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About Us

We are a team of talented communicators, marketers, designers and digital development professionals who leverage our knowledge, creativity and professional excellence to serve the departments that comprise UCLA Administration. We support their organizational objectives and inform and inspire the Bruin community — as well as the broader public — through engaging communication, storytelling, design and imagery.

In recent years, our work has been recognized with awards from a variety of organizations, including the International Association of Conference Centers, the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International, the International Parking & Mobility Institute and the Association for Commuter Transportation.

Our Team

Senior Leadership

Magyn Kydd
Magyn Kydd
Senior Director
Lauren Berghell
Lauren Berghell
Marketing Director
Jennifer Friedman
Jennifer Friedman
Communications Director
Lowell Kepics
Lowell Kepics
(he/him/his)
Digital Development Strategies Officer
Lisa Monahan
Lisa Monahan
UCLA Marks Manager & Executive Assistant

Leadership Team

Venessa Baez-Jones
Venessa Baez-Jones
Art Director
Jane Fernando
Jane Fernando
Senior Marketing Project Manager
Cassiopeia Figueroa
Cassiopeia Figueroa
Senior Marketing Manager
Rebecca Kendall
Rebecca Kendall
Senior Communications Manager
Lance Patascil
Lance Patacsil
Creative Director
Michael Sommers
Michael Sommers
Senior Marketing Manager
Jahaira Zhang
Jahaira Zhang
Art Director

Team

Chris Abando
Chris Abando
Senior Graphic Designer
Felicia Caldwell
Felicia Caldwell
Digital Media & Photography Manager
Sylvia Condro
Sylvia Condro
Senior Communications Analyst
Sarah Cowen
Sarah Cowen
Senior Graphic Designer
Karen Hallisey
Karen Hallisey
Senior Communications Analyst
Emily Iverson
Emily Iverson
Marketing Project Manager
Susannah Leam
Susannah Leam
Senior Graphic Designer
Andy Pei
Andy Pei
Senior Communications Analyst
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Myra Rosenberg
Senior Graphic Designer
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Susan Shahoda
Senior Communcations Analyst