Contact Career Services

George M. Phillips, MBA, MA

George M. Phillips, MBA, MAGeorge serves as the Director of Career Services.  His primary responsibility is to ensure that our students are well prepared for the real world upon graduation. George has a degree in BA Business Administration, and two masters degrees (MBA in Business & MA in Organizational Management and Leadership) both from the from the Forbes School of Business. Prior to joining Notre Dame College, George spent over a decade in the business community in both the public and private sectors.  George also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Business at NDC. Along with his service to Notre Dame College, George is a small business owner that provides economic forecasting, business & marketing consulting along with public policy analysis. George is also a Professional Sports Broadcaster in baseball, MMA, and Boxing across the nation.

Contact George at or 216.373.5290.


April Kennedy

April KennedyApril, a Certified Career Coach, serves as the Job Shadowing Coordinator by interacting and building relationships with students and businesses to coordinate shadowing and experiential opportunities for personal and professional development.  April is a graduate of Notre Dame College with her Bachelor of Arts focusing in Psychology, Philosophy and Business Administration.  She furthered her studies at NDC in the area of MMIS in the Master of Education program and is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Ministry at South University of Savannah, Georgia.  A former awardee of the NDC President’s STAR Award, April serves as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Cleveland Clinic School of Cytotechnology.

Contact April at or 216.373.5216.




William L. Leamon, M.B.A., M.O.D., M.H.R.

Bill LeamonBill Leamon has spent the last 10 years at NDC in a variety of roles including professor and program director. In his current position, Bill helps high school students prepare to succeed in college and manages the College’s internship program.

Bill is also a fellow at the Sisters of Charity of Cleveland Foundation where he is developing an innovative social enterprise called “College to Career” that is designed to prepare low-income, first-generation college students from the Cleveland area for college and career success.

Prior to joining Notre Dame College, Bill served as the managing director of The Business of Good Foundation where he was responsible for starting, scaling and sustaining nonprofits and social enterprises in the areas of education (mentoring), employment (mission-based business) and entrepreneurship (micro-lending).

Before pursuing a career in non-profit and higher education, Bill spent 15 years working for large private sector companies, including Black & Decker, The Stanley Works, and Akzo Nobel, where he worked in senior-level leadership roles in sales/marketing, manufacturing/operations, and organizational development/design. 

Bill holds a bachelor's (The Citadel) and master's (Case Western Reserve University) degree in Business Administration and master's degrees in Organizational Development (Case Western Reserve University) and Human Resources (Cleveland State University).

Bill and his wife of 25 years reside in Bay Village, Ohio with their four sons, Tom, Kevin, Matt and Will.



Jamie M. Iorillo

Jamie serves as the Career Services Coordinator.  She is responsible for scheduling student appointments for job shadowing, Internships, resume reviews, cover letters and more. Jamie also manages the Work Study program, by helping students find jobs on campus.  Prior to arriving at NDC, Jamie was an Administrative Assistant in the Property Management industry.

Contact Jamie at or 216.373.5217.




Elizabeth Presley, M.Ed.

Elizabeth serves as Career Coach in our Career Services Center. She assists students with major & career discernment, resume and cover letter review, social media & LinkedIn optimization, and interview preparation & mock interviews. Her other main initiatives include co-coordinating the Career & Internship Fair hosted by NDC and co-sponsoring the Career Closet Pop-Up Shop with the FirstGen Center. Elizabeth is a graduate of Notre Dame College, with a B.A. in Integrated Language Arts for Secondary Education and a M.Ed. in Reading. After a successful career teaching at area high schools, Elizabeth came to NDC as a full-time faculty member in the Division of Professional Education prior to her transition to Career Services. In addition to her duties at NDC, Elizabeth has an extensive background in theatre arts, both in performance and production.


Contact Elizabeth at or 216.373.6453.


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