Leading Boldly in the Pandemic


by Jenny Berg, Executive Director, Leadership Council for Nonprofits

Leadership Council has selected the participants for its BOLD 4 program, which helps train professionals to serve on nonprofit boards. The class will continue the Council’s effort to build a pipeline of diverse and educated nonprofit board leaders. BOLD 4 has 43 professionals representing 31 organizations, including Procter & Gamble & Kroger. Nearly 35% of upcoming class’ participants are minorities, according to the release.

  • Michael Archdeacon, Professor & Chairman at the University of Cincinnati Physicians
  • Jordan Bankston, Founder & CEO of Forever Kings Inc.
  • Lindsay Bartsch, Program Director, Special Olympics Ohio – Hamilton County
  • Rodsha Belser, HR Safety Coordinator at Kroger
  • Maureen Buri, Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati
  • Emma Chaney, Sr. Associate of Donor Strategy at United Way of Greater Cincinnati
  • Maribel Cortes Conde, Project Manager at GE Aviation
  • Molly Fender, VP of Human Resources at Monti Inc.
  • Christian Florea, Vice President at Fifth Third Bank
  • Andy Freeze, Senior Director at StriveTogether
  • Jake Gray, Credit Risk Manager at Cincinnati Development Fund
  • Christopher Groeschen, Attorney at Graydon Head & Ritchey
  • Samantha Groh, Assistant Faculty at the University of Cincinnati
  • Buford Harvey, Senior Manager at Ernst & Young
  • Ally Hazelbaker, Supervisor at Ohio National Financial Services
  • Abby Held, Executive Director of Corporate Work Study Program at DePaul Cristo Rey High School
  • Grace Hertlein, Design Manager at Procter & Gamble
  • Michelle Johns, Assistant Professor-Educator at the University of Cincinnati
  • Adam keck, Director at Fifth Third Bank
  • Nancy Keyser
  • Jonathan Koopman, CFO at RoundTower Technologies
  • Marie Krulewitch-Browne, Executive & Artistic Director at ish Festival
  • John Lengyel, Manager at RelaDyne
  • Tanya Mack, Director at Procter & Gamble
  • Deon Mack, Police Officer at the City of Cincinnati
  • Florence Malone, Outreach & Enrollment Manager at Cincinnati Preschool Promise
  • Joe Minham, Digital Product Manager at First Financial Bank
  • Natasha Mitchell, Economic Success Coach at AmeriCorps
  • Samuel Morgan-Jablonski, Compliance Manager at the Cincinnati Development Fund
  • Mike Osenar, Senior Engineer at GE Aviation
  • Brittnii Pina, Quality Impovement Manager at Cincinnati Preschool Promise
  • Jade Robinson, Law Clerk at Faruki PLL
  • Jessica Rohrkemper, Vice President at Fifth Third Bank
  • Scott Schuster, Vice President of Philanthropy and President of the Cincinnati Museums Foundation at the Cincinnati Museum Center
  • Ty Seidl, Wealth Management Advisor at Fifth Third Bank
  • Danyele Thompson, Senior Manager at Kao USA
  • Steven Van Vechten, Senior Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble
  • Stacey Walden, Director at Women’s Crisis Center
  • Andrew Wallace, Audit Manager at BKD CPA’s and Advisors
  • Timothy Westrich, Vice President at Urban Sites
  • Laura Willis, Human Resources Director at ClarkDietrich Building Systems
  • Joel Willis, Editor in Chief at The Dad
  • Douglas Wolterman, Engineering Supervisor at Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Launched in 1991, BOLD has helped train more than 1,500 professionals serve on nonprofit boards in Greater Cincinnati.  The Leadership Council is currently accepting applications for BOLD 5 which will take place in the spring. BOLD is funded by H.C.S. Foundation and Elsa Heisel Sule Foundation. The presenting sponsor is Fifth Third Bank.

Phone: 513-554-3060

Email: BOLD@leadershipcouncil.us

Website: www.leadershipcouncil.us