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.


Lori Zombek, President, Boone County Fiscal Court

Marcia Sherman, Vice President, Retired

Mark Jasper, Treasurer, Erigo Employer Solutions

Shawntay Mallory Rucker, Secretary, The David J Joseph Company


Peggy Bogadi, Retired

Katriece Carter, Fifth Third Bank

Amy Cheney, Crayons to Comlputers

Jim Cutter, Cutter Construction

Jeremy Deters, DFW Law Firm

Mary Henkel, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Jacob Holbrook, US Bank

Steve Horn, Prosperity Financial Group

Gita Huntington, Hydro Systems Company

Jennifer Orr Mitchell, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, and UC

Amy Razor, Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services

Josh Ruth, Huntington Bank

Yolanda Saucedo, BB&T Bank

Dr. Bob Shapiro, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Todd Spears, Frost Brown Todd, LLC

Tyran Stallings, Goal Getters Consulting, LLC

Gary Strassel, Carlisle Enterprises, Inc.

Michael Stubblefield, Prudential

Drew Tilow, City of Cincinnati

Bernard Young 


Mark Cosimi, Ethicon-Endo-Surgery, Inc.

Monica McGloin, Dominican Sisters of Hope