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Meet Our Staff

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ToniaBlackGold.jpgTonia Black-Gold
Chief Communications Officer

Tonia joined Catawba in 1997 as assistant to the President. She moved into her current position January 2001. She holds a B.S. degree in English from ECU and an M.A. degree in English from UNC-Charlotte. Prior to joining the college, she worked as special projects manager at WCNC-TV in Charlotte.

Tracy MacKay-Ratliff
Director of Graphic Design and College Photographer

Tracy Director of Graphic Design & Staff Photographer at Catawba College. She earned a B.A. in Studio Arts from the College of Charleston, S.C. in 1994. With over 20+ years of graphic design experience, she has traveled the country curating her journey as a creative from Florida’s Treasure Coast to Colorado’s Rocky Mountains & back again. With her laptop & camera in tow, she takes a multidisciplinary, hands-on design approach to all projects. She calls Salisbury, N.C. home with her husband, Chris, children, Kenzie & Seamus, and the rest of her Ratliff Clan.


MaegenWorley.jpgMaegen G. Worley
Web Designer/Developer

Maegen joined Catawba in 2005 as Web Designer/Developer and focuses exclusively on creative electronic and media design (websites, Flash, videos, e-cards, mobile apps, e-mails), as well as the design, development and maintenance of the public websites and the majority of Catawba's social media network sites. She holds a B.F.A. in Graphic Design and has worked as a web and print designer since 1995 with clients including DEWALT, Porter-Cable, TimeWarner, UPS Racing, General Electric and Jeff Gordon Racing.