Our Board


Karen Finan, Chair

Partner, Gilman Partners 


Dr. Randy Poe, Vice Chair

Superintendent, Boone County School District


Barbara Stewart, Treasurer

Workforce Development Director, NKY Area Development District


Teri VonHandorf, Secretary

Vice President of Academic Affairs, Gateway Community & Technical College


David Armstrong

President, Thomas More College


Tammy Barth-Oakes

Senior Vice President, Citi


Brett Blackwell

Senior Market Leader, Central Bank


Dr. Kathy Burkhardt

Superintendent, Erlanger-Elsmere School District


Dan Cahill

Vice President, HORAN


Helen Carroll

Carroll Project Planning, LLC


Mark Exterkamp

Executive Vice President, BB&T


Mer Grayson

Retired, Central Bank


Dan Groneck

Retired, US Bank


Kim Halbauer

Senior Vice President, Fifth Third Bank


Mike Hammons

Director of Advocacy, Children, Inc.


Gary Moore

Judge Executive, Boone County Fiscal Court


Polly Lusk Page

Executive Director, NKYEC


Robert Prichard, M.D.

Senior Vice President & Chief Medicall Officer, St. Elizabeth Health Care


Amy Razor

Executive Director, NKCES


Dr. Cindy Reed

Dean of Ed & Human Services, Northern Kentucky University


Marianne Schmidt Hurtt

Senior Vice President, PNC Bank


John Simkonis

Vice President of Government Banking, Huntington Bank


Dr. Anthony Strong

Superintendent, Pendleton County School District


Tammy Weidinger

President & CEO, Brighton Center


Rhonda Whitaker

Government & Community Relations, Duke Energy