Personnel

Hollie Lindner
Director of Marketing and Media
hmlindner(at)nnu.edu
208-467-8531

As our fearless leader, Hollie's job is to keep the team on track and ensure that no plates are dropped. Originally from Grandview, Washington, Hollie is an NNU alum with bachelor's and master's degrees in business. Surprisingly, her favorite athletics team is the Crusaders. When she isn't in the office, Hollie loves to spend time with her two boys, bake, eat Reeses or read the latest book by Francine Rivers. She also likes to spend time on the beach (Maui, preferably) and would someday love to take a trip to Bethlehem, or Holland when the tulips are in bloom.

 

Zac Vineyard
Director of Web Development
zvineyard(at)nnu.edu
208-467-8031

Zac's job is the design, programming, support and governance of nnu.edu. He grew up in Eden, Idaho (or, as some people call it, nowhere), but he came to NNU from Whitworth University where he worked in web development. In his free time, Zac loves to play with his twin girls, geek out on the www, program for fun and travel to new places. He also likes to grab a burger at Five Guys and watch Fringe with his wife, Dana.


Brad Elsberg 
Digital Media Producer 
beelsberg(at)nnu.edu 
208-467-8363

Brad, aka MacDaddy, directs all on-campus photography and video production. Originally from Royal City, Wash., Brad attended NNU and pursued a degree in Speech Communications and Broadcasting. When he’s not dreaming about his next trip to Disneyland, you might find him working on a puppet production or drinking a Milky Way. He loves creative challenges, The Muppets and hangin’ with his fam: wife, Alyce; son, Josiah; and daughter, Melodi.

 

Kendra Lubiens
Marketing and Media Coordinator
krlubiens(at)nnu.edu
208-467-8021

Kendra is our in-house coffee expert. In her free time, she manages the marketing efforts of the School of Business, the School of Theology & Christian Ministries, the Office of University Advancement, the Wesley Center and Alumni Relations. She is originally from Seattle, Washington, and graduated from NNU with a degree in church music and youth ministry. She loves spending time with family; playing with her adorable niece, Alyvia; drinking coffee; photography; sitting in her hammock and planning parties.

 

Rob O’Donahue
Marketing and Media Coordinator
rjodonahue(at)nnu.edu
208-467-8412

Rob, or Rob O as he's known around campus, works to promote the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; the School of Education, Social Work and Counseling; the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and the School of Science and Mathematics. In his free time, Rob likes to spend time with his family: wife, Gayle, and daughters, Leslie and Robyn. He also loves both watching and playing sports, bbqing, and spending time on the Oregon Coast. 

 

Anna Lee
Marketing and Media Coordinator
aslee(at)nnu.edu
208-467-8116

Anna is the department's writer extraordinaire. She creates much of NNU's original content while also managing clients across campus. She also supervises the coordination and production of NNU's seasonal publication, The Messenger. After work hours, you might find Anna at a movie or play, or reading and writing while at home with her husband and two young sons.

Melissa Smith
Marketing and Media Specialist 
mbsmith(at)nnu.edu
208-467-8035

Melissa works in a variety of ways for the department, helping to sort and manage details from photo and design to working with client projects and requests. Melissa is passionate about theatre and the development of creative ways to build the kingdom through performance. She loves to spend her weekends with her family and trying new things. 

Grant Miller
Web Content Specialist 
gtmiller(at)nnu.edu
208-467-8954

Grant works with Zac in developing and managing NNU's presence on the web. He also manages much of NNU's social media and creates content for the team. Grant loves to chatting and reading about sports, theology and politics. On the weekends you might find him hanging out with his wife Jen while playing rugby or leading worship at his church.