Tehama Group Communications aim to deliver top-notch, professional-quality work to our clients, while fostering a healthy learning environment for the members of our team. Client satisfaction and agency professionalism have been cornerstones of this organization since the program’s conception more than 20 years ago. Our commitment to quality has become synonymous with our agency’s name and it is with that same commitment we push forth today. We started small, but are always growing and we would love for you to join us. We take client relationships seriously. Take a look at our recent projects and to see how we maintain excellent client relations – the talent of our staff and our commitment to each account shines through every time. Contact us and we guarantee it will be the start of something special.
Taylor SinclairGeneral Manager
Taylor is a fourth year student and is very excited about graduating in May. Since starting at Chico State, Taylor has interned with The Orion and Butte Humane Society. After graduating, Taylor hopes to find a PR or sales job in Sacramento within the food and beverage industry. After graduation, Taylor will be traveling to Italy and Spain before starting life in the “real world.”
Gabriella MillerPR Director
Gabby is finishing her final semester at Chico State pursuing a degree in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in music. Her skills lie in strategic planning, writing and the ability to jump into any task. She uses these skills daily as PR director at TGC. Upon graduation, she hopes to work in sports PR.
Kasey PerezAssistant PR Director
Kasey is in her final semester at Chico State pursuing a degree in public relations with a minor in psychology. She is driven by the thrill of current events, the determination of perfecting every piece of work and large cups of black coffee. Upon graduation, she hopes to work for a PR agency in the food and beverage field.
Hope LumbleyDigital Media Director
Hope is a fourth year student majoring in public relations and minoring in marketing. She is nervous, but excited for her final year living in the town that has captured her heart her whole life. When she's not in school you can find her slaying coffee at Downtown Dutch Bros, with the hopes of continuing with the company after college.
Julie CogertEditorial Director
Julie is a fourth year student at Chico State. She will be graduating in May with a degree in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in music. She is returning to TGC for her second semester and serving as Editorial Director. After graduation she hopes to return to the Los Angeles area and work in a PR agency that has music-focused clients.
Kenny ClaustroOnline Communications Director
Kenny Claustro is a web graphic designer and online communications director for Tehama Group Communications. Currently attending Chico State majoring in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and minoring in applied computer graphics. Kenny specializes in animation, coding/developing for the Web and social media content creation.
Sydney GehlenArt Director
Sydney is excited to be returning as the Art Director and a Graphic Designer at Tehama Group Communications in her final year at Chico State. She grew up in San Francisco and plans on returning to work in an agency in the city upon graduation. In her free time, she loves backpacking the Sierras and taking photos out in nature.
Maragreta GordonAssistant Social Media Director
Greta Gordon is in her final semester at Chico State, where she is majoring in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and minoring in German. She is the Assistant Social Media Director at TGC. Greta spends much of her free time tagging her friends in cute pictures of dogs online and eating an unreasonable amount of spaghetti. After she graduates she hopes to work as a PR professional in San Francisco, where she was born and raised.
Jamie FellerCommunity Manager
Jamie Feller is a fifth year journalism with an emphasis in public relations and musical theatre double major at Chico State. After graduation, Jamie plans to move to the Bay Area to pursue a career in public relations. For fun, you may find Jamie singing with friends or going on an adventure! Jamie is excited to be a Community Manager and an Assistant Account Executive for TGC this semester.
Erika PaulusCommunity Manager
Erika Paulus is a third year student at Chico State journalism major with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in agriculture. She is a member of Sigma Kappa sorority and works at the Meriam Library. When she's not in class or at the library, you can catch her playing with her pup, Rory, or going on random adventures with friends.
Tina RiccioAccount Executive
Tina is graduating this May as a journalism major with an emphasis in public relations and double minor in fine art photography and communication design. She sees life through a viewfinder and in CMYK. With her PR experience and passion for media creation, Tina will move to the greater Los Angeles area to join the entertainment advertising agency world. Around town, you can catch her slinging beans at Dutch Bros. on Esplanade.
Cassie PorterAccount Executive
Cassie is a fourth year journalism major with a focus in public relations and a minor in recreation. Born and raised in Sonoma County, Cassie is a lover of the outdoors, music and all things caffeinated. As she serves as an Account Executive in TGC this year, she hopes to continue building upon her skills and eventually secure a career in public relations.
Ashley IngberAccount Executive
Ashley Ingber is a senior journalism and public relations major with a minor in marketing at Chico State. Living in Chico for the last three years, Ashley has grown to love the outdoors and small-town living. Her love for hockey has driven her towards a passion for sports PR, where she hopes to work for the NHL one day.
Dylan WakefieldAccount Executive
Dylan Wakefield is in his fourth year at Chico State. He has played soccer for the university all four years and works as a peer mentor in a college success class. Dylan is a double major in journalism with options in both public relations and news and marketing minor. He will complete his degrees and soccer eligibility at the end of the fall 2017 semester.
Ben LiwanagAccount Executive
Ben Liwanag is a graduating senior majoring in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in agriculture. Ben enjoys cats, food and anything Taylor Swift related. After his time in TGC as an account executive, he hopes to bring his California upbringing to the east coast to work in Washington or New York City.
Josey LonzoAccount Executive
Josey Lonzo is a fourth year journalism major with an emphasis in public relations and minor in event planning. Born in New Jersey and raised in the Bay Area, Josey has grown to love the cityscape and the great outdoors. As an account executive she hopes to build on her skills as a PR professional before graduating in May. Josey hopes to find a PR position in entertainment or fashion.
Nick RizzoAccount Executive
Nick Rizzo is a third year student majoring in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and works as an Account Executive for TGC. He thrives with passion for those unique experiences that you can only receive from interacting with people. During the week he is busy with internships and academics, but by weekends he's busy preforming as a Disc Jockey. He looks forward to applying what he learns at TGC to the real world!
Austin RedfernAccount Executive
Austin Redfern is a fourth year journalism with an emphasis in public relations and French major at Chico State. Hailing from the Sacramento area, he has traveled to many places around the world while developing an affinity for languages and is currently learning Danish and Japanese. As an avid fan of video games, he hopes to use his skills acquired at Chico State to find employment in the eSports industry.
Vianney HernandezAssistant Account Executive
Vianney Hernandez is a fourth year at Chico State majoring in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in Spanish and is working hard to graduate in the spring. She just came back from studying abroad last fall in Spain, and after graduation is hoping to take a year off and return to Spain to teach English.
Sean DalyAssistant Account Executive
Sean Daly works for TGC as an Assistant Account Executive. He has developed writing skills and learned much about the world of public relations since enrolling at Chico State. He plans to use these skills to become an effective PR professional in a big city.
Erin RileyGraphic Designer
Erin Riley is a fourth year graphic design major who is also pursuing a certificate in web design and publishing. She spent a semester in Australia which aided her love for the outdoors and exploring new cultures. Growing up in San Diego, Erin loves the beach and would spend all her free time surfing with friends if she could. She is passionate about brand identity and helping companies visually tell their stories through design.
Cole EuellGraphic Designer
Cole Euell is a fourth year communication design student, preparing to graduate in May with a degree in graphic design. After graduation, he is most passionate about traveling somewhere new and creating design centered around packaging and branding. Cole has been an active member of the Chico State hockey team for all four years, and has held the presidency for the last three.
Christian is a fifth year communication design major with an emphasis in media arts and a minor in European Studies. Born and raised around South Lake Tahoe, he loves the outdoors, socializing with new people, music and messing around with his camera. As a videographer for TGC he will be showcasing his awesome clients all he has to offer.
Matt is a fourth year student majoring in communication design with an emphasis in media arts. In his free time he enjoys playing and watching all kinds of sports and is a member of the Chico State water polo team. As a videographer at TGC, he looks forward to using his skills to help his clients see their visions come to life.
Shannon is a fourth year communication design major with an emphasis in media arts. Born and raised in Benicia, California, Shannon is happiest when she is by the ocean or in the mountains. As a videographer for TGC this year, her goal is to gain experience and prepare for her career as a video editor.
Dr. Bauer is an assistant professor and adviser to Tehama Group Communications in the J&PR department at Chico State. Prior to earning her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder, she worked for over six years in integrated marketing and PR for several Silicon Valley-based companies. She teaches PR writing, strategy, social media storytelling and gender in the media.