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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 (Aug. 2017)

Cert., Advanced Digital & Social Media, Texas Tech University (Aug. 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

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

United Supermarkets LLC

  • Social Media Coordinator (March 2012-Sept.2014)
  • Production Artist (Oct. 2010-March 2012)
  • Store Team Member (Sept. 1998-Aug. 2004)

Cenveo-Trafton Printing

  • Customer Service Representative (Oct. 2008-Oct. 2010)
  • Print Estimator (Aug. 2007-Oct. 2010)
  • Graphic Technician (Sept. 2004-Aug. 2007)

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Google AdWords Certification (June 2017)
  • Hubspot Email Marketing Certification (Sept. 2016)
  • Lynda.com Mobile Marketing Certification (Aug. 2016)
  • Lynda.com SEO Fundamentals Certification (Aug. 2016)
  • Facebook Blueprint – All Content Path (July 2015)
  • Hubspot Inbound Marketing Certification (March 2015)
  • Hootsuite Certified Social Media Professional (April 2013)
  • Cicerone Certified Beer Server (Feb. 2012)

SERVICE

  • Amarillo College, Mass Media Advisory Board (June 2017-present)
  • AAF-Amarillo, Government Relations Chair (July 2016-present)
  • Cattle Baron’s Ball-Lubbock, Social Media Chair (Jan.-July 2016)
  • AAF-Lubbock, Communications Chair (July 2015-May 2016)
  • PRSA, Board Member (Jan. 2015-May 2016)

AWARDS

AVA Digital Awards

  • Gold: TTUHSC Snapchat Geofilters (Jan. 2017)

UPCEA Marketing Awards

  • Silver: TTU eLearning ‘Skip Ad’ YouTube Ads (Nov. 2016)
  • Silver: TTU eLearning E-Mail Newsletter (Nov. 2016)
  • Silver: “Regional Sites of Texas Tech” Brochure (Nov. 2016)
  • Silver: TTU at Fredericksburg Winemaking Card (Nov. 2016)
  • Gold: TTU eLearning Retractable Banner (Nov. 2015)
  • Silver: TTU at Waco Magazine Ad (Nov. 2015)

American Advertising Awards (“ADDYs”)

  • Silver: United “Hatch Chile Fest” Social Media (Feb. 2014)
  • Gold: United “Hatch Chile Fest” Roasting Guide (Feb. 2012)
  • Gold: United “Hatch Chile Fest” Poster Series (Feb. 2012)