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The Board of Directors at Downtown Cincinnati Inc. (DCI) come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common – a desire to see Cincinnati thrive as the heart of our region. Below are the names and titles of those who serve on the DCI Board of Directors:


Honorary Chair: 
John Cranley
City of Cincinnati

Edward D. Diller
Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP

Vice Chair:
Elizabeth P. Sherwood
Vice President
Huntington National Bank

Michael E. Fox
Deloitte LLP

Ryan M. Rybolt
Infintech LLC

Harry Black
City Manager
City of Cincinnati

​Dennis Deters
Hamilton County Board of Commissioners   

Adam Gelter
Executive Vice President, Development
Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC)

David N. Ginsburg 
President and Chief Executive Officer 
Downtown Cincinnati Inc. 

Robert R. Heidenreich
Senior  Senior ​Vice President, Market Leader
PNC Bank 

Arlene R. Koth 
Vice President of Administration and Human Resources 
TriVersity Construction Company, LLC

William J. Moran

Jim T. Neyer
Executive Vice President Real Estate Development
Al Neyer LLC


Tim L. Abbott
Government and Community Relations Manager
Duke Energy

Eric P. Avner 
Vice President and Sr. Program Manager, Community Development 
The Carol Anne and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. US Bank Foundation   

Chad Barnhill
SVP and General Manager
JACK Cincinnati Casino

Sam Bortz
Financial Advisor
Raymond James & Associates

Paul Brown
Vice President
Cincinnati Bengals

Gary Bryson
Downtown Residents Council 

Ashley Buchanan
Assistant Vice President and Director Commercial Property Management
Eagle Realty Group
A member of Western & Southern Financial Group

Nelson Castillo
General Manager
​Prime 47

Cristina Chuecos 
Consultant on Diversity and Global Competency 
Wisdom Nuggets, LLC

Daniel J. Eifert
Senior Manager 

Dave Eshman
Deloitte LLP

Kimber L. Fender 
The Eva Jane Romaine Coombe Director 
The Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County

Dwight Ferrell
CEO and General Manager

Kevin Finn
Executive Director
Strategies to End Homelessness

Karen Forgus 
Senior Vice President of Business Operations 
Cincinnati Reds

Carl L. Goertemoeller
Chief Business Development Officer
Viking Partners

Christopher S. Habel
Frost Brown Todd LLC

Barbara Hauser
Manager, Ohio Community Relations
The Procter & Gamble Company

Dr. Julie A. Heath 
Executive Director of the Economics Center 
University of Cincinnati Economics Center   

Robert R. Heidenreich
Senior Vice President / Market Leader
PNC Bank 

Chief Eliot K. Isaac
Chief of Police 
Cincinnati Police Department

Emilie Johnson
Over-the-Rhine Chamber   

Steven T. Kenat
Principal Director, Community Development
GBBN Architects, Inc.

Lauren Kirk
Senior Manager - Real Estate
Macy's Inc.

Kelly Kolar
Kolar Design
Daniel M. Lincoln
President and Chief Executive Officer 
Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jill Meyer
President and CEO 
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

Gregory A. Otis
​Executive Vice President

Dave Palm
SVP - Operations

Sherri Prentiss
Vice President of Marketing
Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra

James Rolfes
Office Managing Partner
Plante & Moran

Karen A. Seiter
Vice President, Corporate Real Estate Development
Fifth Third Bank

Jamie Smith
Cincinnati Business Courier

Marshall Stuart
Vice President & Portfolio Manager
U.S. Bank

LeVon Thompson, Jr.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Foxx Construction, LLC

Todd A. Uterstaedt
President and CEO
Baker & Daboll, LLC

Stanford T. Williams, Jr.
Vice President, Economic Inclusion
Messer Construction Company


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