Bernadette Clemens holds a BA from Barnard College of Columbia University and a MA from Case Western Reserve University. She began her Case Western Reserve University career in 2003 in Finance and Administration managing university-wide projects in audit, compliance, fraud investigation, conflict of interest & risk management, and as liaison to the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees. Subsequently, she became Director of President’s Programs managing president’s & provost’s development, and then Director of Strategic Development for CWRU during the planning years of the current campaign.
Not long after President Barbara Snyder was appointed, Clemens became Director of National Development and accompanied President Snyder on numerous national and local development opportunities on behalf of every school at the university as well as president’s priorities.
Clemens rejoined the university’s staff as the Executive of Development at the Weatherhead School of Management in December 2015.