Our Governing Board

"The work at GCF that I am most passionate about is our relentless pursuit to drive change for race equity in our community."

Delores Hargrove-Young

Chair

"I’m passionate about GCF’s impact on the Cincinnati community. No organization is better situated to have a powerful impact on Greater Cincinnati."

George H. Vincent, Esq.

Vice Chair

"I am passionate about GCF because good ideas from good people are funded to produce great work that narrows the gap between rich and poor."

Robyn F. Chatman MD

"I am most passionate about GCF’s work in helping donors identify efforts and organizations where additional resources can create the deepest impact for our community."

John Domaschko

Vada Hill

"Through philanthropy, GCF exists to improve our community in a variety of ways. This coincides with my passion to support efforts that improve lives of those in our community who need it most."

Steve Jemison

"In my experience on the Board, I’m most passionate about GCF’s ability to quickly mobilize resources and efforts around community issues such as racial equality, affordable housing and the pandemic."

Mike Keating

"I am most passionate of the work GCF is doing which focuses on disparities. GCF is attracting many of our local partners to this effort and I am especially pleased with action and results through partnership and community mobilization."

Uma R. Kotagal, MD

"I am most passionate about the Racial Equity Matters training that GCF facilitates. It fundamentally changed my thinking and I witnessed the same impact upon others."

Timothy J. Maloney

"I am most passionate about the work that GCF does improving the lives of children."

Ernest F. McAdams, Jr. Esq.

"I am passionate about GCF creating awareness and driving change in our community for diversity, equity and inclusion."

David P. Osborn, CFA

"I am passionate regarding the goal to increase donor advised funds and private foundations with prospective clients."

Maribeth S. Rahe

"I am passionate about GCF’s role in identifying the greatest needs in our community, then serving as a conduit to connect our generous donors to organizations serving those needs."

Ryan M. Rybolt

"As I reflect on the work of GCF, I am most passionate about GCF's strategic approach to insuring best practices while addressing racial equity within our community."

Digi Schueler

"I am most passionate about connecting with others via GCF to make Greater Cincinnati a more vibrant and equitable community for all!"

Ann M. Schwister

"I am so proud of and energized by GCF’s commitment to racial equity. This work is catalyzing transformative conversation and action across our community."

Ellen van der Horst

"I am truly inspired by GCF’s work to increase racial equity in our community. This lens has motivated me to increase both my giving and advocacy."

Sallie Westheimer

"I am passionate about GCF’s efforts to impact and improve the lives of people in our community and promotion of philanthropy to accomplish that."

Ronald C. Christian, Esq.

Legal Counsel

Ellen M. Katz

President/CEO
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