The Ohio Diversity Council Announces 2017 Top Business Women in Ohio

May 1, 2017 12:00 PM ET
Press Release

CINCINNATI, May 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Ohio Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Top 15 Business Women in Ohio, a definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting various industries in corporate America. Each executive honored with this distinguished award will be formally recognized at the 2017 Ohio Women’s Conference on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. This event offers women a venue to learn from and network with many of the top female business leaders in the state of Ohio. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Power to BE.”

“The 2017 Top Business Women in Ohio highlights the most extraordinary female leaders in the state,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “We are honored to recognize such distinguished women dedicated to continuous success in their fields of expertise.”

The 2017 Top Business Women in Ohio selection was based on the following criteria:

  • Top leader in her organization and profession
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity and ethical behavior
  • Inspiring role model and active mentor to women within the industry
  • Hold proven track record of achievements in her area of expertise and contributes to business development
  • Has an established commitment to corporate citizenship

For more information on the 2017 Ohio Women’s Conference, please visit our event website at or contact Dennis Kennedy at


The 2017 Top Business Women in Ohio

Amy Eskoff Garrett

Vice President-US Market Strategy, Beauty & Health Grooming, N. A.

Proctor & Gamble

Andrean Horton

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

A. Schulman, Inc.

Anita Adams

Chief Operations Officer

Kettering Health Network

Beverly A. Lyman, Ph.D


Thompson Hine LLP


Jelena McWilliams

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Fifth Third Bank

Kim Amrine

Director of Diversity & Inclusion

Frost Brown Todd LLC


Kim Jenkins Manigault, CPA

Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer, Tech & Ops



Kristin Kelley

Vice President, Global & Corporate Communications



Lisa A. Love, Esq,

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Cincinnati Financial Corporation


Robin H. Everhart

Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer

Cintas Corporation

Sue McGatha

President & CEO

Samaritan Behavioral Health Inc.

Tracey Puthoff


Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP





About the Ohio Diversity Council

A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion.

More about the Ohio Diversity Council is available at:


Media Contact:

Jasmine Mack

Communications Specialist

National Diversity Council