Ohio University

Board of Directors

Composed of 28 OHIO graduates from many different backgrounds, your OHIO Alumni Association Board represents the diversity of more than 237,000 Bobcats worldwide. The members serve to uphold the mission of the OHIO Alumni Association - to connect you with your alma mater. The OHIO Alumni Association Board meets three times a year. They consult with students, campus stakeholders, community leaders, legislators, and alumni. Bobcats forever, their work continues even after serving their term, at which point they join the Thomas Ewing Society.

Alumni Association Board of Directors

Composed of 28 OHIO graduates, the OHIO Alumni Association Board of Directors represents the diversity of 237,000 Bobcats worldwide.

Thomas Ewing Society

Named in honor of the first graduate of Ohio University, the Thomas Ewing Society is made up of former members of the OHIO Alumni Association Board of Directors who continue to provide leadership and service in support of your OHIO Alumni Association.

Click here to see Thomas Ewing Society members listed alphabetically by decade.

Board of Directors

Blake Andrews

Blake Andrews

Term: 2018-2021

Education:

  • BS ’06, Civil Engineering, Ohio University
  • MS '08, Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Current Professional Position:

  • Senior Associate, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Illinois Licensed Structural Engineer
  • Illinois Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Indiana Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Texas Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)
  • Chicago Alumni Chapter, athletics chair and treasurer
  • Civil Engineering Senior Design Advisory Group, member
  • Robe Leadership Institute, member
  • Chi Epsilon, president
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, vice president
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, secretary
  • Engineering Ambassador
  • Willow Creek Community Church, Promiseland teacher
Kelly Baylog

Kelly Baylog

Term: 2019-2022

Education:

  • BBA ’04, Finance, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Stay-at-Home Mom

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Charles J. and Claire O. Ping Recent Graduate Award, Ohio University, 2016
  • Babywearing of Northeast Ohio, Chapter Service Volunteer
  • Babywearing of Northeast Ohio, Carrier Librarian
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honors Society
  • Ohio University Alumni Association, Greater Cleveland Alumni Chapter, member
  • Ohio University Leaders Advisory Council, past board member
  • Ohio University Promise Lives Campaign, Cleveland Region co-chairperson
  • Ohio University Women’s Club, member and past president
  • Ohio University Women’s Club, past Student Relations chairperson
  • Ohio University Women’s Club, past Ways & Means chairperson
  • Solon Early Childhood PTA, Fitness chairperson
Joe Bercherer

Joe Becherer

Term: 2014-2022
Vice Chair

Education:

  • BFA '87, Art History, Ohio University
  • MFA '89, Art History, Ohio University
  • PhD '01, History of Art, Indiana University

Current Professional Position:

  • Chief Curator and Vice President of Horticulture, Collections and Exhibitions, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Curator, Sculpture Program, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
  • Professor of Art History, Aquinas College

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Gerald R. Ford Sculpture Commission, chair
  • Grand Rapids Community Legends, chair
  • International Sculpture Center, member
  • American Alliance of Museums, member
  • Renaissance Society of America, member
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, advisory board member
  • Midwest Art History Society, executive board
  • College of Fine Arts, Ohio University, Dean’s Council, 2010-2013
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Awardee, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011
  • National Endowment for the Arts Awardee, 2008, 2009
  • Medal of Merit , Republic of Italy, 2004
  • Medal of Merit, Ohio University, 2012
  • Numerous exhibitions
  • Numerous publications including America’s Garden of Art ; Integrity of Space and Scale: Bernar Venet and the Maquette
Jeff Bruzzese

Jeff Bruzzese

Term: 2018-2021

Education:

  • BA ’00, Political Science, Ohio University
  • JD ’04, Capital University Law School

Current Professional Position:

  • Associate Attorney, Bruzzese & Calabria
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Zach Collaros Foundation, founding member
  • Zach Collaros Foundation, board member
  • Students Defending Students, president
  • Center for Student Advocacy, trustee
  • Ohio University Review and Standards Committee, member
  • Steubenville City Schools, substitute teacher
Bryon H. Carley

Bryon H. Carley

Term: 2015-2021

Education:

  • BS '81, Communications, Ohio University
  • The Life Underwriter Training Council '88, The National Association of Life Underwriters

Current Professional Position:

  • Owner Primary Agent, Carley Insurance & Financial Services (Nationwide Insurance Agency)
  • Managing Owner, Carley Properties, LLC

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • National Association of Life Underwriters, Life Underwriters Training Council Fellowship (LUTCF)
  • YWCA Columbus Ohio Family Center, volunteer
  • Mid Ohio Food bank Operation Feed, volunteer
  • Central Ohio Adopt a Family, sponsor
  • Local Sponsor World Help, United Way, Toys for Tots and A-Kid Again
  • Central Ohio Agents Advertising Organization, member/past President
  • Agents Advisor Committee, past District Representative
  • Nationwide Insurance Presidents Awards (Recognizes National top 3-5% of exclusive agencies)
  • Nationwide Insurance Champions Awards (Recognizes National top 15-20% of exclusive agencies)
  • Nationwide Agent District Community Service Award (Recognizes agencies for community service)
  • Nationwide Insurance Life Eagle Award
  • Nationwide State and Regional Life Council
  • Ohio Operations Leadership Agency
  • Personal Lines Underwriting Specialist
  • Eastland Christian Church, member and past Trustee and Board of Directors
  • Gahanna Community Development Advisory Committee
  • Chamber of Commerce and Olde Gahanna Community Partnership
  • Gahanna Lincoln High School Athletic Boosters Association Member
  • Co-Organizer and past Vice President Gahanna/New Albany Youth Football League
  • Ohio University Alumni Marching Band
Jillian Causey

Jillian Causey

Term: 2017-2023

Education:

  • BS ’13, Health Services Administration, Ohio University
  • MHA ’15, University of Maryland

Current professional position:

  • Public Health Analyst, Health Resources & Service Administration

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service

  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Workforce Training and Development Sub-committee, Human Capital Committee
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, office representative for NHLBI AIDS team
  • Bridge to Leadership Training Seminar, pilot member
  • Health Services Administration Student Association, president
  • Department of Resident Life, University of Maryland, graduate assistant coordinator
  • National Institutes of Health, grant
Damian Clark

Damian Clark

Term: 2016-2022

Education:

  • BSC ’05, Ohio University
  • MBA ’12, Loyola University Chicago

Current Professional Position:

  • Auditor, Crowe Horwath, LLP, Chicago, IL

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University Alumni Association, Chicago Network Chapter, past president
  • Ohio University Alumni Association Web Redesign Task Force, stakeholder
  • Chicago Cares, Serve-a-Thon, project site manager
  • Special Olympics, Polar Plunge, volunteer
  • Feed My Starving Children, volunteer
  • Loyola Friends of Cambodia, volunteer
  • Theta Chi Fraternity, Alpha Tau Chapter
  • Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, member
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honors Society
Jen Jones Donatelli

Jen Jones Donatelli

Term: 2019-2022

Education:

  • BSJ ’98, Magazine Journalism, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Freelance editor for publications including FreshWater Cleveland, Your Teen, and Destination Cleveland
  • Freelance writer and journalist
  • Writing and creativity instructor for Creative Groove, Literary Cleveland, Cleveland State University, and more

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University Greater Los Angeles Alumni Association, past co-president (12 years)
  • Current instructor and former co-director of OHIO-in-LA semester program (2014-present)
  • Adjunct instructor for Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism (2012-2015)
  • Faculty member for Ohio University’s High School Journalism Workshop
  • Freelance writer for Ohio Today
  • Ohio University Distinguished Service Award (2018)
  • Hearst Editorial Excellence Award (2015)
  • Trustee for Awesome Foundation—Cleveland
  • Founding member of Cedars-Sinai NICU Parent and Family-Centered Care Council (2016-2018)
  • Mid-City Los Angeles RESOLVE group founder and leader (2015-2018)
  • Volunteer for nonprofits including Chrysalis and WriteGirl
Ashley Ferguson

Ashley Ferguson

Term: 2020-2021

Education: 

  • BSJ ’06, Ohio University; Project Management Professional Certificate 2013

Current Professional Position:

  • Content Writer at Losant

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Co-Founder of Cincinnati/Dayton EBN Affiliate.
  • 2016 Ohio University Black Alumni Reunion Planning Committee.
  • 2017-2018 Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Chapter.
  • 2019 Ohio University Black Alumni Reunion Planning Committee.
  • Board member, Delta Gateway Foundation.
  • Panel participant speaker, School of Communication’s Alvin Adams Symposium in 2019.
  • Author of two children’s books – Girl, You Are Magic! and Boy, You Are Brilliant
Lisa Gallagher

Lisa Gallagher

Term: 2020-2021

Education: 

  • BMUS ’89, Ohio University; MA ‘93, Walsh University; Ph.D. '20, Northcentral University

Current Professional Position:

  • Research Program Manager at Cleveland Clinic

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Chair (2009-2010) of the Board of Directors for the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT).
  • Vice President Elect (2012-2013) for the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).
  • President (2013-2015) of the Great Lakes Region of AMTA. President (2004-2006) of the Association of Ohio Music Therapists.
  • Member (2016-Present) of the International Association for Music in Medicine.
  • Chair (2017-Present) of the Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio Board of Directors.
  • Member (2004-2008; 2017-Present) of the State Task Force for Ohio Music Therapy.
  • President (2018-Present) of the Ohio University Women’s Club of Greater Cleveland.
  • President (2002-2006; 2017-2018) of the Sigma Alpha Iota Cleveland Alumnae Chapter.
  • Board member (2003-2009), School of Music Society of Alumni and Friends.
Shara Amy Glickman

Shara Amy Glickman

Term: 2016-2022

Education:

  • BSJ ’98, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Vice President, Weber Shandwick’s Powell Tate division, Washington, D.C.

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University Alumni Association, Nation’s Capital Chapter, past president
  • Phi Mu Fraternity, Delta Delta Chapter, lifetime member
  • E.W. Scripps School of Journalism’s Society of Alumni and Friends
  • Greater DC Cares, volunteer
  • Hadassah, lifetime member
  • Public Relations Society of America
Zachary Horn

Zachary Horn

Term: 2019-2022

Education:

  • BBA ’05, Finance, Ohio University
  • MBA ’13, Finance, Xavier University

Current Professional Position:

  • Managing Partner/President at Foster & Motley

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University College of Business Society of Alumni & Friends, board member
  • Ohio University Alumni Association, Greater Cincinnati Chapter, past president
  • Earned CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) designation in 2012
  • Earned Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor (CMFC®) designation in 2012
  • Beta Gamma Sigma honors society, member
  • Ohio University student mentor
  • Xavier University student mentor
  • Rotary International, member
  • St Vincent de Paul, volunteer
  • Habitat for Humanity, volunteer
Jeff Laturell

Jeff Laturell

Term: 2012-2022
Chair

Education:

  • BSC '80, Ohio University
  • MBA, '82, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Vice President of Finance, Treasurer Gebauer Company

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Lake Catholic Soccer Boosters, treasurer and fundraiser
  • WOUB Sportscaster and PA
  • On-Campus Recruiter for Avery Dennison
  • St. Pat’s in the Flats, fund raising participant
  • Mentor Baseball, coach
  • CYO basketball, coach
  • American Red Cross, blood drive coordinator
  • United Way, coordinator
  • Cub Scouts, volunteer
  • Adopt-a-Family Christmas Program, work coordinator
  • St John Vianney Festival, volunteer
Carolyn Bailey Lewis

Carolyn Bailey Lewis

Term: 2020-2021

Education:

  • BSJ ’71, West Virginia University; MSJ ’87, West Virginia University; Ph.D. ’07, Ohio University

Current Professional Positions:

  • Director and General Manager Emerita, WOUB Public Media, Ohio University
  • Adjunct Faculty, Hocking College
  • Co-Founder and Chairman, The Dr. Carolyn Foster Bailey Lewis Family Foundation

Affiliations, Accomplishments, and Service:

  • Charter Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Eta Omicron Chapter, West Virginia University (WVU), Morgantown, WV. Current member Alpha Sigma Omega Chapter 
  • Member, Athens City Commission on Disabilities, United Seniors Board of Athens County, and Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities
  • First African American Female to be selected for the “Touring High School All-State Band” in West Virginia
  • First African American Woman graduate of the Perley I. Reed School of Journalism, now the Reed College of Media, WVU
  • First African American Woman General Manager of a Full Service PBS Station in the Continental U.S.
  • First Honorary Chairperson, Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast, WVU and Morgantown Communities
  • First African American Woman to be invited for membership in the Rotary Club, Morgantown
  • First African American Woman to serve on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Morgantown
  • First African American Woman member of the WVU Alumni Board of Directors
  • First African American Woman to represent the WVU Alumni Board of Directors on the WVU Athletic Council
  • First African American Woman to receive the Neil S. Bucklew Social Justice Award, WVU
  • First African American Woman to receive the Most Loyal Alumni Mountaineer, WVU
  • First African American Woman to Chair the Southern Education Communications Association (SECA) Public Information Committee and helped transition the organization from SECA to the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA)
  • First African American Woman to receive the SECA Promotion Merit Award
  • First African American Woman Outstanding Grassroots Advocate America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) for advocacy on behalf of public broadcasting funding with Members of Congress and State Legislators
  • First African American Woman to Chair the PBS Advertising and Promotional Advisory Committee
  • First African American Woman Director and General Manager of the OHIO University Telecommunications Center (now WOUB Public Media)
  • Selected as one of the first two “Guest Coaches” for the Ohio University Athletic Department’s Football Team
  • First African American and Woman named Director and General Manager Emerita, WOUB Public Media, at Ohio University
  • Selected by the Southeastern Ohio American Red Cross as a “Hometown Hero”
John Maximuk

John Maximuk

Term: 2020-2021

Education:

  • BS ’92, Ohio University; MRP ’94, University of Massachusetts

Current Professional Position:

  • Director of the Design Environment & Construction Division for the City of Decatur, Georgia

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Current board member for Architecture and Design Center.
  • Past board member for Citizens for Progressive Transit.
  • Elected Chair (2006-2008) of the American Planning Association’s Urban Design and Preservation Division.
  • Elected Vice Chair (2012-2014) of Divisions Council Executive Committee.
  • Past board member for Congress for the New Urbanism-Atlanta Chapter.
  • Served as the Vice Chair for Mentoring of the American Planning Association’s Urban Design and Preservation Division, mentoring or facilitating mentoring for over 80 young professionals over 5 years.
  • 2017 Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Award.
  • Certified by the American Planning Association as an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
Alisha Milbry

Alisha Milbry

Term: 2020-2021

Education: 

  • BS ’04, Ohio University; MS ’11, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Facilities Engineering Manager at UPS

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Past member of the United Way of Central Ohio Key Club.
  • Lifetime member of the National Society of Black Engineers holding several leadership positions from Secretary to President in the past.
  • Life member of the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Columbus and Louisville Professional Chapters.
  • Past 3rd Anti-Basileus for Delta Omicron Sigma. Past board member of the Woodglen Condo Association.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified.
  • Co-Chair of the Women’s Leadership Development Business Resource Group at UPS.
Jacque Montgomery

Jacque Montgomery

Term: 2018-2021

Education:

  • BSHEC ’69, Childhood Development, Ohio University
  • MS ’79, Educational Administration, University of Dayton

Current Professional Position:

  • Retired School Administrator

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • New Albany-Plain Local, district coordinator of special events
  • Educational Service Center of Central Ohio, executive director, human resources & pupil service
  • Educational Service Center of Central Ohio, director, special education
  • OHIO Society of Alumni and Friends for Teacher Education, past president
  • OHIO Society of Alumni and Friends for Teacher Education, current treasurer
  • OHIO Society representative for Dean’s Circle of Engagement
  • OHIO Alumni Association, Central Ohio Alumni Network, member
Greg Moore

Greg Moore

Term: 2016-2022

Education:

  • BSC ’83, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • President, GTM Consulting Services, Washington, D.C.
  • Executive Director, NAACP National Voter Fund, Washington, D.C.

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Student Senate Alumni Society, former president
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday Commission, commissioner
  • U.S. Election Assistance Commission, member, national board of advisors
  • Information Services & Staffing, Inc., board of directors
  • America Votes, board of directors
  • Atlas Board of Advisors, member
  • U.S. Student Association Education Fund, board member
  • Public Campaign, board of directors
  • Free Speech for People, board of directors
Timothy Neal

Timothy Neal

Term: 2017-2023

Education:

  • BSED ’79, Ohio University
  • MS ’81, Syracuse University

Current Professional Position:

  • Assistant Professor & Program Director of Athletic Training Education, Concordia University Ann Arbor
  • President, TLN Consulting

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • National Athletic Trainers' Association Athletic Training Education Journal Editorial Board
  • NCAA Task Force: Student-Athlete Sleep and Wellness, member, 2017
  • Big Ten Conference Independent Medical Spotter, University of Michigan, 2016
  • New York State Committee of Athletic Training, 2012-2015
  • New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association Thomas Sheehan Award, 2014
  • Syracuse University, assistant director of Athletics for Sports Medicine, 2005-2014
  • NCAA Task Force: Student-Athlete Athlete Mental Health and Wellness, member, 2013
  • Big East Conference Sports Medicine Society, founding member and treasurer, 2007-2013
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer, 2010
  • NCAA Panel on NCAA Concussion in Sport Medical Management Summit, 2010
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Liaison to NCAA Football Rules Committee, 2003-2009
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Award for Outstanding Performance in the Athletic Training Profession, 2002
  • Syracuse University Head Athletic Trainer, 2000-2005
  • NCAA Men’s Lacrosse National Champions, head athletic trainer, 1988-1990, 1993, 1995
  • Team USA 1987 Pan American Games, athletic trainer
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association 25-Year Award
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Committee on Professional Ethics, chair
  • NCAA, policy writer and reviewer of best practices documents for student-athlete mental health, cardiac care considerations
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer, Michigan and New York
  • Certified in Critical Incident Stress Management Interventions
  • University of Georgia Athletic Medicine Review Board, member
  • Ohio University Athletic Training Alumni Advisory Board, member
  • The Jed Foundation Advisory Board, member
  • Athletic Management magazines, Training & Conditioning, editorial board
  • Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Society, Young Professionals Committee, mentor
  • Journal of Athletic Training, Education Research and Reviews, manuscript reviewer
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, member
Jeff Reed

Jeff Reed

Term: 2017-2023

Education:

  • BSC ‘06, magna cum laude, Political Communications, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Senior Communications Strategist at Honda R&D Americas

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • American Enterprise Institute, Leadership Network, member
  • Nexus Academy of Indianapolis, co-founder and board chair, 2012-2016
  • Bellwether Education Partners, Management Capacity Building Program, graduate, 2014
  • OHIO Alumni Association, Indiana Alumni Chapter, president, 2011-2013
  • Columbus Alive, writer
  • The Overwatch Partnership, volunteer
Julia B. Righter

Julia B. Righter

Term: 2015-2021

Education:

  • BS '78, Communications, Ohio University
  • Theology Education by Extension, Education for Ministry, The University of the South, School of Theology

Current Professional Position:

  • Parish Life Coordinator, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University Alumni Association, Central Ohio Alumni Network, member and past President, Vice President
  • Recipient of the Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award in 1990
  • Regional Committee member of The Third Century campaign
  • Regional Co-Chair of The Promise Lives campaign
  • TWIGS of Children’s Hospital, past executive board member
  • Cruisin’ on the Riverfront, past volunteer coordinator
  • Ohio Dispute Settlement Board, past consumer member and chairperson
TJ Simonik

TJ Simonik

Term: 2018-2021

Education:

  • BBA ’07, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Lead Risk Analyst, Duke Energy Corporation

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • North Carolina Certified Public Accountant
  • Duke Energy Leadership Development Network (LDN), chair
  • Duke Energy Leadership Development Network (LDN), vice chair
  • Duke Energy Leadership Development Network (LDN), mentoring committee chair
  • Distinguished Service Award, 2015, OHIO Alumni Association
  • Simonik Sibling Scholarship, co-founder
  • OHIO College of Business, mentor
  • OHIO Alumni Association, College of Business Society of Alumni and Friends, past president
  • OHIO Alumni Association, Greater Charlotte Chapter Network, past president
  • OHIO Volunteer Alumni Admissions Network (VAAN), postcard campaign participant
  • OHIO Volunteer Alumni Admissions Network (VAAN), Charlotte, NC, college fair representative
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, Charlotte Chapter, member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), member
Jordan Thompson

Jordan Thompson

Term: 2018-2021

Education:

  • BSETM ’12, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Self Employed, Commercial Real Estate Development

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Played professional football for the Detroit Lions
  • Playworks Detriot Recess Super Hero Award
  • NFL Rookie Symposium, featured guest speaker
  • Ohio University Outstanding Senior Leader Award
  • F. Theodore Paige Outstanding Graduating Senior Award
  • Engineering Technology and Management Academic Excellence Award, 2012-2013
  • Advocare V100 Independence Bowl Scholar Athlete of the Year, 2012
  • Ohio University General Fee Committee, member
  • Mid-American Conference Legislative Committee, member
  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee, president
  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee, secretary
  • Ohio University Football Team, member
Kyle W. Triplett

Kyle W. Triplett

Term: 2015-2021

Education:

  • BA Political Science, minor Economics '12, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Regional Sales Manager, Cleveland Division at Olympic Steel

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University Student Senate Alumni Association, Board Member
  • The First Tee of Cleveland, volunteer
  • The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist-Cleveland, Parishioner
  • Ohio University Student Senate, President, 2012
  • Ohio University Board of Trustees, Student Trustee, 2009-2011
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Alumnus
  • Outstanding Senior Leader Award, 2012
  • Pepsi Leadership Award, 2011
Michael R. Walters

Michael R. Walters

Term: 2018-2021

Education:

  • BBA ’03, Management Information Systems, Ohio University
  • MBA ’09, Finance, Florida Atlantic University

Current Professional Position:

  • West Regional Retail and Mortgage Executive at KeyBank

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, vice chairman of finance
  • Jack & Jill Children’s Center, board member
  • Florida Atlantic University Outstanding Alumnus of Decade Award for 2000s
  • 2013 Chairs Recognition Award for outstanding leadership in Chamber of Commerce community
  • Denver Downtown Partnership, member
  • Colorado Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, member
Meg White

Meg White

Term: 2018-2021

Education:

  • BSJ ’79, Communication, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Senior Program Officer at WNC Bridge Foundation

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals, WNC Chapter, member
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals, WNC Chapter Summer Institute, committee chair
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Asheville, mentor
  • Appalachian Women’s Museum, board member
  • Athena Award, Henderson County North Carolina, judge
  • Western Carolina University Friends of the Arts Advancement Council, member
Jeff Wright

Jeff Wright

Term: 2017-2023

Education:

  • BA ’03, Business Administration, Ohio University
  • MBA ’11, Boston College

Current Professional Position:

  • Principal, Investor Relations at Pantheon Ventures LP

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Series 7 & 63
  • National Association of State Retirement Administrators, member
  • National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems, member
  • California State Legislature, registered lobbyist
  • State Association of County Retirement Systems, affiliate
  • Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems, member
  • National Futures Association, member
  • OHIO Alumni Association, Bobcat mentor