Huskers on the Move: May 2023

Monday, May 1, 2023 - 4:45pm

Tammy Barry ('91) was promoted to vice president, group sales and marketing at Ameritas. She was previously second vice president, customer focus, group and will now oversee the group customer focus, sales training and Dental Select marketing departments. Congrats, Tammy!

Erica Courtney ('22) started a new position as marketing & account manager at Tiiga. Congrats, Courtney!

Troy Fedderson ('95) was named interim chief communication and marketing officer for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Congrats, Troy!

Deb Fiddelke ('99) has accepted a new role with SC Johnson as a vice president of global communication. Congrats, Deb!

Kyle Hauder ('22) is the new social media specialist at Lake County Forest Preserve District. Congrats, Kyle!

Lauryn Higgins ('18) was part of the New York Times team that won a Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting.

Angel Jennings ('08) was part of the team at the Los Angeles Times that won a Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting.

Cassandra Kostal ('21) is just finishing her second year of law school at UNL and started a new clerkship at Legal Aid of Nebraska. Congrats, Cassandra!

Ilana Lewis ('22) became a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lincoln last August. She's already made an immense impact on her 15-year-old mentee, they're the best of friends. Congrats, Ilana!

Leslie (Waechter) Means ('04) who runs recently published her first book "So God made a Mother." Congrats, Leslie!

Brandi Paul ('03) started a new job at HDR as their senior corporate communications strategist. Congrats, Brandi!

Andrew Pfeifer ('22) accepted a job in Norfolk at News Channel Nebraska. Starting this June, he'll anchor, report on sports and provide play-by-play for the station. Congrats, Andrew!

Kelly Ann Scott ('98) is the editor-in-chief and vice president of, Alabama's largest news site. was awarded two Pulitzer Prizes in Local Reporting and Commentary.

Bre TenHulzen ('21) won her first HDR Pathfinder Award of Excellence in Leadership in her first two years of working at the company. Congrats, Bre!

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