Our board members are business and community leaders who are responsible for the governance, direction and fiscal oversight of The Children's Home.
Our Board of Trustees
Our board members are business and community leaders from all walks of life and are responsible for the governance, strategic direction and fiscal oversight of The Children's Home. The board oversees the formation of policy directed toward the development and operation of the organization.
2020-2021 Board of Trustees
Anthony W. Hobson, Chair
VP Counsel, North American Properties, Inc.
Dr. Karen Bankston, Ph.D. Vice Chair
President/CEO, KDB and Associates Consulting Services
Retired Adjunct Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
Mark Mercurio, Vice Chair
Chief Executive Officer
Gorilla Glue, Inc.
Steve Shaknaitis, Secretary
Retired President, GE Honda Aero Engines
Greg Vollmer, Treasurer
Managing Director, Business Capital Group
First Financial Bank
Gail Kist-Kline, Ph.D.
President, The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Healthcare Sales & Origination Leader
Senior Vice President & Director
The Huntington National Bank
Tommie Lewis, Jr.
President and CEO
Make it Plain Consulting, LLC
Retired Executive Vice President and
President of Duke Energy
CEO, BRG Realty Group, LLC
Pamela D. Sibcy
VP of Marketing for Sibcy Cline Realtors
Executive Director of Greater Cincinnati
Joe Dominiak, Chair Emeritus
President & COO, Arc Group, Inc
Sharon Williams Frisbie
Tom Hayes, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor of Marketing
Williams College of Business, Xavier Univ.
Dr. Robert S. Heidt, Jr.
Retired, Orthopedic Surgeon
Wellington Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
Honorary Life Trustees
- Stephen L. Black, Esq.
- Michael A. Coombe
- Sharon Williams Frisbie
- Larry Glassmann, Esq.
- Sharon J. Mitchell
- Robert Taft II
- Ross E. Wales, Esq.
Our Ambassador Board is an energetic, effective and highly engaged group of supporters who increase awareness of our mission and assist program staff with their work. Members offer professional knowledge and skills for fundraising events, marketing initiatives, and various other special projects, while gaining valuable volunteer and leadership experience.
- Graham Vollmer, Chair
Fifth Third Insurance
- Tim Kerdolff, Immediate Past Chair
Fifth Third Private Bank
- Adam Braunscheidel, Engagement Co-Chair
- Jeff Becze
- Tarra Braunscheidelr
Little Miami School District
- Kaitlyn Cooper, Fundraising Co-Chair
- Abbey Cummins
- Elise Elam
- Austin Heidt
Dear Restaurant & Butchery
- Robert Hendricks
Venture Real Estate Company
- Jim Hobson, Membership Co-Chair
North American Properties
- Scott Lyle
- Rebecca Lyons
- Jaci Overmann, Membership Co-Chair
Dinsmore & Shohl
- Joshua Ridgeway
- Christina Rogers
- Sarah Soule, Fundraising Co-Chair
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
- Tony Verticchio, Engagement Co-Chair
Keating Muething & Klekamp
- Matt Wormington, Engagement Co-Chair
Procter & Gamble
- Tony Martino
Red Tree Investments