Meet the Team

Our Staff

Candice Grause, Vice President

Candice Grause is the Vice President for Communications and Chief of Staff at Tallahassee Community College, located in the capital city of Tallahassee, Florida. In her current role, she oversees the Communications and Marketing office and serves as a key member of the College’s leadership team, working closely with the president on college-wide initiatives as well as external community and government relations efforts.

Before being appointed Vice President in 2022 and Chief of Staff in 2018, she served in the Office of Communications and Marketing at TCC in consecutive and progressively responsible roles for nearly a decade. Prior to that, she worked in the private sector in insurance and risk management.

Among Grause’s awards and distinctions, she received the Rising Star Award by the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) recognizing leadership as a communications professional at a two-year community or technical college.

In addition to being a TCC alum, Grause earned a Bachelor of Arts in Editing, Writing and Media from Florida State University, and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Central Florida.

Amanda Clements, Director of Strategic Communications 

​Amanda Clements, native Tallahasseean and graduate of Florida State University, joined the Office of Communications and Marketing in 2021. As Director of Strategic Communications, she is responsible for College-wide communications, media relations, and community relations. Her career has included positions at Cumulus Broadcasting, VISIT FLORIDA, United Way of the Big Bend, and Coton Colors. She is a graduate of Leadership Tallahassee and a past president of the Junior League of Tallahassee. Amanda has a special place in her heart for TCC, as her parents met here. 

Suzi Baugh, Director of Integrated Marketing

Suzi is a communications industry veteran with a passion for marketing. A Tallahassee native and Florida State University graduate, she has a variety of notable experience including working for the State of Florida, FSU, The Zimmerman Agency, and Sachs Media. Joining the team as Director of Integrated Marketing in 2021, Suzi oversees the campus-wide promotion and advertising efforts to increase enrollment and awareness. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her husband and playing with her dog, Jojo. 

Jarred Stewart, Graphic Designer

Jarred Alexander Stewart possesses an artistic gift that led him to pursue interests in graphic design, music, and other forms of creative expression. Jarred is a Tallahassee native and a proud graduate of Full Sail University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Graphic Design. Jarred has worked with many organizations, such as The Riley House Museum, FAMU, FSU, Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity, Reach One Youth Organization, EDGE Academy Christian School, Raa Middle School, and many more. In his free time, Jarred enjoys cooking, exercising, and enjoying his family and close friends.

Elton Burgest, Graphic Designer

Elton started designing when he was in high school and went on to earn an AA in Graphic Design at TCC and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art from Florida State University. He looks at design from a technical standpoint as well as with the eyes of an artist. His art has been featured locally at 621 Gallery, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, and SOHO Gallery as well as in galleries and shows around the country.  

Caitlin Bradbury, Web Specialist 

Caitlin, a Tallahassee native, is a graduate of TCC and FSU. She has worked at TCC since 2018 when she joined the Library team before joining the Marketing and Communications team in 2021. In her free time, she volunteers at the Tallahassee Museum.

Vacant, Multimedia Producer

Vacant, Media Specialist

Vacant, Marketing Assistant

Vacant, Strategic Communications Specialist