Fifty-six leaders, representing a wide variety of businesses in the region, have been chosen to participate in the latest class of Leadership Cincinnati, the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s leadership development program.
"Leadership Cincinnati is an immersive, experienced-based program for senior leaders in the region to deepen connections with each other and gain a deeper understanding of how to drive transformative change in our community,” said Amy Thompson, vice president of the Leadership Center with the chamber. “In turn, these leaders progress on to be pivotal contributors to the region who advance causes that enable a brighter future for all.”
More than 2,000 participants have graduated from Leadership Cincinnati since the first class in 1977.
The members of Leadership Cincinnati's Class 45 area:
- Cristina Anez, director human resources, Hard Rock Casino; Verna Arnette, deputy director, Greater Cincinnati Water Works; Michael Baker, chief strategy officer, United Way of Greater Cincinnati; Michael Betz, head of marketing, Divisions Maintenance Group; Maureen Bickley, Vice Member in Charge, Cincinnati, Frost Brown Todd LLC; Lasserre Bradley III, president of development, Model Group; Dennis Carroll, chief operating officer, FC Cincinnati.
- Sharon Coolidge, Cincinnati City Hall reporter, The Enquirer; Craig Cuchra, vice president marketing, USA and Canada, Perfetti Van Melle; Thomas Deere, vice president, sales and engagement, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber; Priya Dhingra Klocek, president and CEO, Consultant On The Go LLC; Bobbi Dillon, senior manager, state government relations, Procter & Gamble Co.; Marc F. Dizard, regional investment director, PNC Bank; Daniel M. Driehaus, president/CEO, Driehaus Insurance Group.
- Dan Feldmann, senior vice president and commercial banking executive, Fifth Third Bank; Rico Grant, founder, Paloozanoire, SoCap Accelerate, Gallery At Gumbo; Dil Gruffydd, chief financial officer, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport; Bryan Hamilton, assistant vice president, marketing and communications, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Julie Holt, vice president/chief nursing officer, Christ Hospital Health Network; Harold Howard, vice president, Talbert House; Dominic Iacobucci, client leader, vice president, BHDP Architecture.
- Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney, Cincinnati council member; Brad Knueven, client partner, Tier1 Performance; Michelle Kyle, vice president, information technology, Cincinnati Insurance Co.; Michael Lake, Partner, Ernst & Young; Kimberly Lauterbach, president and CEO, Redi Cincinnati; Sarah Lawler, vice president, rates and regulatory strategy, Duke Energy; Shannon Lawson, attorney, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL; Michael Lied, principal, director of healthcare, GBBN.
- Moira Lyon, market leader, Oswald Cos.; Deon J. Mack Sr., businessman/Cincinnati Police Officer, Oaktree Property Investments; Darrin Manning, senior director, cloud operations, Cincinnati Bell, CBTS; Shawn Manns-Collins, director of financial planning and analysis, Fifth Third Bank; Marcus E. Margerum, deputy director and chief business officer, Contemporary Arts Center; Michael B. Mattingly, partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP; Tom Millikin, vice president, communications and marketing, The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority (The Port).
- Paul Moran, vice president, marketing and communication, HGC Group of Cos.; Bill Mulvihill, managing director/head of sports finance group, U.S. Bank; Senchal Murphy, senior director of human resources, Kroger Co.; Maggie Nichols, CEO, Eureka Ranch; Denisha Porter, All-In Cincinnati director, Greater Cincinnati Foundation; Kelly Postlewaite, partner, BKD CPAs & Advisors; Bill Powell, chief innovation officer, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati.
- Jay Rammes, managing director, Barnes Dennig & Co. Ltd.; John Ravasio, chief operating officer, SORTA/Metro; Teri J. Shirk, president and CEO, Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired; Tiffany Sieve, senior vice president, marketing and communications, Paycor; Leia Snyder, superintendent and CEO, Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services; Jennifer Spieser, executive director, Cincinnati Parks Foundation; Tyran Stallings, executive director, the DAD Initiative
- Pam Webb, senior vice president and chief human resource officer, Ohio National Financial Services; Eric Wellinghoff, chief marketing officer, Nehemiah Manufacturing; Beth Welter, vice president, strategic communications and change management, E.W. Scripps Co.; Adrienne Wiley, executive director, the Healing Center; Terri Williams, senior vice president, corporate treasury management, First Financial Bank; and David Zimmerman, partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP.