Board of Directors 

Cooperative for Education’s U.S. Boards provide support, expertise, and oversight.

Brian Todd

  • Shareholder at Clark, Schaefer, Hackett & Co.
  • Finance Committee Chair

Michelle Hanavan
Vice Chair

  • Change Management Consultant
  • Development Committee Member
  • Governance Committee Member

Patrick Farfsing

  • Corporate Controller, Pilot Chemical Company
  • Finance Committee Member

Eric Landen
Board Secretary

  • Attorney at Law with Frost Brown Todd, LLC.

Rolando Archila

  • Founder, Atalanta Consulting & Art of Wanderlust
  • Development Committee Chair

Joe Berninger

  • CoEd Co-Founder & Executive Director
  • CoEd Board of Directors Ex Officio Member

John Berninger

  • Partner, Deloitte
  • Finance Committee Member

Olivia Citak

  • Founder at Alive! Events and Marketing, LLC.
  • Development Committee, Member

Rick Corcoran

  • Partner, Slate Capital Group
  • Development Committee Member

Mary Geren Lutz

  • Miami University, College of Creative Arts Advisory Board
  • Miami University, Performing Arts Series Advisory Board

Aurora Lambert

  • Former President & CEO, Jewish Hospital
  • Finance Committee Member
  • Governance Committee Member

Ken Petren

  • Professor of Biology, University of Cincinnati
  • Former Dean of the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, University of Cincinnati

Paul Porcino

  • Owner & Co-Founder, TransformaTech
  • Governance Committee Member

Laura Trujillo

  • Managing Editor, Life & Entertainment, USA TODAY

Molly Tyger

  • President, Shine Commerce & Brakecrafters

Romina Sapinoso

  • Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati

Advisory Board

Kelsey Amara

  • Finance Director, Harris Ford

Glenn Chamberlain

  • Guatemala Literacy Project Co-Chairperson

Tom Clark

  • President, Clark’s Market

Liz Eiting

  • Retired Business Owner

Ben Fossen

  • Lead Data Engineer, Civic Eagle
  • Co-Founder, Adoptees with Guatemalan Roots

Mimi Gingold

  • Retired Teacher
  • Owner of Cincinnati English & Cultural Enrichment, LLC

Kate Kick

  • Entrepreneur and mom extraordinaire
  • Former high school English teacher

Michele MacMaster

  • Retired Registered Nurse
  • Artist

Anne Niehaus

  • Attorney at Law, Niehaus Law Office, LLC

Denise (Dee) Oppedisano

  • Program Director, Cincinnati Financial

Rick Schroeder

  • Co-Owner, Fairfax Racquet Club

Kimberly Summe

  • Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at Sequoia Capital Global Equities

Philip Summe

  • Co-Chief Executive Officer, M&P Gastronomy

Molly Tyger

  • President, Shine Commerce LLC

Doug Ventura

  • President and Partner, Coolidge Strategic

Emily West

  • Executive Director, West Foundation

Guatemalan Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board in Guatemala provides local guidance and support.

Board members, as pictured (from left to right), include:

  • Cristian Monterroso
  • Beatriz Illescas
  • Isabel Casas Klett
  • Jorge Mansilla
  • Luis Eduardo Chang
  • Andreas Meyer (not pictured)

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The Finance Committee and Development Committee are open to non-board members.

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