September 4, 2018

Congratulations Adrienne Ruebusch and the entire WE Lead Class 13

Diverse Group of 54 Chosen for WE Lead Class 13

WE Lead, the Cincinnati Chamber’s flagship leadership development program of Women Excel (WE), is proud to welcome Class 13. The 2018-2019 class includes leaders from a diverse group of industries and backgrounds. 54 women, representing 51 regional businesses and organizations have been selected to participate in Class 13. In its 12-year history, more than 650 women have graduated WE Lead.

“13 is a lucky number for this incredible collection of women leaders,” said Tamara Lang, Women Excel programs leader. “The Cincinnati Chamber knows that experiences and connections made through WE Lead create a positive and significant impact on these individuals, their organizations, and our region.”

WE Lead is a 10-month executive leadership development experience for high-potential, goal-oriented women who are actively preparing for the next level of their career. Participants are high achieving women who are being assigned increasing levels of responsibility within their organization and are on track for future advancement. WE Lead is supported by Collaborating Investor, Accenture; and Supporting Investors, Bank of America and Truepoint Wealth Counsel.

According to Adrienne Ruebusch, Vice President Cincinnati Sales, “I’m excited to have been chosen as part of  WE Lead Class 13.  This is a great opportunity to engage with accomplished female leaders in our community who I would otherwise not have the chance to meet.”

Meet WE Lead Class 13:

  • Julie Albright, Madison Wealth Management
  • Sandy Appel, Johnson Investment Counsel
  • Ashley Assanuvat Sullivan, Fifth Third Securities, Inc.
  • Melissa Benedict, AK Steel
  • Alisa Berry, Talbert House
  • April Besl, Dinsmore & Shohl
  • Katie Borgenschutz, The Kroger Company
  • Kathy Brodhag, Ethicon
  • Jen Byrne, Cincinnati Insurance Company
  • Markiea Carter, City of Cincinnati
  • Kim Clark, Council on Aging
  • Ashley Colmenero, Jaan Health
  • Sherry Coolidge, Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Cara Cross, Messer Construction Co.
  • Jamie D’Agostino, United Way of Greater Cincinnati
  • Helana Darrow, Keating Muething & Klekamp, PLL
  • Molly DeJesus, Episcopal Retirement Services
  • Maggie Edmiston, U.S. Bank
  • Mary Eppstein, Fifth Third Bank
  • Tonya First, ESI, Inc.
  • Kate Fortlage, Formica
  • Pam Geller, Jewish Federation of Cincinnati
  • Lisa Glass, Kaiser Consulting
  • Amanda Greenwell, United Way of Greater Cincinnati
  • Michelle Hall, CBTS
  • Holly Hankinson, The Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
  • Meghan Harper, The Model Group
  • Jill Hartmann, Ohio National Financial Services
  • Crystal Holliday, Cincinnati Area Senior Services
  • Meghan Hollowell, EdD, The Christ College of Nursing & Health Sciences
  • Jennifer Howard, Cincinnati Bell
  • Tonya Hurst, TriHealth
  • Jen Hutchings, Procter & Gamble
  • Janice Liebenberg, ArtsWave
  • Kristin List, Ernst & Young
  • Susan McGee, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Carey McGraw Kuznar, Magnified Giving
  • Colleen Neal, Procter & Gamble
  • Meredith Ostoich, Paycor, Inc.
  • Cara Pratt, 84.51
  • Marisa Richter, LPK
  • Becky Riegelsberger, E. W. Scripps Company
  • Adrienne Ruebusch, Miller Valentine Group
  • Amber Schmauch, Phillips Edison & Co.
  • Emily Seitz Pawlak, TriHealth
  • Aimee Sheenan, PNC Bank
  • Shannon Sherrard, Graeter’s Ice Cream
  • Donna Sterwerf, Constellation Wealth Advisors
  • Megan Torbeck, PatientPoint
  • Abby Tuke, Truepoint Wealth Counsel
  • Lindi Vernick, Taft Stettinius & Hollister
  • Shelley Volpenhein, Cincinnati Reds
  • Rachel Wehage Kosky, KPMG
  • Victoria Wysel, Cincinnati Police Department

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