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Strategic Communications Management


Holly Ellman

Associate Director

Holly Ellman

Areas of Responsibility: Media relations, science & engineering (Institute of Child Development, Institute of Environmental Studies), Center for International Studies & TCU Abroad, Faculty Experts and Hometown News

Holly provides strategic marketing and communication services to TCU's College of Science & Engineering and also manages the University's faculty experts and hometown news efforts. Holly's past work experience includes serving in a communications capacity for Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth Country Day School, Witherspoon Advertising & Public Relations and Casa Manana Theatre. She is a past president of the Greater Fort Worth Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and currently serves the chapter as an assembly delegate. Holly began her undergraduate studies at TCU and earned a bachelor's degree from Texas Wesleyan University.

Contact Information

hh.ellman@tcu.edu
r817.257.5064

 

Shelley Hulme

Senior Manager

Shelley Hulme

Areas of Responsibility: Internal Communications, AddRan College of Liberal Arts, College of Fine Arts, Roach Honors College, University Programs

Shelley is the senior manager of internal strategic communications. She provides strategic communication services, including original content creation, editing, communication planning and more. Shelley has more than 20 years’ experience, including award-winning printed and electronic employee/consumer communications and marketing, as well as fundraising initiatives for Cash America International, Haggar Clothing Company and All Saints Health System. She is past vice president of the Fort Worth Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators and a former board member of the Greater Fort Worth/Arlington Chapter of JDRF. Shelley is a graduate of TCU with a bachelor’s degree in public relations.

Contact Information

hs.hulme@tcu.edu
r817.257.5060

 

MEGAN MURPHEY

Marketing Coordinator

Sandra Hawk Record

Areas of Responsibility: The Bob Schieffer College of Communication, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences (Center for Oncology Education and Research, Center for Evidence Based Practice and Research, Miller Speech & Hearing Clinic)

Megan serves as the strategic communications liaison for TCU's Bob Schieffer College of Communication and Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences. Prior to joining the Strategic Communications Management team, Megan served as a marketing/content development specialist and account coordinator for GCG Marketing, where she gained experience in health care communications. A TCU alumna, Megan graduated summa cum laude in 2009 with double bachelor's degrees in English and strategic communications.

Contact Information

hm.r.murphey@tcu.edu
r817.257.5543

 

KATHERINE POLENZ

Assistant Director, Marketing

Sandra Hawk Record

Areas of Responsibility: AddRan College of Liberal Arts, Graduate Studies, Ranch Management, University advertising

Katherine oversees the marketing and communication services for the AddRan College of Liberal Arts, Graduate Studies, and Ranch Management. She also manages University advertising. Katherine joins TCU with over 5 years of experience working in non-profit and arts organizations and previously held marketing positions at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York and Atlanta Ballet. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Davidson College and a master's degree in arts administration from the Savannah College of Art & Design.

hk.polenz@tcu.edu
r817.257.5061

 

Gayla Todd

Executive Assistant
Coordinator of Operator Services

Gayla Todd

Gayla serves as the executive assistant for the Vice Chancellor for Marketing & Communication. In this capacity she supports the Vice Chancellor by coordinating activities, schedules and flow of information, overseeing the budget and managing equipment inventories. In her capacity as Coordinator of Operator Services she supervises and maintains the staff of PBX operators. She also contributes to the daily operations of the Office of Strategic Communications Management by electronically gathering and archiving TCU news clips, maintaining the University’s online calendar, arranging faculty photo shoots and assisting with events. She came to TCU in 2004 with a degree in child development and 25 years in education.

Contact Information

hg.todd@tcu.edu
r817.257.7810

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