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Luanne Ussery

Luanne Ussery was American communications consultant.

Background

  • Ussery, Luanne was born on February 20, 1938 in Kershaw, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Ralph Thurston and Mary Elizabeth (Haile) University.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Winthrop College, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate editor Kershaw (South Carolina) News-Era, 1959-1961. Advertising saleswoman Nonpareil newspaper, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1961-1967. Magazine editor Mutual of Omaha-United of Omaha Insurance Company, 1968-1987.

      Assistant vice president, 1978-1982. 2nd vice president, 1982-1987.

    Works

    • Editor: The Presbyterian, Presbytery of Missori River Valley, Omaha, 1984-1988, Presbyterian Times, Providence Presbytery, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1990-1993, 96-98, co-ed itor, 1993-1996. Weekly columnist Kershaw News Era, 1988-1992.

    Membership

    Elder, clerk session First Presbyterian Church United States of America, Council Bluffs, 1974-1988, Beaver Creek Presbyterian Church, Kershaw, 1990-1992, 97—. Chair communications committee Presbytery of Missouri River Valley, 1985-1987, moderator, 1988. Trustee Christian Home Association/Children's Squ.

    United States of America, Council Bluffs, 1985-1988,International Association Business Communicators (president Omaha chapter 1972, Communicator of Year award Omaha chapter 1973).
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    • 1959
      Winthrop College
    • 1959 - 1961
      Associate, editor Kershaw (South Carolina) News-Era
    • 1961 - 1967
      advertising saleswoman Nonpareil newspaper
      Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
    • 1968 - 1987
      magazine editor Mutual of Omaha-United of Omaha Insurance Company
    • 1978 - 1982
      assistant, vice president
    • 1982 - 1987
      2nd vice president