Scott Spriggs, Chief Marketing & Creative Officer
Phone: (540) 535-3577 | E-mail: email@example.com
Scott loves the visual communication medium and holds a B.F.A. in Graphic Design from James Madison University. He and his team are responsible for the brand and reputation of the university across of the mediums of web, print, video and media relations. He has 7 years of experience in marketing communications where he has developed visual concepts for Sprint wireless, Shentel Cable TV and Shenandoah University. When not at work you can usually find him behind a camera or canoeing on the Shenandoah river.
Cathy J. Loranger, D.Prof, APR, Director of Marketing Services & Senior Editor
Phone: (540) 665-4510 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cathy Loranger is a seasoned marketing communications and public relations practitioner, strategist and brand storyteller. With a career that spans corporate business, higher education and several advertising/PR agencies, she counsels senior leadership, develops marketing and brand strategies, manages projects and writes/edits copy for a variety of media channels, including print and online publications. She holds a doctorate in organizational leadership from Shenandoah University, a master’s in communications management from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s in English and mass communications from Eastern Nazarene College. She served as president of the College Communicators Association of Virginia and Washington, D.C., from 2008-2010, and earned professional accreditation from the Public Relations Society of America in 1992. Cathy has worked at Shenandoah University since 1999.
Rick Ours, Director, Video Production
Phone: (540) 535-3533 Cell: (540) 327-6198 | E-mail: email@example.com
Rick Ours is director of Shenandoah University video production, and as such supervises all in-house and out-of-house video projects. Ours is also the Administrator of the Vickers Communication Center. He has over 35 years experience in electronic media/video & TV production, both commercial TV and institutional video, including stints with CBS NCAA Sports and ESPN NCAA basketball crews. Ours has received numerous national awards for his work, including the Telly, Communicator and Videographer awards. A Graduate of West Virginia University, he is a supporter of Mountaineer football, and previously worked for the Mountaineer Sports Network. In his spare time, he is an avid reader of thriller fiction, a nature photographer and singer. Rick enjoys spending time with family, including Wife Mary Beth, daughter Amye and son Matthew and his three grandchildren, Reily, Lilah and Maggie.
Marsha Genthner, Director of Web Services & New Media
Phone: (540) 545-7396 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Emily Burner, Director of Media Relations
Phone: (540) 545-7334 | E-mail: email@example.com
Emily Burner serves as spokesperson for Shenandoah University and manages the university’s external communications, disseminating information to journalists and responding to media inquiries and interview requests. She also manages university-wide internal communications via the university’s daily email, SUN-e. She is a regular contributor to Shenandoah magazine and often writes other stories and communication pieces for various offices on campus. Emily holds a bachelor of arts degree from Randolph-Macon College (Major: Political Science/Minors: Speech Communication, Journalism & Spanish) and a master of science degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University (Major: Broadcast Journalism). She is currently pursuing a doctor of professional studies degree in organizational leadership from Shenandoah. Emily has worked for Shenandoah University since 2008, previously serving in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Office of Alumni Affairs. Prior to joining Shenandoah University, she spent two years as a reporter and producer for TV3 Winchester, the city’s former ABC affiliate. Emily is a Randolph-Macon College Society of Alumni board member, a proud alumna of the Randolph-Macon Women’s Basketball program, and a co-chair of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® Publicity & Promotion Committee.
Colby Smith, Senior Graphic Designer
Phone: (540) 535-3534 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
As Senior Graphic Designer at Shenandoah University, Colby Smith specializes in visual problem solving and typography. She conceptualizes and creates designs that convey Shenandoah’s brand strategy throughout print and electronic media. Additionally, she is responsible for helping manage the use of the university’s brand materials (i.e. logos and photos) and is the lead designer for the university’s alumni magazine. In 2009, she received her B.F.A. in Graphic Design from James Madison University. Colby’s interests outside of work include puppies, witty banter and chocolate chip cookies.
Jason López, Senior Design Specialist
Phone: (540) 665-5469 | E-mail: email@example.com
Jason López is responsible for representing the Shenandoah University brand strategy in all visual communication mediums including print, web and video. Formulate design concepts for all mediums, including collateral, direct mail, radio, print and outdoor advertising, web, video and social media. He holds a B.A. in Graphic Design and a M.F.A. in Digital Graphic Design from Atlantic University. Jason enjoys spending time drinking Coca Cola and eating chocolate.
Lee A. Graff, Producer/Editor
Phone: (540) 535-3535 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lee A. Graff grew up around the world and from one end of the country to the other. He spent time in Germany, Panama, Virginia, California, New Mexico, Tennessee, and West Virginia. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Johnson Bible College (now Johnson University) in Knoxville, Tennessee. Following his undergraduate years, he spent time at multiple television stations in East Tennessee. Working as a commercial producer, video news journalist, freelance producer, teacher and documentary film producer, Lee has experience in several forms of video and media production. Lee brings his experiences from around the world and the various types of production he’s learned to bear in his work as a video producer for Shenandoah University. When not helping to tell the story of the university, Lee spends his time with his wife Danielle (middays on 97.5 FM WLTF), and their three children (Kacey, Karee, and Kaden), but you can also find him writing fiction or pondering the mysteries of the universe just for fun.
Tom Finley, WordPress Development Specialist
Phone: (540) 665-3562 | E-mail: email@example.com
Tom, as WordPress Development Specialist for Shenandoah University’s Office of Marketing and Communications, designs and implements a variety of WordPress sites for use by university contributors. His focus is creating easy-to-use, contributor-managed sites that are accessible to the general public across a wide spectrum of digital devices. Tom received a B.S. in Engineering Design Graphics and Computer Animation from East Tennessee State University in 2002. For over 10 years he has actively designed websites, microsites, HTML emails, landing pages, and print marketing materials for educational institutions, small businesses, and direct marketing companies.
Paula Smith, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (540) 665-5456 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paula Smith is responsible for office administration, purchasing and placing advertising as well as supporting the Marketing and Communications chief marketing & creative officer, director of marketing services and OMC staff. She holds a bachelor’s in business administration from American InterContinental University and has worked for Shenandoah since 1999.
Cathy Wetzel, Project Manager
Phone: (540) 665-5514 | E-mail: email@example.com
With a background in tracking, troubleshooting, and technical support, Cathy Wetzel supports the strategic and tactical functions of the Office of Marketing & Communications. Her organizational skills, love for analyzing details and developing processes makes her integral in problem solving and solution gathering. When she’s not researching, following projects on Quickbase or tracking media placements, she can be found at the fitness center, working on do-it-yourself home projects with her husband or planning vacations to spend time with her adult son.
Stephanie Mangino, Marketing Writer
Phone: (540) 545-7347 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephanie Mangino is a seasoned writer and editor with a background in radio, print and online journalism. She uses her multimedia experience to craft copy for a wide variety of university needs, including Shenandoah magazine’s print and online editions, booklets, brochures, fliers, blogs, and radio, online and print advertising. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Mary Washington College (now the University of Mary Washington).
Rebecca Ellis, Online Communication Coordinator
Phone: (540) 535-3504 | E-mail: email@example.com