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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.

LeAnn Davis, RMA


LeAnn has been the the Campus Coordinator and an Instructor for Kentucky School of Phlebotomy since 2017. LeAnn’s extensive work experience in hospitals and clinics comes from her time served in the United States Air Force where she served as a Medic. She began her teaching career in 2005 when she lived in Houston, TX and continued teaching when she moved to Indiana. She believes that hands-on, guided practice is a very important aspect of preparing students for the medical field. LeAnn is a Registered Medical Assistant and holds an associates degree in applied science with a focus on Medical Assisting. She is also an active advocate for children with special needs.

Christie Perkins


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Lakena Smalley


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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.

Mandi Boyles

Substitute Instructor

Mandi has been a Medical Assistant for over twenty years. She started her career in Indianapolis working in family practice and internal medicine where she was able to have wonderful opportunities and really focus on her skills and goals. Mandi moved to Southern Indiana in 2004 where she worked in dermatology and learned billing and coding and became an Office Manager. Mandi loves learning as well as teach and is excited to have the opportunity to give back and teach Phlebotomy and CCMA students her skills, academics and share experiences she’s had over the years to prepare them for success.

Melody Dixon


Melody received her diploma in medical assisting in 1991 from Phillips College. Since then she has gained 28 years of experience in various fields that have allowed her to perfect her skills and gain knowledge of varying patient populations including urgent care, pediatrics, and family medicine. Melody has a passion for healthcare and she finds sharing her knowledge and passion to be a greatly rewarding experience!

David Lescault, CMA, CPT


David started in the medical field in 2010 working as an ER Tech at Jewish Hospital in Louisville and has worked many different places as a Medical Assistant in different specialties. He became a Certified Phlebotomy Technician through the NHA in 2014 and started pursuing his associates degree in medical assisting at Harrison College in Indianapolis. He graduated in 2016 and became a Certified Medical Assistant with the American Association of Medical Assistants in 2017. David is passionate about helping others learn hands on skills in the medical field, and helping them become the best at the skill they are seeking to learn.

Tonya Martin


Misty Brown-Whattenbarger


Larry Roger Price Jr.