Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

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


Phillip J. Castellini, Chief Operating Officer, Cincinnati Reds

Immediate Past Chair

Ralph S. "Mike" Michael III, Chairman, Fifth Third Bank Cincinnati­­­


Jill P. Meyer, President & CEO, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

First Vice Chair

Molly North, President & CEO, Al. Neyer


Cynthia O. Booth, President & CEO, COBCO Enterprises


Lisa A. Knutson, EVP/Chief Financial Officer, The E.W. Scripps Company

Corporate Counsel

Tedd H. Friedman, Partner, Katz Teller

Vice Chairs

Stephen L. Hightower, President & CEO, Hightowers Petroleum Company
Brian Hodgett, Ohio Government & Community Relations, The Procter & Gamble Company
Kevin C. M. Jones, Regional President, Huntington Bank
Deborah P. Majoras, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary, The Procter & Gamble Company
Julia Poston, Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
J. Scott Robertson, Chairman, RCF Group
Mario San Marco, Western & Southern Financial Group

Board of Directors

David J. Adams, Chief Innovation Officer, University of Cincinnati
Jessica C. Adelman, Group Vice President Corporate Affairs, The Kroger Co.
Josef Allen, General Manager of Global Operations, General Electric
Joseph C. Alter, Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Strategy, AK Steel Corporation
Gregory W. Battle, President & CEO, LCI / Battle Plan Solutions
Troy D. Brodie, President, Western & Southern Life Insurance Company
Stacey M. Browning, President, Paycor
Kevin W. Canafax, Vice President Midwest Public Affairs, Fidelity Investments
Christopher Che, President & CEO, Che International Group, LLC
H. Douglas Cooke III, Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer, Ohio National Financial Services
J. Steve Eder, Vice President, Messer Construction Co., Cincinnati Region Leader
Stephanie L. Ferris, Chief Financial Officer, Worldpay
Leigh Fox, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati Bell Inc.
Michael W. Garfield, CEO & Senior Vice President, Mercy Health Cincinnati Region, Mercy Health
Michelle A. Gillis, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, American Financial Group
Lonnie C. Grayson, President & CEO, Environmental and Safety Solutions Inc.
Gregory W. Harmeyer, CEO, TiER1 Performance Solutions, LLC
Andrew T. Hawking, Executive Vice President, Regional President, BB&T
Karen M. Hoguet, Chief Financial Officer, Macy's, Inc.
John A. Kraeutler, Executive Chairman, Meridian Bioscience, Inc.
Richard P. Lofgren, MD, President & CEO, UC Health
Candace S. McGraw, CEO, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Kenneth McNutt, Co-Founder, MadTree Brewing Company
John A. Moore, President, Moore Air
Mark D. Mumford, Senior Vice President & CFO, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Ben D. Parks Jr., President, Parks OV Electric, LLC
R. Michael Prescott, President, Cincinnati Market, U.S. Bank
James W. Price II, President & CEO, Empower MediaMarketing
Toby B. Rau, Market Executive, Chase
James R. Regg, Senior Executive, Communications and Infrastructure, GE Aviation
Deepak Sharma, Business Head, TCS Cincinnati, Global Deliverty Center, Segment Head, Media & Information Services, Tata Consultancy Services
James W. Sowar, Cincinnati Managing Partner, Deloitte LLP
Amy B. Spiller, President, Duke Energy Ohio & Kentucky
Sarah Tomes, CEO, LPK
James A. Watkins, President, TriVersity Construction
Warren Weber, Executive Vice President of Corporate Banking & Market Leader, PNC Bank
Thomas L. Williams, President & CEO, North American Properties
Mehmet Yukset, President & CEO, Perfetti van Melle North America Inc.
James M. Zimmerman, Member-In-Charge, Cincinnati, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Senior Council

Phillip J. Castellini, Chief Operating Officer, Cincinnati Reds
Ralph S. "Mike" Michael III, Chairman, Fifth Third Bank Cincinnati
Julia W. Poston, Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Melvin J. Gravely II, President & CEO, TriVersity Construction
Kay Geiger, President, PNC Bank, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
George Vincent, Managing Partner & Chairman, Dinsmore & Shohl
Molly North, President & CEO, Al. Neyer

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