Rob Swenson is a freelance corporate writer and a veteran journalist.
He worked for 32 years as a reporter and editor for the Argus Leader and the Sioux Falls Business Journal, including four years in Pierre as the daily newspaper’s State Capital Correspondent. Swenson has 15 years of experience as a business reporter or business editor.
He also previously worked as a senior writer for NorthWestern Corporation and as a copy editor and reporter for the Daily Register in Brookings, S.D.
Swenson started his own writing and consulting business, Rob Swenson Media Services, in 2012 and SDN Communications has been a priority client from the start.
He was born in Brookings and raised in Lake Preston, S.D. He graduated from South Dakota State University in 1977 with degrees in Journalism and Political Science. He lives in Sioux Falls.
Greg Dean has served as the Director of Industry Relations for the South Dakota Telecommunications Association since 1999.
He focuses on marketing and industry imaging, grassroots political efforts, and state and federal lobbying. As a lobbyist for SDN Communications and its member companies, he shares his expertise in the industry as a guest blogger on SDN's blog during the South Dakota Legislative Sessions.
Dean is a graduate of South Dakota State University with degrees in Animal Science and Economics.