Board | Junior Achievement of Central Ohio

Executive Committee & Committee Chairs

John Ness — Board Chair
Chief Executive Officer
ODW Logistics
Tami Van Tassell — Board Vice Chair & Operations Committee Co-Chair
Private Company Services
Marv Briskey — Board Treasurer & Operations Committee Co-Chair
Chief Financial Officer
Franklin University
Beth Alloway — Board Secretary & Volunteer Committee Co-Chair
SVP Commercial Banking
Huntington Bank
Michelle Adams — Marketing & Communications Committee Co-Chair
President & CEO
PRISM Marketing
Nicole Fraley — Marketing & Communications Committee Co-Chair
VP of Growth Marketing
Virgin Voyages
Larry Grishow — Development Committee Co-Chair
SVP, Supply Chain & Procurement
Abercrombie & Fitch
Mark James — Achieve More Campaign Co-Chair & Governance Chair
Community Volunteer
Mark Koenig — Volunteer Committee Co-Chair
Community Volunteer
Tammy Izzo — Audit Chair & Operations Committee Co-Chair
Community Volunteer
Roger Madison — Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Co-Chair
Chief Executive Officer
David Paragas — Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Co-Chair
Barnes & Thornburg
Martyn Redgrave — Achieve More Campaign Co-Chair
Managing Partner & CEO
Agate Creek Partners, LLC
Kim Zavislak — Development Committee Co-Chair
Managing Partner
Mike Davis
Junior Achievement of Central Ohio

Board Members

James Benson
SVP, Enterprise Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
Brad Borders
Managing Director
Dain Bussewitz
Chief Financial Officer
TSC Apparel
Terry Dyer
SVP Human Resources and Communications
Verso Corporation
Paul Francois
Pepper Construction
Lisa Gossett
Community Volunteer
Michael Hyzdu
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services
Doug Kourie
Chief Financial Officers
Linda Madison
Ross County Community Volunteer
Rich Martorano
Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
Advanced Drainage Systems
Aaron Wilson
Department Manager, Attorney Performance
Discover Financial
Julie Presas
Vice President & Secretary
OCLC General Counsel
Mike Rowe
Product Manager
Grange Insurance
Michael Schoedinger
Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation
Mike Schott
Harold C. Schott Foundation and Kaufman Development
Jeff Sopp
Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Kensington Hill Partners
  • "I can't think of a better gift for kids than to prepare them for success in the real world." - Aaron Bahe, Columbus City School Teacher

  • "I loved being the mayor of JA BizTown. I now have a good understanding of how busy business can be." - Gabbie Schneider, JA BizTown Student

  • "I loved my job as the CFO! It was so much fun. If I did this everyday it would be great!" - JA BizTown Student

  • "Kids are capable of more than we know. JA is a great way to demonstrate the real life skills they will all need." JA of Central Ohio Volunteer

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