Cincy Next has announced its 2017 class.
The program, part of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s Harnessing Young Professional Energy initiative, is designed for early-career individuals seeking the growth needed to advance both professionally and personally.
“Cincy Next will engage Class 4 in meaningful ways, with business leaders and with each other,” said Jordan Vogel, vice president of talent initiatives for the Cincinnati Chamber. “Growing and strengthening networking and leadership skills is an investment in our young professionals, our regional businesses and in our community.”
The 42 members of the class come from a variety of backgrounds, occupations and local employers. They are: Jessica Baker, Mayor’s Office, City of Cincinnati; Chida Balaji, Procter & Gamble; Claire Beams, Fort Washington Investment Advisors; Naomi Bluesummers, The Kroger Co.; Ryan Brew, Messer Construction Co.; Kate Brockmeier, Cincinnati Opera; Tim Broderick, Al. Neyer; Morgan Busam, M. Hopple & Co.; Gabrielle Calderone, Johnson Investment Counsel; Sean C. Davis, self-employed; Katie Dillon, LifeCenter Organ Donor Network; Paul Durham, Stantec; Justin Estrada, Empower MediaMarketing; Tim Fagel, St. Gregory Group; Caitlin Felvus, Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Meaghan Fitzgerald, Keating Muething & Klekamp; Mary Kate Fogarty, Economics Center, University of Cincinnati; Rachel Foster, Paycor; Vanessa Galloza, P&G; Kaylyn Gast, U.S. Bank; Lindsey Gauggel, Madison Design; Kaeli Halbauer,Erskine, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber; Drew Hayes, Great American Insurance Group; Miguel Herrera, North Side Bank & Trust Co.; Logan Holman, Cassady Schiller & Associates; Andrew Kiddon, Element Materials Technology; Spencer Mapes, ArtsWave; Trent Moyer, Frost Brown Todd; Nicole Nan, Dinsmore & Shohl; Mack Parks, HGC Construction; Rachael Poinsatte, Perfetti Van Melle USA; Sondra Presley, Delhi Township Branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County; Asia Reid, Scripps Media; Adam Reynolds, Mackey Advisors; Christopher Rueve, Fifth Third Bank; Anne Schwab, GBBN Architects; Anish Shah, 84.51°; Leah Simpson, Humana of Ohio; Mason Smith, Cincinnati Reds; David Wagner, Opus Capital Management; Catherine Wendt, the Cincinnati Insurance Cos.; and John Wolfenden, Truepoint Wealth Counsel.
HYPE programming and Cincy Next are presented by the YMCA, community sponsor, and Enquirer Media, media sponsor.