Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Nov. 19.
The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber has elected new directors to its Board. Their three-year terms begin January 1, 2019.
Additionally, the Board elected Molly North, president & CEO of Al. Neyer, to serve a two-year term as Chair of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. She will assume the role from 2017-2018 Chair, Phillip J. Castellini, COO of the Cincinnati Reds on January 1, 2019.
Assuming new positions as Directors are:
Sylvia Buxton, President and CEO, North America, Perfetti van Melle
Gail F. Donovan, President of Health Services and Chief Operating Officer, TriHealth
Timothy A. Elsbrock, Regional President, Fifth Third Bank
Liza D. Smitherman, VP, Corporate Strategy, Jostin Construction, Inc.
Gerald A. Sparkman, Chief Executive Officer, d.e. Foxx and Associates, Inc.
Ann Munson Steines, SVP, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Macy’s, Inc.
Ashish K. Vaidya, Ph.D., President, Northern Kentucky University
The following existing Cincinnati Chamber Board members have been elected to serve an additional term:
Cynthia O. Booth, COBCO Enterprises
Kevin W. Canafax, Fidelity Investments
Phillip J. Castellini, Cincinnati Reds
Andrew T. Hawking, Branch Banking and Trust Company
Stephen L. Hightower, Hightowers Petroleum Company
John A. Moore, Moore Air
Molly North, Al. Neyer
Julia W. Poston, Ernst & Young LLP
The following were elected to serve on the Chamber Executive Committee effective January 1, 2019:
Chair – Molly North, Al. Neyer
Immediate Past Chair – Phillip J. Castellini, Cincinnati Reds
President – Jill P. Meyer, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
Secretary – Lisa Knutson, The E.W. Scripps Company
Treasurer – Stephen L. Hightower, Hightowers Petroleum Company
Corporate Counsel – Tedd Friedman, Katz Teller
Vice Chair – Cynthia O. Booth, COBCO Enterprises
Vice Chair – Stacey M. Browning, Paycor
Vice Chair – Leigh R. Fox, Cincinnati, Bell Inc.
Vice Chair – Kevin C.M. Jones, Huntington Bank
Vice Chair – Deborah P. Majoras/Brian Hodgett, The Procter & Gamble Company
Vice Chair – Julia W. Poston, Ernst & Young LLP
Vice Chair – James A. Watkins, TriVersity Construction
The Cincinnati Chamber's Nominating Committee is chaired by the Chamber’s Immediate Past Board Chair, Ralph S. Michael, III, Fifth Third Bank Corp.
These outgoing Chamber Board members were thanked for their service:
John A. “Jack” Kraeutler, Meridian Bioscience, Inc.
Karen M. Hoguet, Macy’s Inc.
Ralph S. “Mike” Michael, Fifth Third Bank
Mario San Marco, Western & Southern Financial Group
Mehmet Yuksek, Perfetti van Melle
Original source can be found here.