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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, Bronte has worked as a Technical Support Engineer at MathSoft, Inc., Clinical Research Coordinator at the University of Utah, Program Manager at Nationwide Children`s Hospital, and Clinical Research Data Manager at The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital and Research Institute. Bronte acts as the Director of Ohio School of Phlebotomy, Indiana School of Phlebotomy, St. Louis School of Phlebotomy, and the Kansas City School of Phlebotomy. Bronte is an experienced phlebotomist specializing in performing physical exams for insurance companies and health fairs. Her love of drawing blood led her to establish the Ohio School of Phlebotomy and its sister schools.

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.

Kindra Weaver, CCMA, CPT

Associate Academic Officer

Kindra has been involved in the medical field since 2013. Many of those years were spent working with acutely ill leukemia patients at the James Cancer Center & Solove Research Institute. During her time at there, she discovered a love of phlebotomy and chose to take the phlebotomy course at Ohio School of Phlebotomy to expand her skill. Following that experience, she moved on to work as a phlebotomist for LabCorp, as well as performing health screenings for ExamOne. Her interpersonal skills and passion for helping people assisted her greatly in her role in patient care and she continues to use those same skills to support our instructors and students at Ohio School of Phlebotomy Affiliated Schools as the Associate Academic Officer.

Tracy Orlando, PBT


Tracy has been an ASCP certified phlebotomy technician since 1992. In her experience since then, she has worked as an educator, technical supervisor, and laboratory manager. Tracy has a love for helping people grow and enjoys providing every resource she can to assist her students in their education endeavours.

Kathy Sullivan

Substitute Instructor

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Maria Guevara


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Michael Robinson, NDc, MS, CPT


Michael has worked in many aspects of healthcare over the last 10 years. He has been a phlebotomist since 2012 using these skills in different jobs while finishing his education including working as a medical assistant, and IV infusionist. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, a Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition has completed his classes and is awaiting graduation for his Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine in April 2019. He completed his internship in Family Practice and owns a Nutrition and Functional Medicine practice in Illinois specializing in nutrigenomics. Michael has a passion for education and greatly enjoys assisting others along their career paths.

Shannon Johnson


Shannon began her career as a Phlebotomist at Presence Mercy Hospital in 2005. She then transitioned into a laboratory assisting role where she found her passion in the fast-paced and interesting laboratory environment. With over 10 years of experience with patients ranging from newborn to elderly, Shannon has become an expert at drawing blood in just about any situation. For Shannon, lab life is never boring, whether it is drawing blood, processing, or making slides; it is something different every day. Shannon became an Instructor for CLA and Phlebotomy to share her passion for the medical field and assist students in becoming excellent future laboratory employees.

Dina Reyes

Substitute Instructor

Dina attended phlebotomy school at Moraine Valley Community Hospital in 1998. Since then she has gained a wide variety of experience working at community hospitals, as well as, Childrens Hospital when she became familiar with a wide variety of patient populations from newborns to adults. She is currently working as a phlebotomist at Quest Diagnostics. Her 20 years of phlebotomy experience make her a wealth of information and she is excited to share her experiences with her students at CSP!

Heidi Witt

Campus Coordinator

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