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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.

TracyRatliff.jpgTracy 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.

NancyMott.jpgNancy J. Mott
Public Relations Coordinator

Nancy joined the Office of Public Relations at Catawba College in 2010 as Public Relations Coordinator. Prior to joining this department, she worked in the offices of Development and Evening and Graduate Studies.

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.