Marketing and Communications: About Us

About Us

The Office of Marketing and Communications represents Henry Ford College (HFC) among its stakeholder groups with enthusiasm, accuracy, consistency, and integrity. Marketing and Communications includes all marketing and communications, the Graphics Center, HFC website and team, and the admissions and recruiting team.

Vision: Marketing and Communications advances the College’s core vision of becoming a regional leader in connecting students to successful careers and lifelong educational goals.

Goals: Marketing drives experiences of relevance and value to increase the visibility, enhance the reputation, and advance the mission of the College. Ultimately, the goal is to support student success as measured by optimal, sustained enrollment, completions, transfers, and careers, as well as increased community, alumni, and partnership investments in the College.

Value: The department embraces and promotes the College’s value proposition. We understand how a college education transforms lives and creates meaning, economic mobility, and successful communities. We know who our target audiences are, and we actively engage them to generate desired actions and successes.

Marketing and Communications Divisional Teams:

Vice President - Rhonda DeLong

Marketing and Graphics

Print Shop Graphics Associate - Al Betancourt
Writer - Kurt Krug
Graphic Designer - Ashleigh Martin
Graphic Designer - Patti Sekulidis

Admissions and Recruiting

Director - Tracy Perry
Admissions Recruiter - La Mar Harris
Admissions Recruiter - Angie Jones
Admissions Recruiter - Emma Joseph
Admissions Recruiter (bilingual English / Spanish) - vacant
Admissions Recruiter, Adult Students - Brianna Pannell
CRM and Admissions Coordinator - vacant
Admissions Associate - Armida Kiluk
Admissions Associate - vacant

Web Team

Web Architect - Micah Webner
Web Content and Design Manager - Brandi Jackson
Web Software Developer - Jacob Krogol
Web Content and Design Specialist - Hannah Tretheway
Accessibility Manager (not an official Web Team member, but an important colleague who participates extensively in our work) - Rachel Ford

Objectives and Collaborations

  • Attract and retain students and employees who will succeed and thrive
  • Amplify and share meaning and distinctions of student and College stories
  • Provide leadership, vision, and support for major initiatives
  • Support core HFC strategy and Office of the President
  • Serve as a resource to partners, alumni, colleagues, and community
  • Foster value-driven engagement among HFC audiences

More about us

For questions, please contact us via email.

HFC is a comprehensive public community college serving about 12,000 students per semester in southeast Michigan. HFC is dedicated to preparing students for a rapidly changing world and workplace by offering more than 150 associate degree, career, and university transfer programs. Students prepare to transfer to a university or prepare to go directly to work. HFC also specializes in customized workforce development training for business and industry. Since its founding in 1938, HFC has been the gateway to higher education for thousands of students who seek affordable, high-quality post-secondary education.

To learn more about Henry Ford College, visit the HFC website.