JEFF PICKERING ’12
Campus Equipping Coordinator
The Austin Stone Community Church
Jeff Pickering ‘12 is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in communication and economics. He works in leadership development and equipping for The Austin Stone Community Church.
Jeff became an Aggie in 1990, on the day he was born. In college, he was most interested in courses covering organizational communication, political speech, and international human rights. On campus, he was involved in The Wells Project, Aggie Men’s Club, and the Student Government Association. His senior year, 2011-2012 the year the Memorial Student Center reopened and A&M announced its move to the SEC, he had the honor of serving as student body president.
After graduation, Jeff moved to Austin for a job in business development and procurement consulting with Strategic Partnerships, Inc. (SPI). He executed a dual role with consulting and marketing work. His clients at SPI ranged from a local engineering company to a Fortune 500, Japanese-owned technology corporation. As a marketer, he wrote press releases and social media content, managed vendor relationships, and participated in the redevelopment of SPI’s website.
While a student, Jeff worked as a public relations coordinator in the A&M Office of the Provost, AVID tutor for Bryan ISD, interned with International Justice Mission in Washington, DC, and served two summers with BigStuf Camps in Panama City, Florida.
In April 2014, Jeff married his college girlfriend: Chelsea (Gyarmathy) Pickering ’12. Jeff and Chelsea love Jesus, God’s Word, and serving with the Austin Stone Community Church – a community centered on the person and mission of Jesus Christ, actively working to build a great Austin, renewed and redeemed by the gospel. The newlyweds also enjoy exploring Austin’s vibrant food and live music scene, hill country nature trails and water ways, and spending time with family and friends.
Jeff has expertise in the areas of: Christian ministry, Higher education, Government affairs, Public Relations, Writing, Nonprofit