Caleb Norrick ’15, ’16 MAOL

caleb-norrickCaleb Norrick ’15, ’16 MAOL (master of arts in organizational leadership) is Assistant Athletic Director of Internal Operations and Director of Football Operations at Malone. 2015-16 marks Caleb’s fifth season as a member of the Pioneer coaching staff.

Mandy Bankert ’01

mandy-bankertMandy Bankert ’01 is a 7th Grade Language Arts teacher in the Mansfield City School District. Previously, Mandy taught at North Canton City Schools and was an adjunct professor at Stark State College.

Cindy Flood Ries ’79

cindy-riesCindy Flood Ries ’79 is Associate Professor of Language and Literature at Malone. She has a master of arts in from Mt. St. Joseph University and a Ph.D. in Curricular and Instructional Studies from the University of Akron. She teaches Elements of English, Principles of Composition, Literature in Society, African American Literature & Culture, Expository Writing, and Adolescent Literature, and Methods courses for Middle Childhood Education and Integrated Language Arts.

Matt Troyer ’08

matt-troyerMatt Troyer ’08 is director of accounting at Keim Lumber in Charm, Ohio. Previously, he was a Senior Financial Analyst at The J.M. Smucker Company in Orrville. He earned an MBA from Ashland University in 2012. Matt and his wife, Berta (Kryah) ’06, have two children and live in Berlin.

Dan Kell ’99

dan-kellDan Kell ’99 is now Executive Director of Physician Services at Northeast Georgia Health System. Dan was previously a VP of Finance & CFO – Physician Enterprise at Aultman Hospital in Canton. He also served on the Malone Alumni Executive Board and was a member of the School of Business Advisory Board. Dan and his wife, Sherry, have two children and live in Flowery Branch, Georgia.

Trudy Schwartz ’02, ’15 MAOL

trudy-schwartzTrudy Schwartz ’02, ’15 MAOL (master of arts in organizational leadership) is a telecommunications senior analyst at Ohio CAT in Broadview Heights. She is a member of the Malone University Alumni Executive Board. Trudy and her husband, Jon, have two adult children, Carrie and Brandon ’15.

Dr. Bruce Bell ’77

Dr. Bruce Bell ’77 has earned a doctor of ministry degree in Spiritual Formation from Ashland Seminary. The title of his doctoral dissertation was, The Cohort Program and Spiritual Formation: Fostering Spiritual Formation Within the Cohorts. Bruce  holds a master degree in Christian Ministries from Wheaton College (IL). He is the pastor of Friends Worship Center in Columbus. Bruce and his wife, Judy, have three adult children.

Lonette (Clinkscale) Baity ’04

lonette-baityLonette (Clinkscale) Baity ’04 is the Director of Marketing at Lake Center Christian School in Hartville. She previously worked at the Pregnancy Support Center of Stark County as  public relations and events director. Lonette is also a faith-based speaker and writer. She lives in Akron with her husband, Stephen, and their three children.

Elisa Schleig ’98

elisa-schleigElisa Schleig ’98, M.A., education, is Education Manager at the Stark County Community Action Agency. She previously worked as the Early Childhood Specialist at the Early Childhood Resource Center in Canton. Elisa and her husband, Shawn ’98, have four children and live in North Canton.