Class of 2017

Sarah Ahern

The Cleaver Group


Vinita Bahri-Mehra

Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

Director, Asia-Pacific Team Leader

Elisabeth Baldock

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Chief Human Resources Officer

Charly Bauer

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Daniel Bauer

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

Senior Associate Attorney, Corporate Group

Kate Bauer

Columbia Gas of Ohio

Community Engagement Manager

Joseph Borowski

GBQ Consulting LLC

Director, Valuation Services

Jeff Bruner

Brixey & Meyer


Michael Bukach


Communications/Community Relations Manager

Tony Capuano

Snap Fitness - Columbus

Business Owner / Entrepreneur

Katie Colgan

Strategic Health Care

VP, Business Development & Managed Care Contracting

Zachary Compston

Jazz Arts Group

Director of Education and Community Engagement

Angela Crumrine

Spectrum Reach

Media Sales Consultant

Sienna Daniel

After-School All-Stars Ohio

State Director

Andrew Davalla

Thompson Hine LLP


Alyson DeAngelo

Ohio Hospital Association

Director, Health Economics and Policy

Samantha Delabar

BHDP Architecture

Design Leader

Casey Denny

Columbus Regional Airport Authority

Vice President - Asset Management

Betsy Eastham

Cardinal Health

Communications Director

Paul Garinger

Barnes & Thornburg


Elizabeth Gray

American Signature, Inc.

Senior Director, Media Strategy, Planning and Operations

Kayla Green

Greater Columbus Arts Council

Director of Finance & Administration

James Herbeck

Charles Penzone Inc.

Chief Financial Officer

Emerald Hernandez

Office of Mayor Andrew J Ginther

Director of Government Affairs and Labor Relations

Kim Hopcraft

Columbus Museum of Art

Director of Visitor Experience

Nikhil Hunshikatti

Dispatch Media Group

VP of Marketing

Kimberly James

Schneider Downs & Co., Inc.

Senior Audit Manager

David Janklow

Frost Brown Todd LLC

Senior Associate

Jason Job

Diamond Hill Capital Management, Inc.

Director - Relationship Management

Nick Johnson


Senior Accountant

Ryan Kaercher

Quality Supply Chain Co-Op

Manager - Protein Procurement

Benjamin Kitto

Ice Miller LLP


Alexa Konstantinos


VP of Sales and Marketing - Consumer, Industrial and Medical Business Unit

Michael Kray III

Elford, Inc.

Project Executive

Curt Laird

Columbus State Community College

Chair, Department of Justice and Safety Programs

Robert Lindner

Ernst & Young LLP

Senior Manager

Mike McCaman

Franklin County Dept. of Job and Family Services

Interim Chief Operating Officer

Brendan O’Reilly

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP


Matthew Palmer

Squire Patton Boggs

Corporate and Commercial Attorney

Tyler Pensyl

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP


Ernest Perry

HandsOn Central Ohio

President & CEO

Ilaria Rawlins

First Financial Bank

First Vice President, Regional Market Manager

Matt Reardon

Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio

Environmental Manager

Brad Richey

Turner Construction Company

Division Manager Special Projects

Jennifer Rohrbacher

Worthington Industries

Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition

James Rozewski

L Brands

Marketing Manager

Chris Rutter

ContactUS, LLC

Vice President, Human Resources

Diana Schrimpf

United Way of Central Ohio

Relationship Manager, LINC and Young Leadership Group

Kyle Sellers

Gilbane Building Company

Manager of Business Development

Roy Serruto Jr.

PNC Wealth Management

Vice President, Investment Advisor

Erin Shannon

White Castle System, Inc.

Corporate Relations Manager

Laura Simonds

Columbus Metropolitan Library

Collection Services Manager

Alicia Szempruch

The Columbus Foundation

Scholarship Manager

Deborah Thompson


Public Affairs Manager

Melissa Tominack

American Electric Power

Sheila Trautner

Taste Hospitality Group


Tony Troiano

Dispatch Printing Company

Director of Tax

Kimberly Weirick

Ohio State Wexner Medical Center - The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute

Nurse Manager

Scott Wiley

Ohio Society of CPAs

President & CEO

Emille Williams

Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)

Vice President, Operations

Jeremy Young

Roetzel & Andress, LPA


Andrew Zimmer

Nationwide Insurance

Consultant, Internet Business