Rachel Cleveland currently serves as the Director for the Professional Leadership Program within the G. Brint Ryan College of Business. Prior to taking on the Director role, Rachel served as the Assistant Director for PLP for 6 years. She holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she was involved with the music industry during and following her college years. After time in the industry, Rachel moved back to Dallas to further her education and better equip herself for the fulfillment of her passion: serving college students. She completed her Masters of Education in Higher Education Administration at Dallas Baptist University in 2010 and her Ph.D. in Higher Education at the University of North Texas. Her areas of research focus on employability skill development in co-curricular activities and leadership theory applications.