The Board of Directors meets six times annually to carry out the purpose and mission of Children, Inc. They determine and periodically review Board policies which guide the work of the corporation. The Board reviews and authorizes the Children, Inc. annual budget. They participate in the development of and monitor the progress of the annual strategic plan which addresses the needs of the children and families it serves. The Board employs the Chief Executive Officer and conducts an annual performance evaluation. The Board selects and trains additional Board members as needed.


Mark Cosimi, President Ethicon-Endo-Surgery, Inc.

Kate Smith, Vice President Wood, Herron and Evans LLP

Steve Horn, Treasurer, Prosperity Financial Group

Monica McGloin, OP, Secretary, Dominican Sisters of Hope


Suzanne Anderson, Ernst & Young

Peggy Bogadi, Retired

Amy Cheney, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Brandon DeVault, BB&T

Mary C. Henkel, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Charlie Horning, Charles D. Horning, D.D.S.

Mark Jasper, Erigo Employer Solutions

William L. Martin, Jr., Martin & Wharton LLP

Shawntay Rucker, The David J Joseph Company

Dr. Bob Shapiro, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Tyran Stallings,

Gary Strassel Carlisle Enterprises, Inc.

Mark Silbersack, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP


Marcia S. Sherman, Macy’s, Inc.

Richard W. Warman Plante & Moran, PLLC

Bernard Young   

Lori Zombek Boone County Fiscal Court