Ashley E. Cleveland MA, DC

Ashley E. Cleveland


The Vice President of Parker’s College of Chiropractic, Dr. Ashley E. Cleveland, holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stephens College, a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College, and a Master’s degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. A chiropractic educator and administrator with more than two decades of experience, Dr. Cleveland joined Parker in November 2014. In



Dave Garafola

Dave Garafola


Dave Garafola, CFO and Vice President of Business Affairs, received his bachelor’s degree from Salisbury University and obtained his MBA from the University of Baltimore. With more than 25 years in higher education, Dave joined Parker University in September of 2011.



Janell Gibson

Janell Gibson


Janell Gibson, Vice President of Academic Operations, joined Parker University in 2013. During her time at Parker, she has served as the Vice President of Online Education and Associate Provost. She relocated from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to assist Parker with its expansion from a chiropractic college to a comprehensive university. Janell holds a Bachelor’s in Journalism from the University of



Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson


Michael A. Johnson, Sr., is the Dean of Student Affairs/Retention at Parker University; a role which he has served in since October 2014. Michael has approximately 14 years of experience in higher education. Michael has held positions at public, four-year institutions like Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University and the University of Washington and private, proprietary and non-profit institutions. Michael



Sandra McLean

Sandra McLean


Sandra McLean, SPHR, serves as Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development for Parker University. As a member of the executive team, she brings 20+ years management experience in business and human resources. She has a passion for developing people and helping employees align with organizational objectives. As a certified senior HR professional, McLean has a broad and deep



Donnie McNutt

Donnie McNutt


Donnie McNutt currently serves as the Vice President of Technology & CIO at Parker University. He has over 15 years of higher education servant leadership experience with extensive experience in academic and administrative systems as well as instructional technologies. At Parker University, he oversees Information Technology and the Library. He sets the strategic direction for infrastructure, systems, and service delivery.



Dr. Fred Zuker

Dr. Fred Zuker


Dr. Fred Zuker has been in higher education for over 40 years. He has worked in admission, financial aid; enrollment management, alumni relations, institutional advancement and student life at Duke University, Tulane University, Pomona College, the University of California Riverside, and the University of Dallas and on June 1, 2004 became the seventh president of Lambuth University in Jackson, Tennessee.



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