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 |
Today@Sam Announcement

Amber Wood
Administrative Coordinator
936.294.2659 |

Marketing and Branding

Russell Martinez
AVP for Marketing and Branding
936.294.4260 |

Athletics External Engagement

Fan Engagement

Assistant Director Fan Engagement

Caroline Gagen
Marketing Manager
936.294.2364 |

Ticketing Operations

Russell Durrant
Assistant Director Ticketing Operations

Meagan Conteras
Ticket Operations
936.294.2738 |

Montel Gardner
Amplify Ticketing GM
936.294.3220 |

Sean Kelly
Amplify Ticketing
936.294.2796 |

Athletics Media

Vacant (Job Posting)
Assistant Director Athletics Media

Cody Stark
Media Coordinator
936.294.2692 |

Athletics Broadcasting

Jason Barfield
Associate Director Broadcasting
936.294.3533 |

Mariano Rivera
Broadcast Production Coordinator
936.294.4491 |


Zach Kaddatz
VWSE General Manager
936.294.4132 |

Cristi Johnson
VWSE Account Manager
936.294.2363 |

Media Communications

Vacant (Job Posting)
Director of Executive Communications & Media

Marketing for Enrollment/Academics

Stephanie Knific
Director of Marketing for Enrollment/Academics
936.294.1833 |

Tory Josey
Marketing Manager for COBA
936.294.2370 |

Harriet McHale
Marketing Manager for CJ
936.294.1688 |

Marketing for Criminal Justice Institutes

Nu'Nicka Epps
Director of Marketing for Criminal Justice Institutes
936.294.3579 |

Digital and Analytics

Mauri Smith
Director of Digital and Analytics
936.294.1797 |

Isaac Moen
Assistant Director of Digital and Analytics
936.294.4372 |

Jurden Bruce
Digital Media Manager
936.294.4495 |

Meghan Burton
Digital Advertising and Research Analyst
936.294.3408 |

Rigel Anthis
Digital Media Developer
936.294.3407 |

Mark McMurray
Digital Media Specialist

Perry Miller
Digital Media Specialist for CJ
936.294.1631 |

Content Communications

Emily Binetti
Director of Content Communications
936.294.4406 |

Vacant (Job Posting)
Assistant Director of Content and Social Media

Mikah Boyd
Communications Manager
936.294.1837 |

Mike Foster
University Videographer
936.294.2504 |

Justin Calhoun
University Photographer
936.294.3669 |

Campbell Atkins
Content Specialist
936.294.2638 | 

Kim Foster
Content Specialist for CJ
936.294.4689 |

Creative Design and Production

Zach Jones
Director of Creative Production

Creative Design

Associate Director Creative Services

Brianna Smith
Assistant Director Graphic Design
936.294.3295 |

Jack Delaney
Graphic Designer
936.294.3430 |

Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer


Lori Proctor
Assistant Director of Print Services
936.294.1856 |

Erin Keenright
Administrative Associate
936.294.2294 |

Stuart King
Manager Print Operations
936.294.1768 |

Doug McKerall
Print Specialist

Kevin Anderson
Digital Graphics Technician
936.294.1858 |

Justin Simms
Print Specialist
936.294.1974 |