UMC Staff

Patrick Gonzales

Patrick Gonzales

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 Strategy & Coordination

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:
Mariana Garza Estrada

Mariana Garza Estrada

Public Relations Marketing Coordinator
Phone: (956) 882-8231
Email:
Cristina Ramos

Cristina Ramos

Marketing Coordinator
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Kristina Moran

Kristina Moran

Marketing Coordinator (Health/Medicine)
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Lorena Herrera

Lorena Herrera

Marketing Coordinator
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:

Creative Services

Roberto Castro

Roberto Castro

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

Karla Castillo

Graphic Designer Manager
Phone: (956) 665-5222
Email:
Ruben Capuchino

Ruben Capuchino

Sr. Graphic Designer
Phone: (956) 296-2002
Email:
Denise Zamora

Denise Zamora

Graphic Designer
Phone: (956) 882-3870
Email:
Alexandra Mendoza

Alexandra Mendoza

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

Jose Quintanilla

Graphic Designer (Campus Auxiliary Services)
Phone: (956) 665-8845
Email:
Cassidy Rodriguez

Cassidy Rodriguez

Graphic Designer
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Aaron Rodriguez

Aaron Rodriguez

Graphic Designer
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Caitlin Abrego

Caitlin Abrego

Graphic Designer (Health/Medicine)
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Juan Ramirez

Juan Ramirez

Multimedia Producer
Phone: (956) 882-7167
Email:
Mark Teiwes

Mark Teiwes

Multimedia Producer
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Scott Bennett

Scott Bennett

Multimedia Producer
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Raul Gonzalez

Raul Gonzalez

Multimedia Producer
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:

Digital Marketing and Marketing Analytics

Josse 'Alex' Garrido

Josse "Alex" Garrido

Director of Digital Marketing &
Marketing Analytics

Phone: (956) 665-7311
Email:
Perla Pequeno

Perla Pequeno

Assistant Director Web Strategy &
Integrated Communications

Phone: (956) 665-3064
Email:
Miguel Trevino

Miguel Trevino

Assistant Director Business 
Information Systems

Phone: (956) 665-5243
Email:
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VACANT

Social Media Manager
Phone:
Email:
John Nathaniel Garcia

John Nathaniel Garcia

Digital Marketing Manager
Phone: (956) 665-3726
Email:
Erick Morales

Erick Morales

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

Jesica Gonzalez

Digital Engagement Coordinator (Health/Medicine)
Phone: (956) 296-2000
Email:
Miranda Vick

Miranda Vick

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

Irene Wazgowska

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

Vacant

Web Content Specialist (Auxiliary)
Phone:
Email:
Ramiro Rios

Ramiro Rios

Web Content Specialist
Phone: (956) 665-7990
Email:
Magaly Trevino

Magaly Trevino

Web Content Specialist
Phone: (956) 882-8231
Email:
Jose Ramirez

Jose Ramirez

Business Analyst II
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Samuel Pena

Samuel Pena

Web Developer II (Health/Medicine)
Phone: (956) 296-1499
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:
Amanda A. Taylor

Amanda A. Taylor-Uchoa

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:
Karen Villarreal

Karen Villarreal

Multimedia Journalist
Phone: (956) 882-8231
Email:
Marisol Villarreal

Marisol Villarreal

Multimedia Journalist
Phone: (956) 882-8231
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:
David Hovar

David Hovar

Internal Communications Manager
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:

Graduate Recruiting

Stephanie Ozuna Larralde

Stephanie Ozuna Larralde

Director of Graduate Recruitment and Outreach
Phone: (956) 665-3558
Email:
Angelina Buitron

Angelina Buitron

Graduate Student Recruiter
Phone: (956) 882-7309
Email:
Claudia Zapata

Claudia Zapata

Graduate Student Recruiter
Phone: (956) 665-2741
Email:
Samuel Aparicio

Samuel Aparicio

Sr Graduate Student Recruiter
Phone: (956) 665-7274
Email: