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John Samenuk

Managing Director, Head of Shared Services,
Chase Bank

John Samenuk is a Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase. He currently manages Shared Services Operations with staff throughout the United States, India, and Philippines. With over 25 years at the firm, John has a diverse background in multiple businesses and functions. John’s previous assignments included CFO of Consumer Banking, Head of the Prime Auto Business, CFO of Consumer Lending, Head of Consumer Lending Product and Marketing, as well as leadership positions in Treasury, Risk Management, and Analytics. John holds a BSBA in Finance from Bowling Green State University and a MBA from Ohio State University.

John has served on the St Vincent Family Center’s board since 2012.


Eric Van Buskirk

Director of CFO Inc.,
Crane Group Co.

As Director of CFO Inc., Eric is responsible for the operation of the Crane family office, which provides various financial and non-financial services to the Crane family. Eric joined Crane Group Co. in 2016 after serving as Vice President and Senior Wealth Planner at PNC Wealth Management. Before joining PNC, Eric was an associate attorney at Kohler & Smith Co., LPA, focused in the areas of estate planning, tax planning and small business representation.

Eric received his Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from Miami University and his Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School.

Previously serving on the Pastoral Council at St. Joseph Cathedral, Eric is currently a member of the Professional Advisors Group at The Catholic Foundation, the Ohio State Bar Association, and serves on the board at St. Vincent Family Center.

Eric is married with two children and lives in Westerville, Ohio.

Immediate Past Chair

Elizabeth Kastner

Attorney, Bricker & Eckler, LLP

Beth is a partner at Bricker and Eckler, LLP. Beth devotes her practice to regulatory, operational and compliance matters for hospitals, hospices, occupational medicine and other health care clients. She regularly advises clients on vendor/supply chain relationships; software licensing; clinically integrated networks; narrow networks, shared saving and bundled payment models; workplace wellness; Medicare/Medicaid participation and reimbursement; licensure and accreditation; health information privacy; and health care fraud and abuse law compliance.

Beth graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Indiana University at Bloomington with a B.A. in criminal justice and political science. She attended law school at The Ohio State University, where she served as a Managing Editor of The Ohio State Law Journal.

Beth has been recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star. Beth has also been honored by America’s Leading Lawyers for Business through Chambers USA, a national legal industry publication. In 2009, Nightingale’s Healthcare News named her an Outstanding Young Healthcare Lawyer. In 2015, Beth received the Ohio Diversity Council’s Ohio Most Powerful And Influential Women Award.

Beth is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Health Care Compliance Association.

Beth serves on the St. Vincent Family Center Board of Trustees, Compliance Committee and Executive Committee.

Mary Ey

Community Volunteer

Representing the Central Ohio Community, Mary A. Ey has served as a St. Vincent Family Center Board of Trustees member since January 2013. Ms. Ey has dedicated her career and life to advocating for children with diverse learning abilities, needs and health concerns by providing them, and their families, with the appropriate services and resources through a collaboration of school and community partnerships.

Mary retired from Columbus City Schools in February 2012 after 35 years of service. Throughout her career in the urban school district, she held several positions, including Special Education Teacher, Special Education Consultant, Supervisor for Transition Services and the Multiple Disabilities Program, Executive Director of Educational Services and Resources, and Chief Officer of Student Support Services. In her last two roles, Mary was instrumental in forming partnerships between Columbus City Schools and numerous agencies and organizations in the Central Ohio area in order to provide better services for students and their families. These organizations included The ADAMH Board, Family and Children First Council, St. Vincent Family Center, The Buckeye Ranch, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, The Ohio State University, Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Franklin County Children Services, Rosemont, Hannah Neil, and the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Disabilities (OCALI).

During the course of her career, Ms. Ey has received several awards and recognitions. In 2012, she was a nominee for the Ohio Department of Education Kathe Shelby Leadership Award. In 2011, she received the Special Olympics Marty Price Volunteer of the Year Award, and in 2010 the Columbus Area, Inc. presented her with the Mental Health Advocates Award. While teaching in Columbus, she received the “Excellence in the Teaching Profession” Award from The Ohio State University College of Education in 1985.

Ms. Ey graduated from Ohio Dominican College with a Bachelor of Arts in Special Education in May 1977. She obtained her Master of Education from Xavier University in May 1981 with a concentration in Supervision and Instructional Services. To further her professional development, she has taken post-graduate courses from Ashland University, Otterbein University, Xavier University, and The Ohio State University. Mary is a proud graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School.

Ken Keener

Senior Vice President of Human Resources,

Ken Keener serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for NiSource. NiSource serves nearly 4 million natural gas and electric customers across seven states under NIPSCO and Columbia Gas.

Keener leads an organization committed to strengthening the people, organizations and culture essential to NiSource’s business success. Primary services include:

• Talent Acquisition
• Talent Management
• Leadership Development
• Inclusion & Diversity
• Organization Development

Keener most recently served as Vice President of Talent & Organization Effectiveness in Human Resources for NiSource. Previously, Keener served at American Electric Power as Director, Leader & Organization Development, from 2005 to 2012. There he helped leaders build the culture and talent needed to achieve success. His team partnered with business unit leaders in areas such as leadership talent planning, leadership development, workforce planning, change management, performance management, and team effectiveness.

Prior to that, Keener was Director, Organization & Talent Development at Nationwide Property & Casualty Group, through 2005. There he was responsible for the execution and sustaining of leadership development and talent management/succession planning strategies across all of Nationwide’s Property and Casualty Insurance Operations.

Keener’s earlier career with NiSource ran from 1995 to 2004. He progressed through several Organization Development positions of increasing responsibility from 1995 to 2004. He was a consultant at Drake Beam Morin from 1992 to 1995, and Manager of Human Resources at United HealthCare from 1987 to 1992.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communication with a concentration in Human Resource Management from The Ohio State University. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and brings a wide range of certifications and training in leadership assessment and development.

He is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, Association of Talent Development, and the Central Ohio Talent Management Group.

A native of central Ohio, Ken and his family live in Grandview Heights.

Shawn Lenhart

Vice President, Equipment Finance Sales Executive,
Huntington National Bank

Shawn has a total of 27 years of Commercial Banking / Equipment Finance and Leasing experience and has been with Huntington National Bank for 15 years. Shawn specializes in responsive, flexible and creative financing structures helping clients optimize their revenue, cash flow and profitability objectives. Shawn holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wittenberg University.

Sean McNally

Vice President, Strategic
Planning/Execution, Cardinal Health

Sean McNally has been with Cardinal Health since September, 2001, where he leads both the Global Sourcing Operations as well as the Corporate Indirect Sourcing organizations. In this role, he has leadership responsibility for Cardinal’s Pharmaceutical and Medical supplier operations, supplier performance management and indirect procurement.

Prior to joining Cardinal Health, Sean was a consultant with Accenture and a project lead with Fourthchannel. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Denison University, Granville, Ohio, and a master’s degree in business administration from Ohio University. Sean also studied economics at University College, Galway (now National University of Ireland, Galway) in Ireland. McNally is a coach for Special Olympics and supports various Autism communities. He is currently serving on the board of directors for Saint Vincent Family Center in Columbus Ohio. Sean is also Chairman of the HIDA Pricing Accuracy steering committee.

Brittney Price

Vice President of Human Resources, Hot Chicken Takeover

Brittney Price was born and raised in Fremont, Ohio and has proudly lived in Columbus, Ohio for the last 7 years. She has a Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University specializing in Psychology and Communication. She holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification from the Society for Human Resources Management.

Ms. Price has over 10 years of experience in Human Resources and currently serves as Vice President of Human Resources for Hot Chicken Takeover in Columbus, Ohio. She previously served in a variety of HR leadership roles at Lbrands (Ohio), Alliance Data (Ohio) and Domino’s Pizza (Michigan, Maryland and Nevada). Her vast experience in the areas of Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, Employment Law, HR Operations and Reporting & Analytics enhances her credibility as an HR professional.

Brittney serves on the Board of St Vincent Family Center and volunteers with the Columbus City Year Program.

Aletha Shipley

Vice President for Business Services, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Columbus State Community College

Aletha Shipley joined Columbus State Community College in April 2005 as Director of Business and College Services, Controller and Deputy Treasurer. In July 2016, Shipley became Vice President for Business Services, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.

In addition to her responsibilities as Controller and Chief Financial Officer, Shipley is a member of the Investment Committee for both the College and the Columbus State Community College Development Foundation, with portfolios totaling nearly $130 million, and has chaired or participated on committees including the Colleague (College ERP system) Implementation Steering Committee, Enterprise Systems Steering Committee, Switch-2-Semesters Steering Committee, Risk Management Advisory Team, Textbook Affordability Committee, and the Fiscal Resources & Facilities Committee of the Policy Council (Shared Governance). She also participated in the development of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC) Risk Management and Insurance Program, a statewide group insurance program for the OACC institutions, and served as the chairperson 2014-2016.

Shipley holds memberships in professional organizations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), Central Ohio Association of Government Accountants, and Government Financial Officers Association. She is currently a member of NACUBO Community College Council and chaired the Ohio Association of Community Colleges Fiscal Officers Council for the 2017-2018 term. She also serves on the Peer Corps as a reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission.

Prior to Columbus State, Shipley was Manager of Financial Reporting for Safelite AutoGlass, and also served as Director of Internal Audit for The Ohio State University. She began her career in public accounting for Deloitte, progressing to senior auditor, and then Parms & Co., LLC., as an audit supervisor.

Shipley earned her BSBA and MBA at The Ohio State University.

Vice Chair

Cheryl Lebens

Vice President,
Chief Risk & Strategy Officer,
Grange Insurance

Cheryl Lebens joined Grange in 2012 and serves as Chief Risk & Strategy Officer. She is responsible for leading the development of the enterprise’s corporate strategy and the ongoing strategic planning and governance processes. Cheryl is also responsible for creating alignment between the strategy, scorecards and financial plans to ensure resource allocation supports our strategic intent.

With 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, Cheryl has held a variety of roles in finance, corporate strategy, sales and marketing at Nationwide Insurance in Columbus and at Safeco Insurance in Seattle.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications/journalism and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington.


Fred J. Takavitz

Community Volunteer, St. Vincent Family Steward

Fred has been a member of the SVFC Board of Trustees since January 2013. In his board capacity, Fred is a member of the Executive Committee and serves as a member of the Compliance and Development Committees.

Fred is retired from his role as Senior Vice President, Business Development for DHL Supply Chain’s retail business unit. Prior to his retirement, Fred led a team of business development professionals that were responsible for the development of new business growth within the retail business unit. He was appointed to this role in 2010.

Prior to this appointment in 2010, he was Senior Vice President, Business Development for the Technology, Aerospace and Service Logistics business unit. Fred also served as global sector leader within DHL Global Customer Solutions, where he was responsible for a group of global customers in the Technology (high-tech) sector including Apple, Dell, Hewlett Packard, Motorola, Intel and others. He has more than 28 years of management experience with DHL (formerly Exel) and more than 42 years of management experience in logistics and supply chain management.

Fred holds an MBA from Xavier University, and a BBA from Ohio University. He is a parishioner at St. Joan of Arc Parish, Powell, Ohio and St. Rita Parish, Brooklyn, Michigan. Fred and his wife Patrice have been married for 38 years, with three children, Kyle (35 years old), Matthew (33) and Elizabeth (28). Before joining the Board of Trustees of St. Vincent Family Center, he had previously been involved in volunteer activities with Holy Family Soup Kitchen, Columbus Ohio.

Sandra Carrillo

Assistant City Prosecutor,
Columbus City Attorney’s Office

Sandra Carrillo is currently serving as an assistant city prosecutor with the Columbus City Attorney’s Office. In her current capacity, Sandra represents the Cities of Columbus and Worthington, Franklin County townships, the villages of Riverlea, Urbancrest and Valleyview, and the State of Ohio in the prosecution of criminal misdemeanor offenses filed at the Franklin County Municipal Courthouse. Prior to becoming an attorney, Sandra worked at The Ohio State University in the offices of Government Affairs and Legal Affairs.

In addition to other activities, Sandra currently serves as a board member of the St. Vincent Family Center, program manager of the Latina Mentoring Academy, and president of Buena Vista Painting, LLC. She is also a member of the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association – Region X and a life member of Alpha Psi Lambda National, Incorporated. Additionally, Sandra is a past graduate of the United Way of Central Ohio’s Project Diversity program, the Hispanic Chamber of Columbus’ Latina Mentoring Academy, and the YWCA’s Gen Y Leadership Program.

In 2016, Sandra obtained a J.D. degree with a concentration in civil litigation from Capital University Law School. She is also a two-time alumna from The Ohio State University where she obtained two B.A. degrees in criminology and psychology.

Sandra, a native from Tampa, Florida, has resided in Columbus since 2004. Currently, Sandra lives in north Columbus with her life partner, Wilber, and their three pets.

Mark Huddy

Episcopal Moderator for Catholic
Charities & Social Concerns,
Catholic Diocese of Columbus

Mark Huddy is the Episcopal Moderator for Catholic Charities and Social Concerns in the Catholic Diocese of Columbus and joined the St. Vincent Family Center Board in September 1998. Mark works closely with diocesan sponsored Catholic Charities agencies and also serves on the boards of Catholic Social Services, Saint Stephen’s Community House and the Seton Square housing corporations. Mark has a Bachelors degree in English from The Ohio State University and a Juris Doctor degree from The University of Cincinnati College of Law. Mark also serves as the Director of the Office for Social Concerns of the Catholic Diocese of Columbus. In that capacity, together with his staff, he fosters social justice education and advocacy throughout the 23-county Columbus diocese.

Matthew Kyle

Community Volunteer, St. Vincent Family Steward

Matthew D. Kyle previously served as the Director of Employee Experience and Communications for AEP Ohio, which serves over 1.5 million customers in Ohio and Wheeling, West Virginia. He was responsible for leading AEP Ohio’s financial planning, budgeting and performance tracking functions. In addition, he coordinated operational and budget activities with other AEP business units that impact operating company results.

Kyle has more than 23 years experience in several positions with AEP Ohio and AEP Service Corporation. He began his career with AEP in 1990 as a financial analyst in the Corporate Planning and Budgeting group.

In 1997, Kyle was promoted to Manager Strategic Planning, where he coordinated strategic business initiatives and performed the role of project manager of several integration activities in the US and abroad. In addition, he played a significant role in the transaction and transition efforts of the AEP-CSW merger in 2000. In 2003, he advanced to the position Director Commercial Analysis, where he was primarily responsible for project management of major transactions including the divestiture of non-core assets.

Prior to joining AEP, he worked in the audit division of Arthur Andersen LLP.

He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Dayton in 1986, and a master’s degree in business administration from Capital University in 1993. He completed the AEP OSU Management Development Program in 1997.

He has served on the Board of Trustees of St. Vincent Family Center since 2000.

Peter McMurtrie

Senior Vice President,
Emerging Businesses,

Peter McMurtrie serves as Nationwide’s Senior Vice President of Emerging Businesses. In this role, Peter helps Nationwide evolve and adapt to disruptive forces that are challenging our industry by thinking differently and finding new revenue streams. At an enterprise level, Peter is tasked with developing strategic partnerships to take products to market in new ways and identifying new P&L opportunities outside of our core businesses. He leads a subset of the Emerging Businesses Group and is responsible for the future commercialization and scaling of opportunities that evolve from the innovation process.

Prior to his current role, Peter was Vice President of Middle Market Underwriting and Business Development. In this capacity, Peter was responsible for driving consistent business development philosophies, functions, and guidelines to support goals of profitability, managed growth and enhanced competitive advantage. Peter led six regional business development teams accountable for relationship management of business development efforts with strategic agencies and or brokers for the purpose of consistent profitable growth.

Previously, Peter served as Nationwide’s Vice President of Sales Design and Development for Property Casualty Sales. In that role Peter was accountable for establishing Nationwide’s Property Casualty sales management strategies, with a focus on delivering differentiated sales support to our agency partners.

Prior to joining Nationwide in 2015, Peter served as the Chief Sales, Marketing and Affiliate Officer for Grange Insurance. In this capacity he led the development and execution of strategies supporting: sales and distribution management, product and corporate marketing, and full P&L responsibility for their affiliate company Integrity Insurance, where he also served as a member of the board of directors.

Prior to Grange Insurance Peter served in a variety of executive leadership roles with Travelers Insurance. Peter resides in Galena, Ohio and has two daughters. He serves on the board of directors for Ohio non-profit organization St. Vincent Family Center, where he has previously served as Board Chair.

Barbara Otey

Executive Coach, Otey Coaching and Consulting, LLC

Barbara has a Bachelor of Science degree in Personnel Administration from The Ohio State University and a Juris Doctorate degree from Capital University with specialization in labor and employment law.

She has served on the boards of the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, Isabelle Ridgeway Care Center and Volunteers of America; she is a past appointee to Westerville City Personnel Review Board, and past appointee to the board of Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation (COWIC). She is a current board member of St. Vincent Family Center.

Barbara is married, has two children and is a current resident in Galena, Ohio.

Matthew Schlabig

Chief Information Officer, Worthington Industries

Matt Schlabig was named Chief Information Officer of Worthington Industries in May 2015. In this role, he leads the Company’s Information Technology group focused on expanding the Company’s ERP footprint to all acquired companies, building analytic capabilities, strengthening cyber security and implementing mobile capabilities.

Schlabig joined Worthington in 2012 as the director of IT operations.

In 2013, he was promoted to vice president of IT. In that role, he successfully led several large-scale initiatives, including an ERP system integration for Engineered Cabs and the latest Oracle upgrade.

Schlabig has more than 25 years of experience in the information technology field. Prior to joining Worthington, Schlabig worked as a consultant for companies including Hewlett Packard and Ernst & Young Management Consulting. He specialized in technology transformation initiatives, managing ERP and system implementations, data center and infrastructure updates and M&A integrations.

Schlabig is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He earned his MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He resides in Galena, Ohio with his wife and two children.

Worthington Industries is a leading global diversified metals manufacturing company with 2018 fiscal year sales of $3.6 billion. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor providing customers with wide ranging capabilities, products and services for a variety of markets including automotive, construction and agriculture; a global leader in manufacturing pressure cylinders for propane, refrigerant, and industrial gases and for cryogenic applications, water well tanks for commercial and residential uses, CNG and LNG storage, transportation and alternative fuel tanks, oil & gas equipment, and consumer products for camping, grilling, hand torch solutions and helium balloon kits; and a manufacturer of operator cabs for heavy mobile industrial equipment; laser welded blanks for light weighting applications; automotive racking solutions; and through joint ventures, complete ceiling grid solutions; automotive tooling and stampings; and steel framing for commercial construction. Worthington employs approximately 12,000 people and operates 84 facilities in 11 countries.

Ernie Sullivan

President/CEO, Sullivan
Staffing Strategies

Ernie Sullivan is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He has a BA degree from Capital University. He holds a Professional in Human Resources Certification from the Society for Human Resources Management, a Career Architect/Recruiting Architect Certification from Lominger Limited, and completed the Executive Education Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School. Sullivan has also completed Corporate Board Dynamics Training through the National Association of Corporate Directors. In 2004 Sullivan completed The Minority Directors Development Program at the Kellogg School at Northwestern.

Mr. Sullivan has over twenty-seven years of experience in Human Resources and was the Senior Vice President, Manager, Executive Recruiting and National Staffing at BANK ONE, Corporate Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. His overall experience includes management positions in Employment, Employee Relations and Labor Relations both in banking and manufacturing. Mr. Sullivan is now President and CEO of Sullivan Staffing Strategies a Human Resources consulting firm specializing in executive recruiting and Diversity strategy development for client companies. He is also Executive Vice President with the Who’s Who Publishing Company, a Real Times Media Company, which produces directories in cities across the country profiling successful African Americans.

Mr Sullivan serves on the Business Advisory Board at Central State University and is a business advisor for the United Negro College Fund. Additional community activities include Past President of the Board for St. Stephen’s Community House, Chair of the Worker Quality Committee of the Governor’s Workforce Policy Board, and a Board member of the Columbus Works organization. Mr. Sullivan also serves on the Board of St Vincent Family Centers as well as the Board of Directions for Youth and Families and on the Fresh Air Gallery Committee for Southeast Inc.