June 1, 2021

Congratulations to Leadership Cincinnati Class 44 Graduates!

Leadership Cincinnati Graduates
Class 44 of Leadership Cincinnati, the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s premier leadership development program presented by First Financial Bank, graduated 54 leaders, representing a wide variety of businesses in the region on May 27.

Leadership Cincinnati Class 44:

  • Angel Beets, Partner, Gilman Partners
  • Aaron Bley, VP of Community Relations, Cincinnati Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired
  • Jamahal Boyd, Sr., Chief Executive Officer, The Crossroads Center
  • Elizabeth Callan, Judge, Hamilton County Common Pleas Court
  • Kate Chard, PhD., Associate Chief of Staff for Research, Cincinnati VA Medical Center
  • Janet Collins, Partner, Turning Point Strategy
  • Sara Cooperrider, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • Jeanetta Darno, Chief Diversity Officer, UC Health
  • Dr. Zaria Davis, Senior Associate, Pretrial Justice Institute
  • Joe Dempsey, Vice President, The Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters Insurance Company
  • Phillip Denning, Executive Vice President, The Greater Cincinnati Redevelopment Authority
  • Eric DeWald, Executive Director, GCF/HealthPath
  • Jennifer Dougherty, VP, Transformation Strategy, FIS
  • Chris Fladung, VP Price & Promotion, Assortment & Space, and Supply Chain, 84.51°/Kroger
  • Lee Geiger, Attorney/Partner, Graydon
  • Joe Girandola, President, Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • Brian Golden, Vice President, Field Operations, Cincinnati Bell, Entertainment and Communication
  • George Goldhoff, President, Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati
  • Alan Greenwell, Office Managing Shareholder, Brixey & Meyer, Inc.
  • Kristi Grimm, VP, Market Director, PNC Bank
  • Beth Hartman, Senior Vice President, Treasury Management, Fifth Third Bank
  • Stephanie Hogue, Chief Investment Officer, Bombe Asset Management
  • Matt Hollenkamp, Vice President of Marketing & PR, St. Elizabeth Healthcare
  • Colleen Houston, CEO & Artistic Director, ArtWorks
  • Jenell Hubbard, Senior Business Advisor, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
  • Greg Huffstetler, Partner, EY
  • Jamie Humes, Vice President of Marketing, Traditions Building & Development Group
  • Danielle Ivory, SVP Operations, Ohio National Financial Services
  • Jill Jansen, Director, Government & External Relations, Bon Secours Mercy Health
  • David Johnson, President & COO, BHDP Architecture
  • James Kezele, Attorney/Partner, Keating Muething & Klekamp, PLL
  • Eddie Koen, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio
  • Adam Kuehne, Vice President, HGC Construction
  • Chandra Mathews-Smith, Chief Community Engagement Officer, United Way of Greater Cincinnati
  • Pamela McKie, Chief Operating Officer, The Children's Home
  • Sasha Naiman, Attorney/Deputy Director, Ohio Justice & Policy Center
  • Lisa Nolan, Executive Director, Dress for Success Cincinnati
  • Amy Orr, Vice President, Talbert House
  • Michelle Otten Guenther, President, Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati
  • Neal Patel, Member, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Sujyot Patel, Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • Tiffany Porter Shabazz, Officer of Advancement and Strategic Partnerships, The Christ College of Nursing & Health Sciences
  • Amanda Rassi, VP, Marketing, The Kroger Co.
  • Chris Ritter, Co-Founder/Creative Director, C-90 LTD
  • Adrienne Ruebusch, Vice President, Miller Valentine Group
  • Karlee Schultz, SVP, PWA Managing Director, U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management
  • Deepak Sharma, Business Head, Tata Consultancy Services
  • Betsy Sundermann, Council Member, Cincinnati City Council
  • Paco Tello, NA VP Manufacturing & Engineering, Perfetti Van Melle
  • Sonya Walton, Economic Inclusion Vice President, Messer Construction Co.
  • Kate Ward, President, Kroger Personal Finance, The Kroger Co.
  • Rex Werner, Senior Vice President, Consumer Operations Director, Fifth Third Bank, N.A.
  • Susan Whitman, SVP, Commercial Banking, BB&T Now Truist
  • Aaron Zboril, Managing Director, Deloitte

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