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UCM Foundation

Smiser Alumni Center
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8000
Toll Free: 866.752.7257


Meet Jonathan Cleveland

Jonathan Cleveland, West Roxbury, Mass., is founder and owner of Cleveland Design. He graduated from UCM in 1984 with a BS in Advertising and Marketing.

As founder and principal of Cleveland Design, he has forged strong business relationships with clients that range from innovative startups to Fortune 100 market leaders. He has received numerous international design awards and is a featured speaker and panelist for HOW Design Conference and the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference.

In 2011 he was named UCM’s AMA Distinguished Marketing Executive of the Year. Read a feature about hi that appeared in the Today magazine when he published a book on nonprofit design.

Recent Gifts Helping UCM Students

  • $20,000 for social work senior scholarship
  • $11,054 for Mules Golf
  • $14,762 to KMOS
  • $450,000 charitable gift annuity to benefit art department
  • $15,275 in-kind gift for art department
  • $10,000 for Mules Baseball
  • $10,701 for GA Athletic Training
  • $12,000 to Wrestling Practice Room Construction
  • $33,300 to female agriculture scholarship