Strategic Communications, Marketing, and Engagement

Educate & Inspire

Inspires investment in the university through compelling storytelling, engagement, and information sharing. The team develops strategies, crafts messaging, produces materials and coordinates communications with UF Advancement and campus partners.

  • Campaign Communications: Informs and educates stakeholders to champion and implement a shared communications plan, raising UF’s awareness and reputation through key messaging and storytelling
  • Unified Brand: Fosters unified brand through an integrated and collaborative university advancement communications model
  • Communications Project Management: Executes strategic advancement communications through priority system and with high-quality and efficient production
  • World Class Events: Engage and inspire constituents by producing signature University of Florida events that promote institutional priorities and support the fundraising enterprise

Team Listing

Strategic Communications, Marketing and Engagement

Nicole Yucht
Executive Director
352-392-5412      click to email

Jim Baer
Art Director
352-392-8212      click to email

Tina Banner
Assistant Director of Social Media & Digital Communities
352-392-5494      click to email

Chris Barnett
Interim Director of E-Commerce & Marketing Cloud Architect
352-392-9535      click to email

Barbara Drake
Content Editor & Writer
352-846-3643      click to email

David Finnerty
Senior Director of Development Communications
352-392-8971      click to email

Tonya Gibbs
Digital Communications Manager
352-392-7636      click to email

David Houder
Executive Director of Marketing & Creative Media
352-392-8076      click to email

Martha Jakab
Digital Applications Manager
352-846-3610      click to email

Robert Mack
Associate Art Director
352-392-8495      click to email

Jason Phenicie
Senior Director of Digital Strategy & Project Management
352-392-5980      click to email

Brenton Richardson
Interim Assistant Director of Multimedia Production
352-392-7491      click to email

Jennifer Romero
Interim Multimedia Specialist
352-392-3160      click to email

Cindy Spence
Assistant Director of Communications
352-392-5491      click to email

Monica Vosilla
Director of Digital Communications
352-392-8081      click to email

Yasmin Williams
Communications & Marketing Administrative Assistant
352-392-1633      click to email