Morning Panelists

Clifford Bailey
Chairman, National Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee
Clifford Bailey Chairman, National Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee

Clifford left his engineering role at Procter & Gamble in 1986 to start TechSoft Systems, where he remains

Larry Feist
Professor, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Larry Feist Professor, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Lawrence Feist is a Professor at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (CSTCC) and for the past 11

Charles Cohen
National Sustainability Education Director, Siemens
Charles Cohen National Sustainability Education Director, Siemens

Charles Cohen is the Sustainability Education Director for Siemens Industry Inc., Building Technologies Divisi

Stephen Tucker
Director of Industry Partnerships, Partners for a Competitive Workforce
Stephen Tucker Director of Industry Partnerships, Partners for a Competitive Workforce

Stephen Tucker is the Director of Industry Partnerships with Partners for a Competitive Workforce in Cincinnat

Laura Mitchell
Incoming Superintendent, current Deputy Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer, Cincinnati Public Schools
Laura Mitchell Incoming Superintendent, current Deputy Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer, Cincinnati Public Schools

Laura is the incoming Superintendent and currently serves as the Deputy Superintendent and Chief Academic Offi

Mary G. Adams
Founder and Program Manager, Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative
Mary G. Adams Founder and Program Manager, Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative

Mary G. Adams is an expert IT Professional and Change Expert who has spent most of her 30+ year career with Pr

Owen Raisch
Director of X-LINK and D'Artagnan Enterprises at Xavier University
Owen Raisch Director of X-LINK and D'Artagnan Enterprises at Xavier University

Owen Raisch is the Assistant Director of the Sedler Family Center for Experiential Learning in Business at Xav

Derek Peebles
Director at Economics of Compassion Initiative
Derek Peebles Director at Economics of Compassion Initiative

Derek Peebles is a servant-leader, consultant, and a connector with a strong faith in the links between all th

Peter Block
Peter Block

Peter Block is an international consultant and best selling author of Stewardship: Choosing Service over S

Andy Butler
Associate Director, Supplier Diversity, Sustainability and Innovation, Procter and Gamble
Andy Butler Associate Director, Supplier Diversity, Sustainability and Innovation, Procter and Gamble

Andy leads Procter & Gamble’s Corporate Supplier Diversity program. He has been with P&G for 10 years

Lunchtime Panelists

Gregory Johnson
Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority
Gregory Johnson Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority

Gregory D. Johnson, MS, PHM, EDEP is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing

Alice Kennedy
Deputy Commissioner for Green, Healthy and Sustainable Homes, Baltimore Department of Housing and Community Development
Alice Kennedy Deputy Commissioner for Green, Healthy and Sustainable Homes, Baltimore Department of Housing and Community Development

Throughout her career, Alice Kennedy has held leadership positions in green construction, real estate, project

James Buchanan
Director, Brueggeman Center for Dialogue at Xavier University
James Buchanan Director, Brueggeman Center for Dialogue at Xavier University

James Buchanan became director of the Brueggeman center in 2003. He studied comparative religions and ethics a

Larry Falkin
Director of Office of Environment and Sustainability, City of Cincinnati
Larry Falkin Director of Office of Environment and Sustainability, City of Cincinnati

Larry Falkin is Director of the City of Cincinnati’s Office of Environment and Sustainability (OES). He has pr

Afternoon Panelists

Robert Bell
Economic Inclusion Coordinator, Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority
Robert Bell Economic Inclusion Coordinator, Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority

Robert served at United Way of Greater Cincinnati in a variety of staff and management positions over a 20 yea

Lisa Graham
Chief Baking Officer, Brewhaus Bakery Company
Lisa Graham Chief Baking Officer, Brewhaus Bakery Company

A lover of all things dog, nature and beer related, Lisa Graham is the Chief Baking Officer of The Brewhaus Ba

John Reinhardt
Owner, Reinhardt Farms
John Reinhardt Owner, Reinhardt Farms

John Reinhardt took over leadership of the family farm in Okeana, Ohio in 1985. The operation consisted of far

Austin Hietpas
Brewer, MadTree Brewing
Austin Hietpas Brewer, MadTree Brewing

Austin comes to MadTree after spending his youth in the frozen tundra that is Wisconsin. Similar to the badger

Jock Pitts
President, People Working Cooperatively
Jock Pitts President, People Working Cooperatively

As President of Greater Cincinnati’s only non-profit organization to provide critical home repair, energy cons

Sr. Barbara Busch
Executive Director, Working in Neighborhoods
Sr. Barbara Busch Executive Director, Working in Neighborhoods

Sister Barbara Busch is the Executive Director of Working in Neighborhoods (WIN), a community-based organizati

Alice Kennedy
Deputy Commissioner for Green, Healthy and Sustainable Homes, Baltimore Department of Housing and Community Development
Alice Kennedy Deputy Commissioner for Green, Healthy and Sustainable Homes, Baltimore Department of Housing and Community Development

Throughout her career, Alice Kennedy has held leadership positions in green construction, real estate, project

David Thompson
Director of Development, The Model Group
David Thompson Director of Development, The Model Group

David joined the Model Group in 2005, became a project manager in 2006, a Development Manager in 2008 and Dire

Kevin Wright
Executive Director, Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation
Kevin Wright Executive Director, Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation

Kevin is a leader in community development, economic and real estate development. He is focused on using his d

Michaela Oldfield
Director, Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council
Michaela Oldfield Director, Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council

Michaela is director of the Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council. She has a PhD from Michigan State