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Communications and Media Relations

We tell the story of McCombs School of Business. We foster brand strength, enhance the prominence of the school's intellectual capital, and forge purposeful relationships with alumni and other stakeholders.

Brand, Design and Marketing
David WengerDavid Wenger, Director of Communications, 512-471-3314
Focuses on strengthening the McCombs School of Business brand equity, and supports the school's mission of sharing relevant intellectual capital beyond the academic community.


Gayle HightGayle Hight, Texas Enterprise Marketing and Special Projects, 512-475-6423
Promotes readership and blogger engagement on Texas Enterprise, and organizes special events and promotions like the Texas Enterprise Speaker Series.
 

Kim Brown McCombs Digital CoordinatorKim Brown, Senior Graphic Designer, 512-232-6029
Oversees art production and photography, manages McCombs trademarks and licensing requests, and maintains the McCombs home page.

DDonna Coffeltonna Coffelt, Creative Manager, University Creative Services, 512-475-6078
Serves as project manager and creative director for all McCombs School design projects in the university design office.

Dale Allen, 512-232-6672 and April Wright, 512-232-6659, Graphic Designers, McCombs Graphic Services
Dale and April manage the McCombs Graphic Services Division. Their services are available for McCombs-related publication layout and design, poster creation, PowerPoint presentations, laser engraved signs, and more.  

Media Relations
Jeannie Boylan
, Assistant to the Dean, 512-471-8881
Primary contact for reporters.

Samantha Harris

Samantha Harris, Media Relations Coordinator, 512-471-6746
Samantha is in charge of promotions at the McCombs School of Business. She also maintains the major events calendar and plasma screens.

 

School Publications (McCombs TODAY and Texas Enterprise)
Robert HeidrickRob Heidrick, Managing Editor of Texas Enterprise, 512-232-9166
Highlights the innovative research being done by faculty at the business school and other colleges at the University of Texas at Austin. Contact Rob with feedback about articles, or to provide information about research news.


Jeremy SimonJeremy Simon, Managing Editor for McCombs TODAY, 512-232-6031
Jeremy is focused on covering the most interesting news and personalities from the McCombs community. In addition, he contributes articles to Texas Enterprise and manages that website's social media channels.

Adrienne DawsonAdrienne Dawson, Writer for Texas Enterprise and McCombs TODAY, 512-471-3998
Adrienne focuses her efforts on promoting the vast and impressive research our faculty members conduct here at McCombs. She enjoys making technical material accessible for all readers.

LeDaryl KelleyLeDaryl Kelley, Webmaster, 512-232-6750
Maintains and plans for future changes to Texas Enterprise and McCombs Today websites.

 

Business School Rankings
Faculty Expertise Guide
Matt TurnerMatt Turner, Market Researcher, 512-232-6723 
Serves as the ranking steward for all external business school rankings. Tracks basic data (admission, enrollment, graduation) for the school and manages the faculty expertise guide.


Advertising
Bethany ThomasonBethany Thomason, Marketing Manager, Texas MBA Programs, 512-232-4624
Bethany manages the marketing efforts for the Texas MBA programs.


Bethany Thomason Vanessa Manley, Marketing Manager, Texas MSTC, 512-471-2283
Manages the marketing and recruiting efforts of the Texas MSTC Program.



Ethics Unwrapped Video Series

Cara BiasucciCara Biasucci, Producer for the Ethics Unwrapped Series, 512-232-6755
Project director and series producer for the Ethics Unwrapped Video Series launched by the Business, Government & Society Department at McCombs.

Sonia MelendezSonia Melendez, Assistant Producer for the Ethics Unwrapped Series, 512-232-3355
Assists with the Ethics Unwrapped Video Series, responsible for visual aids, as well as editor of the Concepts Unwrapped Series.

Printing

Susan FrentzSusan Frentz, Customer Service Representative - UT Printing Services, 512-232-3934
Assists with planning and scheduling projects through all phases of the printing process.