Office of Communications Staff
Vice President for Communications
Allie Laban-Baker brings more than 25 years of communications and marketing experience to her role as vice president for communications at Goucher. Previously, Allie served as vice president for global communications at AMD Alliance International, a worldwide consortium of organizations concerned with macular disease. Allie also served for nine years as senior director of communications and marketing for The Foundation Fighting Blindness. In addition, her experience includes work in the corporate world as manager of external relations for Choice Hotels International. Allie began her career as a television reporter and lived in Vienna, Austria, where she worked for an international Olympic organization. Allie earned her bachelor of arts degree from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, where she studied communications and broadcast journalism. Allie and her husband Norman live just outside of Baltimore. They both enjoy golf, cross- country skiing, and playing the violin for the Symphony of the Potomac.
|Junior Web Developer
|Media Relations Coordinator
As Goucher College's Webmaster, John Perrelli manages the college's web presence and coordinates web development efforts in support of administrative and academic departments. He is available as a consultant and to assist students, faculty, staff and alumnae/i with their Web development initiatives.
|Director of Media Relations
Kristen Pinheiro is Goucher College's director of media relations. Previously, Kristen spent nearly eight years with a Maryland daily newspaper as an editor of magazines, special supplements, and the weekly arts and entertainment edition. She feels confident her years in journalism will help prepare her to find interesting news stories and spread the word about Goucher College. She earned her bachelor of arts in literature and French at Washington College in Chestertown and feels very comfortable in a small, liberal arts college setting. In her spare time, Kristen eats a lot and then has to run a lot. She also enjoys traveling and reading.
|Director of Marketing
Jim Sheehan has worked as an actor, scenic carpenter, exhibit designer, advertising copywriter, and playwriting instructor. He earned a master of fine arts degree in playwriting from Catholic University, and his plays have been produced in New York, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Los Angeles. He also wrote the libretto for Goucher music professor Kendall Kennison's opera, "The Window Seat." Jim received Individual Artist awards in playwriting from the Maryland State Arts Council in 2007 and 2012.
|Director of Design and Production Services
Greg Wilkin is the director of design and production services and has been with Goucher College since 2001. He has held a variety of creative positions in his career serving as an art director for several major publishing companies, including: Random House, Penguin Books, and Dell Publishing. He was the publications director for the University of Maine and most recently worked as a creative director for an Internet start-up company in Philadelphia. Greg earned his bachelor's degree in Fine Art from Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio and did extensive postgraduate work at Akron University. Greg is also a professional artist whose work is shown at the Frank Miele Gallery in New York City.
|Senior Graphic Designer