digital projects for a number of clients around the building. Amy is from Pierre, SD, and worked in digital and content creation roles at several companies before joining L&S.
Trevor Patch has been promoted to Marketing Technologist. A native of Pella, IA, Trevor holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications, Electronic Media from Iowa State University and has been taking on digital projects for L&S since 2011.
Heather Krause has been promoted to Consumer Insights Specialist. After earning a Bachelor's Degree in International Studies and a Master's Degree in Political Science from the University of South Dakota, she returned home to Sioux Falls to work at L&S. Heather collects information to help turn data into valuable information for clients and team members. She joined L&S in 2015.
Matt Hammer has been promoted to Consumer Insights Specialist. A Rock Rapids, IA native, Matt earned his Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree in Communications at the University of South Dakota. He handles research projects, maintains marketing intelligence and keeps up on industry trends for clients across the building. Matt joined L&S in 2015.
Kristin Duesterhoeft has been promoted to Consumer Insights Specialist. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Luther College in Decorah, IA, and recently earned her Master's Degree in Applied Anthropology from the University of North Texas. Originally from Hutchinson, MN, Kristen has implemented research-driven strategies for many of our clients since 2015.