Department Directory

The Career Planning Department assists students with all phases of career development from career guidance and job search training to resume advice, interview skills, and professional networking. We support the mission of Saint Leo University by offering a practical and effective model for life and leadership in a challenging world.

The Career Planning Department can be found in the Student Activities Building, Suite 221 on the University Campus in Saint Leo, FL. Our phone number is (352) 588-8442

Paige Ramsey-Hamacher

Executive Director for Student Success
Phone: (352) 588-8489

Hometown:  Greenville, Pennsylvania

Academic Experiences:
B.A. in Liberal Studies & Spanish, Holy Names University
M.B.A Saint Leo University

Areas of Interest:  International travel, culture and food, cooking, reading, learning new languages, involvement with Saint Leo community and relationship building

Fun Fact: I speak two languages fluently (and two more a little), and have travelled to five continents.

Deanna Bullard

Assistant Director of Career Planning
Phone: (352) 588-8468

Hometown: I grew up in Vernon, New Jersey, but now my "home" is Stafford, Virginia.

Academic Experiences:
B.A. in Psychology, George Mason University
M.Ed. in College Student Affairs, University of South Florida

Areas of Interest:  Student Development; the Career Development Process; Leadership; Peer-to-Peer Mentorship; Personal Branding; Internships; Transferrable Skills; Student Activities; Fraternity & Sorority Life

Fun Fact:  I have a pet rabbit named Bunny.

Meagan Jones

Assistant Director of Career Planning
Phone: (352) 588-8231 

Hometown:  I grew up in Westerville, which is a suburb located in Columbus Ohio.

Academic Experiences:
B.S. in Tourism & Event Planning, Bowling Green State University
M.Ed. in College Student Affairs, University of Florida

Areas of Interest:  Health and Wellness, Reading, Student development, First Generation College Students, MBTI, Strengths Quest, Career Coach, Teaching, Advising, and Leadership

Fun Fact:  My family was on the show Family Feud. 

Nancy Cheek

Career Advisor - Saint Leo Worldwide
Office: (813) 221-6342

Hometown: Queens, NY (Specifically Ozone Park)

Academic Experiences: 
B.S. in Architectural Technology, New York Institute of Technology
B.F.A in Fashion Design, International Academy of Design & Technology Career & Technical Education, University of South Florida

Areas of Interest:  Career Exploration, Experiential Learning, Networking, Public Speaking, Leadership, Careers in the Arts, Volleyball, Fashion, Holidays, Family Traditions

Fun Fact:  I love all things Wizard of Oz, so much so that my dog is a cairn terrier. My favorite holiday is St. Patrick‚Äôs Day.

Niclas Bez

Graduate Assistant      

Hometown: I grew up in Bonn, which was the former capital of Germany until 1990

Academic Experiences:  Went to a boarding school for athletes before going to Saint Leo University.

Areas of Interest:  Running, Triathlon, Cooking, Reading, Motivation, Cats, Fitness, Nutrition

Fun Fact:  Adopted a cat that I treat like a son.