UMC Staff

Patrick Gonzales

Patrick Gonzales

Associate Vice-President for University Marketing & Communications
Phone: (956) 665-3110
Email:
Ben Plantan

Ben Plantan

Chief Marketing Officer
Phone: (956) 665-8919
Email:

Operations & Administration

Ofelia Jimenez

Ofelia Jimenez

Administrative Manager
Phone: (956) 665-8918
Email:
Ashley Sanchez

Ashley Sanchez

Administrative Assistant II
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:

Marketing Coordination & Strategy

Elisa Flores

Elisa Flores

Marketing Director
Phone: (956) 665-7449
Email:
Victoria Villela

Victoria Villela

Marketing Manager
Phone: (956) 665-2416
Email:
Crystal Reinhart

Crystal Reinhart

Marketing Manager (Health/Medicine)
Phone: (956) 296-1043
Email:
Stephania Ortega

Stephania Ortega

Sr. Marketing Coordinator
Phone: (956) 665-7996
Email:
Mariana Garza Estrada

Mariana Garza Estrada

Marketing Coordinator
Phone: (956) 882-8231
Email:
Andrea Cepeda

Andrea Cepeda

Marketing Coordinator (Health/Medicine)
Phone: (956) 296-2003
Email:

Creative Services

Roberto Castro

Roberto Castro

Director of Creative Services
Phone: (956) 665-8920
Email:
Karla Castillo

Karla Castillo

Creative Studio Manager
Phone: (956) 665-5222
Email:
Daniel Cardenas

Daniel Cardenas

Sr. Graphics Designer
Phone: (956) 665-8923
Email:
Denise Zamora

Denise Zamora

Graphics Designer
Phone: (956) 882-3870
Email:
Karla Castillo

Isabella Hernandez

Graphic Designer
Phone: (956) 665-5230
Email:
Ruben Capuchino

Ruben Capuchino

Graphic Designer (Health/Medicine)
Phone: (956) 296-2002
Email:
Derick Somoso

Derick Somoso

Graphic Designer
Phone: (956) 665-7807
Email:
Alexandra Mendoza

Alexandra Mendoza

Graphic Designer
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Jose Quintanilla

Jose Quintanilla

Graphic Designer (Auxiliary)
Phone: (956) 665-8845
Email:
Juan Ramirez

Juan Ramirez

Multimedia Producer
Phone: (956) 882-7167
Email:
Ike Galindo

Ike Galindo

Multimedia Producer
Phone: (956) 665-8076
Email:
Jennifer Galindo

Jennifer Galindo

Multimedia Producer (Health/Medicine)
Phone: (956) 296-2001
Email:

Digital Marketing and Marketing Analytics

Josse 'Alex' Garrido

Josse "Alex" Garrido

Director of Digital Marketing &
Marketing Analytics

Phone: (956) 665-7311
Email:
Judith Adame

Judith Adame

Social Media Manager
Phone: (956) 665-3725
Email:
John Nathaniel Garcia

John Nathaniel Garcia

Digital Marketing Manager
Phone: (956) 665-3726
Email:
Charles Bishop

Erick Morales

Digital Engagement Coordinator
Phone: (956) 665-3639
Email:
Jesica Gonzalez

Jesica Gonzalez

Digital Engagement Coordinator (Health/Medicine)
Phone: (956) 296-2000
Email:
Joe Eguia

Joe Eguia

Web Content Specialist (Health/Medicine)
Phone: (956) 296-2004
Email:
David Hovar

David Hovar

Web Content Specialist
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Irene Wazgowska

Irene Wazgowska

Web Content Specialist
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Milton Hernandez

Milton Hernandez

Web Content Specialist (Auxiliary)
Phone: (956) 882-5058
Email:
Ramiro Rios

Ramiro Rios

Web Content Specialist
Phone: (956) 665-7990
Email:
Jesus Torres

Jesus Torres

Web Developer I
Phone: (956) 882-7308
Email:
Job Benavidez

Job Benavidez

Web Developer
Phone: (956) 882-7307
Email:

News & Internal Communications

Marci Caltabiano-Ponce

Marci Caltabiano-Ponce

Director of News & Internal Communications
Phone: (956) 665-2742
Email:
Melissa Vasquez

Melissa Vasquez

Communications Manager
Phone: (956) 665-8926
Email:
Maria Elena Hernandez

Maria Elena Hernandez

Multimedia Journalist
Phone: (956) 882-8787
Email:
Amanda A. Taylor

Amanda A. Taylor

Multimedia Journalist
Phone: (956) 665-7995
Email:
Amanda L. Alaniz

Amanda L. Alaniz

Multimedia Journalist
Phone: (956) 665-7192
Email:
Victoria Brito Morales

Victoria Brito Morales

Informational Writer
Phone: (956) 882-4330
Email:
Letty Fernandez

Letty Fernandez

Media Relations Liaison
Phone: (956) 882-6535
Email:
David Pike

David Pike

Sr. Photojournalist
Phone: (956) 882-8266
Email:
Paul Chouy

Paul Chouy

Photojournalist
Phone: (956) 665-5044
Email:

Strategic Events

Karen Dorado

Karen Dorado

Director of Special Projects and Community Relations
Phone: (956) 665-7305
Email:

Public Relations

Jennifer McGehee-Valdez

Jennifer McGehee-Valdez

Director of Public Relations
Phone: (956) 882-5105
Email:
Norma Rodriguez

Norma Rodriguez

Public Relations Coordinator
Phone: (956) 882-3840
Email: