Victoria Ames began working at Cincinnati Children’s Community Relations Department in 2011.  Prior to this, Tori Ames was the development director at Life Point Solutions and a public relations account manager with Powers Agency. She is a 4C for Children Board Member, and has co-chaired the 2012 and 2013 4C Champions for Children galas. She received her Master’s degree in Public Administration where she was the 2011 MPA Student of the Year.   Tori was a recipient of the 40 Under 40 Award from  Cincinnati Business Courier, 2013 and a recipient of the CCHMC Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Humanitarian Award, 2014.  Additionally, she is a member of the Cincinnatus Association and serves on the InterAct for Health Safety Net Advisory Council. She resides in Mariemont with her husband Sean and dog Zo.  

Chip Berry is the owner of an insurance business, Chip Berry Insurance, and has 13+ years of marketing/advertising experience.  Chip has served on several event committees for Ronald McDonald House, Free Store and Fernside. He is a past JD Power Award recipient while with American Family Insurance.  Chip and his wife Maura live in Sycamore Township and enjoy rooting for their two favorite football teams, the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cincinnati Bengals.

Jeff Carper is a Sales Director with Total Quality Logistics, he has been with them since 2006. Prior to that he held sales and marketing positions with Honeywell and Cintas. He is a 7 year veteran of the United States Army. He was unit program director for United Way for four years in the service. He is a 2010 graduate of the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce “Lead Clermont” program. Jeff resides in Batavia with his wife Kristina and his four children Ashlee, Kaylia, Scott, and Josh.

Debbie Brant is a fundraising consultant and owner of Deborah S. Brant Inc. She has completed fundraising campaigns for clients like the Art Academy of Cincinnati, Know Theatre, Ursuline Academy, and Ensemble Theatre. Debbie is President of the Mayerson JCC Board, Chair of the Development Committee for the Cincinnati Ballet, and Co-Chair of the Cincinnati Country Day School Annual Fund. You can find Debbie and her family enjoying many arts and sports events in Cincinnati.

Ray Compagna is the Chief Development Officer of BrightView, a behavioral health corporation.  Mr. Compagna has more than 20 years of marketing and sales experience in the healthcare industry. Most recently, Mr. Compagna was the Senior Vice President of Marketing & Business Development for Poplar Healthcare, an anatomic pathology laboratory.  Prior to Poplar Healthcare, he was the Director of Marketing for Meridian Bioscience, a leading manufacturer and distributor of diagnostic test kits. Mr. Compagna has also held marketing and business development positions at companies such as Hill-Rom, Boston Scientific, and DIANON Systems.  In addition, Mr. Compagna owned and operated a marketing consulting company that provided professional services for Olympus, Quintiles Consulting, and Esoterix.  Mr. Compagna is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and also studied at the University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Tedd H. Friedman (co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Most Valuable Kids of Greater Cincinnati) is a shareholder of Katz, Teller, Brant & Hild. Tedd's legal practice is concentrated in business and real estate law, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, real estate development, the restaurant and hospitality industry and information technology. Tedd was selected to Woodward/White's Best Lawyers in America from 2010-2014. He was also the recipient of the Beacon of Light Humanitarian Award from Lighthouse Youth Services and of the Kate S. Mack Award from Jewish Federation of Cincinnati.

Dawn Green has been an award-winning, licensed real estate agent and investor since 2005.  She is currently partner and co-founder of Point Blank Range & Gun Shops.  Dawn is very active in the Cincinnati community, currently serving on the Affordable Housing Board of Episcopal Retirement Communities and the Board of Directors of Lighthouse Youth Services and New Life Properties, where she served as Chair for four years.  She is currently spearheading the development of Sheakley Center of Youth, a permanent and short-term facility that will house and serve homeless youth in Cincinnati, age 18-24.  Dawn is past Chair of the Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, winning the Kate S. Mack Award, two years in a row.  Dawn graduated from Northwestern University of 1991and currently lives in Indian Hill with her husband, four kids and two dogs.  

Sean Lynn is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for U.S. Bank Arena, the Cincinnati Cyclones, and Nederlander Entertainment. He has been involved in the marketing of live events since 2002 including sporting events, family, events, and concerts ranging in size from intimate clubs to arenas to festivals. It is through this career that he realized the difference a live event can make in a child’s life and the importance of children experiencing a variety of live arts and events. A graduate of Wright State University, he made Cincinnati home in 2003. He now resides on the east side of Cincinnati with his wife, daughter and son.

Kim Morris has a 30 year career working in development.  She currently works at Beech Acres Parenting Center as a Senior Development Officer.  Prior to Beech Acres, she worked for the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati in various fundraising and marketing areas.  Her specialty is donor stewardship and event planning.  She is a past board member of Hillel and has volunteered for Inter Faith Hospitality Network (IHN) planning their fundraising breakfast.  Kim and her husband Barry have recently moved downtown and are very much enjoying the revitalization of Cincinnati.

Darrin Smith is a Vice President and Managing Director with Fidelity Investments.  Darrin is also a member of the Midwest Region Extended Leadership Team at Fidelity, a past President’s Circle Winner in recognition of outstanding client service, and is involved in Fidelity’s community outreach programs.  Prior to joining Fidelity, Darrin worked at Merrill Lynch, Fifth Third Bank, and Brown Brothers Harriman.  Darrin has 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and retirement services industry.   Darrin is also on the Finance Commission of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, and has served previously on other not for profit boards.  Darrin received his MBA from Boston University and his B.S. from Southern Methodist University.