Boards of Directors

Foundation Board

Members of the Foundation Board, bringing leadership from across the country, have committed to advocate, advise, raise funds and awareness to support the National Veterans Memorial and Museum’s mission.

  • Lewis “Lou” Von Thaer, Battelle
  • John Bird, USAA, Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired)
  • Philip Carrow, Signal Point Systems, Veteran, U.S. Air Force
  • Paul Chodak, American Electric Power, Veteran, U.S. Navy
  • Kimra Cole, Columbia Gas
  • Neal Creighton, GoSecure, Veteran, U.S. Army
  • Greg Davies, Columbus Downtown Development Corporation
  • Mark Elliott, JP Morgan Chase, Col., U.S. Army (Retired)
  • Manuel Guzman, CAS
  • John Haley, AUSA, Brig. Gen., U.S. Army (Retired)
  • Larry Hilsheimer, Greif
  • Christos Karmis, Mobilitie
  • Michael Kaufmann, Cardinal Health
  • Stephen Markovich, MD, OhioHealth, Maj. Gen., U.S. Air Force (Retired)
  • John McConnell, Worthington Industries
  • Eric Smith, Nationwide, Veteran, U.S. Army
  • Leo Ruberto, Feazel Roof
  • Tim Spence, Fifth Third Bank
  • Debbie Swain, RN, Nursing, Veteran, U.S. Air Force
  • Bruce Thorn, Big Lots, Inc., Veteran, U.S. Army
  • Zachary “Zach” Wasserman, Huntington Bancshares
  • Abigail Wexner, White Barn Associates
  • Katie Wolfe Lloyd, The Dispatch Printing Co.

Operating Corporation Board

Our Operating Corporation Board is comprised of hardworking community leaders responsible for governing and overseeing the practices and programming of the Museum.

  • Lewis “Lou” Von Thaer, Battelle
  • Anthony Anzic, JPMorgan Chase, Veteran, U.S. Navy
  • Frederic Bertley, Ph.D., COSI
  • Eddie Burt, Big Lots, Inc.
  • Paul Chodak, American Electric Power, Veteran, U.S. Navy
  • Janelle Coleman, American Electric Power
  • Craig Cowman, Cardinal Health
  • Dr. Michael Dennis, CAS
  • Eric Engquist, USAA, Veteran, U.S. Army
  • Katie Wolfe Lloyd, Dispatch Printing Co.
  • Stephen Markovich, MD, OhioHealth, Maj. Gen., U.S. Air Force (Retired)
  • Paige Sanchez, Huntington Bancshares, Veteran, U.S. Army
  • Eric Smith, Nationwide, Veteran, U.S. Army
  • Amy Taylor, Columbus Downtown Development Corp
  • Adam Lanier, NiSource
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