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Natali Anderson

Creative Director

Natali is a senior SMAD major with a concentration in Interactive Design. She also has a minor in General Business. Outside of Bluestone, Natali works at Digital Minerva, a local web design and digital marketing business where she will continue to work after graduation. Natali enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, along with cooking and baking!


Olivia Highton

Creative Director

Olivia is a SMAD major with a concentration in Creative Advertising and a minor in Educational Technology. She is currently the president of Kappa Pi, the honorary arts fraternity, and a graphic design intern for JMU Dining. Her favorite things are picking up new hobbies, hiking, scuba diving, and her crested gecko, Hiccup.


Nick Lau

Assistant Creative Director

Nick is a SMAD major with a concentration in Creative Advertising and a minor in Music. Along with Bluestone, Nick works as the Graphic Design Specialist at UREC. His favorite things to do are try new restaurants, go to the gym, and learn new songs on guitar.


Danielle Generous

Team 1 Senior Creative Executive 

Danielle is a double major in both English and interactive design. She is passionate about creating inclusive and equitable design and will continue her education in graduate school this upcoming fall. Her favorite things to do include: reading books, hanging out with her two weiner dogs, and playing board games with friends.


Julia LaFave

Team 2 Senior Creative Executive

Julia is a SMAD and SCOM double-major with concentrations in Creative Advertising and Public Relations, as well as a minor in Honors Interdisciplinary Studies. On campus, she is involved in the Public Relations Student Society of America, Phi Sigma Pi Honors Fraternity, SafeRides, and Dancing Dukes. She recently began working as a UREC Marketing Assistant and is excited to study abroad in London this summer. Her favorite things to do are spending time with her siblings, listening to podcasts, watching ballets and musicals, reading, dancing, traveling, and thrifting.


Chloe O'Hallaron

Team 3 Senior Creative Executive

Meet Chloe — Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, she has called the River City home her whole life. With dreams of becoming a Creative Director, Chloe has a keen eye for design and, as a self-proclaimed perfectionist, she prides herself on her meticulous attention to detail. Fun fact? Chloe has hiked in nine different U.S. states and has plans to hike internationally in Norway in June 2024. She can talk music with anyone and in an alternate reality, she would host her very own radio show.


Clara Campbell

Team 1 Creative Executive

Clara is a SMAD major with a concentration in creative advertising and a minor in educational media. She is also in a volunteer organization here at JMU. Her favorite things to do are spending time with her pets and friends, hiking, traveling, and going to concerts.


Kate Talley

Team 2 Creative Executive

Kate is a SMAD major with a concentration in Creative Advertising and has a minor in Studio Art. She is currently in her last semester in college and is working on completing her Capstone class in advertising. Kate's favorite things to do are painting, crafting, and being with her friends and family.


Lexi Lebo

Team 3 Creative Executive

I am a double major in Communication Studies with a concentration in Public Relations as well as Media Arts and Design with a concentration in Creative Advertising. I am currently a member of PRSSA, SMAD Club, and Alpha Sigma Alpha here at JMU. I love doing cycle classes at UREC and hanging out with my friends in my free time!


Ashley Casano

Team 1 Creative Executive

Ashley is a Graphic Design major with an Educational Media minor & Book Arts minor from Princeton, NJ. She is currently working at the University Career Center as a media assistant, where she helps design, create, and push out content for 40 different events. Her favorite things to do include working out, playing soccer, golfing, and playing with her two golden retrievers!


Mina Hakimpour

Team 2 Creative Executive

Mina Hakimpour is a SCOM and SMAD double major with concentrations in public relations and creative advertising. She is currently a student manager at Panera and is working a social media manager for the College of Health and Behavioral Studies at JMU, which is where she enjoys creating and producing all kinds of content. She is also currently also a part of Kappa Pi, an art fraternity at JMU, and SMAD club. Her favorite things to do are cooking, playing board games with her best friends, traveling, and listening to music.


Alexandra Candelier

Team 3 Creative Executive

Alex is a Junior SMAD major with a concentration in Creative Advertising. She is also a member of Zeta Tau Alpha and currently interns for Her Campus Media and has accepted to intern with Famfluence Agency Summer 2024 as a Talent Coordinator. In her free time, she loves to take cycle classes and go for hikes around the Shenandoah.

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