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Boards of Directors

Members of the Operating Corporation Board, community leaders responsible for governing and overseeing the practices and programming, include:

  • Chair: Lewis “Lou” Von Thaer, President and CEO, Battelle
  • Tony Anzic, Executive Director, JPMorgan Chase
  • Frederic Bertley, President and CEO, COSI
  • Eddie Burt, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, Big Lots
  • Paul Chodak, Executive Vice President, AEP
  • Janelle Coleman, Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Craig Cowman, Executive Vice President, Global Sourcing and Chief Procurement Officer, Cardinal Health
  • Dr. Michael Dennis, Vice President, CAS
  • Eric Engquist, Vice President, Brand Management, USAA
  • Katie Wolfe Lloyd, Vice President, Dispatch Printing Co.
  • Major General Stephen Markovich, (Retired) M.D., President, OhioHealth
  • Eric Smith, Senior Vice President, Commercial Lines, Nationwide
  • Amy Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, Columbus Downtown Development Corporation
  • Jessica Weaver, Procurement Operations Manager, NiSource

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. They include:

  • Chair: Lewis “Lou” Von Thaer, President and CEO, Battelle
  • Rye Barcott, Co-Founder, CEO, With Honor
  • Vice Admiral John Bird (Retired), Senior Vice President, Military Affairs, USAA
  • Greg Carmichael, Chairman, President and CEO, Fifth Third Bank
  • Phil Carrow, President and CEO, Signal Point Systems
  • Paul Chodak, Executive Vice President, AEP
  • Janelle Coleman, Executive Vice President, External Affairs, The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Colonel Mark Elliott (Retired), Global Head of Veteran and Military Affairs, JPMorgan Chase
  • Manuel Guzman, President, CAS
  • Joseph Hamrock, President and CEO, NiSource
  • Michael Kaufmann, Chief Executive Officer, Cardinal Health
  • Katie Wolfe Lloyd, Vice President, The Dispatch Printing Co.
  • Major General Stephen Markovich, (Retired) M.D., President, OhioHealth
  • John H. McConnell II, Business Director, Worthington Industries
  • Lt. General Patricia McQuistion (Retired), Vice President, Membership & Meetings, AUSA
  • Eric Smith, Senior Vice President, Commercial Lines, Nationwide
  • Steve Steinour, Chairman, President and CEO, Huntington Bancshares
  • Bruce Thorn, President and CEO, Big Lots
  • Abigail Wexner, Chairwoman and CEO, White Barn Associates
  • Guy Worley, CEO and President, Columbus Downtown Development Corporation