Ryan Ballman

Social Media and Marketing Specialist
Ryan Ballman
Phone: 410-337-6138
E-mail: ryan.ballman@goucher.edu

Ryan Ballman joined Goucher’s Office of Communications department in 2015. Previously, Ryan has worked in marketing as a technical writer, digital media strategist and social media consultant in government and small business settings. He earned a bachelor of arts in mass communication at Wright State University.

Stephanie Coldren

Executive Director for Marketing and Communications
Stephanie Coldren
Phone: 410-337-6116
E-mail: Stephanie.Coldren@goucher.edu

Stephanie Coldren joined the Goucher community in June and is the executive director for marketing and communications. Previously, she served as the director of communications for Calvert School, an independent lower and middle school in Baltimore, for eight years. During her tenure, she developed and lead campaigns for both admissions and advancement. She also has more than 16 years of experience in advertising, fundraising, marketing, and public relations. Stephanie holds a B.A. in public relations from West Virginia Wesleyan College and will finish her master of science degree in marketing from the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business in August.

Carol Crouse Administrative Assistant
Carol Crouse
Phone: 410-337-6116
E-mail: ccrouse@goucher.edu


Graphic Designer/Video Specialist
Rob Ferrell
E-mail: rob.ferrell@goucher.edu

Robert Ferrell is a graphic designer, video specialist, and the staff photographer for the Office of Communications at Goucher College. Previously, Rob spent two years in Germany producing short documentary films and product photography for the Department of Defense. Rob holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design from the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Director of Marketing Communications
Stephanie Jayakanthan
Phone: 410-337-6015
E-mail: stephanie.jayakanthan@goucher.edu

Stephanie Jayakanthan is the director of marketing communications. Previously, she worked in marketing and public relations for the performing arts field, where she helped increase overall ticket sales as well as subscriptions. She began her career as a journalist in Washington, DC, where she wrote for multiple outlets across multiple platforms. Stephanie has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Oral Roberts University and a master’s in philosophy from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Her husband also works in higher education, and they live in the city with their son.

Matt Kluga Web Specialist
Matthew Kluga
Phone: 410-337-3017
E-mail: matthew.kluga@goucher.edu

Chris Landers

Content Manager/Writer
Christopher Landers
Phone: 410-337-3088
E-mail: chris.landers@goucher.edu

Chris Landers is the managing editor of Goucher Magazine. He has worked as an editor at BoatU.S. Magazine, a staff writer at the Baltimore City Paper, and taught writing at the Community College of Baltimore County. His writing has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Magazine, National Geographic News, and other publications. He received the A.D. Emmart award for Maryland writing in the humanities, a Folio Magazine "Eddie" Award, and a "Best of Baltimore" award from Baltimore Magazine. He earned a B.A. from St. John's College in Annapolis and a master of journalism degree from the University of Maryland.

Reprographics Coordinator
William McGowan
Phone: 410-337-6128
E-mail: bmcgowan@goucher.edu

Kathy Michel

Media Relations Manager
Kathy Michel
Phone: 410-337-6119
E-mail: kathy.michel@goucher.edu

Kathy (Vitale) Michel joined the Goucher College community in 2014. She is an Emmy-award winning journalist and has worked for several news and feature outlets: ABC News' "Good Morning America" and "World News Tonight with David Muir", Baltimore magazine, CNN Travel, Maria Shriver: Architect of Change, and KUSA/9News in Denver. She also serves on the board for the G.L. Vitale Family Foundation, which is based in her hometown-Galesburg, Illinois. Kathy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Kansas. To connect with Kathy, find her on LinkedIn.

Lisa O'Rourke

Director of Marketing - Graduate Programs
Lisa O'Rourke
Phone: 410-337-6208
E-mail: Lisa.ORourke@goucher.edu

Lisa O’Rourke joined Goucher’s Communications department in 2015. Previously, Lisa spent five years at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles as the executive director of Marketing and Communications and has worked in marketing and fundraising in the nonprofit, corporate and accounting sectors. She earned a bachelor of applied arts in integrated public relations and a master of science in administration from Central Michigan University. She is currently co-chair of the Association of American Law Schools' Section on Institutional Advancement and a Program Committee member of Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Baltimore.

John Perrelli

John Perrelli
Phone: 410-337-6527
E-mail: john.perrelli@goucher.edu
Website: http://www.goucher.edu/about-this-web-site

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.

Matthew Walter Senior Graphic Designer
Matthew Walter
Phone: 410-337-6117
E-mail: Matthew.Walter@goucher.edu

Director of Design and Production Services
Ayumi Yasuda
Phone: 410-337-6019
E-mail: ayasuda@goucher.edu