Meet the Staff

Michelle Chamberlain
 
Michelle Chamberlain

Vice President for Advancement
Dean of the Robert Day Scholars Program
mchamberlain@cmc.edu

As Dean of the Robert Day Scholars Program, Michelle provides focused leadership and direction to both the program and its scholars. She has been able to leverage her extensive skill set and experience to create a highly refined program that effectively funnels resources and opportunities directly to the students who need them most. She finds purpose in making meaningful connections with students that further enhances both their personal and professional development. Michelle previously excelled as an attorney with O’Melveny & Myers LLP, focused on structured finance and private equity. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California, a Master of Arts degree in Education from Claremont Graduate University, and a Juris Doctor from Southwestern School of Law. She resides in Claremont and is active in her community as a member of the Southwestern School of Law Board of Visitors and Mt. San Antonio Gardens Corporation Board.

 
Beth (Saliba) Milev ‘05
 
Beth (Saliba) Milev ‘05

Director, Robert Day Scholars Program & Scholar Communities
beth.milev@cmc.edu

As the Director of the Robert Day Scholars Program and Scholar Communities, Beth oversees the day-to-day activities of the program, which include career services functions, curricular programming, and alumni relations. In her role, Beth works closely with current students to provide them with personal and professional development opportunities and connects them with resources to support their growth. She also works closely with alumni and parents of CMC to identify opportunities that help them connect with students and strengthen relationships on and off campus. Previously, Beth worked in Career Services at Claremont McKenna where she was responsible for managing the On-Campus Recruiting Program and counseling students. Prior to returning to CMC, Beth held roles in public accounting and as a corporate recruiter. Beth graduated from CMC in 2005 with a degree in Econ-Accounting and obtained her MBA from Claremont Graduate University.

 
 
Brittany Bras

Coordinator, Robert Day Scholars Program & Scholar Communities
brittany.bras@cmc.edu

Brittany is the Coordinator of Programming for the Robert Day Scholars Program and Scholar Communities. Her role within the Robert Day Scholars Program focuses on implementing leadership programming that assists scholars in their personal and professional development. Brittany assists the Scholar Communities by connecting students with vital resources best suited to their needs. She has previously worked as an English instructor and administrator. Brittany graduated from Westmont College in 2011 where she studied English Literature and Art. She enjoys spending time in nature, hiking with her dog, and finding ways to be creative and present.

 
 
Amy Flanagan

Assistant Director of External Relations
amy.flanagan@cmc.edu

Amy is originally from San Luis Obispo, California. She graduated from CMC in 2011 with a dual degree in history and international relations. After graduation, Amy joined Team For America and moved to New Orleans, Louisiana. She taught kindergarten for 3 years at Sylvanie Williams College Prep and then coordinated intervention efforts school-wide for 2 years. Following that, Amy served as the Operations Manager for Crocker College Prep, working with 550 students and 75 staff members. After moving back to California, she coordinated on-campus recruitment for Teach For America at many Southern California colleges, including CMC. Amy is thrilled to be back home at CMC, working closely with current Robert Day School Scholars, alumni, and employers. In her spare time, Amy loves to eat, cook, and be outside.

 
 
Alex Alba

Assistant Director of External Relations
alex.alba@cmc.edu

Alex is an Assistant Director of External Relations with the Robert Day Scholars Program. In her role with the Robert Day Scholars Program, Alex supports current Robert Day Scholars, as well as program alumni, in achieving their personal and professional development goals. Additionally, she works closely with the Careers Services team and employers to support to identify professional opportunities for students. Prior to joining CMC, Alex worked for IBM focused on Diversity and Inclusion efforts. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.