BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Steve Dessner, President

  • President – Unifund Group
  • Parent of former Breakthrough Cincinnati Teaching Fellow

 

James Zimmerman, Secretary

  • Partner-in-Charge – Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

 

Lance White, Treasurer

  • Owner and CEO – DCS Sanitation Management, Inc. (Retired)

 

Steve Baggott

  • Director, Global Business Development – P&G (Retired)
  • Parent of former Breakthrough Cincinnati Teaching Fellow

 

Jeff Brokamp

  • Principal – Walnut Hills High School

 

Amber Carter

  • Capital Markets Analyst, Collateral Management – Fifth Third Bank
  • Parent of current Breakthrough Cincinnati Scholar

 

Amy Hanson

  • Executive Vice President, Credit, Customer, and Financial Services – Macy’s, Inc. (Retired)
  • Parent of former Breakthrough Cincinnati Teaching Fellow, Dean, and Instructional Coach

 

Craig Joffe

  • CEO and Co-Founder – Joffe MediCenter
  • COO and General Counsel – LCA-Vision, Inc./LasikPlus

 

Libby Krone

  • Philanthropist
  • Parent of former Breakthrough Cincinnati Teaching Fellow

 

Betsy Niehoff

  • Arts professional and small business owner
  • Animal rights activist

 

Cindy Reed

  • Dean, College of Education and Human Services – Northern Kentucky University
  • Parent of former Breakthrough Cincinnati Teaching Fellow

 

Rico Rice

  • President – Rice Education Consulting

 

P.G. Sittenfeld

  • City of Cincinnati Councilman
  • Former Breakthrough Cincinnati Teaching Fellow

 

Janice Walker

  • Chief Diversity Officer – Xavier University
  • Former Dean, College of Arts and Sciences – Xavier University