Department of Marketing and Communications

Department of Marketing and Communications

The Milwaukee Area Technical College Department of Marketing and Communications creates and executes strategies to recruit students to MATC, retain current students, and enhance understanding of MATC and its value to students and the community.

Our core responsibilities include:

  • Advertising/marketing for the college through out-of-home (traditional) and digital channels
  • Creative services (our design center) including graphic design, photography and videography for publications, print, interactive and multimedia projects
  • Events including consultation and planning support, execution of major events, management of the schedules of key event spaces, and facility rentals
  • Internal communications, part of the college’s strategic communications, to support shared understanding of the work of the college
  • Public relations including storytelling and news media relations
  • Recruitment of students, including high school and adult/community visits and events
  • Social media, part of the college’s strategic communications, including content development and execution
  • Website design and site maintenance for, working with partners throughout the college

Our Team

Tony Tagliavia, Director, Marketing and Communications

College Events

Karli Tatum, Coordinator, College Events

Damon West, Auditorium Specialist
414-297-6310 (office); 

Design Center

Kathy Kaesermann, Design Center Coordinator

Sefton Ipock, Photographer/Videographer

Lennis Matthews, Media Designer

Aaron Michaelson, Media Designer

Public Relations

Ginny Gnadt, Coordinator, Public Relations
414-297-6770 (office); 414-467-7221 (cell);


Marwill Santiago, Recruitment Manager

Nutan Amrute, Coordinator, Recruitment

Omar Barberena, Student Services Specialist, Recruitment

Willie Johnson, Student Services Specialist, Recruitment

Jose Solorzano, Student Services Specialist, Recruitment

Mai Yang, Student Services Specialist, Recruitment

Wendy Yang, Administrative Assistant III, Recruitment

Strategic Communications

Jill Maher, Strategic Communications Coordinator

Maryann Bouche, Editor

Web Design

Greg Lopez, Web Design Coordinator

Christine Leung, Web Design Specialist


Transforming the Workforce. Building the Community. (link)

Transformations magazine (link)


MATC News (link)

MATC StyleGuide 2019 (pdf)

Learn and use the correct print and online text for how the college name, campuses, addresses, departments and titles appear in written materials. The guide also covers MATC-specific grammar, punctuation, word usage, abbreviations and more.

MATC Logo Guide Book (pdf)

The Milwaukee Area Technical College and MATC logos help identify and define the institution to its many audiences. This guide presents the correct usage of the logos, leading to a clear, consistent and professional brand.

MATC PowerPoint Templates

Please use the MATC PowerPoint templates provided when building your MATC presentation.
The templates are available in four background colors with fixed logo placement on each slide. The templates may be mixed within a presentation.

MATC Master CLASSIC_PPT_SP16_BLUE bgrnd.pptx

MATC Master CLASSIC_PPT_SP16_BLACK bgrnd.pptx

MATC Master CLASSIC_PPT_SP16_light blue bgrnd.pptx

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