Meet the Team

Dr. Amy Spears

Amy Spears-Boyd

Executive Director of Communications
Office: Hickman 131
Phone: 931.540.2509
Email Amy

Amy is the leader for the Communications Office at Columbia State. She works alongside the Communications team to plan, organize and direct the college's strategic communications and integrated marketing efforts to support the college's goals and objectives and to build the college's image and awareness of its programs using agency-quality, data-driven communications. Amy is also a proud Columbia State alum.

Alexander Buckley

Web Developer
Office: Hickman Building
Phone: 931.540.2788
Email Alexander

The web developer writes code for the Columbia State website, creating new and specialized components that benefit current and prospective students and their families as well as the community. 

Carl Jones

Carl Jones

Print & Digital Communications Coordinator
Office: Hickman 131
Phone: 931.540.2639
Email Carl

Carl works on print publications for the college such as the President's Annual Report, various postcards and the Admissions viewbooks. He also handles various photography projects and has won state and regional awards for his photos. Currently, he and his family are renovating a historic home in Maury County.

Avery Mann

Social Media & Special Events
Office: Hickman Building
Phone: 931.540.2691
Email Avery

Avery coordinates a variety of college social media accounts, including Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn, creating relevant and engaging content for students. She is also responsible for planning several special events at the college.

Margaret Sanders

Margaret Sanders

Staff Writer
Office: Hickman 131
Phone: 931.540.2825
Email Margaret

Margaret is responsible for writing Columbia State's news releases and communicating with the media, including newspapers, radio and television stations in Middle Tennessee. 

Mike Garcia

Office Manager
Office: Hickman 131
Phone: 931.540.2850
Email Mike