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Leadership Team

Craig Clifford MD, MS

Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Clifford earned his M.D. at Rush University, followed by a highly competitive transitional internship within the UCLA medical system. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies and a Master of Science in Chemistry from University of Illinois - Chicago, where he participated in bench research focused on developing HIV treatments, and where he enjoyed working as an undergraduate lab instructor in the Chemistry department for several years. He brings his medical expertise, scientific knowledge, and experience as an educator to the Ohio School of Phlebotomy, where he oversees the quality of instruction and materials.

Bronte Clifford BA, CPT

Executive Director

Having received her undergraduate degree in Mathematics at the University of Washington in Seattle, Ms. Clifford has an extensive background in clinical research, project management and data analysis for organizations such as MathSoft, Inc., University of Utah Division of Medical Genetics, The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital, Nationwide Childrens Hospital and the Center for Perinatal Research. Ms. Clifford acts as Executive Director of Ohio School of Phlebotomy, Inc,. as well as Director at our 6 sister schools. Her belief is that everyone deserves access to an affordable, quality education and her commitment to bringing this mission into every community began over 10 years ago when she opened the first school in Columbus, Ohio.

Emily Witt, M.Ed., CCMA

Chief Administrative Officer

Emily completed her Bachelors of Science at The Ohio State University in the college of Education and Human Ecology, and attained the credential of Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through Ohio School of Phlebotomy in 2012. She holds a Masters of Education in Adult Education from The Pennsylvania State University. Emily manages adherence to academic standards and oversees compliance with school and state policies at Ohio School of Phlebotomy and its sister schools. She is passionate about medical education and seeing each student develop their skills to become a talented medical professional and integral part of a medical team.

Nathaniel Flannery

Community Development Administrator

After working in business management for many years, Nate chose to change his career and gained his EMS/EMT certification in 2012. Nate worked as an EMT, responding to 911 calls and transporting patients, before joining the Indiana School of Phlebotomy team as a Campus Coordinator in 2016. Nate has since used his passion for advocacy to improve student experiences and build business relations within our community. Because of this passion and hard work, Nate has become an integral member of our administration team as the Community Development Administrator for all of Ohio School of Phlebotomy Affiliated Schools. Nate is dedicated to working with our community partners to provide more educational opportunities to our students and manage those partnerships to foster growth and access to education within our communities.

Kara Beauford, CPT

Externship Coordinator

Kara began her career in 2007 as an office assistant for a local practitioner. During her time there, her potential to be more hands-on was quickly noticed. She was then introduced to the world of Phlebotomy and has never looked back! Kara is an expert phlebotomist with over 10 years of experience under her belt. After teaching phlebotomy with OSP and engaging students in the classroom, Kara has moved into the position of Externship Coordinator where her experience in the field and teaching can be utilized to help students succeed in their career training through externship placements that are a good fit for each individual.

Shamari Saunders

Campus Coordinator

For over 10 years, Ohio native, Shamari has dedicated her life to her passion for people and medicine. Servicing in a local community hospital as a phlebotomist, she obtained new knowledge and skills that allowed her to fill different positions in the healthcare field. Over the course of her career as a lead phlebotomist, clinical lab assistant, and trainer, she has developed a true passion for teaching the different trades to new inspiring leaders. As the Campus Coordinator, she will continue to dedicate her passion of aiding others to a successful career in the healthcare field and in their educational endeavors.

Kris Ellenberg

Instructor

LaShonda Whitworth

Instructor

Veronica Bryson

Instructor

Sadekqua Shaw

Instructor