Amanda Olson has been named the 2016 AAF Omaha Ad Rookie of the Year. She currently serves as interactive designer at Swanson Russell in Lincoln.
The Ad Rookie of the Year award is given to an AAF Omaha member with five or fewer years in the advertising business who demonstrates outstanding work both professionally and in the community, with attention to AAF Omaha service.
Olson co-chaired AAF Omaha’s 54th annual Meet the Pros student conference and served on the AAF Omaha Board of Directors from 2014 to 2015. Olson graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) in May of 2012. She attended Meet the Pros two years as a student and was an AAF Omaha scholarship recipient in 2011. Olson volunteered to serve on the 2013 & 2014 Meet the Pros committee and when asked to join the AAF Omaha Board of Directors in 2014 jumped at the chance to give back to students what she had learned just a few years earlier attending Meet the Pros.