Governing Body members are responsible for the strategic direction of the HR Leadership Summit. The support and participation of our region's Fortune 1000 HR executives, along with the top government and academic HR executives, ensures that each of the conference sessions, speakers and best practice vendor sponsors are relevant, timely and structured to deliver maximum value.


Kathleen S. Barclay
SVP, Human Resources
The Kroger Co.
Meg Pais
EVP, Human Resources
Michael A. Womack, Esq.
VP, Human Resources
Cintas Corporation
Brian Worth
SVP, Human Resources
Cardinal Health

Governing Body

Erin Ascher
SVP, Human Resources
Omnicare, Inc.
Elisabeth Baldock
SVP, Human Resources
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Nancy Brady
VP, Human Resources
Sharon Brunecz
SVP, Human Resources
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Annette Calhoun
SVP, Human Resources
Papa John's International, Inc.
Debra Canales
EVP & Chief Administrative Officer
Trinity Health
Saundra Davis
VP, Human Resources
Art DePompei
VP, Human Resources
The Andersons, Inc.
James Francis
VP, Human Resources
Swagelok Company
Brenda Gerhardstein
Deputy Director, Human Resources
State of Ohio
Carolyn Gregory
VP, Human Resources
Case Western Reserve University
Carol Hauser
Sr. Director, Human Resources
Miami University
Brad Jokovich
VP, Human Resources
FirstGroup America, Inc.
Robert Jones
VP, Human Resources
GE Capital, Sales Finance
Ken Julian
VP, Human Resources
Thor Industries, Inc.
Tim Massa
VP, Talent Management, Corporate Human Resources
The Kroger Co.
Dan McCabe
SVP & Chief Administrative Officer
DPL Inc.
Kurt Meyer
VP, Human Resources
Elkhart General Healthcare System
Joni Nelson
VP, Human Resources
Ilitch Holdings, Inc.
Alisa Poe
SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer
First Financial Bancorp
Steve Roush
VP, Human Resources-North America
General Cable Corporation
Nina Seigle
Chief People Officer
ResCare, Inc.
Timothy Sprosty
SVP, Human Resources
Exel, Inc.
Patricia Stumpp
SVP, Human Resources
Invacare Corporation
Mike Woerner
VP, Human Resources & Stackhouse University
Thorntons Inc.
Charlie Young
Chief Human Resources Officer
hhgregg, Inc.