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Sean Comer

Vice President, Leadership Center
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Sean is our Vice President of the Leadership Center. Sean directs Leadership Cincinnati, our region’s flagship civic leadership program for seasoned leaders, and heads up the Leadership Center team that delivers a full suite…

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Sean is our Vice President of the Leadership Center. Sean directs Leadership Cincinnati, our region’s flagship civic leadership program for seasoned leaders, and heads up the Leadership Center team that delivers a full suite of talent development programs for ongoing education for all stages of careers. Prior to joining our team, he taught in the Philosophy, Politics, and the Public (PPP) program at his alma mater, Xavier University, and spearheaded the campus’ government affairs efforts. Sean believes deeply in the power of words, people, relationships, and democratic institutions. He helped launch and manage efforts aimed at communicating on difficult and charged topics at Xavier, including “Beyond Civility: Communication for Effective Governance.” Throughout his experience, the common thread is supporting the formation of more effective and reflective citizens. Sean loves to seek balance in life, spending time outdoors with his family, traveling to new places, and experimenting in the kitchen.

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Kabrella Clark

Leadership Center Operations Manager
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Kabrella is our Leadership Center Operations Manager. She oversees strategy and programming to help retain young professional talent, welcome newcomers and remote workers, and create inclusive communities within the region…

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Kabrella is our Leadership Center Operations Manager. She oversees strategy and programming to help retain young professional talent, welcome newcomers and remote workers, and create inclusive communities within the region. She oversees the Cincinnati Intern Network Connection (CINC), in addition to the HYPE and Hello Cincy platforms. Kabrella began as an intern at the Cincinnati Chamber in 2016 and then joined full-time as a Marketing Coordinator upon graduating from Miami University. Prior to rejoining the team in December 2021, she spent nearly four years in higher education collaborating with schools and community-based organizations to help educate families and students on application, financial aid, and admission processes. She received her BA in Strategic Communication and Latin American Studies from Miami University and her MBA in Marketing from Tiffin University where she was selected by faculty as the recipient of the “Excellence in the Field of Study” award. Kabrella is a Cincy Lead Class 1 graduate and has climbed in one of the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.

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Damon Goodloe

Coordinator of Diverse By Design Initiatives
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Damon is our Coordinator of Diverse by Design initiatives. He has a bachelor’s degree from Cincinnati Christian University with more than 20 years’ experience…

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Damon is our Coordinator of Diverse by Design initiatives. He has a bachelor’s degree from Cincinnati Christian University with more than 20 years’ experience supervising teams, implementing projects, and driving Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging initiatives.

Damon is an avid fan of sports, including the Cincinnati Bengals and all things NFL. He is currently working toward completing his goal of visiting all 32 NFL stadiums, with 6 stadiums down and 26 to go. He also enjoys bowling, traveling, and spending time with his family.

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Megan Liebenow

Program Manager, Leadership Center
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Megan is our Program Manager, Leadership Center. She’s the program leader for Cincy Next, Cincy LEAD, and our Leadership Roundtables. Megan graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in Political Science…

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Megan is our Program Manager, Leadership Center. She’s the program leader for Cincy Next, Cincy LEAD, and our Leadership Roundtables. Megan graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in Political Science and a certificate in Legal Studies. During her time at UC, she was elected to lead membership and recruitment efforts for her organization, Kappa Delta Sorority, which involved the strategic coordination of 800+ women. Over the last several years, Megan has created training workshops for 35-150 participants covering a variety of topics including both/and thinking, public speaking, interpersonal communication, and personal assessments. In her free time (though sparing as it is), Megan enjoys yoga classes and exploring our beautiful Cincinnati region with her husband, Max, and son, Ian.

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Andrea Mersmann

Director, Leadership Center
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Andrea is our Leadership Programs Manager, leading our Cincy Next and C-Change programs and the Alumni Network. Andrea graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in International…

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Andrea is our Leadership Programs Manager, leading our Cincy Next and C-Change programs and the Alumni Network. Andrea graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs, specializing in Russian and Eastern European Studies, and from the University of Northern Colorado where she earned her master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership. Originally from Cincinnati, Andrea moved and grooved out west for 11 years before coming home to the town she loves. With a passion for connecting, growing, and imagining the possibilities, Andrea has found an amazing place within our Leadership Center. In her time outside of work, you will find her exploring and hanging out with her two super ninja kiddos, Marley and Boden.

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Devona Stripling

Director, Women Excel and Diverse By Design
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Devona is our Director of Women Excel and Diverse By Design. She leads our WE platform which provides networking, education, mentoring, and leadership development for women in business. She also manages our…

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Devona is our Director of Women Excel and Diverse By Design. She leads our WE platform which provides networking, education, mentoring, and leadership development for women in business. She also manages our Diverse By Design programming. Devona is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University with master’s degrees in Human Resource Management and Business Administration. Devona brings more than 15 years of experience in facilitating, training, and equipping individuals within our community. Devona’s experience includes dedicated leadership in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Her career has spanned many functions, including preparing and conducting ongoing training for key issues and trends such as creating a high-performance culture, employee engagement, cultural competency training, performance management, and handling difficult conversations during our high times of racial unjust. She has a passion for phenomenal women accelerating to the next level and seeing themselves beyond what they see.

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Dominica Brantley

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