The administration team of Cleveland University-Kansas City is led by Dr. Carl S. Cleveland III, president, a fourth-generation chiropractor and the grandson of the founders. He is joined by a staunchly committed group of executives, who are at the forefront of fulfilling the university's pledge to be the difference in health care.
Use the directory below for biographical information on the university's administrative team.
M.B.A., Keller Graduate School of Management
Alex Bach serves as the Vice President of Enrollment Management for Cleveland University-Kansas City. His background includes more than 20 years of experience in various marketing, technical and leadership roles. Prior to joining Cleveland, he worked for Concorde Career College, Grantham University, Sprint Nextel and within the creative agency environment. He has worked with numerous local, national and multinational clients, including Wal-Mart, Dollar/Thrifty Car Rental, CST Industries, Farmland Foods and the University of Pennsylvania. A United States Marine Corps veteran and former non-traditional student, Bach holds a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Management from DeVry University and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management.
D.C., Northwestern Health Sciences University
Dr. Bartlett received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 1989. Following graduation, she opened and ran a practice with her husband, also a DC, in the St. Paul, Minn., area for 16 years. Drawn towards academia, she began her career in chiropractic education in 1996 at Northwestern Health Sciences University. While at NWHSU, she held many different positions including teacher, director of the University Health Services, and associate dean. With a desire for continued learning, Bartlett completed her diplomate in chiropractic orthopedics and is a Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists. She is also a current graduate student at the University of Minnesota in Organizational Leadership Policy and Development with emphasis on higher education. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, playing with her two dogs and doing just about anything with her husband and three grown boys.
Dr. Beckley is a 1975 graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College-Kansas City. In his role as vice president of campus and alumni relations, Beckley interacts with various campus constituencies, including students, faculty, alumni and the external community. The Office of Campus and Alumni Relations is responsible for the oversight of Student Services, Alumni Services and Post Graduate Education and Facilities Management.
Jalonna Bowie is the director of student services. She has been with Cleveland Chiropractic College since April 2006. Jalonna received her Bachelor of Social Work from Fort Hays State University in 2002. The Office of Student Services organizes a variety of social activities, hosts orientation for new students, assists with graduation and students with information about insurance options, counseling services, day care and fitness center enrollment.
Marjorie Bradshaw received her B.A. in Psychology and Literary Journalism from Hampshire College. She started at Cleveland Chiropractic College in 2004, providing administrative support to Dr. Carl S. Cleveland III and other members of the administration. She is a member of the Community Service Coordinating Committee for Kansas City and acts as Secretary for the Cleveland Chiropractic College Institutional Review Board.
M.S., Florida International University
M.L.S., University of Missouri
Simone Briand received a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Kansas, and an M.S. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Florida International University in Miami. She earned a Master's in Library Science from the University of Missouri in 2010, and currently serves as the director of the Ruth R. Cleveland Memorial Library at Cleveland University-Kansas City (CU-KC). Her previous library experience includes New York Medical College, the State University of New York at Purchase, and her hometown public library in western Kansas during her high school years. She has been with CU-KC for more than 14 years and loves working with students and faculty. In her free time she enjoys creative writing, poetry open-mics, music of all kinds, coffee shops, reading and road trips.
Caprice Calamaio, director of financial aid, ensures that student financial aid is processed efficiently and accurately. Cleveland University-Kansas City has been approved to offer Title IV funds through the U.S. Department of Education. Caprice and her staff look forward to working with all students to make the financial aid process easy as pie.