Our team

  • Abby Bora
    Editor
    Cedar Park|Leander

  • Adrian Martinez
    Account Executive
    San Marcos|Buda|Kyle

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

    My competitive nature will make me great at my new position.

     

    Contact: adrian.martinez@communityimpact.com

  • Alexandra Lovett
    Graphic Designer
    Pearland|Friendswood

    What do you like to do in your spare time?
    On my spare time I enjoy eating, going to the gym, and Netflix.

     

    Contact: acorradini@communityimpact.com

  • Ali Linan
    Reporter
    Georgetown

  • Alyssa Cevallos
    Account Executive
    Southwest Austin

  • Amanda Allbright Moore
    Administrative Manager
    AUSTIN

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

    I’m sensitive to how others feel so I’m always thinking through that when planning events or doing any aspect of my job. I’m a nurturer so I like to make sure everyone is taken care of and encouraged!

     

    Contact: aallbright@communityimpact.com

  • Amy Denney
    Editor
    Northwest Austin

    How do you relieve stress?

    I manage stress by having a strong work-life balance. I enjoy working out, reading, playing board games and visiting local breweries.

     

    Contact: adenney@communityimpact.com

  • Amy Ellsworth
    Metro Publisher
    PHOENIX

    Amy Ellsworth joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2013 as general manager of its flagship edition serving the communities … MORE

  • Amy Martinez
    General Manager
    Sugar Land|Missouri City

    Contact: amymartinez@communityimpact.com

  • Ana Erwin
    General Manager
    Grapevine|Colleyville|Southlake

    What never fails to make you smile?

    A good dance party never fails to make me smile!

     

    Contact: aerwin@communityimpact.com

  • Andy Comer
    Copy Chief
    AUSTIN

    What keeps you going through the day?

    Knowing I get to go home and see my dog and wife. It is important to have drive.

     

    Contact: acomer@communityimpact.com

  • Ann Miller
    Account Executive
    Georgetown

  • Anna Dembowski
    Editor
    Tomball|Magnolia

    What do you like to do in your spare time?
    I love to read, cook and occasionally geek out over all things journalism – including Oxford commas and new-fangled technology.

    Contact: adembowski@communityimpact.com

  • Anna Herod
    Reporter
    San Marcos|Buda|Kyle

  • Anya Gallant
    Senior Designer
    Katy

    What do you like to do in your free time?

    Read, draw, travel, play basketball, ice skate

     

    Contact: agallant@communityimpact.com

  • April Halpin
    Account Executive
    Tomball|Magnolia

    What never fails to make you smile?
    My kid’s quirky observations on life always make me smile.

     

    Contact: ahalpin@communityimpact.com

  • Ariel Guerrero
    Material Handler
    AUSTIN

    Contact: aguerrero@communityimpact.com

  • Aubrey Galloway
    Art Production Manager
    DALLAS-FORT WORTH

  • Barbara Delk
    General Manager
    McKinney

  • Ben Douglas
    Database Developer
    AUSTIN

    What never fails to make you smile?

    Being praised for making someone else’s job significantly easier.

     

    Contact: bdouglas@communityimpact.com

     

  • Beth Burton
    Account Executive
    Cedar Park|Leander

    What do you think you bring to the company?

    Enthusiasm and thinking outside of the box!

     

    Contact: bburton@communityimpact.com

  • Beth Marshall
    Editor
    Sugar Land|Missouri City

    Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

    Green, Harry Potter series, Wide Open Spaces by The Dixie Chicks, Bridesmaids, Gilmore Girls

     

    Contact: bmarshall@communityimpact.com

  • Bo Stitch
    Staff Accountant
    AUSTIN

  • Breanna Flores
    Senior Designer
    Plano

    What aspects of your personality will make you good at your new position?

    I’m a nerd for great visuals!

    Contact: bflores@communityimpact.com

  • Brian Edwards
    Operations Manager
    AUSTIN

    What are some of your hobbies?

    Much of my free time is dedicated to playing volleyball, practicing yoga, and spending time outdoors with my dog, Pablo. I also enjoy running and attending concerts and films whenever I can.

     

    Contact: bedwards@communityimpact.com

  • Brian Pardue
    General Manager
    Lewisville|Flower Mound|Highland Village

  • Brian Rash
    Editor
    Lake Travis|Westlake

  • Caitlin Whittington
    Graphic Designer
    The Woodlands

  • Carrie Munnerlyn
    Account Executive
    Northwest Austin

  • Cassidy Ritter
    Editor
    McKinney

    What never fails to make you smile?
    My family and hearing a good dad joke never fail to make me smile.

    Contact: critter@communityimpact.com

  • Cathy Turner
    General Manager
    Bay Area

  • Chance Flowers
    Graphic Designer
    Georgetown

  • Chaney Barton-Nichols
    Account Executive
    Central Austin

  • Chelsea Peters
    Graphic Designer
    Richardson

  • Chris Neely
    City Hall Reporter
    Central Austin

    What do you like to do in your spare time?
    Play/Listen to music, or read

     

    Contact: cneely@communityimpact.com

  • Christal Howard
    Metro Publisher
    DALLAS-FORT WORTH

    Christal Howard joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2013 to launch the Frisco edition as its general manager and now serves as the … MORE

  • Christine Hall
    Senior Reporter
    Sugar Land|Missouri City

  • Christine Leggett
    General Manager
    Tomball|Magnolia

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

    I genuinely enjoy being a part of helping businesses grow and thrive.

     

    Contact: cleggett@communityimpact.com

  • Chuck Patterson
    Web Press Group Lead
    AUSTIN

    What never fails to make you smile?
    Funny animal videos, you never know what there going to do.

     

    Contact: cpatterson@communityimpact.com

  • Claire Love
    Chief Operating Officer
    AUSTIN

    Claire has been with Community Impact Newspaper since the beginning. Though she didn’t officially join the company until 2006 … MORE

  • Courtney Cottom
    Sales Support Specialist
    AUSTIN

    What never fails to make you smile?

    My daughter. She is the funniest little person I know!

     

    Contact: ccottom@communityimpact.com

  • Courtney Samok
    Account Executive
    Cedar Park|Leander

    What is your favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

    Blue, The Notebook, Wicked Twisted Road by Reckless Kelly, Big Daddy, Walking Dead

     

    Contact: csamok@communityimpact.com

  • Crystal Shaffer
    Account Executive
    The Woodlands

    What are some of your hobbies?

    Boating, BBQ’s and spending time with my family.

     

    Contact: cshaffer@communityimpact.com

  • Danica Smithwick
    Senior Reporter
    Cy-Fair

    What aspect of your personality makes you good at your job?

    I love meeting new people and telling meaningful stories that others can appreciate. I’m a very practical, detail-oriented person, so I take care in getting all the facts right.

     

    Contact: dsmithwick@communityimpact.com

  • Daniel Houston
    Editor
    Plano

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your position?

    I am earnestly curious about what my sources know and do.

     

    Contact: dhouston@communityimpact.com

  • Daniel Patterson
    Prepress Manager
    AUSTIN

  • David Ludwick
    Distribution Director
    AUSTIN

  • David Short
    General Manager
    San Marcos|Buda|Kyle

    Do you have a favorite book?

    My favorite book is The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman V. Peale.

     

    Contact: dshort@communityimpact.com

  • Deeda Lovett
    General Manager
    Central Austin

    What is your favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

    Pink; Eat, Pray, Love; Sitting by the Dock of the Bay; Forrest Gump; Friends

     

    Contact: dlovett@communityimpact.com

  • Denise Seiler
    General Manager
    Georgetown

    What do you think you bring to the company?

    A good laugh. No matter what is going on at work, it’s important to stay happy, positive and try to make others laugh.

     

    Contact: dseiler@communityimpact.com

  • Derek Sullivan
    Creative Director
    AUSTIN

    Derek, a native Austinite and career graphic designer, heads up the design department for Community Impact Newspaper. Derek prides himself in … MORE

  • Ellen Jackson
    Graphic Designer
    Grapevine|Colleyville|Southlake

  • Emily Davis
    Reporter
    McKinney

  • Emily Heineman
    General Manager
    Lake Houston|Humble|Kingwood

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your position?

    I am energetic, likable & very organized.

     

    Contact: eheineman@communityimpact.com

  • Emma Freer
    Reporter
    Central Austin

  • Emma Whalen
    Reporter
    Northwest Austin

  • Eric Koehlmoos
    Material Handler
    AUSTIN

  • Eva Marie Vigh
    Reporter
    Spring|Klein

  • Evan Marczynski
    Editor
    Georgetown

    What do you like to do in your spare time?
    Learn to play musical instruments. I’m working on my harmonica and didgeridoo skills right now.

     

    Contact: emarczynski@communityimpact.com

  • Evelia Gramajo
    Senior Designer
    Cy-Fair

    What are some of your hobbies?

    Is binging on Netflix a hobby? I think so.

     

    Contact: egramajo@communityimpact.com

  • Falayn Ferrell
    Graphic Designer
    Lake Houston|Humble|Kingwood

  • Frank Mata
    Reel Setter
    AUSTIN

    Contact: fmata@communityimpact.com

  • Frank Volpicella
    General Manager
    Cedar Park|Leander

  • Gail Watson
    Account Executive
    Central Austin

  • Gavin Pugh
    Reporter
    Plano

  • George Lemley
    Bindery Operator
    AUSTIN

  • Haley Grace
    Art Production Manager
    AUSTIN

  • Haley Morrison
    Reporter
    Pearland|Friendswood

  • Hannah Zedaker
    Reporter
    The Woodlands

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

    I love getting to meet new people and share their stories with the world so being a journalist is a perfect fit for me!

     

    Contact: hzedaker@communityimpact.com

  • Heather Demere
    General Manager
    New Braunfels

  • Hector Patron
    Material Handler
    AUSTIN

    Contact: hpatron@communityimpact.com

  • Iain Oldman
    Reporter
    Round Rock|Pflugerville|Hutto

  • Isabella Short
    Graphic Design
    Gilbert

  • Jack Flagler
    Editor
    Central Austin

  • Jacqueline Harris
    Account Executive
    Lake Travis|Westlake

    What never fails to make you smile?
    Pictures of puppies, unexpected kindness or surprises

     

    Contact: jharris@communityimpact.com

  • Jaime Martinez
    Bindery Material Handler
    AUSTIN

  • Jake Magee
    Editor
    Bay Area

  • James McChesney
    Bindery Operator
    AUSTIN

    Contact: jmcchesney@communityimpact.com

  • Jamie Kietzke
    Administrative Assistant
    AUSTIN

  • Jason Culpepper
    Metro Publisher
    HOUSTON

    Jason Culpepper joined the Community Impact Newspaper team in 2009 and is passionate about being an Impacter. In an industry that is known … MORE

  • Jay Jones
    Graphic Designer
    Lake Travis|Westlake

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

    I enjoy creative challenges and the rewarding feeling of hard work.

     

    Contact: jjones@communityimpact.com

  • Jen Para
    Editor
    Katy

  • Jennifer Bland
    Database Developer
    AUSTIN

  • Jennifer Simon
    Chief Financial Officer
    AUSTIN

    Jennifer Simon is a finance executive and certified public accountant with a consistent history of delivering results. She began her career in public accounting at … MORE

  • Jennifer Voith
    Assistant Controller - PR, AR, AP
    AUSTIN

    How do you relieve stress?

    I try to get as many things done as I can and then I push through it.

     

    Contact: jvoith@communityimpact.com

  • Jenny Abrego
    Art Production Manager
    HOUSTON

    What do you think you bring to the company?

    I’m here to better our product and our processes, and to encourage the wonderful employees around me!

     

    Contact: jabrego@communityimpact.com

  • Jenny Avis
    Account Executive
    Bay Area

  • Jessica White
    Sales Support Specialist
    AUSTIN

  • Joe Warner
    Managing Editor - Austin Metro
    AUSTIN

    Contact: jwarner@communityimpact.com

  • John Cox
    Recruiter
    AUSTIN

  • Jose Salazar
    UX Developer
    AUSTIN

    What do you like about working at CI?

    It is a place where I can continue to grow.

     

    Contact: jsalazar@communityimpact.com

  • Judi Becker
    Administrative Assistant
    HOUSTON

  • Juhi Varma
    Reporter
    The Woodlands

  • Jules Rogers
    Editor
    Conroe|Montgomery

  • Julie Cannon
    General Manager
    Conroe|Montgomery

  • Julie Leise
    Graphic Designer
    Southwest Austin

  • Justin Howell
    Graphic Designer
    Bay Area

  • Kaitlin Schmidt
    Graphic Designer
    Conroe|Montgomery

  • Kara McIntyre
    Reporter
    Tomball|Magnolia

  • Kara Nordstrom
    Senior Graphic Designer
    Cedar Park|Leander

    What is your favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

    My favorite movie is a comedy called “What happens in Vegas,” I couldn’t stop laughing!

     

    Contact: knordstrom@communityimpact.com

  • Karen Nickerson
    Account Executive
    Cy-Fair

    Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

    Green, The Horse Whisperer, Neon Moon, Dirty Dancing, anything HGTV

     

    Contact: knickerson@communityimpact.com

  • Katharine P. Jose
    Editor
    San Marcos|Buda|Kyle

  • Kaysie Eddleman
    Assistant Controller - Accounting
    AUSTIN

    What do you like to do in your spare time?

    Spend time outside!

     

    Contact: keddleman@communityimpact.com

  • Kelli Ray
    General Manager
    Cy-Fair

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

    I’m achievement oriented and “gosh darn it, people like me!”

     

    Contact: kray@communityimpact.com

  • Kelly Schafler
    Reporter
    Conroe|Montgomery

  • Kimberly Giannetti
    General Manager
    Spring|Klein

    Contact: kgiannetti@communityimpact.com

  • Kimberly Horkavy
    Human Resources Director
    AUSTIN

    Kim joined Community Impact Newspaper at the end of 2008 after moving back to Texas from London, where she worked for a marketing agency and earned … MORE

  • Kirby Killough
    Editor
    Round Rock|Pflugerville|Hutto

  • Kris Rashid
    Press Operator
    AUSTIN

    Contact: krashid@communityimpact.com

  • Kristen Rodriguez
    Graphic Designer
    Lewisville|Flower Mound|Highland Village

  • Kristin Fortie
    Senior Sales Support Specialist
    AUSTIN

    What never fails to make you smile?

    Animals, a really good comedian, and random acts of kindness.

     

    Contact: kfortie@communityimpact.com

  • Kristina Shackelford
    South Houston Associate Publisher
    HOUSTON

    Kristina Shackelford grew up on Lake Conroe and said she learned to appreciate the value of a hometown and a love for water. After finishing her degree at … MORE

  • Kyle Tullos
    Material Handler
    AUSTIN

  • Lacy Klasel
    General Manager
    Southwest Austin

    What makes you smile during the work day?

    Each day out in the community I hear so many compliments about CI and I feel so proud and happy to work for such a respected organization. Also my SBK peeps make me smile all day with their super quick wit and fun personalities.

     

    Contact: lklasel@communityimpact.com

  • Larry Brackens
    IT Technician
    AUSTIN

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your position?

    Respectful, Self-discipline, Detail-oriented and the ability and willingness to communicate.

     

    Contact: lbrackens@communityimpact.com

  • Lauren Brown
    Operations Manager
    AUSTIN

  • Leanne Libby
    General Manager
    Richardson

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

    I think I’m pretty tough, we work hard, but it always pays off! I have a lot of passion. I love my city, my customers and our readers so much that it keeps me up at night sometimes…making sure we are always getting it right.

     

    Contact: llibby@communityimpact.com

  • Lexi Canivel
    Account Executive
    Grapevine|Colleyville|Southlake

  • Lindsay Durr
    Administrative Assistant
    DALLAS-FORT WORTH

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?
    Definitely my enthusiasm and positivity! It’s so wonderful to be surrounded by a team of people who love what they do.

     

    Contact: ldurr@communityimpact.com

  • Lindsay Scott
    Senior Designer
    Frisco

    Contact: lmccravy@communityimpact.com

  • Lindsey Juarez
    Editor
    Frisco

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

    I think my positive attitude helps me in my job.

     

    Contact: ljuarez@communityimpact.com

  • Lloyd Lynch
    Maintenance Manager
    AUSTIN

    What never fails to make you smile?

    Funny baby videos!

     

    Contact: llynch@communityimpact.com

  • Lupe Garcia
    Bindery Operator
    AUSTIN

    Contact: lgarcia@communityimpact.com

  • Makayla Nance
    Mailing Specialist
    AUSTIN

  • Marie Leonard
    Managing Editor - South Houston
    HOUSTON

    What are some of your hobbies?

    Shopping, happy hour, cooking Italian food, traveling when I can.

     

    Conact: mleonard@communityimpact.com

  • Marisa Charpentier
    Reporter
    Cedar Park|Leander

  • Matt Dulin
    Editor
    Pearland|Friendswood

  • Matt Stephens
    Managing Editor - North Houston
    HOUSTON

    What is your favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

    Burnt orange, “The Stand” by Stephen King, “Under Pressure” by David Bowie/Queen, “Jurassic Park” and “The Wire”

     

    Contact: mstephens@communityimpact.com

  • Matthew Mills
    Graphic Designer
    Tomball|Magnolia

    Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?
    Blue, Guinness Book of World Records, “Somewhere over the rainbow/what a wonderful world” by Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Goonies/ET, American Pickers

     

    Contact: mmills@communityimpact.com

  • McKinley Huff
    Human Resources Coordinator
    AUSTIN

  • Michael Fruge
    Account Executive
    Round Rock|Pflugerville|Hutto

  • Michael Gleichner
    Material Handler
    AUSTIN

  • Michael Maldonado
    Press Operator
    AUSTIN

  • Michael Reiner
    Inventory Control Specialist
    AUSTIN

    Contact: mreiner@communityimpact.com

  • Michael Torres
    Bindery Junior Operator
    AUSTIN

  • Michael Tosh
    Material Handler
    AUSTIN

  • Michelle Degard
    Graphic Designer
    McKinney

  • Michelle Gavagan
    Account Executive
    Gilbert

  • Michelle James
    Account Executive
    Spring|Klein

  • Miranda Baker
    Graphic Designer
    Round Rock|Pflugerville|Hutto

    What aspects of your personality will make you good at your new position?

    I’m super goal-driven and organized. I like to stay focused and do whatever it takes to get a job done.

     

    Contact: mbaker@communityimpact.com

  • Miranda Barhydt
    Account Executive
    McKinney

  • Miranda Wilcox
    Editor
    Grapevine|Colleyville|Southlake

  • Monica Romo
    Graphic Designer
    New Braunfels

  • Montaya Anderson
    Account Executive
    Sugar Land|Missouri City

  • Nicholas Cicale
    Editor
    Southwest Austin

    Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?
    Red, To Kill A Mockingbird, Beautiful Day by U2, Forrest Gump, Seinfeld

     

    Contact: ncicale@communityimpact.com

  • Nicole Luna
    Senior Reporter
    Frisco

    What do you like to do in your spare time? 
    Reading, walking/hiking and seeking out new activities.

    Contact: nluna@communityimpact.com

  • Nicole Preston
    Account Executive
    The Woodlands

    What makes you smile during the work day?

    My boss and our clients/prospects we meet!

     

    Contact: npreston@communityimpact.com

  • Norma Ramon
    Account Executive
    Lewisville|Flower Mound|Highland Village

  • Olivia Lueckemeyer
    Editor
    Richardson

  • Papar Faircloth
    General Manager
    Pearland|Friendswood

    What never fails to make you smile?

    Dogs and kids. Especially if they’re together.

     

    Contact: pfaircloth@communityimpact.com

  • Patty McHugh
    General Manager
    The Woodlands

    What do you think you bring to the company?

    Passion, authenticity, good old fashioned business principles.

     

    Contact: pmchugh@communityimpact.com

  • Phyllis Campos
    General Manager
    Lake Travis|Westlake

    What do you think you bring to the company?

    With an extended background in publishing and media, I feel I bring a level of knowledge and professionalism to our team.

     

    Contact: pcampos@communityimpact.com

  • Quoc Nguyen
    Material Handler
    AUSTIN

  • Rachal Russell
    Graphic Designer
    San Marcos|Buda|Kyle

  • Rachel Nelson
    Editor
    New Braunfels

  • Ray Cortez
    Materials Handler
    AUSTIN

    Contact: rcortez@communityimpact.com

  • Rebecca Anderson
    General Manager
    Plano

  • Richard Hernandez
    Junior Bindery Operator
    AUSTIN

  • Rob Miller
    Reporter
    Katy

  • Ronald Winters
    Graphic Designer
    Spring|Klein

    What never fails to make you smile?

    Pictures of animals, especially raccoons

     

    Contact: rwinters@communityimpact.com

  • Ronnie Hampton
    Production Manager
    AUSTIN

    What never fails to make you smile?
    My dog greeting me when I come home in the evening – he’s always excited to see me!

     

    Contact: rhampton@communityimpact.com

  • Roy Rodriguez
    Sheetfed Material Handler
    AUSTIN

  • Runhua “Renee” Yan
    Reporter
    Grapevine|Colleyville|Southlake

  • Sally Grace Holtgrieve
    Reporter
    Lake Travis|Westlake

  • Saron Djeregna
    Staff Accountant
    AUSTIN

    What do you like to do in your spare time?
    Spend time with my son and family.

    Contact: sdjerenga@communityimpact.com

  • Shane Bovey
    Network Administrator
    AUSTIN

    Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

    My favorite TV show is “The Office” and my favorite book is “The Name of the Wind” by Patrick Rothfuss

     

    Contact: sbovey@communityimpact.com

  • Shawn Arrajj
    Editor
    Cy-Fair

    What is your favorite song?

    “The Wind Cries Mary” by Jimi Hendrix

     

    Contact: sarrajj@communityimpact.com

  • Shawn Burrell
    General Manager
    Round Rock|Pflugerville|Hutto

    What do you think you bring to the company?

    A positive can do attitude.

     

    Contact: sburrell@communityimpact.com

  • Shelby Savage
    Graphic Designer
    Central Austin

  • Sherelle Black
    Editor
    Lewisville|Flower Mound|Highland Village

    What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

    My outgoing personality and dedication to my work.

     

    Contact: sblack@communityimpact.com

  • Stephen Sosa
    Bindery Material Handler
    AUSTIN

  • Susan Rovegno
    General Manager
    Katy

  • Taylor Caranfa
    Account Executive
    Frisco

  • Taylor Jackson Buchanan
    Senior Reporter
    Southwest Austin

  • Teresa Votaw
    Account Executive
    Pearland|Friendswood

  • Tess Coverman
    Sales Director
    AUSTIN

    Tess Coverman has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2011, firmly believing in the mission to build communities of informed citizens … MORE

  • Tessa Hoefle
    Senior Graphic Designer
    Sugar Land|Missouri City

    What never fails to make you smile?

    T-Rex Trying and FaceTime calls from my baby sister.

     

    Contact: thoefle@communityimpact.com

  • Todd Brown
    Account Executive
    Round Rock|Pflugerville|Hutto

    Contact: tbrown@communityimpact.com

  • Tom Blodgett
    Editor
    Gilbert

  • Traci Rodriguez
    Group Publisher
    AUSTIN

    Following a career in outside sales, Traci accepted an account executive position with Community Impact Newspaper in November 2006. MORE

  • Tracy Drewa
    Senior Account Executive
    Katy

    What are some of your hobbies?

    Snow skiing, working out, gardening and playing with my dogs!

     

    Contact: tdrewa@communityimpact.com

  • Travis Baker
    Metro Publisher
    AUSTIN

    Travis Baker has been a consumer of news his entire life. Being informed in an unbiased way has always appealed to him. As a publisher, he … MORE

  • Vanessa Holt
    Editor
    The Woodlands

    Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

    Lots of all of these! 🙂 But let’s go with The Brother Karamazov by Dostoyevsky for book, Twin Peaks for TV show, and purple for color.

     

    Contact: vholt@communityimpact.com

  • Vicki Chen
    General Manager
    Frisco

  • Vickie Allen
    Accounts Receivable Specialist
    AUSTIN

  • Wendy Cawthon
    Editor
    The Woodlands

    What do you think you bring to the company?

    A strong belief in the importance of community news.

     

    Contact: wcawthon@communityimpact.com

  • William Dahlstrom
    VP of Manufacturing
    AUSTIN

    A fifth-generation Austinite, Will Dahlstrom is committed to making the local community a better place by way of Community Impact Newspaper‘s five … MORE

  • Zac Ezzone
    Editor
    Lake Houston|Humble|Kingwood

Abby Bora
Editor
Adrian Martinez
Account Executive
What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

My competitive nature will make me great at my new position.

 

Contact: adrian.martinez@communityimpact.com

Alexandra Lovett
Graphic Designer
What do you like to do in your spare time?
On my spare time I enjoy eating, going to the gym, and Netflix.

 

Contact: acorradini@communityimpact.com

Ali Linan
Reporter
Alyssa Cevallos
Account Executive
Amanda Allbright Moore
Administrative Manager
What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

I’m sensitive to how others feel so I’m always thinking through that when planning events or doing any aspect of my job. I’m a nurturer so I like to make sure everyone is taken care of and encouraged!

 

Contact: aallbright@communityimpact.com

Amy Denney
Editor
How do you relieve stress?

I manage stress by having a strong work-life balance. I enjoy working out, reading, playing board games and visiting local breweries.

 

Contact: adenney@communityimpact.com

Amy Martinez
General Manager

Contact: amymartinez@communityimpact.com

Ana Erwin
General Manager
What never fails to make you smile?

A good dance party never fails to make me smile!

 

Contact: aerwin@communityimpact.com

Andy Comer
Copy Chief
What keeps you going through the day?

Knowing I get to go home and see my dog and wife. It is important to have drive.

 

Contact: acomer@communityimpact.com

Ann Miller
Account Executive
Anna Dembowski
Editor
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I love to read, cook and occasionally geek out over all things journalism – including Oxford commas and new-fangled technology.

Contact: adembowski@communityimpact.com

Anna Herod
Reporter
Anya Gallant
Senior Designer
What do you like to do in your free time?

Read, draw, travel, play basketball, ice skate

 

Contact: agallant@communityimpact.com

April Halpin
Account Executive
What never fails to make you smile?
My kid’s quirky observations on life always make me smile.

 

Contact: ahalpin@communityimpact.com

Ariel Guerrero
Material Handler

Contact: aguerrero@communityimpact.com

Aubrey Galloway
Art Production Manager
Barbara Delk
General Manager
Ben Douglas
Database Developer
What never fails to make you smile?

Being praised for making someone else’s job significantly easier.

 

Contact: bdouglas@communityimpact.com

 

Beth Burton
Account Executive
What do you think you bring to the company?

Enthusiasm and thinking outside of the box!

 

Contact: bburton@communityimpact.com

Beth Marshall
Editor
Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

Green, Harry Potter series, Wide Open Spaces by The Dixie Chicks, Bridesmaids, Gilmore Girls

 

Contact: bmarshall@communityimpact.com

Bo Stitch
Staff Accountant
Breanna Flores
Senior Designer
What aspects of your personality will make you good at your new position?

I’m a nerd for great visuals!

Contact: bflores@communityimpact.com

Brian Edwards
Operations Manager
What are some of your hobbies?

Much of my free time is dedicated to playing volleyball, practicing yoga, and spending time outdoors with my dog, Pablo. I also enjoy running and attending concerts and films whenever I can.

 

Contact: bedwards@communityimpact.com

Brian Pardue
General Manager
Brian Rash
Editor
Caitlin Whittington
Graphic Designer
Carrie Munnerlyn
Account Executive
Cassidy Ritter
Editor
What never fails to make you smile?
My family and hearing a good dad joke never fail to make me smile.

Contact: critter@communityimpact.com

Cathy Turner
General Manager
Chance Flowers
Graphic Designer
Chaney Barton-Nichols
Account Executive
Chelsea Peters
Graphic Designer
Chris Neely
City Hall Reporter
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Play/Listen to music, or read

 

Contact: cneely@communityimpact.com

Christine Hall
Senior Reporter
Christine Leggett
General Manager
What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

I genuinely enjoy being a part of helping businesses grow and thrive.

 

Contact: cleggett@communityimpact.com

Chuck Patterson
Web Press Group Lead
What never fails to make you smile?
Funny animal videos, you never know what there going to do.

 

Contact: cpatterson@communityimpact.com

Courtney Cottom
Sales Support Specialist
What never fails to make you smile?

My daughter. She is the funniest little person I know!

 

Contact: ccottom@communityimpact.com

Courtney Samok
Account Executive
What is your favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

Blue, The Notebook, Wicked Twisted Road by Reckless Kelly, Big Daddy, Walking Dead

 

Contact: csamok@communityimpact.com

Crystal Shaffer
Account Executive
What are some of your hobbies?

Boating, BBQ’s and spending time with my family.

 

Contact: cshaffer@communityimpact.com

Danica Smithwick
Senior Reporter
What aspect of your personality makes you good at your job?

I love meeting new people and telling meaningful stories that others can appreciate. I’m a very practical, detail-oriented person, so I take care in getting all the facts right.

 

Contact: dsmithwick@communityimpact.com

Daniel Houston
Editor
What aspects of your personality make you good at your position?

I am earnestly curious about what my sources know and do.

 

Contact: dhouston@communityimpact.com

Daniel Patterson
Prepress Manager
David Ludwick
Distribution Director
David Short
General Manager
Do you have a favorite book?

My favorite book is The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman V. Peale.

 

Contact: dshort@communityimpact.com

Deeda Lovett
General Manager
What is your favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

Pink; Eat, Pray, Love; Sitting by the Dock of the Bay; Forrest Gump; Friends

 

Contact: dlovett@communityimpact.com

Denise Seiler
General Manager
What do you think you bring to the company?

A good laugh. No matter what is going on at work, it’s important to stay happy, positive and try to make others laugh.

 

Contact: dseiler@communityimpact.com

Ellen Jackson
Graphic Designer
Emily Davis
Reporter
Emily Heineman
General Manager
What aspects of your personality make you good at your position?

I am energetic, likable & very organized.

 

Contact: eheineman@communityimpact.com

Emma Freer
Reporter
Emma Whalen
Reporter
Eric Koehlmoos
Material Handler
Eva Marie Vigh
Reporter
Evan Marczynski
Editor
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Learn to play musical instruments. I’m working on my harmonica and didgeridoo skills right now.

 

Contact: emarczynski@communityimpact.com

Evelia Gramajo
Senior Designer
What are some of your hobbies?

Is binging on Netflix a hobby? I think so.

 

Contact: egramajo@communityimpact.com

Falayn Ferrell
Graphic Designer
Frank Mata
Reel Setter

Contact: fmata@communityimpact.com

Frank Volpicella
General Manager
Gail Watson
Account Executive
Gavin Pugh
Reporter
George Lemley
Bindery Operator
Haley Grace
Art Production Manager
Haley Morrison
Reporter
Hannah Zedaker
Reporter
What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

I love getting to meet new people and share their stories with the world so being a journalist is a perfect fit for me!

 

Contact: hzedaker@communityimpact.com

Heather Demere
General Manager
Hector Patron
Material Handler

Contact: hpatron@communityimpact.com

Iain Oldman
Reporter
Isabella Short
Graphic Design
Jack Flagler
Editor
Jacqueline Harris
Account Executive
What never fails to make you smile?
Pictures of puppies, unexpected kindness or surprises

 

Contact: jharris@communityimpact.com

Jaime Martinez
Bindery Material Handler
Jake Magee
Editor
James McChesney
Bindery Operator

Contact: jmcchesney@communityimpact.com

Jamie Kietzke
Administrative Assistant
Jay Jones
Graphic Designer
What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

I enjoy creative challenges and the rewarding feeling of hard work.

 

Contact: jjones@communityimpact.com

Jen Para
Editor
Jennifer Bland
Database Developer
Jennifer Voith
Assistant Controller - PR, AR, AP
How do you relieve stress?

I try to get as many things done as I can and then I push through it.

 

Contact: jvoith@communityimpact.com

Jenny Abrego
Art Production Manager
What do you think you bring to the company?

I’m here to better our product and our processes, and to encourage the wonderful employees around me!

 

Contact: jabrego@communityimpact.com

Jenny Avis
Account Executive
Jessica White
Sales Support Specialist
Joe Warner
Managing Editor - Austin Metro

Contact: jwarner@communityimpact.com

John Cox
Recruiter
Jose Salazar
UX Developer
What do you like about working at CI?

It is a place where I can continue to grow.

 

Contact: jsalazar@communityimpact.com

Judi Becker
Administrative Assistant
Juhi Varma
Reporter
Jules Rogers
Editor
Julie Cannon
General Manager
Julie Leise
Graphic Designer
Justin Howell
Graphic Designer
Kaitlin Schmidt
Graphic Designer
Kara McIntyre
Reporter
Kara Nordstrom
Senior Graphic Designer
What is your favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

My favorite movie is a comedy called “What happens in Vegas,” I couldn’t stop laughing!

 

Contact: knordstrom@communityimpact.com

Karen Nickerson
Account Executive
Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

Green, The Horse Whisperer, Neon Moon, Dirty Dancing, anything HGTV

 

Contact: knickerson@communityimpact.com

Katharine P. Jose
Editor
Kaysie Eddleman
Assistant Controller - Accounting
What do you like to do in your spare time?

Spend time outside!

 

Contact: keddleman@communityimpact.com

Kelli Ray
General Manager
What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

I’m achievement oriented and “gosh darn it, people like me!”

 

Contact: kray@communityimpact.com

Kelly Schafler
Reporter
Kimberly Giannetti
General Manager

Contact: kgiannetti@communityimpact.com

Kirby Killough
Editor
Kris Rashid
Press Operator

Contact: krashid@communityimpact.com

Kristen Rodriguez
Graphic Designer
Kristin Fortie
Senior Sales Support Specialist
What never fails to make you smile?

Animals, a really good comedian, and random acts of kindness.

 

Contact: kfortie@communityimpact.com

Kyle Tullos
Material Handler
Lacy Klasel
General Manager
What makes you smile during the work day?

Each day out in the community I hear so many compliments about CI and I feel so proud and happy to work for such a respected organization. Also my SBK peeps make me smile all day with their super quick wit and fun personalities.

 

Contact: lklasel@communityimpact.com

Larry Brackens
IT Technician
What aspects of your personality make you good at your position?

Respectful, Self-discipline, Detail-oriented and the ability and willingness to communicate.

 

Contact: lbrackens@communityimpact.com

Lauren Brown
Operations Manager
Leanne Libby
General Manager
What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

I think I’m pretty tough, we work hard, but it always pays off! I have a lot of passion. I love my city, my customers and our readers so much that it keeps me up at night sometimes…making sure we are always getting it right.

 

Contact: llibby@communityimpact.com

Lexi Canivel
Account Executive
Lindsay Durr
Administrative Assistant
What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?
Definitely my enthusiasm and positivity! It’s so wonderful to be surrounded by a team of people who love what they do.

 

Contact: ldurr@communityimpact.com

Lindsay Scott
Senior Designer

Contact: lmccravy@communityimpact.com

Lindsey Juarez
Editor
What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

I think my positive attitude helps me in my job.

 

Contact: ljuarez@communityimpact.com

Lloyd Lynch
Maintenance Manager
What never fails to make you smile?

Funny baby videos!

 

Contact: llynch@communityimpact.com

Lupe Garcia
Bindery Operator

Contact: lgarcia@communityimpact.com

Makayla Nance
Mailing Specialist
Marie Leonard
Managing Editor - South Houston
What are some of your hobbies?

Shopping, happy hour, cooking Italian food, traveling when I can.

 

Conact: mleonard@communityimpact.com

Marisa Charpentier
Reporter
Matt Dulin
Editor
Matt Stephens
Managing Editor - North Houston
What is your favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

Burnt orange, “The Stand” by Stephen King, “Under Pressure” by David Bowie/Queen, “Jurassic Park” and “The Wire”

 

Contact: mstephens@communityimpact.com

Matthew Mills
Graphic Designer
Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?
Blue, Guinness Book of World Records, “Somewhere over the rainbow/what a wonderful world” by Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Goonies/ET, American Pickers

 

Contact: mmills@communityimpact.com

McKinley Huff
Human Resources Coordinator
Michael Fruge
Account Executive
Michael Gleichner
Material Handler
Michael Maldonado
Press Operator
Michael Reiner
Inventory Control Specialist

Contact: mreiner@communityimpact.com

Michael Torres
Bindery Junior Operator
Michael Tosh
Material Handler
Michelle Degard
Graphic Designer
Michelle Gavagan
Account Executive
Michelle James
Account Executive
Miranda Baker
Graphic Designer
What aspects of your personality will make you good at your new position?

I’m super goal-driven and organized. I like to stay focused and do whatever it takes to get a job done.

 

Contact: mbaker@communityimpact.com

Miranda Barhydt
Account Executive
Miranda Wilcox
Editor
Monica Romo
Graphic Designer
Montaya Anderson
Account Executive
Nicholas Cicale
Editor
Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?
Red, To Kill A Mockingbird, Beautiful Day by U2, Forrest Gump, Seinfeld

 

Contact: ncicale@communityimpact.com

Nicole Luna
Senior Reporter
What do you like to do in your spare time? 
Reading, walking/hiking and seeking out new activities.

Contact: nluna@communityimpact.com

Nicole Preston
Account Executive
What makes you smile during the work day?

My boss and our clients/prospects we meet!

 

Contact: npreston@communityimpact.com

Norma Ramon
Account Executive
Olivia Lueckemeyer
Editor
Papar Faircloth
General Manager
What never fails to make you smile?

Dogs and kids. Especially if they’re together.

 

Contact: pfaircloth@communityimpact.com

Patty McHugh
General Manager
What do you think you bring to the company?

Passion, authenticity, good old fashioned business principles.

 

Contact: pmchugh@communityimpact.com

Phyllis Campos
General Manager
What do you think you bring to the company?

With an extended background in publishing and media, I feel I bring a level of knowledge and professionalism to our team.

 

Contact: pcampos@communityimpact.com

Quoc Nguyen
Material Handler
Rachal Russell
Graphic Designer
Rachel Nelson
Editor
Ray Cortez
Materials Handler

Contact: rcortez@communityimpact.com

Rebecca Anderson
General Manager
Richard Hernandez
Junior Bindery Operator
Rob Miller
Reporter
Ronald Winters
Graphic Designer
What never fails to make you smile?

Pictures of animals, especially raccoons

 

Contact: rwinters@communityimpact.com

Ronnie Hampton
Production Manager
What never fails to make you smile?
My dog greeting me when I come home in the evening – he’s always excited to see me!

 

Contact: rhampton@communityimpact.com

Roy Rodriguez
Sheetfed Material Handler
Runhua “Renee” Yan
Reporter
Sally Grace Holtgrieve
Reporter
Saron Djeregna
Staff Accountant
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Spend time with my son and family.

Contact: sdjerenga@communityimpact.com

Shane Bovey
Network Administrator
Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

My favorite TV show is “The Office” and my favorite book is “The Name of the Wind” by Patrick Rothfuss

 

Contact: sbovey@communityimpact.com

Shawn Arrajj
Editor
What is your favorite song?

“The Wind Cries Mary” by Jimi Hendrix

 

Contact: sarrajj@communityimpact.com

Shawn Burrell
General Manager
What do you think you bring to the company?

A positive can do attitude.

 

Contact: sburrell@communityimpact.com

Shelby Savage
Graphic Designer
Sherelle Black
Editor
What aspects of your personality make you good at your job?

My outgoing personality and dedication to my work.

 

Contact: sblack@communityimpact.com

Stephen Sosa
Bindery Material Handler
Susan Rovegno
General Manager
Taylor Caranfa
Account Executive
Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Senior Reporter
Teresa Votaw
Account Executive
Tessa Hoefle
Senior Graphic Designer
What never fails to make you smile?

T-Rex Trying and FaceTime calls from my baby sister.

 

Contact: thoefle@communityimpact.com

Todd Brown
Account Executive

Contact: tbrown@communityimpact.com

Tom Blodgett
Editor
Tracy Drewa
Senior Account Executive
What are some of your hobbies?

Snow skiing, working out, gardening and playing with my dogs!

 

Contact: tdrewa@communityimpact.com

Vanessa Holt
Editor
Do you have a favorite color, book, song, movie or TV show?

Lots of all of these! 🙂 But let’s go with The Brother Karamazov by Dostoyevsky for book, Twin Peaks for TV show, and purple for color.

 

Contact: vholt@communityimpact.com

Vicki Chen
General Manager
Vickie Allen
Accounts Receivable Specialist
Wendy Cawthon
Editor
What do you think you bring to the company?

A strong belief in the importance of community news.

 

Contact: wcawthon@communityimpact.com

Zac Ezzone
Editor
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