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Cincinnati Chamber Introduces 59 Leaders for Class 19 of the C-Change Program

Cincinnati, Ohio (February 22, 2024) — The Cincinnati Regional Chamber is proud to announce our next “C-Change” class. In this program, presented by the Chamber’s Leadership Center, participants connect with a diverse set of organizations across the region, build critical civic participation skills, and enrich their leadership toolkit. Participants also tackle a community project that enables them to translate their learnings into action.

“These leaders are molding our region’s future and through C-Change, we get to see them cultivate and refine their impact today,” says Andrea Mersmann, Director of the Leadership Center at the Cincinnati Regional Chamber. “We’re thrilled to be launching our 19th class.”

Here are the 59 members of C-Change Class 19:

  • T. Renae Banks – Training & Development Manager, Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio
  • Anna Barchick-Suter – Senior Development Officer, 3CDC
  • Andy Brownfield – Managing Editor, Cincinnati Business Courier
  • Rebecca Bryson – Vice President, Senior Commercial Credit Advisor, PNC Bank
  • Max Budig – Senior Portfolio Manager, Fifth Third Bank
  • Michael Burke – Associate Corporate Counsel, The Cincinnati Insurance Company
  • Jake Campbell – Upstander Engagement Manager, Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center
  • Sam Chasnoff – Wealth Advisor, Truepoint Wealth Counsel
  • Stephanie Collins – Executive Director, Westwood Works
  • Lauren Croall – Associate Director of Brank Marketing & Strategic Planning, The Gorilla Glue Company
  • Katie Davis – Arts Program Co-Director, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful
  • Samantha Dewald – Senior Project Manager, Cincinnati Works
  • Amanda Doenges – Principal, HEAPY
  • Anne Dwyer – Senior Director of Product Operations, Paycor
  • Jordan Finley – Director of Sales, First Stop Health
  • Ariel Fox – Managing Associate, Frost Brown Todd LLP
  • Craig Freese – Vice President, Manager of Data Quality, Fifth Third Bank
  • Mary Kate Genis – Architect, Project Manager, KZF Design
  • Brittani Gray – CEO/Founder, Girls Health Period
  • Keith Harris – University Recruiting Program Lead, 84.51°
  • Brad Hawse – Director of Philanthropy, Cincinnati Art Museum
  • Alex Hearn – Senior Manager, Brixey & Meyer
  • Benjamin Helmes – Manager of Design, Great Parks of Hamilton County
  • Vince Jabour – Associate, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
  • Matt Kasse – Owner, Trilogy Fitness Systems
  • Jonathan Kasting – Chief Compliance Officer, Dinsmore Compliance Services
  • Thomas Kelly – 2nd Vice President, Head of Annuity Valuation, Constellation Insurance, Inc.
  • Margo Kidwell – Regional Manager, 4EGOlivia Kinney – Clinical Program Development Manager, Kroger Health
  • Kelly Knapp – Senior Director of Talent Management, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati
  • Mollie Lair-Flynn – Director of Communications, City of Cincinnati
  • Matthew Long – Senior Program Manager, United Way of Greater Cincinnati
  • Steve Maltarich – Director of Loyalty Marketing, Kroger/84.51°
  • Amanda Mette – Marketing Communications Consultant, TriHealth
  • Kyndal Michel Marks – Director of Finance and Accounting, CinRx Pharma
  • Monica Noble – Director of Quality & Safety, 80 Acres Farms
  • Camellia Noor – Administrative Fellow, Mercy Health
  • Jalan Nored – Employee Experience Manager, Divisions Maintenance Group
  • April Pierce – PMO Project Manager II, Western & Southern Financial
  • Katt Price – Principal, Schaefer
  • Maggie Pryatel – Senior Manager pf Sustainability and ESG Compliance, CVG Airport
  • Liz Ranz – Associate Director, Protiviti
  • Trisha Reddy – Associate Physician, Pediatric Associates of Fairfield
  • Cory Renzenbrink – Search Consultant, Gilman Partners
  • Cal Russell – Project Executive, Messer Construction
  • Drew Schafer – Director of Organizational Development NTT, DATA Business Solutions
  • Marc Schuler – Tax Senior Manager, Ernst & Young
  • Justin Smitherman – Project Manager, Jostin Construction
  • Jeffrey Smoker II – Project Manager, Skanska USA Building Inc.
  • David Stevens – Controller, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
  • Samantha Stewart – Event & Community Engagement Manager, Corporation for Findlay Market
  • Sanna-Rae Taylor – Attorney, Taft Stettinius & Hollister
  • Christina Tenhundfeld – Director of Enterprise Strategy & Marketing, E.W. Scripps Co.
  • Smantha Toepfer – Actuary, MassMutual Ascend
  • Irene Tsai – Director of Intermediaries and Client Service, Johnson Asset Management
  • Liz Urso – Divisional Vice President, Great American Insurance Group
  • Brian Walker – Wealth Advisor, Bartlett Wealth Management
  • Chad Weis – Director of Information Services, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Jean Ann Williamson – Senior Director of Event and Facility Operations

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