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Talbert House Adds Seven to its Board of Trustees

Posted on: October 29, 2019
David Hoguet, Board Chair

CINCINNATI— Talbert House is pleased to welcome seven newly appointed members to its Board of Trustees: Margaret Hulbert, Laurence Jones, Sam Rossell, Jennifer Sherwood, Marla Silliman, Stevie Swain and Sarah Weiss.

   Margaret Hulbert is the retired Senior Vice President of Strategic Resources at United Way of Greater Cincinnati. She has over 20 years of experience in strategic communications and political advocacy. She is very involved in the Cincinnati community and has also served on the national board of Parents for Public Schools. Margaret is a resident of Kennedy Heights.

   Laurence Jones is the President at RiskVersity. He has nearly twenty years of experience in staffing and financial consulting. He serves on several boards including Cancer Support Community, Southwest Ohio Region Workforce Investment Board and multiple boards at the University of Cincinnati. Laurence lives in Fairfield Township.

   Sam Rossell is a Business Development Coordinator at HGC Construction. He has been named Chairman of the Ambassadors Board, the agency’s Young Professionals board, and will serve as the representative to the Board of Trustees for one year. Sam is also a Community Liaison for the St. Joseph Orphanage LEAD YP Board. Sam lives in Columbia Tusculum.

   Jennifer Sherwood is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor at Bank of America. She has over twenty years of private banking experience. Jennifer is a Sustaining Trustee of the Cincinnati Ballet, a member of the Development Committee for St. Joseph Orphanage and an active supporter of Ursuline Academy. Jennifer resides in Madeira, Ohio.

   Marla Silliman is the Senior Vice President of TriHealth Regional Operations. Marla has decades of experience as a healthcare executive, most recently serving as the Senior Executive Officer for the Florida Hospital for Children and Women’s Network. In 2017, Marla was selected as one of the “Top 10 Women to Watch Nationally” by Modern Healthcare magazine. Marla is a resident of Downtown Cincinnati.

   Stevie Swain is the President and CEO at Swain Consulting, LLC. She has over twenty years of management experience. Stevie serves on the Queen City Foundation Board, the WCPO-TV Advisory Board, the Greater Cincinnati African American Chamber of Commerce Board and is the Founder/President of Cincinnati Collaborative Women’s Network. Stevie resides in Kennedy Heights.

   Sarah Weiss is the Executive Director at the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center. She has fifteen years of experience promoting equality and inclusion. She serves on the Jewish Community Relations Council at the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati. Sarah is a resident of Amberley Village.

   Talbert House’s Board of Trustees is comprised of 45 members chaired by David Hoguet of Hyde Park. The rest of the Executive Committee consists of: Vice Chair/Chair Designee Stephanie Gaither, Vice Chair/Treasurer Mark Addy, Vice Chair Sourushe Zandvakili, Secretary Ann Marie Tracey, Past Chair Cathy Crain, Richard Bodner, Paul Brunner, James Leonard, Alan Piker and John Silverman. Members also serving are: Christine Browning, James Chalfie, Cherryl Christensen, Glenda Cousins, Bryan Dunn, Suzette Fisher, Carol Goodman, Barbara Gould, Michael Harmon, Denice Hertlein, Gregory Hoernschemeyer, Fred Joffe, Navdeep Kang, Thomas Kilcoyne, Robert Meacham, Rev. Peterson Mingo, Gregory Rogers, Julie Shifman, Ted Silberstein, Nicholas Tepe, Christopher Thompson, Alex Triantafilou, Mark Vander Laan, Richard Weiland, Gwendolyn Wilder, Barry Willison and Neil Tilow.

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Talbert House is empowering children, adults and families to live healthy, safe and productive lives. Operating within five service lines: Addictions, Community Care, Community Corrections, Housing and Mental Health, Talbert House serves over 24,200 clients face to face and an additional 80,200 through prevention services throughout Southwest Ohio.