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Foundation Leadership Team

Dan GinisChief Development Officer

Dan Ginis

Chief Development Officer
Ohio Living Llanfair
Ohio Living Quaker Heights

Dan Ginis is a non-profit executive with more than 25 years of strategic leadership experience. He has created and developed high performing staff and volunteer teams to advance organizational missions. During his career he has designed and implemented capital and endowment campaigns, increased annual giving performance and managed major gift portfolios.

Prior to joining Ohio Living as chief development officer, Mr. Ginis served in senior leadership roles in development, marketing and gift planning at the Michigan Humane Society, University of Michigan, Jewish Federations in greater Atlanta and metropolitan Detroit, and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Ginis holds a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan, a master’s of social work in community organization from the University of Southern California, and an M.A. in Jewish nonprofit management from Hebrew Union College.

Barb Lyon Corporate Executive of Gift Planning

Barb Lyon


Corporate Executive of Gift Planning
Ohio Living Cape May
Ohio Living Mount Pleasant
Ohio Living Sarah Moore

 

Barb Lyon joined the Ohio Living Foundation in 2021 with over 25 years of leadership experience. She is recognized as a servant leader with a diverse background in operations, innovation, fundraising, emergency management and community relations. Throughout her career, Barb has built an extensive network of community partnerships while also serving as an advocate for young adults and those in need.

Prior to Ohio Living, Barb served in leadership roles with the United Way of Delaware County, Ohio, American Red Cross of Greater Columbus, the Central Ohio Trauma System and ARMADA, Ltd.

Barb graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Health Promotion.

Cheryl McLaughlin Division Director of Foundation Finance & Administration

Cheryl McLaughlin

Cheryl McLaughlin joined the Ohio Living Foundation in 2011.  She has over 27 years of experience as a finance, operations and efficiency expert.  As the head of the Gift & Data Management team she is responsible for all stages of gift administration, data integrity and reporting, and financial oversight for the Foundation. 

Prior to the Ohio Living Foundation, Cheryl spent 17 years in retail banking managing several branches in and around the Columbus area.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Otterbein University and is a graduate of Leadership Westerville and LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy.  

Donna Spengler Division Director of Foundation & Corporate Grants

Donna Spengler

Donna Spengler has worked in non-profit development for more than 33 years. She joined the Ohio Living Foundation in 2014 and now serves as Director of Foundation and Government Grants. Prior to joining the Ohio Living Foundation, Donna served as Development Director at Goodwill Columbus, Director of Grant Development at the Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland, and Stewardship Director at Urban Concern. 

Donna holds a B.A. in Geography and Marketing from Bowling Green State University, and an M.A. in City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University. She is a member of the Grant Professionals Association where she served as President of the Central Ohio Chapter. 

Foundation Gifts Team

Caroline Beachy Director of Corporate Giving

Caroline Beachy

Director of Corporate Giving

 

Caroline joined the Ohio Living Foundation in 2022. She has worked in the non-profit sector for over seven years with extensive experience in volunteer and event management along with resource development. She has developed and implemented fundraising strategies along with maintaining a portfolio with corporate and foundation partners throughout her career.

Caroline’s role is to build and strengthen relationships with corporate partners while providing them with opportunities to invest in Ohio Living’s mission. She holds a B.B.A. from Ohio University with a focus in marketing and sales.

Eva Allen Director of Gift Planning

Eva Allen

Director of Gift Planning
Ohio Living Breckenridge Village
Ohio Living Lake Vista

 

Eva Allen joined the Ohio Living Foundation team in 2019 after 30 years of service with non-profit organizations, including 15 years in health-related fundraising with a focus on individual and corporate giving, non-profit communications and special event management. As a Director of Gift Planning for the Foundation, Eva is involved with all aspects of fundraising.  A native Californian, Eva holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master of Social Work from the University of California, Los Angeles. 

Elizabeth Bonfield Director of Gift Planning

Elizabeth Bonfield


Director of Gift Planning
Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber

Elizabeth Bonfield joined the Ohio Living Foundation team in 2020.  She has a long career in philanthropy, working for causes that are important to her and helping donors to achieve their own personal philanthropic goals.  She has built fundraising programs, led effective teams and worked on a number of special campaigns.

Elizabeth holds degrees from University of Cincinnati, Wittenberg University and The Ohio State University and has completed specialized training in grant writing and planned giving.   

 

Nancy Hamilton Director of Gift Planning

Nancy Hamilton

Director of Gift Planning
Ohio Living Dorothy Love
Ohio Living Rockynol
Ohio Living Swan Creek
Ohio Living Vineyard on Catawba  

Nancy Hamilton joined the Ohio Living Foundation in January 2013 and became a Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) in September 2018. Since 2013, Nancy has been a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio Chapter and served as co-chair of National Philanthropy Day in 2018.

She has been a member of the Rotary Club of Maumee since 2004 having served in numerous leadership roles including chair of the live auction committee and scholarship chair. Nancy holds a B.A.C. in Interpersonal and Public Communication from Bowling Green State University.

OHIO LIVING FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS (FISCAL YEAR 2022)

Robert E. Parker - ChairRetired, Plant Manager - Alcoa, Inc.

Robert E. Parker – Chair

Retired, Plant Manager - Alcoa, Inc.

 

Bob retired from Alcoa, Inc. after 37 years of leading manufacturing plant management and financial oversight.  A second retirement occurred after serving four years as the Executive Director of the Shelby County, Ohio United Way.

Currently, he serves as a board member of Isaiah’s Place, a therapeutic, non-profit organization that cares for foster children. He also supports families who serve vulnerable youth.

Bob currently serves as Chair of the Ohio Living Foundation board and as a member of the Ohio Living Board. He served previously as Chair of the OLF Fundraising Committee.

In reflection on his service with the Ohio Living Foundation, he shares, “I have found truth in the words of their mission:  Caring and providing quality service for senior adults focusing on faith, compassion and community. I have observed and seen these practices in action throughout Ohio!"

Richard J. Frenchie - Vice ChairStrategic Consultant and Retired Hospital Chief Executive Officer

Richard J. Frenchie – Vice Chair

Strategic Consultant and Retired Hospital Chief Executive Officer

Rich began his career in a management position with a large manufacturing corporation. He then transitioned to healthcare and served for more than four decades as President and CEO of three University Hospitals (Geauga Medical Center, Saint Michael Medical Center and Heather Hill Hospital and Rehabilitation Center).

 

Rich is currently engaged as a strategic consultant and advisor featuring planning, leadership excellence, development and philanthropy. He gives back to his community by serving on non-profit and corporate boards in leadership and strategic positions while providing mentorship to rising leaders.  He currently serves on the following boards: Kent State University, Kent State University National Alumni Association, Arthritis Foundation, Geauga Growth Partnership and the Ohio Living Foundation.

 

Rich earned a BBA from Cleveland State University. He also attended Case Western Reserve University and Baldwin Wallace University receiving an MBA. Additionally, Rich completed a Fellowship for Leadership Excellence at the University of Michigan.

Bernard (Barney) Wright, Jr. - Assistant TreasurerTreasurer, Warren County, Ohio

Bernard (Barney) Wright, Jr. – Assistant Treasurer

Treasurer, Warren County, Ohio

 

Barney spent 37 years as head of the Trust Department at LCNB National Bank, building the department from $3 million in assets to over $300 million. Additionally, he managed the bank’s investment portfolio and served on the bank’s Executive Committee. Retiring in 2014, Barney then practiced law and in 2016 was elected Treasurer of Warren County.

Barney’s community involvement over the years includes serving on the boards of the Warren County Historical Society, Warren County United Way, The Area Progress Council of Warren County, and the Warren County Foundation He also served as trustee and elder at Lebanon Presbyterian Church for many years. As higher education became of interest, Barney served for three years as the chair of Montreat College and served 12 years on the Sinclair Community College board.

Barney says, “I have been interested in elder services all my professional life, having clients for the Trust Department in residence at Otterbein Homes, Ohio Living Mount Pleasant, Ohio Living Llanfair, Ohio Living Quaker Heights and others. After I retired from the bank, I was asked to serve on the Quaker Heights board before it was associated with Ohio Living. Several of us on that board saw the benefits of an affiliation with Ohio Living and led the process of combining our operation into Ohio Living. I’m pleased to be able to continue to contribute to the welfare of our aging neighbors.”

Mary Cochran - Assistant SecretaryRetired, Senior Living Administration

Mary Cochran – Assistant Secretary

Retired, Senior Living Administrator

 

Mary worked for Ohio Living, formerly Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Community, for almost 30 years.   She served as a nurse, Director of Nursing, Administrator, and Executive Director at several facilities.  In the community Mary was a very active member of Rotary and sat on the board of St. Elizabeth’s hospital in Youngstown among many other volunteer projects.

Mary shared “I saw many decisions by the Foundation that made a tremendous impact on resident lives.  When I was asked to be on the board, it was a great honor.”

Mark BaltimoreChief Executive Officer, Global Rhino

Mark Baltimore

Chief Executive Officer, Global Rhino

 

Mark Baltimore is a 30-year veteran of the global financial services industry with deep experience building and leading business development and relationship management teams focused on accessing global opportunities for asset managers.  During his extensive career, Mark has established and led various businesses focused on the distribution of investment product across the global retail, institutional, and high-net worth markets.  Currently, Mark is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Global Rhino LLC, a unique strategic advisory firm focused on partnering with asset managers to more efficiently run their business and designing bespoke distribution strategies for their unique opportunities.  Additionally, Mark is also an independent trustee for Tidal ETF Trust.

 

Mark joined the Ohio Living Foundation Board in 2021 and is also a member of the board’s investment committee. Mark stated, “Joining the Foundation Board to help chart the course of the Foundation as it works to develop and fund the high-quality and compassionate senior care has been my honor.  The Ohio Living team is passionate about the mission and being able to participate in some small way has been personally enriching as well as a privilege.”

Bruce BoydRetired, Amos Media, President/Chief Executive Officer

Bruce Boyd   

Retired, Amos Media, President/Chief Executive Officer

 

Bruce retired as President/CEO of Amos Media Company, a publisher of enthusiast magazines with a major focus on coin and stamp collecting news and information. 

Mr. Boyd is active in the Sidney, Ohio community having served on many non-profit community organizations. He is the 2004 recipient of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Zenith Award for outstanding commitment to a lifetime of community service.

Bruce is actively involved at all levels of the United Methodist Church and currently serves as Chair of the United Methodist Foundation of West Ohio. 

Dennis DeibelRetired, Teacher

Dennis Deibel

Retired, Teacher

Ohio Living Cape May Resident

 

Dennis taught for 36 years in Wadsworth City Schools. He also worked for Centimark Roofing for 10 years.

Dennis and his wife are residents at Ohio Living Cape May.

Dennis shared, “My wife and I value Ohio Living because this is our home for the rest of our lives. We are invested in the Foundation both in time and financially to not only help ourselves, but to help our fellow residents and all the Ohio Living campuses. It is extremely important that we sustain and strive to improve our level of care and living for today and the future.”

Dennis EckartFormer US Congressman of Jefferson, Ohio
Dan GinisOhio Living Chief Development Officer

Dan Ginis

Chief Development Officer
Ohio Living Llanfair
Ohio Living Quaker Heights

Dan Ginis is a non-profit executive with more than 25 years of strategic leadership experience. He has created and developed high performing staff and volunteer teams to advance organizational missions. During his career he has designed and implemented capital and endowment campaigns, increased annual giving performance and managed major gift portfolios.

Prior to joining Ohio Living as chief development officer, Mr. Ginis served in senior leadership roles in development, marketing and gift planning at the Michigan Humane Society, University of Michigan, Jewish Federations in greater Atlanta and metropolitan Detroit, and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Ginis holds a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan, a master’s of social work in community organization from the University of Southern California, and an M.A. in Jewish nonprofit management from Hebrew Union College.

Laurence C. GuminaOhio Living Chief Executive Officer

Laurence C. Gumina

Ohio Living Chief Executive Officer

Laurence C. Gumina serves as CEO of Ohio Living, ranked as LeadingAge Ziegler’s 18th largest not-for-profit, multi-site senior living organization in the nation. He leads the company’s growth strategy that takes advantage of changes in the regulatory/reimbursement environment and responds to increasing demands for services in high-growth areas throughout Ohio. Gumina uses his more than three decades of experience in both the hospital and aging services industries to anchor relationships between healthcare providers, hospitals, insurers and others in order to streamline and advance aging services at the community level.

 

He currently serves on the boards of LeadingAge, LeadingAge Ohio, Link-Age, and the Presbyterian Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (PAHSA). Gumina holds a Master of Public Administration in health care administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

David HartsookCommercial Real Estate, CBRE, Inc.

David Hartsook

Commercial Real Estate, CBRE, Inc.

David is a commercial real estate consultant for CBRE, the largest real estate service provider in the world.  He has been involved in commercial investment real estate in Central Ohio for over 30 years. As a member of CBRE Investment Properties he offers extensive experience with office/medical office, industrial, retail, land, and investment properties as well as a wide variety of development opportunities.

Throughout his career, David has facilitated hundreds of real estate transactions. David’s experience includes a wide variety of development, re-development, land acquisition, financing, construction, and multi-location company projects throughout the entire country. In addition to selling investment properties while operating his own company for 18 years, he served as an outsourced real estate department for Stanley Steemer, Adia Personnel, and Symix Computer Software in 50 markets across the country.

David shared, “My family has been involved with Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber for about 20 years. I served on Westminster’s advisory board. As a baby boomer, I’m very aware of how critical elderly care is and how many different forms it can take. Being part of that care process is very rewarding.”

Bonnie Smith QuistFormer Vice President of Franklin University

Bonnie Smith Quist

Former Vice President of Franklin University

Bonnie has 28 years of experience in higher education administration focusing on leadership, strategic planning, relationship management and governance. In addition to the Ohio Living Foundation, she currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Columbus Sister Cities International, for which she is a past board chair. She is the Director of the Prayer Ministry at All Shepherds Lutheran Church in Lewis Center, OH, a Certified Master Gardener and member of the Master Gardeners Association of Delaware County, Ohio. 

Bonnie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Communications and a Master of Science in Marketing & Communications. She values Ohio Living for its innovation and creativity, for living its 'faith', and for fostering caring communities that celebrate life.

Sheldon Taft Retired Partner, Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease, LLP

Sheldon Taft

Retired Partner, Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease, LLP

Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber Resident

 

Sheldon Taft is a retired lawyer now residing with his wife Rebecca at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber’s Goodale Landing in Columbus, Ohio. Born in Cleveland and raised in Columbus, he was educated at Amherst College and Harvard Law School.  He served in the United States Air Force before returning to Columbus, where he began his legal career.

Sheldon’s law practice focused on public utility and energy law with the firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, from which he retired in 2002.

At Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber, Sheldon works on issues of campus landscape and national current events and finishes uncompleted picture puzzles at Goodale Landing.  His interests include musical performances presented by Columbus symphonic, operatic, ballet and chamber music companies.  

Rev. Christine WhiteRetired Minister

Rev. Christine White

Retired Minister

 

Rev. Chris White, a native Cincinnatian, left her 25-year finance and accounting career at Procter & Gamble in order to pursue her calling into Christian ministry. In 1999, she graduated from Xavier University.  She attended Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary for her 2002 Master of Divinity degree.

She served as pastor to several congregations in the Cincinnati area while being active in various volunteer roles of the Presbytery before retiring (multiple times!) She has enjoyed serving Ohio Living Llanfair on their local board and now appreciates being on the Ohio Living Foundation Board.

Although she recently downsized to a more manageable house, she looks forward to the day when she will be a happy resident at Ohio Living Llanfair! Chris states, “That's how much I value Ohio Living’s contribution to safe and engaging senior living. Why would anyone want to live somewhere else?”