Board of Directors

Board of Directors 

VP of Certification - Open ( certification@cincinnati.iiba.org)
VP of Community Outreach - Open outreach@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Director-At-Large1 -  Open - (director1@cincinnati.iiba.org)

President - Jeannette Brown - Optimum Performance Solutions LLC ( president@cincinnati.iiba.org)
I have spent four decades in the IT industry and most recently have spent the last eleven years as a business analyst and data analyst. My roles through the years have included consultant, trainer, instructional designer, developer, project manager, data modeler, and QA lead.  These roles span several industries, including manufacturing, banking and finance, education, retail, and health care. I have over 20 years of experience developing and delivering customized training programs for businesses.  I was a pioneer in developing blended learning programs that led to improved pass-rates on industry certification exams (Oracle DBA certification and Microsoft Office User Specialist). I also presented at two national conferences on how to design blended learning curriculum.

VP of Professional Development - Cathy Krist- Cincinnati Financial (professionaldevelopment@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Cathy is currently a Business Analyst at Cincinnati Financial.  She has experiences across many industries and across roles.
Cathy is a graduate of the University of Akron with a BS in Computer Science and holds a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) designation.

VP of Marketing and Communication -  Sean Lohbeck info@cincinnati.iiba.org)
Sean is a Business Analyst at Cincinnati Financial. His roles have included web developer, mobile developer, consultant and trainer. He’s worked in insurance, consulting, finance, consumer packaged goods and hospitality. Insightful, results-driven business analyst with excellent application development skills, communication and team skills with the proven ability to develop innovative solutions in support of business objectives. Extensive hands-on knowledge of the entire software development life cycle. Has consistently demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and positive and enthusiastic work attitude. Proven problem solver and solution provider in quickly changing technical environments.

VP of Sponsorship (Acting) - Christi Hughes - Cincinnati Financial (membership@cincinnati.iiba.org)  Christi is a Business Analyst at the Cincinnati Insurance Companies.  She has focused a majority of her professional experience in a variety of process improvement and process enhancement efforts.  Christi holds two advanced professional designations through Toastmasters and is currently working on her Associate of Insurance (AINS) and her ECBA®.

VP of Administration - Julie Jordan - Great American Insurance - (admin@cincinnati.iiba.org)  Julie has worked for Great American Insurance for 25 years.  She currrently serves as a BA Supervisor and Product Owner for the Financial Data warehouse.  She holds several professional designations including Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) ; Associate in Claims (AIC) and Associate in General Insurance (AINS)

VP of Finance - Dave McFarland -  (finance@cincinnati.iiba.org)
David has worked in IT for over 30 years. The last 15 years has been focused on Business Analysis and Project Management. He has experience across many industries including finance, health care, consumer products, uniform rental, and retail. David is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and holds a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) designation and an ITIL Foundations designation.

VP of Membership - Christi Hughes - Cincinnati Financial (membership@cincinnati.iiba.org)  Christi is a Business Analyst at the Cincinnati Insurance Companies.  She has focused a majority of her professional experience in a variety of process improvement and process enhancement efforts.  Christi holds two advanced professional designations through Toastmasters and is currently working on her Associate of Insurance (AINS) and her ECBA®.
 

 

 


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