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I’m a communications & marketing professional with experience in social media strategy, writing, graphic design, and more.


EDUCATION

M.A., Strategic Communication, Texas Tech University (anticipated August 2017)

Cert., Advanced Digital & Social Media, Texas Tech University (anticipated August 2017)

B.A.A.S., Marketing, West Texas A&M University (May 2010)

A.A.S., Graphic Design, Amarillo College (May 2004)


EXPERIENCE

Texas Tech University System (September 2014-present)

  • Digital Media Coordinator, TTUHSC-Amarillo (May 2016-present)
  • Marketing & Digital Media Coordinator, TTU-eLearning (September 2014-May 2016)

United Supermarkets LLC (October 2010-September 2014)

  • Social Media Coordinator (March 2012-September 2014)
  • Production Artist (October 2010-March 2012)

Cenveo-Trafton Printing (September 2004-October 2010)

  • Customer Service Representative (October 2008-October 2010)
  • Print Estimator (August 2007-October 2010)
  • Graphic Technician (September 2004-August 2007)

CERTIFICATIONS

Facebook Blueprint – All Content Path, July 2015

Hubspot Inbound Marketing Certification, March 2015

HootSuite Certified Social Media Professional, April 2013

Cicerone Certified Beer Server, February 2012


SERVICE

AAF-Amarillo, Government Relations Chair (July 2016-present)

Cattle Baron’s Ball-Lubbock, Social Media Chair (January-July 2016)

AAF-Lubbock, Communications Chair (July 2015-May 2016)

Public Relations Society of America, Board Member (January 2015-May 2016)


AWARDS

Gold AVA Digital AwardSocial Media Site (January 2017)
Won award for design of “TTUHSC School of Pharmacy” Snapchat geofilters.

Silver UPCEA Marketing Award – Interactive Media Campaign (November 2016)
Won award for TTU eLearning YouTube ‘Skip Ad’ pre-roll ad campaign.

Silver UPCEA Marketing Award – E-Communications (November 2016)
Won award for TTU eLearning “From Anywhere” email newsletter.

Silver UPCEA Marketing Award – Brochure (November 2016)
Won award for design of “The Regional Sites of Texas Tech” brochure.

Silver UPCEA Marketing Award – Postcard (November 2016)
Won award for design of TTU at Fredericksburg “Grapes & Wine” card.

Gold UPCEA Marketing Award – Trade Show Exhibit (November 2015)
Won award for TTU eLearning retractable banner design.

Silver UPCEA Marketing Award – Single Print Ad (November 2015)
Won award for TTU at Waco magazine advertisement design.

“Silver Addy” American Advertising Awards – Lubbock (February 2014)
Won award for “Hatch Chile Fest” multi-platform social media campaign.

“Gold Addy” American Advertising Awards – Lubbock (February 2012)
Won award for design of “Hatch Chile Fest Roasting Guide” print piece.

“Gold Addy” American Advertising Awards – Lubbock (February 2012)
Won award for design of “Hatch Chile Fest Poster Series” poster campaign.