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Thomas Deere

Vice President, Sales & Engagement
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Thomas is our Vice President of Sales & Engagement. He has over 28 years of experience as a senior leader in sales, marketing, operations, and business development. For 15 years, he served on the Executive Roundtable for…

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Thomas is our Vice President of Sales & Engagement. He has over 28 years of experience as a senior leader in sales, marketing, operations, and business development. For 15 years, he served on the Executive Roundtable for the Corporex Companies, as well as various executive roles at Five Seasons, including Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He brings a deep-seated passion for delivering upon outstanding customer experiences and has an impressive understanding of the critical integration of operations, marketing, and sales. Thomas earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota. Affectionately known as “Buck,” he currently resides in Northern Kentucky with his wife, Karen, and their three children, TJ, Jacob, and Bella.

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Beth McNeill

Senior Director, Sales & Engagement
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Beth is our Senior Director of Sales & Engagement. She has a strong track record of operating with excellence. She has leveraged her ability to drive superior results and profitability in a variety of industries. In her current role…

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Beth is our Senior Director of Sales & Engagement. She has a strong track record of operating with excellence. She has leveraged her ability to drive superior results and profitability in a variety of industries. In her current role, she strives to improve the vibrancy of the region through membership investment, partner benefits, engagement, and programs. Through innovation, proven sales processes, intentional inclusion, and collaboration at all levels, inside and outside the company, she is a maker of change. She has worked in national sales roles in New York, Atlanta, and Chicago for Cintas Corporation, Chicago Sun Times, Yahoo, CNBC.com/General Electric, Cox Interactive Media and News Corporation. Beth is a proud mother of two daughters. She enjoys mentoring, traveling, golf, and volunteering. She draws inspiration from a quote from Shirley Chisholm, “Service is the rent we pay for our time on earth.”

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Sarah Kaising

Membership Development & Engagement Specialist
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Sarah Kaising is our Membership Development & Engagement Specialist. She is a proud Cincinnati native and University of Cincinnati Alum, where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Neuropsychology and Sociology. With a diverse professional background…

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Sarah Kaising is our Membership Development & Engagement Specialist. She is a proud Cincinnati native and University of Cincinnati Alum, where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Neuropsychology and Sociology. With a diverse professional background in the Hospitality and Clinical Research sectors, Sarah’s versatile skill set contributes to her success in cultivating meaningful connections. Outside of the Chamber, you can find Sarah trying new dishes at one of Cincinnati’s abundant restaurants, hiking at the Cincinnati Nature Center, or spending quality time at home with her three cats and loving partner, Andy.

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McLean Strickland

Sales Representative, Membership Development
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McLean is our Sales Representative of Membership Development. A native of West Virginia, he transplanted himself to the Queen City after landing a job performing in Live Entertainment at Kings Island. As he continued to grow…

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McLean is our Sales Representative of Membership Development. A native of West Virginia, he transplanted himself to the Queen City after landing a job performing in Live Entertainment at Kings Island. As he continued to grow into a professional role there, his knack for connecting with people encouraged him to pursue a career that would allow him to maintain those connections and be in the know of all the amazing things slated to happen in the Cincinnati region. Through leadership and management roles in fast-paced fields such as sales, guest services, and operations, he brings an understanding of what teams and businesses need to grow and thrive. McLean loves to say: “Cincinnati became home before I realized I was ready to call it home, which is why I say Cincinnati chose me versus me choosing it.”

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