Board of Directors

Our organization is supported by a diverse group of business leaders who are passionate about growing the vibrancy and economic prosperity of our region.

Executive Committee


Leigh R. Fox, President & CEO, altafiber

Immediate Past Chair

Molly North, CEO, Al. Neyer

First Vice Chair

Barbara A. Turner, President & CEO, Ohio National Financial Services


Jill P. Meyer, Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber


Gregory W. Harmeyer, CEO, TiER1 Performance Solutions, LLC


Candace S. McGraw, Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Corporate Counsel

Tedd H. Friedman, Partner, Katz Teller


Brian Hodgett, Ohio Government & Community Relations, The Procter & Gamble Company
Patrick Lafley, Managing Partner, Constellation
James W. Price II
, President & CEO, Empower
Gerald A. Sparkman, Chief Executive Officer, d.e Foxx
James A. Watkins, President, TriVersity Construction 

Board of Directors

David J. Adams, Chief Innovation Officer, University of Cincinnati
Josef Allen, Chief Diversity Officer - Aviation, General Electric
Natalie L. Auzenne-Swan, SVP, Group Manager & Co-Regional Leader, Fidelity Investments
Maureen Bickley,
Vice Member in Charge, Cincinnati Office, Frost Brown Todd LLC
Derrick J. Braziel, Owner, Pata Roja Taqueria
Troy D. Brodie, President, Western & Southern Life Insurance Company
Sylvia Buxton, President and CEO, North America, Perfetti van Melle
Kerry Byrne, President, Total Quality Logistics
Andrew D. Ciafardini, Head of Corporate & External Affairs, FIS
Keith G. Dailey, Group Vice President, Corporate Affairs, The Kroger Co.
Whitney M. Eckert, COO, Jostin Construction, Inc.
Timothy A. Elsbrock,
 Regional President, Fifth Third Bank
Karen Forgus, SVP of Business Operations, Cincinnati Reds
Michelle A. Gillis, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, American Financial Group
Lonnie C. Grayson, President & CEO, Environmental and Safety Solutions Inc.
Andrew T. Hawking, Executive Vice President, Market President, Truist
Deborah Hayes, President & CEO, The Christ Hospital Health Network
Greg Herrin,
Vice President, Cincinnati Region, Messer Construction Co.
Stephen L. Hightower II,
Chief Operating Officer, Hightowers Petroleum Co.
Kenneth McNutt, Co-Founder, MadTree Brewing Company
Carolyn Pione Micheli, SVP Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, E.W. Scripps
Nerissa E. Morris, SVP & Chief HR and Diversity Officer, Cincinnati Children's
Steven D. Mullinger,
Regional President, Huntington Bank 
Maggie Nichols, President & CEO, Eureka! Ranch
Damodar Padhi,
Vice President, Tata Consultancy Services
Ben D. Parks Jr.
, President, Parks Electrical Services
J. Scott Robertson, Chairman, RCF Group
Barbara Smith
, President, Journey Steel, Inc.
James W. Sowar, Cincinnati Managing Partner, Deloitte LLP
Amy B. Spiller, President, Duke Energy Ohio & Kentucky
Ashish K. Vaidya, Ph.D., President, Northern Kentucky University
Jeremy Vaughan, Cincinnati Office Managing Partner, EY
John R. Ward, Senior Vice President Regional Operations, TriHealth Inc.
Melissa A. Wasson,
Office Managing Partner, PWC
Warren Weber
, Regional President, PNC Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Thomas L. Williams, President & CEO, North American Properties
Alexander M. Yastrebenetsky, CEO, InfoTrust
James M. Zimmerman
, Partner-In-Charge, Cincinnati, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Senior Council

Phillip J. Castellini, Chief Operating Officer, Cincinnati Reds
Leigh R. Fox, President and CEO,altafiber
Kay Geiger
, Retired, PNC Bank, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Melvin J. Gravely II, CEO, TriVersity Construction
Jill P. Meyer, CEO, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
Ralph S. "Mike" Michael III, Chairman, Fifth Third Bank Cincinnati 
Molly North, CEO, Al. Neyer
Julia W. Poston, Retired, EY
Barbara A. Turner, President & CEO, Ohio National Financial Services
George Vincent, Managing Partner & Chairman, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

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