Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of Ohio’s best and brightest diversity leaders. These individuals hail from a broad range of Ohio’s industries from academia to technology and communications to entertainment. This core team governs the Ohio Diversity Council, sets the strategy for key initiatives and goals for the Council, and is poised to build a solid foundation for the Ohio Diversity Council at this exciting time in our development.

Barbara Johnson

Barbara
Johnson
Chairman of the Board

System Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Premier Health

Beatriz Jimenez

Beatriz
Jimenez
Senior Director Global Talent Management
Dana Holding Corporation

Tessa Lawrence

Tessa
Lawrence
Vice Chairman of the Board

Director, Field Support

Aerotek, Inc.

Caitlin Felvus

Caitlin
Felvus
Attorney
Taft Stettinius & Hollister

Cathy Medeiros

Cathy
Medeiros
Vice President of Inclusion and Diversity
Eaton

Charmane Harrison

Charmane
Harrison
Talent Programs Manager
TimkenSteel Corporation

Deb Bubp

Deb
Bubp
Vice President, Talent Management
Hylant

Denise Ali

Denise
Ali
Manager, Diversity & Inclusion Program
Medical Mutual

Denise Stump

Denise
Stump
Executive Vice President – Global Human Resources
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company

Kurt Lewis

Kurt
Lewis
CEO and President – Ohio
UnitedHealthcare

Larry Costello

Larry
Costello
Regional President East Central Region
Humana

Perika Sampson

Perika
Sampson
Vice President and Regional Diversity Officer – Midwest Region
Morgan Stanley

Willie McKether

Willie
McKether
VP for Diversity and Inclusion & Vice Provost
The University of Toledo

Dennis Kennedy

Dennis
Kennedy
Founder and Chairman
National Diversity Council