Meet Our Staff

Gene PeglerGene Pegler

Associate Director of Admissions

418 Bloch Executive Hall

Gene Pegler is the Associate Director of Admissions for the Bloch MBA programs. He has worked at UMKC for more than 12 years in student recruitment roles for the central admission office as well as the School of Computing and Engineering and the Bloch School of Management. Gene has experience with both undergraduate and graduate admissions, including several international recruitment trips. In his current role, Gene works with prospective students in the Professional (part-time) MBA and the Intensive Full-Time MBA programs.

Before joining UMKC, Gene worked with Enterprise Holdings in the Kansas City area for three years. He holds a BS in Sports Management from Peru State College and an MA in Higher Education Administration from UMKC.

Jewel MadsenJewel Madsen

Coordinator of MBA Advising and Enrollment Management

418 Bloch Executive Hall

Jewel Madsen is the Coordinator of MBA Advising and Enrollment Management. She advises students in the Professional (part-time) and Intensive Full-Time MBA programs. Prior to joining the Bloch School in 2012, Jewel worked for the UMKC Program for Adult College Education (PACE) for 12 years in student services, advising, program development, and program management roles.

Jewel moved to the Kansas City area from Des Moines, where she worked in the banking industry for several years in roles including branch manager and loan officer. She also served as a pension manager for the Principal Financial Group. Jewel holds a BA in Sociology and an MA in Higher Education Administration with a focus on Urban Education, both from UMKC. She is also a graduate of the Iowa School of Banking at the University of Iowa. Jewel stays involved in the campus community by serving as a member of the UMKC Staff Council and the Bloch Social Committee.

Antoinette RedmondAntoinette Redmond

Assistant Director of Admissions

418 Bloch Executive Hall

Antoinette Redmond is the Assistant Director of Admissions for the Bloch MBA programs. She recruits students and serves on the admissions committee for the Intensive Full-Time MBA and Professional (part-time) MBA programs. Prior to working at the Bloch School, Antoinette spent three years as the Multicultural Enrollment Services Coordinator for the UMKC undergraduate admissions office. She is a proud alumna of the Bloch School, having earned her BBA in Management. While an undergraduate student, Antoinette served as a Campus Ambassador. She recently completed a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration at UMKC.

Henry W. Bloch School of Management
5110 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

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