Carolyn O’Laughlin, Comm ’01, and her family relocated back to her hometown of St. Louis after living in New York for 12 years. She is manager of campus life at St. Louis Community College.
Marissa Martin, Comm ’00, is vice president of executive search at Chicago’s Koya Leadership Partners, which works to recruit and retain diverse professionals to high-impact nonprofit organizations nationwide.
Taylor Trovillion, Comm ’12, is a senior account executive in the corporate communications practice at Finn Partners, a Chicago public relations agency. Previously, she worked in Edelman’s corporate affairs practice for more than two years. She is co-president of the Marquette Club of Chicago.
Jessica Thunberg, Comm ’03, is vice president of business strategies at Chicago’s Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications. Previously, she was director of community engagement and outreach for suburban Chicago’s High School District 214. She has been an active volunteer with the Marquette Club of Chicago, including as president.
Krystyna Sarrazin, Comm ’98, was elected to her second term on the city council as alderman of the second district of Racine, Wis.
Max Hess, Comm ’13, previously a reporter at NBC15 in Madison, Wis., is a public relations account manager at EPIC Creative in West Bend, Wis.
Amanda Frank, Comm ’13, works in the promotion department of Warner Brothers Records in Los Angeles.
Katie Simoncic, Comm ’12, is alumni associate and general gifts coordinator at Husson University in Bangor, Maine.
Lynn Sheka, Comm ’09, Grad ’15, re-joined Reputation Partners, a national communication consulting firm, to help start its Milwaukee office. She is an account director.
Megan Wholey, Comm ’10, is an account supervisor at the Chicago office of Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm.