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Meet the Team!

Bryan Rachal

Bryan Rachal, APR


Director of Communications and Marketing 
(256) 765.4225
brachal@una.edu

Bryan Rachal is a 2005 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and is accredited in public relations. Bryan is an experienced news producer and reporter having worked in both television and radio; he’s also an accomplished fundraiser having worked as a gifts officer for public radio and higher education. Bryan is an avid outdoorsman and fly fisherman; he’s also a voracious reader of news and literature alike. Bryan is married to his lovely wife, Andrea; they have two children, Alexander; and Annabelle.

Karen Hodges

Karen Hodges


Associate Director for Creative Services
(256) 765.4225
kohodges@una.edu

Karen Hodges is in her 27th year as part of the creative team at the University of North Alabama and currently serves as Associate Director of Creative Services; she also served as Publications Assistant and University Photographer during her time at UNA. She is an award winning graphic designer, including 25 “Best in the Nation” awards for her work with UNA’s athletics publications. Karen is a 1982 graduate of UNA with a B.S. degree in Art. She is married to Jeff Hodges, a 1982 UNA graduate, who serves UNA as assistant athletic director for communication and they have worked a combined 59 years at UNA. Karen is a mother of three, with a son Dillon (24) and daughters Shanna (19) and Melanie (17). Dillon is a 2012 UNA graduate and received a Promising Alumni Award.

Mitchel Moon

Mitchel Moon


Associate Director for Digital Communications
(256) 765.5301
mrmoon@una.edu

Mitchel Moon is a graduate of the University of North Alabama with a degree in Computer Information Systems. He has worked as a developer professionally for nine years, writing code for municipal systems, transportation management and the Web. When he is not writing code, Mitchel enjoys creating music, gardening, and spending time with his wife Tashina and their two dogs

Cindy Brusseau-Hollander

Cindy Brusseau-Hollander


Administrative Assistant
(256) 765.4225
cbrusseauhollander@una.edu

Cindy Brusseau-Hollander has worked in Administration and Management for over 20 years.

Captain Charles Craig

Charles Craig


Graphic Designer
(256) 765.4225
ccraig@una.edu

Chuck Craig is an award-winning graphic artist with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. He is a graduate of UNA’s Commercial Art program and has worked for many well-known organizations including, Nauticus, NASA Marshal Space Flight Center and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center to name a few. Chuck is an avid fisherman and loves to listen to music. He lives with his wife, Diane, and his dog Molly in Rogersville, and is a proud father of two fine individuals

Shannon Wells

Shannon Wells


University Photographer
(256) 765.4225
sdwells@una.edu

Shannon Wells is a graduate of the University of North Alabama with a BFA in photography. Hired in 1990 she became UNA’s first full time staff photographer. Shannon began her photography career in 1980 when she was hired as the first woman staff photographer for the local newspaper. Shannon’s work has been published extensively. In her position as University Photographer, her job has included photographing for UNA publications, events, athletics, marketing, web content and maintaining the UNA photo gallery and archives. Her passion for the arts is evident by organizing and participating in group and solo exhibits throughout her career. Shannon is an adjunct instructor of photography in the UNA Art Department. She currently lives in Florence and is a mother of five grown children.

Jeremy Woods

Jeremy Woods '04


Web Developer
(256) 765.4682
jdwoods@una.edu

Jeremy Woods is a 2004 graduate of the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems. He wrote his first code on a Commodore 64 computer as a child. Jeremy’s proudest professional achievement is code he wrote to automate budget decisions for TVA and their Department of Defense projects. This contributed to the demolition of many DoD former chemical weapon production facilities. He has been an entrepreneur and developed websites for many businesses in the Shoals area and across the country. When he is not working, Jeremy enjoys reading, cooking and playing trombone.