Our staff is committed to offering guidance and resources to our students from their first day of class through the duration of their professional careers. They are here to offer assistance with student needs such as admissions, financial aid, research and technology, student records, alumni resources, and continuing education. Meet the CCMS staff below, in alphabetical order. Also meet our leadership and faculty.
As Development Director for CCMS, Ken Coggeshall is responsible for all the day-to-day fundraising operations of the College. He has been in fundraising for 18 years, becoming a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) in 2014. Prior to coming to CCMS, Ken served in various fundraising capacities at The Children’s Home of Cincinnati, OneSight, The Dayton Art Institute in Dayton, Ohio and the National Democratic Institute in Washington, D.C. Before he embarked on his career in fundraising, Ken was a licensed social worker, working with severely mentally ill adults. Ken holds a BS in Psychology from Wright State University and an MPA in Non-Profit Management from the George Washington University.
Ken has served as Vice-President of Communications for the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals and as Board President for the Madisonville Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation. He is also a member of the Cincinnati Rotary Club. Music has been a central part of his life, having been a singer and guitarist for several critically unacclaimed bands over the years. In addition to music, Ken enjoys film, history, reading, golf, the Cincinnati Reds and, for some reason, the Minnesota Vikings. He has been a husband for 12 years and has won most of the awards and commendations available in that role. He and his wife Mary live in Madisonville with their dog Bertram.
Jerry has been licensed by the state of Ohio as a Building Operator and has operated and managed equipment for over forty years.
Jerry has dedicated his time and expertise to forwarding CCMS's mission for excellence and is involved in both improving the main campus of CCMS along with being an important part of the ECC construction process.
Mallory Maravilla-Torres is an alumna of CCMS, receiving her Bachelor’s of Mortuary Science in December of 2018. Following graduation, she accepted a job with the University of Cincinnati Medical Center Department of Pathology where she applied her knowledge from CCMS to perform autopsies and gross organ dissection.
In May 2022, Mallory came to us to fulfill the role of Admissions Director. As a Certified Crematory Operator, Certified Celebrant, and past graduate of CCMS, she can provide prospective, incoming, and current students with guidance to excel in the death care profession.
Mallory grew up on the East Side of Cincinnati, where she currently lives with her Husband, Rey, and Son, Ian. In her spare time she enjoys brunch with friends, spending time with Ian, reading, and family vacations.
Brittany Pugh is new to CCMS and will be the first face you see as the Front Desk Administrator. She came from Child Focus as a preschool teacher. Her and her husband along with four amazing children live on the east side of Cincinnati. In her free time she loves to take trips, hike, and explore the world with her family. She is also a front desk receptionist at US Martial Arts Academy. She is a huge animal lover having 4 dogs and one cat. She has a very bubbly personality and loves meeting new people.
Webmaster & Administrative Coordinator
As Webmaster and Administrative Coordinator of the college, S.K (first name: Samantha) is primarily responsible for maintaining and improving all web based needs for CCMS.
Samantha has been playing with all forms of technology since childhood, and loves figuring out new tech and software. She has brought this love to CCMS to help with achieving their vision. In her spare time, she can be found playing the latest video games or programming her own. When she isn't on the computer, she is likely hiking-as she has a great love for traveling and being outside.
Samantha lives in Cincinnati with her cats, Zevran and Bokuto.
As bookkeeper, Kym is responsible for all day to day financial processes that take place at CCMS.
Kym graduated from The University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor's in Accounting. She has over 20 years of experience in this field, and is excited to bring her expertise to CCMS to forward their vision.
Kym and her family live on the east side of Cincinnati. She spends her time outside of work volunteering at her daughter's school, being a karate Instructor at the U.S Martial Arts Academy, or playing with her two loving cane corso dogs: Zeke and Onyx.