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


Molly North, President & CEO, Al. Neyer

Immediate Past Chair

Phillip J. Castellini, Chief Operating Officer, Cincinnati Reds


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


Stephen L. Hightower, President & CEO, Hightowers Petroleum Company


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

Corporate Counsel

Tedd H. Friedman, Partner, Katz Teller

Vice Chairs

Cynthia O. Booth, President & CEO, COBCO Enterprises
Stacey M. Browning, CEO, Multiply Impact Ventures
Leigh R. Fox, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati Bell Inc.
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 W. Poston, Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
J. Scott Robertson, Chairman, RCF 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
Sylvie Buxton, President and CEO, Perfetti van Melle
Kevin W. Canafax, Vice President Midwest Public Affairs, Fidelity Investments
Christopher Che, President & CEO, Che International Group, LLC
Gail Donovan, President of Health Services and Chief Operating Officer, TriHealth
J. Steve Eder, Vice President, Messer Construction Co., Cincinnati Region Leader
Timothy A. Elsbrock, Regional President, Fifth Third Bank
Stephanie L. Ferris, Chief Operating Officer, FIS
Michael W. Garfield, President, Mid American Group, Bon Secours 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
Kimm Lauterbach, President & CEO, REDI Cincinnati
Gary Z. Lindgren, Executive Director, CBC/CBRC
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 Electrical Services
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
J. Scott Robertson, Chairman, RCF Group
Deepak Sharma
, Business Head, Tata Consultancy Services
Liza D. Smitherman, VP, Corporate Strategy, Jostin Construction, Inc.
James W. Sowar, Cincinnati Managing Partner, Deloitte LLP
Gerald A. Sparkman, Chief Executive Officer, d.e. Foxx
Amy B. Spiller, President, Duke Energy Ohio & Kentucky
Ann Munson Steins, SVP, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Macy's 
Sarah Tomes
Ashish K. Vaidya, Ph.D., President, Northern Kentucky University
Mike Venerable, President & CEO CincyTech LLC
Warren Weber, Executive Vice President of Corporate Banking & Market Leader, PNC Bank
Thomas L. Williams, President & CEO, North American Properties
James M. Zimmerman, Member-In-Charge, Cincinnati, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Senior Council

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

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