Board of Trustees


Chair – Tommie L. Lewis, Jr. (Make It Plain Consulting, LLC) 

Vice-Chair – Keith Spiller, JD (Thompson Hine, LLP)

Secretary/Treasurer – Stephen J. Pohlman (YMCA of Greater Cincinnati)

Immediate Past Chair – Victoria Parlin (Retired, The Seven Hills School)

Ex Officio

Robert P. Elmore, CPA (Executive Director, The Chatfield Edge)


Mary Ellen Betz, EdD (Professor Emerita) 

C. Bradley East, CPA (MCM CPAs & Advisors, LLP) 

Jill Hallahan (Former Principal, Ursuline Academy)

Patricia Homan, OSU (Ursulines of Brown County)

Maureen Kiley, MAPC (Retired, Child Focus) 

William L. Montague, JD (Retired) 

Justin Pappachan (Student, University of Cincinnati) 

Erika M. Peterman, MBA (Chemical Intermediates North American, BASF)  

Karen Ristau, PhD (Retired, National Catholic Education Association) 

Mark S. Schlachter, MLS (Independent Design Professional) 

Gerry Schumacher (First State Bank) 

Marvin Smith, MEd (Owner, Ollie's Trolley) 

Jonathan Thornberry (The Stuard, Thornberry & Curry Group at Baird)

Katie Wittich (Nielsen Company) 

Kitty Strauss Rosenthal (Retired, Cincinnati U.S.A. Regional Chamber)

Leadership Team

Robert P. Elmore CPA, Executive Director |  513.875.3344  |

David Hesson, Director of Programs |  513.875.3344 |

Kelly Taylor Smith, Director of Development  |  513.875-3344  |

David Powell, Facilities Manager   |   513.875.3344   |