Community leaders involved in COLA

  • Jan Allen | Executive Coach
  • Keith Bell | Former Chief Academic Office, Columbus City Schools
  • TaKeysha S. Cheney | Founder & Former CEO, The Women’s Book
  • Elfi Dibella | Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, CAPA; Former President, YWCA
  • Nichole Dunn | President and CEO, Flying Horse Farms; Former President & CEO, Women’s Fund of Central Ohio
  • Yaves Ellis | CEO, Sling Shot Media Group; Director, Radio One
  • Alex Fischer | President & CEO, Columbus Partnership
  • Dr. E Gordon Gee | President Emeritis, The Ohio State University
  • C. Robert Kidder | Past Chairman, Chrysler Group LLC & Past Lead Director of the Board, Morgan Stanley
  • Doug Kridler | President, The Columbus Foundation
  • Kevin L. Boyce | Commissioner, Franklin County Board of Commissioners
  • Hannah Powell | Executive Director, KIPP Columbus
  • Dr. Lillian Lowery | Vice President, P-12
  • Patrick Losinski | CEO, Columbus Metropolitan Library
  • Judge Alegnon Marbley | United States Federal Judge
  • Yvette McGee Brown | Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice
  • Christine Poon | Former Dean, Fisher College of Business
  • Peyman X. Salehi | Market Director – Private Banking, JP Morgan Chase Bank
  • Robert H. Schottenstein | President, Chairman, and CEO, M/I Homes
  • Todd Tuney | Senior Vice President, YMCA of Central Ohio
  • Ben Tyson | Director of Community Relations, Steiner + Associates
  • Tammy Wharton | CEO, Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council Inc.
  • David Brown | Founder and Creative Director, The Harmony Project Columbus
  • Javier Sanchez | Founder and CEO, R.E.A.C.H. Communications, Inc.
  • Dwight Smith | Founder, My Special Word
  • Jeff Dess | Co-Founder, Trill or Not Trill
  • Archie Griffin | Former Running Back, NFL, Two-time Heisman Trophy winner
  • MelRo | Founder and CEO, MelRo Foundation

Archie Griffin

Former Running Back, NFL, Two-time Heisman Trophy winner

Mark Kvamme

Partner at Drive Capital

Yvette McGee Brown

Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice

Patrick Losinski

CEO, Columbus Metropolitan Library

Christine Poon

Former Dean, Fisher College of Business

C. Robert Kidder

Past Chairman, Chrysler Group LLC; Past Lead Director of the Board, Morgan Stanley

Jeff Dess

Co-Founder, Trill or Not Trill

Alex Fischer

President & CEO, Columbus Partnership

Dr. Lillian Lowery

Vice President, P-12

Doug Kridler

President, The Columbus Foundation

Robert H. Schottenstein

President, Chairman, and CEO, M/I Homes

Nicole Dunn

President and CEO, Flying Horse Farms; Former President & CEO, Women’s Fund of Central Ohio