Texas REALTORS® 2018 Winter Meeting | Feb. 9-13 | Austin, Texas

Communications and Marketing — Staff Directory

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Angela Brutsche

Vice President, Communications and Marketing

Marty Kramer


Ward Lowe

Associate Director of Communications/New Media

Summer Mandell

Managing Editor

Joel Mathews

Art Director

Josh Banks

Senior Graphic Designer

Valérie M. Horne

Senior Graphic Designer

Chris Nelson

Graphic Designer

Ashley Rathburn

Member Benefits Manager

Michael Schrantz

Social Media Editor

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Communications and Marketing Department Responsibilities

  • Edit and produce association publications and communications and marketing pieces
  • Conceive and produce Texas REALTOR® magazine and Focus e-newsletter
  • Create content and design for TexasRealtors.com, TexasRealEstate.com, and other Web sites
  • Compose association talking points and create presentations
  • Oversee media relations, edit news releases, manage Texas REALTORS® radio campaign
  • Manage leadership biographies and photos
  • Create partnerships for member benefits, affinity programs (e.g., dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance) and discounts programs (e.g., UPS, La Quinta, Office Max)
  • Plan and design association marketing and promotions
  • Association's brand managers