GCF Governing Board

Leaders of representative and diverse local groups appoint volunteers to serve on The Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s Governing Board for three-year terms. See our list of committees and task forces.

(The following listing of Governing Board members and volunteers reflects changes that became effective January 1, 2016)

The Governing Board of GCF

Dianne M. Rosenberg
Civic volunteer
Appointed by the Governing Board
Christopher L. Fister
Vice Chair
Partner, Castellini Management Company
Appointed by the Trustees’ Committee
Calvin D. Buford, Esq.
Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
Appointed by the Governing Board
Thomas D. Croft
Civic volunteer
Appointed by the Trustees' Committee
Delores Hargrove-Young

President and COO
XLC Personnel Services
Appointed by the Trustees' Committee

Wijdan Jreisat, Esq.
Katz Teller
Appointed by the Cincinnati Bar Association
Molly A. Katz, MD
Drs. Katz & Kade, Inc.
Appointed by the Academy of Medicine
Mike Keating

President/CEO, The Christ Hospital Health Network
Appointed by Trustees’ Committee

Uma R. Kotagal, MD
Senior Executive Leader, Population and Community Health Senior Fellow, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Appointed by United Way

David P. Osborn

President, Osborn Williams & Donohoe, LLC
Appointed by the Governing Board

Maribeth S. Rahe

President and CEO, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.
Appointed by the Governing Board

Ryan M. Rybolt
President, Infintech
Appointed by the Governing Board
Charles R. Scheper

Chairman of the Board, Bexion Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Appointed by Universities' Presidents

Ann M. Schwister
F&A VP, North America Selling and Market Operations, Procter & Gamble Co.
Appointed By The Trustees’ Committee
Patricia Mann Smitson, Esq.
CEO, American Red Cross, Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region
Appointed by The Governing Board
Ellen van der Horst
Civic Volunteer

Appointed by ArtsWave

George H. Vincent

Managing Partner & Chairman, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Appointed by Trustee's Committee

Ellen M. Katz
Ronald C. Christian, Esq.
Legal Counsel

Partner, Taft/


200 West Fourth St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202


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