Our Team

Jacqueline Brooks
Chief Administrative Officer

Jacqueline Brooks holds a double Masters Degree Masters in Organizational Education, and a Masters in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. She has fifteen years of solid management expertise with proficiency in curriculum development and management, educational leadership, staff development, budgeting, student diversity, and strategic planning.

Jessica Saylor
Academic Dean

 Jessica Saylor provides dedicated and thorough instruction for Phlebotomy, Clinical Medical Assisting, Electrocardiogram, Patient Care Technician, Administrative Medical Assisting, and Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR courses.

Erica Gibbs
Main Campus Director

Erica is a certified Phlebotomist and National Healthcare Association Procter for exams. 

Erica has over 15 years working in the field of human resources, business office management, personnel recruitment for Florissant (Main Campus) Co. Government, and customer service care.

Chris Baker
Clinical Instructor

Chris Baker teaches Accelerated Phlebotomy,EKG Technician and Patient Care Technician. She has been in the medical field for over 35 years in several different capacities. Her skill set is unique in that she did hands on patient care up to a Supervisor over Virtual Telemetry. CCRT through CCI, CNA through State of Missouri, PCT through SSM.

Jan Collins
Clinical Instructor
Jan Collins has been a registered nurse for over 40 years. Her experience in the healthcare field provides her students with the knowledge needed to be successful and her passion to teach makes her a formidable member of our Instructional team. 
“Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.” (Gail Goldwin)
 
 
Celeste Rucker
Clinical Instructor

Celeste Rucker is a Medical Instructor at Bell-Brown Medical Institute

She has a passion for teaching started nearly twenty years ago when she was a Register Medical Assistant. Her educational background includes an Associates in Healthcare Administration, Bachelor’s in Business with emphasis on Management and a Master in Public and Healthcare Administration from Keller University in 2014

 

Vernice Hollingsworth
Clinical Instuctor

Vernice has an Associates of Applied Sciences Degree from Florissant (Main Campus) Community College and is Nationally Certified by the NHA in Clinical Medical Assisting.

 

Kirsten Tripaldi
Registrar

Kirsten Tripaldi is the Columbia (Branch Campus) Campus Director and Registrar. Kirsten has 12 years’ experience working in various positions in the medical field. She is a Nationally Certified Phlebotomist and her background consists of mostly sales, marketing, outreach, and life enrichment.

“Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid” -Albert Einstein

Jennifer Williams
Media Director and IT Services

Jennifer holds a Certificate of Proficancy in Applied Sciences, is obtaining her Associates of Arts degree, and acts as a Career Services Advisor and Media Director for both Campuses. 

 

Life ... a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter. - Charles Lindbergh

Linda Jones
Columbia (Branch Campus) Campus Director
Linda has 13 Years' of experience in the medical field. She is obtaining her AMA and CCMA. She has a passion for helping people and loves working in the medical field.
 

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving." Albert Einstein

Nena Zingrang-Morse
Clinical Instructor

Ms. Zingrang-Morse has been in the medical field for 19 years. She is an experienced Instructor in medical assisting since 2011. Nena has her Masters in Teaching Certificate from Everest College. She brings of wealth of knowledge,  experience, and enthusiasm into the classroom.

Kelcie Miller
Clinincal Instructor

Ms. Miller is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant. She also works part-time at BJC Medical Group. Kelcie excels at lab and clinical skills. She has excellent communication skills which makes her an excellent addition to the faculty at Bell-Brown. Currently, Ms. Miller assists in lab instruction only at the main campus.