Creative Services Staff


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.


Sonja James-Gaitor

Production Coordinator


Brittany Strozzo

Web and Graphic Designer


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.