Staff and Reporting Personnel

University Communications and Marketing

Michele Gaither Sparks
VP and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer*

Administrative Associate

Jennifer Minges
Clerical Assistant

* This position also leads the University Communications Council.

University Marketing, Digital and Creative Services

University Marketing and Creative Services

Barb Maccombs
Associate Director

Reporting Personnel

Alicia Auhagen
University Copywriter/Editor

Tracy Chappelow
Associate Editorial Director, University Creative Services

Paige Hake
University Graphic Designer

Michael Mattingly
University Art Director

Belinda Rutherford
Senior University Graphic Designer

Jon Simon
Assistant Editorial Director, University Creative Services

Adam Wolfe
University Graphic Designer

University Digital and Emerging Media


Reporting Personnel

Scott Kissell
Senior University Photographer

Omari Matlock
Video Production Assistant

De'Niel Phipps
University Video Production Supervisor

Jeff Sabo
Director, University Photographic Services

Sabrina Stanifer
Administrative Assistant

Marketing Strategy and Analysis

Todd Pashak
Marketing Analyst

University Social Media

Kelly Bennett
Manager of Social Media and Marketing Strategy

University Trademarks and Licensing

Laura Driscoll

University Web Communications

Jessica Rea
University Web Design Manager

Reporting Personnel

Erik Seyferth
University Web Development Specialist

Jason Walters
University Web Design Specialist

University Digital and Print Design Specialist


Jeri Moore
University Web Content Manager

Reporting Personnel

Rachel Kelly
University Web Content Specialist

Shelli Minton
University Web Content Specialist

Karen O'Hara
University Web Content Specialist

University Digital Marketing and Content Specialist

University News and Communications

Claire Wagner

Reporting Personnel

Carole Johnson
Associate Director

Shavon Anderson
University News Writer/Content Creator

Kristal Humphrey
University News Assistant Editor

Margo Kissell
University News Feature Writer

Susan Meikle
University News Writer/Editor

Lori Osterberger
Program Associate

Miamian Alumni Magazine

Donna Boen
Managing Editor