Board of Directors

Board of Directors 

 

 
President - Marge Kirkpatrick - Great American Insurance ( president@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Marge Kirkpatrick is currently a Business Analyst at Great American Insurance.  She has worked for Great American since 1982, currently serving as the Enterprise BA for the Enterprise Data Warehouse initiative and as a Data Steward in the Data Stewardship Council.  At Great American, Marge worked on projects involving workflow and process analysis, source application requirements and design, warehouse requirements and design and business intelligence requirements.  Marge is currently a lead requirements engineering BA, helping to select requirements management tools and to develop and implement requirements management processes at Great American. Marge holds a B.S. in Economics degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®,) designation and a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) designation. 

VP of Administration - Pinar French – Sogeti, USA ( admin@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Pinar French is a Senior Consultant at Sogeti, USA, serving as a Business Analyst for Procter & Gamble. Within over 10 years of experience, she has also worked as a Data Steward and Analyst, Systems Engineer and Quality Assurance Lead.  Pinar has Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. She is currently pursuing her Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) and Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) Certifications.

VP of Finance - Amanda Bennett - Luxottica Retail ( finance@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Amanda is a Business Analyst & Project Manager at Luxottica Retail with experience in the consulting, talent management and retail industries. Amanda has a mix of experience across business process design and improvement, marketing, communications, and training.  Amanda is a graduate of Bowling Green State University where she obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration and Xavier University where she obtained her MBA.

VP of Marketing and Communication - Mouhamed Ndoye - Cardinal Solutions ( info@cincinnati.iiba.org
Mouhamed Ndoye serves as a Business Analyst & Project Manager for the Project Services practice at Cardinal Solutions. He has a strong passion for advancing humanity through the use of innovative & creative technology solutions. Outside of work, Mouhamed enjoys traveling & cooking. He is a member of the IIBA Cincinnati Chapter where has served on the board since June 2015. Most-recently, he joined the Young Alumni Board at Xavier University’s Williams College of Business. Originally from New York City, Mouhamed now lives in Cincinnati.

VP of Professional Development - Rachana Agarwal - Great American Insurance ( professionaldevelopment@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Rachana Agarwal is a Business Analyst at Great American Insurance. She is currently working as a Data Integration Analyst. Prior experiences include working as data warehouse analyst, Enterprise analysis, Systems Analyst mainly in the Insurance Industry. Rachana holds a Masters degree in Mathematics, Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®,) designation and a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) designation. She is an active member of the IIBA® Cincinnati Chapter and looking forward to use her experiences to help support and grow the chapter.

VP of Membership - Josh Maxwell - The Cincinnati Insurance Company ( membership@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Josh is a Senior Business Analyst at The Cincinnati Insurance Company.  He is an active leader and advocate of his organization’s BA Center of Excellence and strives to help his colleagues grow through shared knowledge and experiences.  He has worked on projects which deliver new insurance products to customers, process improvement strategies, and enterprise analysis.  Josh has a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Northern Kentucky University.  He also holds several professional designations, most notably Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®), Associate in Information Technology (AIT®), and Associate in General Insurance (AINS®).   Josh is an active member of the IIBA® Cincinnati Chapter and is excited to use his experiences and collaborative spirit to contribute to the continued growth of the chapter and its members.

VP of Certification - Cathy Krist - The Kroger Company ( certification@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Cathy has spent over 34 years applying her software experience to a broad variety of industries including retail, manufacturing, insurance, inventory, payroll, ocean freight and scheduling, Direct Store Delivery route accounting and receiving.  She is currently a Senior Business Analyst at the Kroger Company serving as an Agile BA dedicated to master data management.  Over the years Cathy has worked in a variety of disciplines including developer, tester, trainer, analyst, project manager, business analyst and product owner. Her experience has taken her on assignments around the world.  She is skilled in both waterfall and agile methodologies.  Cathy is a graduate of the University of Akron with a BS in Computer Science.  She is an active member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) and earned her Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) in 2012.    

VP of Sponsorship - Michele O'Reilly - Great American Insurance ( sponsorship@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Michele O’Reilly is currently a Business Analyst at Great American Insurance.  She has worked for Great American since 2007, currently serving as the Enterprise BA for the Backoffice Integration team. Michele has over 15 years of Business Analysis experience; working on various types of projects.  Michele would like to support the IIBA as the VP of Sponsorship; hoping to reach out to organizations to support our craft.  Michele holds a BSBA from Xavier University, and a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) designation.

Director-at-Large - Ankit Mathur - The Cincinnati Insurance Company ( Ankit.Mathur@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Ankit Mathur is currently working as a Business Analyst at The Cincinnati Insurance Company. He has previously worked as a consultant in Finance, Retail and Pharmaceutical industries.  Ankit has two masters degrees; Engineering from University of Dayton and Statistics from Miami University. He is excited to be a part of IIBA® Cincinnati chapter and strives for the continued growth of the chapter.

Director-at-Large - Kelly Fisher - The Cincinnati Insurance Company (Kelly.Fisher@cincinnati.iiba.org
Kelly Fisher is a Senior Business Analyst at The Cincinnati Insurance Company. She is a member of the company's Business Analysis Center of Excellence Leadership team and serves as a Business Analyst on various projects throughout the company. Additionally, she serves a Coach to other Business Analysts and is co-leading an initiative to develop a coaching program within the BA Community. As a leader in the BA Center of Excellence, She diligently works to educate, promote and inspire Business Analysts and peers regarding the BA Role.  Kelly is a Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP®), an active member in Toastmasters International and serves on the Board of Directors for Advocates 4 Animals Inc., a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization


IIBA®, the IIBA® logo, BABOK® and Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® are registered trademarks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis. CBAP® and CCBA® are registered certification marks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis. Certified Business Analysis Professional, Certification of Competency in Business Analysis, Endorsed Education Provider, EEP and the EEP logo are trademarks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis.