The Organization

Board of Directors

Chair
Rev. Damon Lynch, Jr.
Pastor
New Jerusalem Baptist Church

Vice Chair
Martin Mooney
Member
Frost Brown Todd LLC

Honorary Co-Chairs
Hon. Nathaniel R. Jones
Of Counsel
Blank Rome LLP

John Pepper
Retired Chairman & CEO
The Procter & Gamble Company

Edwin Rigaud
Director Emeritus
Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Kenneth Robinson
Director Emeritus
VP Finance & Accounting
The Procter & Gamble Company

Marian Spencer
Civic Leader

Secretary
Lama Khoury
Chair of Diversity and Inclusion Board Committee
Summit Country Day School

Treasurer
Jill Berkemeier
Chief Financial Officer
Cincinnati Museum Center &
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

CEO
Elizabeth Pierce
Cincinnati Museum Center &
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Board of Directors

Jamahal Boyd
Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Language Services
TriHealth

Charles H. Brown
Secretary and VP of Accounting & Finance
Toyota Motor Engineering & Mfg.
North America, Inc.

J. Rita McNeil Danish
Partner
Taft, Stettinius & Hollister

Ron DeLyons
CEO & Managing Principal
Creekwood Energy Partners LLC
Creekwood Capital Partners LLC

Hon. Susan J. Dlott
US District Chief Judge Emeritus
Southern District of Ohio

Martine R. Dunn, Esq.
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Kala Gibson
Senior Vice President & Head of Business Banking
Fifth Third Bank

Beverly A. Grant
Beverly A. Grant Consulting LLC

Hon. Jeffery P. Hopkins
Chief Bankruptcy Court
Southern District of Ohio

Mona Malik
President
Peaceful Families Project

C. Ed Massey
Partner
Blankenship Massey & Associates PLLC

Clarence G. Newsome
Former President
National Underground Railroad Freedom CenterĀ 

Sundar Raman
Vice President, North American Fabric Care
The Procter & Gamble Company

Sean Rugless
President
The Katalyst Group

Edgar L. Smith, Jr.
Chairman & CEO
World Pac Paper LLC

Peter Strange
Chairman Emeritus
Messer Construction Company

Susan Taylor
President & Founder
National CARES Mentoring Movement

Brian C. Thomas, Esq.
Partner
Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP

Charles Whitehead
Retired President
Ashland Oil Foundation

Homa Yavar
Civic Leader