Staff Stories


Renate Spilger

Canyon Enterprise Division Manager

Renate has years of expertise in managing print and promotional items for Grand Canyon University. Born in a small town in Germany, she has experience working within the graphic and arts industry at Hewlett Packard as well as co-owning, managing, and overseeing projects. Renate is known for her servant leadership and passion here at Canyon Promotions.


About Renate

Renate loves spending time with her family and enjoys baking sweets whenever she gets the chance.

Brandon Crawford

Lead Designer

Brandon utilizes his technical and creative skills to ensure that art, images, text, and multimedia elements work together and meet client expectations. Brandon's duties include prepping art for production, creating mockups, and producing large format prints, all while managing client deadlines and training young student designers. Brandon graduated from GCU with a degree in digital design and helps student worker designers enhance their skills and gain valuable experience.



During Brandon's off time, you'll find him bending it like Beckman on his Friday night soccer games!



Jake Bradshaw

Customer Solutions Representative

Jakes joined Canyon Promotions in 2019 after finishing his bachelor's degree in accounting and is now pursuing a master's in administration. With his experience, Jake guides our clients with their printing needs whether that be small format prints or large format prints. The team can always count on Jake to help out with any type of project in any department of Canyon Promotions.


About Jake

In 2013, Jake hit 39 home runs in his backyard whiffle ball league and is always down to play any sport with anyone.

Sandra Hill

E-commerce Associate

Sandra is perusing an MBA in project management as a Division 1 athlete for Grand Canyon University. Sandra first began working as a student production associate and has since joined our team on a full-time basis as an E-Commerce Apparel Associate. She is now responsible for providing our clients with exceptional customer service and solutions while also managing our apparel divisions.

About Sandra

Sandra loves the great outdoors and is always seeking a new adventure! On her days off, you'll find Sandra at a coffee shop.



Martell Jones

Sign and Graphic Installer

Martell has experience as an installer for commercial and private signage. Previously, Martell was running his own business wrapping cars and has worked within the industry for over 17 years with AZPro and Thomas signages. Since joining Canyon Promotions in 2019, Martell is responsible for the overall look and feel of all signs, big or small. If you see a cool sign on campus at GCU, Martell took the time to put it up perfectly.


About Martell

During his free time, Martell is pouring into his small business and making art out of cars.

Raven Hayakawa

Business Development Associate

Raven has been an excellent student worker since 2018, when she first joined. Throughout the years, she's taken on the role of guiding students and now works as our business development associate and often helps with design and production. Currently, Raven is pursuing her bachelor's degree in Marketing and Advertising here at Grand Canyon University and is expected to graduate in Fall of 2021.

About Raven

Raven loves to dirt bike, hike, and draw whenever she gets the chance. During her free time, you'll find her practicing her dirt bike wheelies!


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