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Trustee & Advisors

The LGS Board acts as trustee of the school’s assets and ensures the school is well-managed and remains fiscally sound. To fulfill its responsibilities, the Board seeks to maintain a membership with a diversity of strengths and perspectives among its trustees (voting members) and advisors (non-voting members).

Board of Trustees

  Kristie Dukes Davis, President   
Chief Clerk of Courts (Retired)
Hamilton County Juvenile Court

David Beckett, Vice President
Senior Vice President
PNC Bank

David Whitmer, Treasurer
Whitmer & Company CPAs, LLP

Matt Potter, Secretary
Agency Supervisory Officer
WestPoint Financial Group

Peter Clayton   
Senior Director of Operations,
Perioperative Services
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Vale Croxton
Director Modernization
The Kroger Co.

Tammi S. Dukes
Director of Internal Audit
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust

Marie Ellis Fox    
M. Ellis & Associates, LLC

Caryn Franklin    
Senior Counsel
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

John Gillespie
Sales Vice President
Sibcy Cline Realtors

Julie Knight    
Partner and CFO
Coho Creative
and Owner Tag Online Boutique

Roger Kronenberger
Property Manager
M. Ellis & Associates, LLC

Nancy Wagner
Attorney at Law

Josh Warren




Advisory Board

John Berninger 
Tax Partner

Christina Fischer
Assoc. General Counsel

Jeff Grady   
Grady Veterinary Hospital

Karla Grady   
Hamilton Co. Court of Common Pleas
Juvenile Division (retired)


Greg Hoernschemeyer 
Senior Vice President

Nancy Nolan   
Founder and Principal
Nolan Kerr Consulting


Laura Tainer   
Education Program Manager
Supreme Court of Ohio


Chris Titzer
 Elevance Heath
Senior Manager of Engineering