Creative Services Staff

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Joel Jones

Assistant Vice President of University Marketing

Joel leads the university's branding and marketing efforts, where he is dedicated to enhancing the university's national reputation through strategic communications. He facilitates a collaborative marketing approach, with internal clients and external agencies in defining and realizing marketing goals that drive return on investment. This includes leading the university's creative services team of designers, writers, web developers and social media experts in the execution of the university brand across all media channels. Under his leadership, Stetson University Marketing has won many awards including several CASE Grand Awards for best in class marketing and creative work.

Joel holds an undergraduate degree in communications from the Art Institute and a professional graduate certificate in strategic management from Harvard Extension School. He started his Stetson career in 2010 as the Director of Creative Services, is actively involved with the American Red Cross as a disaster services worker and volunteers with HOPE Worldwide.

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Sonja James-Gaitor

Production Coordinator

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Brittany Strozzo

Web and Graphic Designer

Brittany joined the Stetson University Marketing team in 2015 as a Web and Graphic Designer. Her position requires the creation of both print and web-based graphics, along with using photography to capture imagery needed for advertisements.

She has more than five years' experience in various graphic design fields, which include (but are not limited to) newspaper and magazine publishing, pre-press design, online retail design, social media design, freelance, digital illustration, photography, and web layout design.

Brittany holds an undergraduate B.F.A. degree in Graphic Design from Georgia Southern University, where she also minored in Graphics Communications Management. As a student at Georgia Southern, Brittany won the Gold ADDY Award from the American Advertising Federation for her stationary design set.

In her free time, Brittany enjoys not only hanging out with her family and friends, but she also has a passion for animal rescue, and has worked with various rescues when previously living in Georgia. While volunteering, she dedicated her time by creating design work for these non-profit organizations, as well as helping around the facility, and at various adoption events. Being an an animal advocate, she has four rescues of her own.

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Nick Leibee

Graphic Designer

Nick has 20 years of experience as a Graphic Designer in both educational and corporate environments. He is a Stetson University Alumnus with a degree in Fine Arts, and is an avid oil painter and photographer.