Senior-Level Leader and strategist with 15+ years of multi-industry success leading and driving high-impact corporate and individual partnerships through the connection of philanthropic passion and university need. Cliff joined UCF in June of 2022 as Director of Advancement for CCIE anchored in a commitment for lifelong learning, professional excellence, DE&I, and a desire to richly contribute to a positive work culture through resourcefulness, authenticity, collaboration, creativity, diplomacy, and a tenacious work ethic.

Specialties: Strategy, vision, innovation, high-stakes relationship management, corporate/business development, strategic marketing & communications, philanthropy, and results.