Meet the IMC Team

Who Are We?

We are a creative and diverse group of artists, storytellers, wordsmiths, designers and strategists dedicated to preserving and increasing the visibility of the Sam Houston State University brand. Our projects are more than just marketing - we strive every day to define and convey what makes SHSU a great name in education.

Chief Marketing Officer

Jeff Harris
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) & Public Information Officer (PIO)
936.294.1011 | jharris@shsu.edu

Amber Wood
Administrative Coordinator
936.294.2659 | amberrosewood@shsu.edu

Tory Josey
Marketing Manager for COBA
936.294.2370 | tlj025@shsu.edu

Marketing and Branding

Specialty Areas:

  • Licensing & Branding
  • Ticketing Operations
  • Athletics Fan Engagement
  • Athletics Media
  • Athletics Broadcasting
  • Sponsorships

Russell Martinez
AVP for Marketing and Branding
936.294.4260 | russell.martinez@shsu.edu

Ticketing Operations

Russell Durrant
Associate Director Ticketing Operations
936.294.3443 | rcd021@shsu.edu

Vacant
Assistant Director Ticket Operations

Montel Gardner
Amplify Ticketing GM
936.294.3220 | mxg221@shsu.edu

Josh Groover
Amplify Ticketing
936.294.2796 | jxg411@shsu.edu

Fan Engagement

Vacant
Associate Director Fan Engagement

Elliott Hansing
Marketing Manager
936.294.2364 | esh029@shsu.edu

Athletics Media

Ben Rikard
Assistant Director Athletics Media
936.294.1764 | bar052@shsu.edu

Cody Stark
Media Coordinator
936.294.2692 | cstark@shsu.edu

Athletics Broadcasting

Jason Barfield
Associate Director Broadcasting
936.294.3533 | jdb014@shsu.edu

Mariano Rivera
Broadcast Production Coordinator
936.294.4491 | mjr088@shsu.edu

Sponsorships

Zach Kaddatz
VWSE General Manager
936.294.4132 | ztk003@shsu.edu

Cristi Johnson
VWSE Account Manager
936.294.2363 | cmj039@shsu.edu

Executive Communications & Media

Specialty Areas:

  • Executive Communications
  • University Media Relations
  • Crisis Communications

Brandon Webb
Director of Executive Communications & Media
936.294.1503 | brandon.webb@shsu.edu

Marketing for Enrollment/Academics

Stephanie Knific
Director of Marketing for Enrollment/Academics
936.294.1833 | sjk025@shsu.edu

Marketing for Criminal Justice Institutes

Nu'Nicka Epps
Director of Marketing for Criminal Justice Institutes
936.294.3579 | nepps@shsu.edu

Harriet McHale
Marketing Manager for CJ
936.294.1688 | icc_hhb@shsu.edu

Digital and Analytics

Specialty Areas:

  • Social Media Strategy
  • EMMA Mass Email
  • Website Content and Development
  • Digital Advertising Strategy, Development and Implementation
  • Reporting and Analytics

Mauri Smith
Director of Digital and Analytics
936.294.1797 | maurismith@shsu.edu

Vacant
Associate Director of Digital and Analytics (Job Posting)

Meghan Burton
Digital Advertising and Research Analyst
936.294.3408 | maburton@shsu.edu

Mark McMurray
Digital Media Specialist
936.294.4308 | mjm028@shsu.edu

Vacant
Digital Media Developer (Job Posting)

Rigel Anthis
Digital Media Developer
936.294.3407 | rra004@shsu.edu

P. Miller
Digital Media Developer for CJ
936.294.1631 | pam045@shsu.edu

Vacant
Digital Support Specialist (Job Posting)

Content Communications

Specialty Areas:

  • News Writing
  • Copywriting/editing
  • Marketing Photography
  • Marketing Videography
  • Social Media Content Creation

Emily Binetti
Director of Content Communications
936.294.4406 | emilyb@shsu.edu

Emilee White
Assistant Director of Content and Social Media elwhite@shsu.edu 

Mikah Boyd
Communications Manager
936.294.1837 | mgb051@shsu.edu

Mike Foster
University Videographer
936.294.2504 | mdf022@shsu.edu

Justin Calhoun
University Photographer
936.294.3669 | jmc240@shsu.edu

Campbell Atkins
Content Specialist
936.294.2638 | cja074@shsu.edu 

Kim Foster
Content Specialist for CJ
936.294.4689 | kaf074@shsu.edu

Creative Design and Production

Specialty Areas:

  • Graphic Design/Visual Communication
  • Strategic Creative Planning
  • Print Services
  • Questions/information related to the university’s branding and style guidelines

Zack Jones
Director of Creative Design and Production
936.294.4044 | zjones@shsu.edu

Creative Design

Vacant
Associate Director Creative Services

Bri Garza
Assistant Director Graphic Design
936.294.3295 | bks008@shsu.edu

Jack Delaney
Graphic Designer
936.294.3430 | jsd010@shsu.edu

Vacant
Graphic Designer

Vacant
Graphic Designer for Athletics

Production

Lori Proctor
Assistant Director of Print Services
936.294.1856 | lkp001@shsu.edu

Michelle Clark
Administrative Associate
bmc109@shsu.edu

Stuart King
Manager Print Operations
936.294.1768 | sak009@shsu.edu

Kevin Anderson
Digital Graphics Technician
936.294.1858 | kra021@shsu.edu

Justin Simms
Print Specialist
936.294.1974 | jhs034@shsu.edu

Doug McKerall
Print Specialist
dmm051@shsu.edu