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Communication Advisory Board

The Communication program equips students with the skills to become effective public speakers, versatile writers, competent technology users, and healthy relationship partners.

For more information about this Advisory Board, contact advisorynetwork@concordia.edu.


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Name | Abigail Pfiester, Communication Advisory Board Chair

Title | Director, College of Business and Communication 

Organization | Concordia University Texas


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Name | Kim Barnes

Title | Owner

Organization | Barnes Team Media

Expertise | Former News Anchor/Reporter with 15+ years of experience, video production, voiceover projects, small business owner, on-camera expert, virtual presentations, media interviews, and public speaking.


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Name | John Frahm

Title | Professor Emeritus

Organization | Concordia University Texas

Expertise | Mass Communication Theory, Nonverbal Communication


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Name | Brandon Pogue

Title | Inside Sales Development Manager

Organization | Dell Technologies

Expertise | Data center infrastructure, sales development and training


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Name | Jessica Scanlon

Title | CEO, Founder

Organization | Top Dog Marketing

Expertise | Marketing, Communication and Branding


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Name | Jennifer Stayton

Title | “Morning Edition” Host

Organization | KUT Public Media

Expertise | Radio/broadcast, journalism/anchoring/interviewing