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.

Randy Anderson 

Office Manager

“Wisdom is the principal thing: therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.” Proverbs 4:7

Randolph (Randy) Anderson is the Office Manager at CCMS. His responsibilities include the processing of AP & AR and assuring that students receive their funds. Randy has an AA in Managerial Accounting.

Mr. Anderson notes that wisdom is very important in every aspect of life, but without understanding, well, it’s just no good! Randy is an Associate Minister with the First Baptist Church of Oakley. In his free time he enjoys reading (particularly books that feed his spirituality), along with travelling, playing chess, and speaking on behalf of his church at various local prisons.

Brooke Bolton



“It is exciting to see students pursue their passion.”

As Registrar, Brooke is responsible for coordinating student registration and maintaining and certifying student records in compliance with the Higher Learning Commission, The U.S. Department of Education, and FERPA regulations. She also certifies graduation documents and issues official transcripts and diplomas.

Brooke has worked in higher education for the last 10 years in various roles and capacities. Her experience includes teaching undergraduate courses in psychology, academic advising, and serving as associate director of a graduate program in organizational leadership. Brooke holds a BA in Communication from Northern Kentucky University and an MA in Psychology from Union Institute & University. She has also completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training program.

Her personal interests include practicing yoga, spending time in nature, hunting for new teas, and hanging out with her very energetic cat, Mulder.

Kevin Brinkman

Director of Admission


Kevin is responsible for working with all incoming students as they enter Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He assists with questions regarding admission, financial aid, and basic curriculum questions.

Kevin holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Bellarmine University. He also hold a Masters in Business from Bellarmine University. He brings close to 12 years of admission experience to CCMS.

He is the proud father of 2 sons, enjoys Reds baseball, college basketball, and the perfect pizza!

Ginny Hizer

Director of Development

“The generous support for CCMS by our alumni, corporate partners and other friends plays a large role in our ongoing success. In my role in development and communication, it’s an honor to find ways for individuals and companies to best support our students as they learn and grow.”

Ginny is responsible for coordinating fundraising efforts for the college, including special events, donor campaigns and cultivating alumni and corporate donations. She also works to share the good news about the college, working with regional and national media outlets, as well as the general public.

She has worked in higher education for more than 10 years at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College, and in the public school arena at Lakota and Southwest Local school systems. Her experience also includes work for non-profits such as the American Red Cross and Girl Scouts of Western Ohio. Ginny holds a BS in Public Relations and a MS in Business Communication, both from Ohio University.

Outside of work, Ginny and her daughter live in southeastern Indiana, where they run a small animal sanctuary. She enjoys reading, outdoor activities and gardening.


Molly Jones

Director of Library & I.T.

Title IX Coordinator


“As the Director of Library and IT, I love providing students with resources and services that enhance the curriculum and help them learn."

Molly is responsible for managing all aspects of the CCMS library and for providing reference and IT support to the students. She also serves as the Title IX Coordinator, ensuring that CCMS is compliant in Title IX and that students and employees receive training. Molly earned a Master of Library Science degree in 2011 from Indiana University.

Molly lives with her husband and their three cats in Cincinnati, in a house that is decorated year-round for Halloween. In her free time Molly enjoys reading, volunteering at animal shelters, and creative writing.

Beth Williams

Special Assistant to the President & CEO

Liaison to Board of Trustees

Director of Continuing Education

Associate Registrar

B.M.S., Licensee, COCP, CPC, Certified Funeral Celebrant, Registered Ohio Notary, Alumna

“As a twenty year veteran of funeral service, I understand the dedication necessary to answer this calling first-hand. I am afforded the opportunity to share my experience with students as they develop confidence and skill, which is incredibly rewarding. I believe in the value of a funeral and I believe in the value of a quality education, both of which are foundational to the CCMS vision. We are 'Transforming Death Care Education' and our momentum is unstoppable!”

An alumna of CCMS and the University of Cincinnati, Beth completed her Bachelor of Mortuary Science in 1998. She is an Ohio Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer, Certified Master Funeral Director/Embalmer, Certified Crematory Operator, and Certified Pre-planning Consultant.

In 2013, after spending many rewarding years as a practicing funeral director/embalmer, Beth joined the CCMS team. She serves as Special Assistant to President & CEO, Jack E. Lechner, Jr., and as liaison to the college’s Board of Trustees, ensuring development and continuity of leadership objectives.

Beth  enjoys connecting with service professionals and  alumni as the Director of Continuing Education and Alumni Relations for the college. She also appreciates the responsibility of mentoring students in their development as adjunct faculty in the Clinical and Restorative Art labs.

Beth and her husband of sixteen years reside on the east side of Cincinnati with their two children, son Grey, and daughter Lainey.

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