Board of Directors

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Board Chair

Marcus Coleman

Marcus E. Coleman is a Trial Attorney and and owner of The Law Offices of Marcus E. Coleman.  He is also a retired U.S. Army Captain, public school educator, and volunteer for multiple civic organizations.

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Board Vice Chair

Ron Jackson

Dr. Ronald L. Jackson II is immediate past president of the National Communication Association, professor of communication, former Dean of the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati (UC), and an internationally renowned identity scholar and sought after speaker.  He is author of 17 books and over 75 publications related to communication and identity. 

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Board Member

Steve Jones

Senior Director of Performance Improvement at Convergys, Steve Jones is a co-author of “Lean Six Sigma – An Introduction” and author of other Lean Six Sigma publications, he is regularly invited to speak at Lean Six Sigma conferences in the US and Europe.


Board Secretary

Anita Montgomery

Anita is Assistant Vice President at US Bank, where she has been for 30 years. Her direct responsibilities include underwriting, credit risk management, and consumer lending.

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Executive Director, Ex-Officio Board Member

Pat Lee

Pat Lee is the founding director of God's Favor Mobile Meals Ministry.  She is also a serial entrepreneur who has owned her own event planning services company.


Board Member

Jennifer Ingram

Jennifer Ingram is formerly the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at United Way, has been recently promoted to the position of United Way of Greater Cincinnati Vice President of Diversity Equity, and Inclusion.  Ingram is in charge of implementing the United Way’s vision of integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) into all of the organization’s operational areas and the community, with a four-pillar strategy that focuses on the workforce, workplace, community, and commerce.


Board Member

Michel Curry

Michel Curry, a Gary, Indiana native and graduate of Purdue University and the University of Cincinnati, is Global Account Manager for TECT Corporation. he has 15 years experience working in Sales/Marketing for GE Aviation, Pall Corporation, and TECT. 


Board Member

Deborah Ruffin

Deborah Ruffin is an independent claims adjuster for Senior Commercial Capital.  Her portfolio includes accident, long care, and medicare insurance.

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Emeritus Board Member

Eddie Williams

Eddie Williams is an experienced certified public accountant.  He is now retired, and continues to contribute to the agency.