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Marketing and Branding

Scope of Work

In our work to raise the profile of the University locally, nationally, and internationally, the Marketing unit focuses on marketing and communications projects that shine a light on the great minds and amazing discoveries that solve the big challenges of our state and world.

Services

The team's services are focused on projects for the common good. These services generally include:

  • strategic marketing and communications counsel
  • digital and social media strategy and planning
  • creative services for projects that promote the President’s priorities and broader U-wide initiatives,

Examples include:

  • brand identity systems
  • overall brand guidance
  • marketing and communications best practices
  • legislative communications
  • safety communications

Team Members

Ann Aronson

Chief Marketing Officer

Laura Johnson

Senior Director of Account Services

Sara Froehlich

Director of Digital Communications

Eric Meyer

Director of Measurement & Analytics

Adam Hammer

Director of Creative Services

Account Services

Staff

Alex Dorner
Social Media Strategist
Susan Hagen
Senior Marketing Strategist
Sarah Issa
Social Media Associate
Jason Kaiser
Marketing Strategist
Lisa Sikkink
Digital Marketing Strategist
Kelly Voigt
Senior Marketing Strategist
Shari White
Digital Strategist
Cheryl Zupec
Marketing Strategist

Creative Services

Staff

Brian Carnell
Video Producer
Katie Gallagher
Graphic/Multimedia Designer
Pamela Hart
Multimedia Designer
Eric Miller
Photographer
Austin Montelius
Multimedia Designer
Rick Moore
Writer/Editor
Deane Morrison
Writer/Editor
Adam Overland
Principal Editor/Writer
Zandra Phouisangiem
Multimedia Designer
Ashley Piediscalzi
Principal Multimedia Designer
Wade Rupard
Principal Writer/Editor
Ranja Sem
Principal Multimedia Designer
Karley Shoenberg
Multimedia Designer

Digital Communications

Staff

Brennan Atchison
Developer 2
Padmasripriya Bhamidipati
Developer 2
Brandt Hinterberg
Developer 2
Erik Hunter
Developer 1
Frank Nelson
Developer 3
Tamera Peake
Developer 1
Ben Peck
Digital Communications Assistant
Matt Senger
Developer 3
Dimitri Tadege
Senior Developer and Technical Team Lead
Heshan Wanigasooriya
Developer 2
Kristin Williams
Developer 2

Brand Request

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Project Request

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Story Submission

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