Elected Directors

CHAIR
William G. Lowrie
Deputy CEO (Retired)
Amoco Corporation
Sheldon, SC
 
VICE CHAIR
Tanny B. Crane
President and CEO
Crane Group
Columbus, OH
VICE CHAIR
Keith D. Monda
President and COO (Retired)
Coach, Inc.
Sarasota, FL
SECRETARY
W. Ray Persons
Attorney and Partner
King & Spalding LLP
Atlanta, GA
TREASURER
William E. Arthur
Chairman and CEO
Broad Street Financial Company
Columbus, OH
ASSISTANT SECRETARY
Christopher M. Culley
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University
ASSISTANT SECRETARY
Joseph R. Irvine
Senior Assistant General Counsel, Development and Tax
The Ohio State University Office of Legal Affairs
Columbus, OH
ASSISTANT TREASURER
Michael Papadakis
Vice President of Financial Services and Treasurer
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
 
 
Patricia E. Aveni
Community Volunteer
Westlake, OH
John W. Berry Jr.
Chairman and CEO
Berry Investments, Inc.
Dayton, OH
Janis Block Bloch
Community Volunteer
Columbus, OH
Michael H. Carpenter
Partner
Carpenter, Lipps & Leeland LLP
Columbus, OH
Chi-Ming J. Chen
Chairman and CEO
TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Taipei, Taiwan
Edwin M. Cooperman
Chairman of the Board
Edmarc Investments LLC
Boca Raton, FL
Loann W. Crane
Director
Crane Group 
Columbus, OH
Walter E. Dennis
President and CEO
HFI, LLC
Columbus, OH
Susan Schottenstein Diamond 
Community Volunteer
Columbus, OH
Ruann F. Ernst
Former Chairman and CEO
Digital Island
Scottsdale, AZ
Barbara K. Fergus
Owner and Partner
Midwestern Auto Group
Dublin, OH
John B. Gerlach Jr.
Chairman and CEO
Lancaster Colony Corporation
Columbus, OH
John C. Gray
President and CEO
Gray America Corp.
Dayton, OH
Ray J. Groves
Chairman and CEO (Retired)
Ernst & Young
New Canaan, CT
Edward E. Hagenlocker
Vice Chairman (Retired)
Ford Motor Company
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Jole R. Harmon
Community Volunteer
Holland, OH
Jane Fawcett Hoover
CEO and President
JFH Strategies LLC
Leesburg, VA
Robert C. Hummel
Chairman
Animal Health International Inc.
Fort Collins, CO
Edgar W. "Bill" Ingram III
President and CEO
White Castle Systems Inc.
Columbus, OH
William M. Isaac
Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Institutions
FTI Consulting
Sarasota, FL
Keith B. Key
President and CEO
Keith B. Key Enterprises
Columbus, OH
Charles Klatskin
Managing Director and Chairman
Charles Klatskin Company
Teterboro, NJ
James D. Klingbeil Sr.
Chairman and CEO
Klingbeil Capital Management, Ltd.
San Francisco, CA
John E. Lucks Jr.
Founding Partner
Continental Real Estate Companies
Columbus, OH
Robert E. Martini
Chairman of the Board (Retired)
Amerisource Bergen Corporation
Incline Village, NV
Lou Ann Y. Moritz Ransom
Community Volunteer 
Columbus, OH
Martin C. Murrer
Co-Founder and Senior Advisor
Sagent Advisors
Bronxville, NY
Edwin L. Overmyer  
Chairman (Retired) 
Willis of Ohio, Inc.
Columbus, OH
Floradelle A. Pfahl
Community Volunteer
Columbus, OH
Carter G. Phillips 
Co-Chair of the Executive Committee
Sidley Austin LLP
Arlington, VA
David A. Rismiller
Chairman, President, and CEO (Retired)
FirstTier Financial, Inc.
Naples, FL
Ralph A. Rockow
Chairman and President
Exodyne, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ
Betty F. Schoenbaum
President and Trustee
The Schoenbaum Family Foundation Inc.
Sarasota, FL
Barbara C. Trueman 
President (Retired)
Truesports, Inc.
Hilliard, OH
Daniel J. Wampler
President
Synergy Flavors, Ohio
Mason, Ohio
Gifford Weary
Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Full Professor
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Robert J. Weiler
Chairman
Robert Weiler Company
Columbus, OH 
William D. Wells
Owner and Chairman
Davis & Son, Inc. 
Galena, OH
Iris S. Wolstein
Owner and CEO
Heritage Development Company
Pepper Pike, OH
Dr. Robert L. Wright Jr.
Chairman
FE Holdings
Columbus, GA

Ex Officio Directors and Officers

Joseph A. Alutto
Interim President
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Melinda D. Church
Vice President University Communications 
The Ohio State Univeristy
Columbus, OH
Michael C. Eicher
President
The Ohio State University Foundation
Senior Vice President for Advancement
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Archie M. Griffin
Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations
President and CEO
The Ohio State University Alumni Association
Columbus, OH
Jonathan D. Hook
Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
David C. Manderscheid
Executive Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Vice Provost for Arts and Sciences
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Joseph E. Steinmetz
Executive Vice President and Provost
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
 
 

For more information about
The Ohio State University
Foundation Board of Directors,
contact Ciana Krymskiy at
(614) 247-4451 or
krymskiy.2@osu.edu.

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