Cincinnati Chamber Networking Event - Monthly Member Briefing

Monthly Member Briefing

The Cincinnati Chamber’s Monthly Member Briefing is an offer exclusively for Chamber members and provides topical/timely insights, access, business solutions and connections. All sessions will take place on the first Thursday of every month at 8:00 am. The member showcase portion is designed to feature member businesses that provide unique products, services, or solutions.

If you are interested in showcasing your business at one of our Monthly Member Briefings, please submit the interest form below. Members are selected through an application process. If your company is selected, you will hear from a member of the Chamber team for scheduling.

June 2, 2022 | Featuring Thomas Banta
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber President & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our keynote speaker — Thomas Banta, Chief Real Estate Officer at Corporex Companies, LLC — who will discuss the developments and changing scene on the riverfront.

Following his keynote and Q&A, you'll hear from representatives from Chamber member companies who are doing impactful work in the Cincinnati region:

  • Rico Grant, Founder, Paloozanoire & Gallery At Gumbo
  • Cindy Kearns, Director, American Sign Museum

The program will conclude with an update from our featured Chamber Cost Saving Partner – Greg Harmon, Industrial Safety Consultant Specialist, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation and Greater Cincinnati Safety Council Steering Committee Member – and an update on our talent initiatives from Kabrella Clark, Talent Connections Manager, Cincinnati Chamber.

May 5, 2022 | Featuring Jeff Berding
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber President & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our keynote speaker — Jeff Berding, Co-CEO of FC Cincinnati. Mr. Berding will discuss all things FC Cincinnati, TQL Stadium, US national team matches, and Cincinnati's 2026 FIFA World Cup host city bid.

Following his keynote and Q&A, hear from representatives from Chamber member companies who can help you have some fun as we approach the summer months!:

  • Alison Sheshull, Regional Sales Manager, Kings Island
  • Crystal Marie Render, Creative Director, Magnificent Morsels Catering

The program will conclude with an update from our featured Chamber Cost Saving Partner – Aaron Muro, Senior Processing Advisor/Merchant Advocate, Infintech – and Spencer Mapes, Lead Program & Event Manager, Corporate & Community Events at the Cincinnati Chamber, who will talk about the return of all our community events, including Asian Food Fest, Taste of Cincinnati, Oktoberfest, and BLINK!

April 7, 2022 | Featuring Leigh Fox
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber President & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our keynote speaker — Leigh Fox, Cincinnati Chamber Board Chair and President & CEO, altafiber (formerly Cincinnati Bell). Following his keynote and Q&A, you'll hear from representatives from Chamber member companies delivering technology solutions in our region:

  • Joe Lewis, Business Development Manager, Intrust IT
  • Yuri Brown-Cruzat, EVP of Customer Success, Talmetrix
The program concludes with updates from our featured Chamber Cost Savings Partner – Good Energy – on how you can take control of your energy costs through the Chamber Energy savings program and Christina Misali, Director Talent Pipeline at the Cincinnati Chamber.

March 3, 2022 | Featuring Neville Pinto
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber President & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our keynote speaker — Neville Pinto, President of the University of Cincinnati. Following his keynote and Q&A, you'll hear from representatives from Chamber member companies about how they're addressing an increasingly competitive talent landscape:

  • Dan Shelton, Vice President of Application Development, Total Quality Logistics
  • Leslie Nienhaus, Vice President of People, AMEND Consulting
The program concludes with updates from our featured Chamber Cost Savings Partner – Office Depot/OfficeMax – and an update from Audrey Treasure, Vice President & Executive Director of the Workforce Innovation Center at the Cincinnati Chamber.

February 3, 2022 | Featuring Deborah Hayes
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber President & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our keynote speaker — Deborah Hayes, President & CEO, The Christ Hospital Health Network. Following her keynote and Q&A, you'll hear from representatives from Chamber member companies that are making a meaningful health and wellness impact on our region:

  • Jorge Perez, President & CEO, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati
  • Dr. Shantel Thomas, CEO, A Sound Mind Counseling Service
The program concludes with updates from our featured Chamber Cost Savings Partner — Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC) — and Megan Liebenow, Leadership Center Coordinator for the Leadership Center at the Cincinnati Regional Chamber.

December 2, 2021 | Featuring Andy Beshear
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber President & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our keynote speaker, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear. Following his keynote and Q&A, hear from representatives from Chamber member companies that are implementing significant initiatives to grow our local economy, The Voice of Your Customer and TiER1 Performance. The program concludes with an update from our featured Chamber Cost Savings Partner – Humana.

November 4, 2021 | Featuring Aftab Pureval
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber President & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our sponsor, Bank of America, and their new president of the Cincinnati market, Mark Ryan. Mr. Ryan then welcomes our keynote speaker — the winner of the 2021 City of Cincinnati Mayoral Election, Aftab Pureval. Following his keynote and Q&A, hear from representatives from Chamber member non-profits that are making a significant impact on our region:

  • Cate Fopma, Community Liaison, Ken Anderson Alliance
  • Roger Babik, President, Master Provisions
  • Lauren Waterbury, CancerBridge
The program concludes with an update from our featured Chamber Cost Savings Partner, Business Group Resources.

October 7, 2021 | Featuring Beryl Love
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber President & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our keynote speaker — Beryl Love, Editor & VP of News at The Cincinnati Enquirer. Following his brief keynote and Q&A, hear from representatives from Chamber member companies that are implementing significant initiatives to grow our local economy:

  • Adam Davey, Shareholder/Incoming Managing Partner, VonLehman CPA & Advisory Firm
  • Stevie Swain, President & CEO, Swain Consulting, LLC
  • Sylvia Buxton, President/CEO North America, Perfetti Van Melle
The program concludes with an update from our featured Chamber Cost Savings Partner, Sheakley.

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September 2, 2021 | Featuring Dr. Ashish Vaidya | Recording Unavailable
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber president & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our keynote speaker, Dr. Ashish Vaidya, President Northern Kentucky University. Following his brief keynote and Q&A, hear from representatives from Buff City Soap, d.e. FOXX & Associates, and Rivers Edge Consulting. These Chamber member companies are implementing significant initiatives to grow our local economy. The program concludes with an update from our featured Chamber Member, Oswald, and a cost savings program update from Infintech, a division of i3 Merchant Solutions.

August 5, 2021 | Featuring Candace McGraw
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber president & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our keynote speaker, Candace McGraw, Chief Executive Officer, CVG Airport. Following her brief keynote and Q&A, hear from representatives from Blue Rose Supply, CME Pipe Lining and RCF Group. These companies are Chamber members who are implementing significant initiatives to grow our local economy. The program concludes with an update from our Cost Saving Partner i3 Verticals.

July 1, 2021 | Featuring Paula Boggs Muething
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber president & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces keynote speaker, Paula Boggs Muething, Cincinnati's City Manager. Following her brief keynote and Q&A, hear from representatives from DHL, Document Destruction, Grace Health Scrubs and Sunrise Treatment Centers. These Chamber members are implementing significant initiatives to grow our local economy.  The program will conclude with an update from our Cost Saving Partner Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC).

June 3, 2021 | Featuring Thayne Maynard
Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber president & CEO, gives a business update and then introduces our keynote speaker, Thane Maynard, Director of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Following his brief keynote and Q&A, you will hear from representatives from Cloverleaf, FC Cincinnati, The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati, and WJWatts Consulting. These Chamber members are implementing significant initiatives to grow our local economy. The concludes with an update from one of our Cost Saving Partners.



May 6, 2021 | Featuring Governor Mike DeWine
Our inaugural Monthly Member Briefing was held on May 6, 2021 during which Jill Meyer, Cincinnati Chamber president & CEO, gave a business update and then introduce our keynote speaker, Governor Mike DeWine. Following his brief keynote and Q&A, we heard from representatives from CVG, Krysta Wallrauch Voiceovers, RESLV, and Soul Palette. These companies are Chamber members that are implementing significant initiatives to grow our local economy. The program concludes with an update from Sheakley discussing Managed Care Organization (MCO) for Ohio Workers' Compensation and what it means to your business.