University Marketing and Communications

Marketing & Strategic Communications
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Our Mission

University Marketing and Communications provides our clients with a full range of services in support of the University’s mission, vision and strategic goals.

About Us

Marketing & Communications Objectives

As a team, we strive to achieve the following six objectives:

  • Increase awareness of A&M-SA among targeted audiences.
  • Increase enrollment in the University’s academic programs.
  • Positively influence the University’s reputation as an outstanding educational resource, a leader in faculty-student research and a strong community partner.
  • Promote the University’s brand in a credible, consistent and compelling manner (including protecting the brand in times of crisis).
  • Facilitate the efficient operations of the University by increasing faculty, staff and student awareness and engagement, as well as effectively managing unexpected events/crises.
  • Increase the perceived value of engagement and investment in the University by alumni, corporate and private donors, foundations, and community leaders and members.

Marketing Team Members

Jessica Loudermilk
Interim Executive Director of Marketing & Communications
Office: (210) 784-1612

Jacob Schmidt
Web Content and User Experience Strategy Manager
Office: (210) 784-1125 

Michael Barrera
Graphic Designer II
Office: (210) 784-1102

Adina Lopez
Administrative Coordinator II
Office: (210) 784-1103

Communications Team Members

Sam Boykin
Senior Communications Manager
Office: (210) 784-1115

Mariah Gonzalez
Communications Specialist II
Office: (210) 784-1615

Kevin Castro
Social Media Coordinator
Office: (210) 784-2445


Our Services

Planning Support for Marketing and Communications Campaigns

Strategic planning, execution and measurement of marketing and/or communications campaigns. This includes developing and delivering customized messages to target audiences using a variety of channels.

Media Relations

Developing and distributing news releases; fielding and coordinating media interviews for faculty and staff; proactively identifying media opportunities and pitching subject-matter experts; tracking media mentions.

Media Procedure

Media Resource Guide

Editorial Services

Editing and writing for news stories, website copy, social media posts and other communication materials, such as brochures, newsletters and magazines.


University Marketing and Communications will assist internal clients on photo/video projects by putting them in touch with approved outside vendors, participating in storyboarding and reviewing draft footage before final production.

Online Talent Release form

Social Media

Content planning, posting and monitoring for Presidential and University channels, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Flickr and YouTube. We also provide offices and departments with social media training as well as assistance in launching their own channels.

Social Media Documents

Creative Design Services

Creative consulting, coordination and support, including graphic design, art direction, editorial design, print and digital media.