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Becky Lockhart
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Becky Lockhart

Program Specialist

rl09@txstate.edu

Becky loves being engaged in her community, whether on campus or at hometown school board meetings. A Bobcat for nearly two decades, she gets things done with quiet determination and bribes of Lockhart’s famous barbecue.

Capabilities

  • bilingual
  • archivist
  • team organization
  • patience
  • project planning

Interests

  • golf
  • health and fitness
  • local politics
  • interior design
  • party planning

Blain Hefner
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Blain Hefner

Senior Graphic Designer

bhefner@txstate.edu

When Blain was just 18 months old, his dad showed him how to draw a smiley face, and he's been drawing ever since. He honed his unique art style during his 13 years as a newspaper designer and illustrator.

Capabilities

  • graphic design
  • typography
  • art direction
  • illustration
  • sculpture

Interests

  • movies
  • art
  • pop culture
  • toys
  • vinyl
  • dogs

Caitlin Harvey
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Caitlin Harvey

Assistant Director, Digital

charvey@txstate.edu

Caitlin left the chilly East Coast for a more laid-back atmosphere and the warm Texas sun. In her leisure hours, she enjoys reading nonfiction, especially memoirs.

Capabilities

  • management
  • process improvement
  • social media strategy
  • content strategy
  • data analytics
  • user experience

Interests

  • my doggies
  • book collecting
  • San Marcos river
  • New England Patriots
  • architecture
  • travel

Callie Lewis
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Callie Lewis

Project Manager

callie@txstate.edu

Callie, a Texas State alumna, wanted to serve her alma mater and work in an environment that pushes her to reach higher. When she’s not working, Callie likes to play with her pets, go to Texas country concerts and spend time with family.

Capabilities

  • timeline management
  • multitasking
  • event/project planning
  • written communication
  • delegating
  • chaos coordination

Interests

  • reading
  • performing arts
  • handlettering
  • volunteering
  • the beach
  • Dallas Cowboys

Cesar Limon
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César Limón

Senior Graphic Designer

cl16@txstate.edu

Cesar played professional soccer in Mexico, and semi-pro in the U.S., before deciding to pursue his artistic dreams in the study of graphic design. In his downtime, he gets his hands dirty working on pottery and refinishing furniture.

Capabilities

  • layout design
  • branding
  • color correction
  • pre-press
  • logo design
  • illustration

Interests

  • ceramics
  • classic cars / hot rods
  • soccer
  • antiques
  • art
  • pets / dogs

Chandler Prude
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Chandler Prude

Assistant Director

chandler@txstate.edu

Chandler was born under the big skies of West Texas, but learned his trade at an art academy in snowy Michigan. These days he's a proud Bobcat grad who enjoys the simple life in Austin with his family.

Capabilities

  • visual storytelling
  • digital photography
  • non-traditional photography
  • image editing
  • general MacGyvering

Interests

  • music
  • food
  • family
  • cool bodies of water
  • furniture building
  • home improvement

Chris Jordan
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Christopher Jordan

UI/UX Designer

cdjordan@txstate.edu

Chris once had his sights set on a career as an electrical engineer, but this New Braunfels native chose to carve a different path in digital design. The best part of his work, Chris says, is meeting new clients and using his skills to help them connect with their target audiences.

Capabilities

  • UI/UX design
  • HTML and CSS
  • user research
  • content strategy
  • information architecture
  • visual communication

Interests

  • family adventures
  • hiking
  • wakeboarding
  • fruit gardening
  • music

Dan Eggers
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Dan Eggers

Director

deggers@txstate.edu

Don’t be fooled by him leaning back with his feet on his desk. Trust us, Dan is listening.

Capabilities

  • leadership
  • finding talent
  • brand strategy
  • process and management
  • enabling others
  • 80s TV references

Interests

  • family time
  • dogs
  • gardening
  • The Big Green Egg
  • sports
  • the river

Isabel Ray
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Isabel Ray

Digital Content Writer

isabelray@txstate.edu

Isabel is a museum geek and former educator at a science center, zoo and history museum. She loves figuring out interesting ways to share cool things with people. 

Capabilities

  • content creation
  • writing
  • informal education
  • social media

Interests

  • photography
  • birding
  • museums
  • sightseeing
  • baking pies

Joshua David Matthews
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Joshua David Matthews

Video Producer

joshdmatt@txstate.edu

Joshua was accepted into the Peace Corps but followed his passion for filmmaking instead. He started a film company, worked freelance and completed his own feature film. He’s working up the courage to swim with sharks.

Capabilities

  • video production
  • interviewing
  • videography
  • editing
  • photography
  • writing

Interests

  • reading
  • film
  • camping
  • hiking
  • documentaries
  • cycling

Kelly King-Green
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Kelly King-Green

Associate Director

kellykg@txstate.edu

Born to entrepreneurial parents, Kelly was managing her own sno-cone stand by junior high. She ditched frozen treats for college at Cal State, Long Beach and a career as a graphic designer and creative director.

Capabilities

  • brand strategy
  • creative direction
  • research and analysis
  • client management
  • team management
  • content mapping

Interests

  • rock ’n’ roll
  • modern art
  • road trips
  • antiques
  • architecture
  • DIY projects

Krista Butler
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Krista Butler

Marketing Office Coordinator

kbutler@txstate.edu

Before finding her way to Texas State, D'Hanis, TX native Krista's career took her behind the scenes of the Lone Star State's most iconic music venue with the company that manages historic Gruene Hall and several other popular New Braunfels attractions.

Capabilities

  • organization
  • planning
  • attention to detail
  • multitasking

Interests

  • live music
  • audiobooks
  • family adventures
  • Tex-Mex food
  • football
  • Blue Bell Ice Cream

Lauren Mikiten
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Lauren Mikiten

Digital Content Strategist

mikiten@txstate.edu

A Texas State alum, Lauren is excited to help tell TXST stories that show off the university and the town she loves. When she’s not working, Lauren likes to play with her cats, listen to podcasts, and explore the many beautiful outdoor destinations around San Marcos.

Capabilities

  • content strategy
  • information architecture
  • user experience
  • content management systems
  • making great coffee

Interests

  • gardening
  • McElroy shows
  • reading
  • road trips
  • nerdfighteria
  • video games

Nicole Avalos
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Nicole Avalos

Digital Marketing Strategist

navalos@txstate.edu

After working at Texas State as a graduate student, Nicole loved the staff's desire to constantly learn. On her days off, Nicole hangs out with her two dogs, shops at farmers markets, and travels in and out of the U.S.

Capabilities

  • HTML & CSS coding
  • digital marketing
  • social media strategy

Interests

  • traveling
  • reading
  • trying new foods
  • hanging out with family & friends
  • exercising

Nicole Hefner
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Nicole Hefner

Copy Editor

nhefner@txstate.edu

Nicole's work lets her experience the constant evolution of words, style and the English language. She’s traded the dark world of newspaper copy editing for sunny Texas State. She enjoys writing, soaking up pop culture and playing with her dogs.

Capabilities

  • editing
  • writing
  • proof reading
  • fact checking
  • grammar

Interests

  • fountain pens
  • crochet
  • cooking
  • writing
  • pop culture
  • soccer

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Nikki Stevenson

Digital Advertising Strategist

nps25@txstate.edu

Born and raised in Wyoming, Nikki traveled the country for years before finding happiness in San Marcos. As an outdoor enthusiast, she enjoys the Central Texas environment. Nikki fills her time with photography, her four rescue dogs and adventures. 

Capabilities

  • digital advertising
  • content creation
  • photography
  • ad copy
  • web design
  • social media management

Interests

  • cars and motorcycles
  • dogs
  • film and photography
  • playing guitar
  • learning new things

Rodney Crouther
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Rodney Crouther

Writer

rodneyc@txstate.edu

A journalist turned marketing writer from Mississippi, Rodney spent a decade honing his skills reporting on crime, politics and the general weirdness that is the state of Florida before coming to Texas.

Capabilities

  • copy writing
  • editing
  • branding
  • communications strategy

Interests

  • sports
  • film
  • reading
  • history
  • wildlife
  • arguing

Savannah Menchaca-Trujillo
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Savannah Menchaca-Trujillo

Graphic Designer

sdm3@txstate.edu

Savannah, a Texas State alumna, was drawn to work for University Marketing due to her love for the San Marcos River and the students.  When she is not working, Savannah pursues her passion for photography, lets off steam by cooking, and goes on road trip adventures.

 

Capabilities

  • branding systems
  • user experience
  • art direction
  • illustration
  • typography
  • lifestyle photography

Interests

  • the San Marcos River
  • herbalism
  • being a home chef
  • gardening
  • camping
  • yoga

Stephanie Schulz
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Stephanie Schulz

Photographer

sschulz@txstate.edu

Stephanie has been snapping pictures of her favorite subjects ever since she received her first camera in middle school. She spends her spare time on the waterways of the Hill Country, trying spicy foods and watching Game of Thrones.

Capabilities

  • photography
  • Photoshop
  • branding
  • visual communications
  • multitasking
  • personal styling

Interests

  • dogs
  • music
  • fiber art
  • traveling
  • film photography
  • kayaking and hiking

Terelle Williams
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Terelle Williams

Digital Video Specialist

t-will@txstate.edu

Following his passion for music and mixing beats lead Terelle to the audio production program at Georgia Southern University, but his path turned toward video after his first time on a film set, where he discovered a new way to tell stories through a camera lens.

Capabilities

  • videography
  • photography
  • color grading
  • video/audio editing

Interests

  • minimalism
  • omelettes
  • film
  • anime
  • manga
  • skateboarding

Vanessa Villescas
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Vanessa Villescas

Social Media Coordinator

vanessa@txstate.edu

Born and raised in Texas, Vanessa has a deep love for country music, car karaoke and the San Antonio Spurs. When she’s not glued to her phone, you can find her by the lake fishing or kayaking.

Capabilities

  • social media strategy
  • graphic design
  • content strategy
  • community management
  • copywriting
  • data analytics

Interests

  • fishing
  • art history
  • live music
  • traveling
  • good coffee
  • comedy

Our Student Staff

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Anna Cave

Social Media

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Jacqueline Tiznado

Graphic Design

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Keyana Williams

Social Media

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Teresa Gonzales

Front Desk