-Chris Northup, Board Member, The Dublin Community Foundation
The Dublin Community Foundation’s all volunteer board shares a common goal of connecting community generosity with community needs. Collectively, the trustees’ diverse skill set, depth of experience and commitment to community combine to create a leadership organization that is dedicated, strategic and visionary.
President & CEO – Cramer & Associates
Michelle received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from The Ohio State University and is a Certified Fundraising Executive. She began her career in 1987 when she co-founded Hodge Cramer & Associates. Michelle spent more than 20 years building the business into a nationally recognized fundraising consulting firm. In 2009, she launched Cramer & Associates, which focuses on developing progressive fundraising strategies in response to the ever-changing challenges in the philanthropic landscape. Michelle and her husband, name, and their children live in Dublin. Board member since 2012.
Principal – Rea & Associates
Ben is a graduate of Bowling Green State University where he received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He is a partner and Certified Public Accountant at Rea & Associates, Inc., where he has more than 14 years of experience working primarily with healthcare and nonprofit organizations. Ben is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. He also serve on the board of directors of Prevent Blindness Ohio and is a Leadership Dublin graduate. Ben lives in Hilliard with his wife, Katie, and their two children Brody and Grace. Board member since 2015.
Marketing Director – iQSG
A marketing and design graduate of Xavier University, Jenna was nominated for The Business Courier’s 40 Under 40 and Business First’s 40 Under 40. She has served on the XU Habitat for Humanity board, the InReturn Golf Outing Committee and the Run With A Will Event Committee. She is a volunteer for Find Your Edge Yoga program for Fallen 15’s whole warrior concept and also contributes her time to mentoring business students at Xavier University’s Williams College of Business. Jenna lives in Dublin with her husband, Ryan, and daughter Harper. Board member since 2015
Founder, CEO and Medical Director – Timeless Skin Solutions
Dr. Clinton is a summa cum laude graduate of The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and the American College of Emergency Physicians. She is a member of the Ohio State Medical Association, Columbus Medical Association and International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Clinton founded Timeless Skin Solutions in 2004 in Dublin Ohio. As a national expert in her field, she is a sought-after educator, trainer and speaker. On a personal level, Carol is an ovarian cancer survivor and enjoys cardio and biking as well as traveling to new places. Carol and her husband, Chris, live in Dublin with their three children. Board member since 2017.
Partner – Mowery, Youell & Galeano, Ltd.
Judy graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Toledo and a Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University College of Law. Judy’s areas of concentration include civil litigation, employment discrimination, labor law litigation and domestic relations. Judy is an AV rated attorney, the highest attorney rating by the Martindate-Hubbell Attorney Directory and has been voted as one of the top 25 Women Lawyers in Columbus.
She also is a member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce and St. Brigid of Kildare Parish. Church. Judy and her family have been residents of Dublin for 16 years.
Vice President of Commercial & Industrial Sales – IGS
Scott received a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He began his career in Dublin as a sales associate for IGS in 1998 when there were less than 20 employees at the company, and has helped the organization grow to over 800 employees today through various leadership positions. Scott also serves as Treasurer on the Dublin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Scott and his wife live in Dublin with their two children, Matthew and Andrew. Board member since 2017.
Sales Associate – Coldwell Banker King Thompson
Marlen moved to Columbus in 1965 and Dublin in 1991. She and her husband, Virgil, have two grown children. Marlen has worked in the Real Estate Industry since 1985 and has been a licensed Realtor since 1989 with Holzer Wollam Realtors, King Thompson Holzer Wollam and Coldwell Banker King Thompson. She is an active member of the Greater Dublin Realtors Association serving as Vice-President in 2004 and President in 2005. Marlen has volunteered in many different capacities with many service organizations over the years including being a 25 year member of Twig 33 of Childrens Hospital, a member of The Dublin Women’s Philanthropic Club since 1991 and has been volunteering with the City of Dublin since the late 1980s. Marlen’s current volunteer project has been helping establish the “Dublin Neighborhood Bridges” organization that provides acts of kindness to members of the community who are in need of some immediate temporary support.
Marlen is a seventh generation descendant of John (Appleseed) Chapman and is a trustee on the Johnny Appleseed Foundation Board at Urbanna University.
Marlen enjoys traveling, almost any outdoor activity, crafts and reading.
Principal – PDS Planning, Inc.
Living in Dublin nearly their entire adult lives, Jamie and his wife Terri have tried to give back to the community, while raising their two children, Evan and Caitlyn. From volunteering at one of the schools to coaching youth sports, the opportunity to serve on the Dublin Community Foundation Board has been a great way to give back. Professionally, Jamie owns a fee-only financial planning firm in Grandview Heights and recently started a personal finance blog titled WealthAdviceMadeSimple. He also serves on the Ohio Society of CPA’s Executive Board and is a member of the Dublin Community Church. Board member since 2016.
Eastern Regional President – Union Savings Bank
Chris graduated from Kent State University in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in English and has excelled in a 20 plus year career in mortgage banking and real estate. Chris has served on multiple Dublin boards and committees including the Dublin Soccer League, Dublin Sells PTO, Dublin Youth Athletics and Dublin Football League. He founded the Sells 5K Race for Cancer Reach and is a member of St. Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church.
Chris and his wife, Shay, and four children live in Dublin. Board member since 2015.
Vice President/Sr. Fiduciary Advisor – PNC, Wealth Management
John graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and earned a Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School. John, a licensed member of the Ohio bar, and is a board member of three charter schools in inner city Columbus – Columbus Collegiate Academy, Columbus Collegiate Academy-West, and United Preparatory Academy.
John has a seasoned wealth management career having owned his own law firm and working for financial institutions in the trust and wealth management fields. John and his wife Traci have lived in Dublin for 25 years; they have two daughters. Board member since 2016.
Chief of Police – City of Dublin, Ohio, USA
Heinz graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership from Franklin University. He also is a graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command the the Ohio Police Executive Leadership College. During his career, he served as a patrol officer, patrol sergeant, operations commander, services bureau commander and lieutenant. He is a member of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police and the Police Executive Leadership College. Heinz and his wife, Deb, live in Dublin; he has three grown children. Board member since 2017.
Director of Donor Services and Development – The Columbus Foundation
Steven, in addition to working with donors and their professional advisors to identify charitable goals, plays a lead role in supporting and growing organization endowment funds and philanthropic activities beyond central Ohio. Steven serves as a liaison to the Dublin Foundation and other regional community foundations.
Steven has served in his role at The Columbus Foundation for nearly twenty years. Prior to his current position, he served as grants administrator for Huckleberry House, Inc. and was associate director of foundation relations at The Ohio State University. From 1997-1999, he was a community research and grants management officer for the Foundation.
Steven currently serves on the Nominating Committee for the Columbus Metropolitan Club, Philanthropy Ohio’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, and the Shumate African-American Outreach and Engagement Council of the Wexner Center for the Arts. He is also a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Steven holds a bachelor of arts from Hampton University and a master in public administration from The Ohio State University.
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