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Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Announces 2024 Board of Directors Nominations

At the Chamber’s Annual Meeting on November 20, 2023, members will be asked to elect 2024 Directors to the Board. Interested members are invited to participate in the meeting, which begins at 3 p.m. at the Cincinnati Regional Chamber, 3 East Fourth Street, 45202. An RSVP is required to by November 10, 2023.

The following existing Board Directors are nominated to an additional term on the Board:

  • Maureen Bickley, Frost Brown Todd
  • Derrick Braziel, Pata Roja Taqueria
  • Troy D. Brodie, Western & Southern Life Insurance
  • Kerry Byrne, Total Quality Logistics
  • Andrew D. Ciafardini, FIS
  • Keith G. Dailey, Kroger
  • Karen Forgus, Cincinnati Reds
  • Stephen L. Hightower, II, Hightowers Petroleum
  • Kenneth McNutt, MadTree Brewing Company
  • Carolyn Pione Micheli, E.W. Scripps
  • Steven D. Mullinger, Huntington Bank
  • Barbara Smith, Journey Steel, Inc.
  • Amy B. Spiller, Duke Energy Ohio and Kentucky
  • Jeremy Vaughan, EY
  • John R. Ward, TriHealth Inc.
  • James A. Watkins, Triversity Construction
  • Warren Weber, PNC Bank, Greater Cincinnati/NKY
  • Alexander M. Yastrebenetsky, InfoTrust

Nominated to assume new positions as Board Directors are:

  • LaNae Barnes, Bank of America
  • Steven M. Bestard, Messer Construction Co.
  • Elizabeth Blackburn, Cincinnati Bengals
  • Stephen Bybee, PwC
  • Stephanie Ebken, Cincinnati Children’s
  • Konstantinos Elefter, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
  • Stephen P. Ewald, Medpace
  • Kreg W. Keesee, Cold Jet, LLC
  • Kai Lewars, Kaiker Development + Construction
  • Douglas L. Marsh, KZF Design, Inc.
  • Robert W. McDonald, Taft Stettinius & Hollister
  • Regina Carswell Russo, RRight Now Communications
  • Philip Wickler, GE Aerospace

These nominated will join the following Board Directors fulfilling current terms on the Chamber Board:

  • Natalie L. Auzenne-Swan, Fidelity Investments
  • Jeff Berding, FC Cincinnati
  • Archie M. Brown, First Financial Bank
  • Sylvia Buxton, Perfetti van Melle
  • Brendon J. Cull, Cincinnati Regional Chamber
  • Whitney M. Eckert, Jostin Construction, Inc.
  • Timothy A. Elsbrock, Fifth Third Bank
  • Leigh R. Fox, altafiber
  • Tedd H. Friedman, Katz Teller
  • Lonnie C. Grayson, Environmental Safety Solutions Inc.
  • Gregory W. Harmeyer, TiER1 Performance Solutions, LLC
  • Deborah Hayes, The Christ Hospital Health Network
  • Dr. Ryan Hays, University of Cincinnati
  • Brian Hodgett, The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Patrick Lafley, Constellation
  • Candace S. McGraw, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • Maggie Nichols, Eureka! Ranch
  • Molly North, Al. Neyer
  • Paaras Parker, Paycor
  • Ben D. Parks, Jr., Parks Electrical Services
  • J. Scott Robertson, RCF Group
  • Dr. Anya J. Sanchez, CTI
  • Gerald A. Sparkman, d.e. Foxx
  • Thomas L. Williams, North American Properties

The Chamber’s Nominating Committee is chaired by the Chamber’s Immediate Past Board Chair Leigh R. Fox, altafiber.

Under Article II, Section 3 of the Chamber’s regulations, members can – after obtaining the signatures of 25 members – file with the Chamber’s Chair and President one additional nomination by November 13, 2023.

A reminder:  Chamber 2024 membership renewal payments are due.  If you haven’t already, please contact Thomas Deere, VP Membership and Engagement at 513.686.2989 to renew.

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