Swanson Russell Hires Five in Omaha and Lincoln Offices

LINCOLN, Neb. (February 10, 2021) — Swanson Russell welcomes Libby Bullerdick, Bruce Hartford III, Joey Lenihan, Maddie Keast and Rick Kourchenko.

SR Libby Bullerdick 2021Bullerdick joins Swanson Russell as an associate digital producer and will work in the Omaha office. Prior to joining the agency, she served as an integrated planning associate at Kelly Scott Madison, a media agency in Chicago. The Omaha native earned a bachelor’s degree in strategic communications and another bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of South Dakota.

SR BruceHartford 2021Hartford joins Swanson Russell as a senior art director and will work in the Omaha office.
The Omaha native is returning to the agency after working as a senior art director at Bozell. He received a degree in graphic design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.


SR Joey Lenihan 2021Lenihan joins Swanson Russell as a digital production coordinator and will work in the Omaha office. He earned a bachelor’s degree in sport and fitness administration and management from Wayne State College, as well as a master’s degree in sport and recreation management. Prior to joining the agency, Lenihan served as a graduate assistant and athletic department aid for Wayne State College’s human sport and performance education department.

SR Maddie Keast 2021Keast joins Swanson Russell as a project manager and will work in the Omaha office. Prior to joining the agency, she worked at Anderson Partners, where she spent time working as an account manager and content strategist. Keast received a bachelor’s degree in advertising and public relations with minors in English and communications from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

SR Rick Kourchenko 2021Kourchenko joins Swanson Russell as a senior writer and will work remotely in Florida. He previously worked as a senior copywriter for Publix Super Markets and Wilson Creative Group, and has experience freelance writing for clients such as Hyatt Regency Orlando, Raymond James Financial, Walker Brands, and more. He attended the University of Florida.

Swanson Russell is a nationally recognized full-service branding, advertising and public relations agency in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska. The agency partners with clients across many industries while specializing in agriculture, construction, landscape/turf, outdoor recreation and healthcare. To learn how Swanson Russell builds a Real Connection™ between brands and audiences, visit swansonrussell.com.


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