Board of Directors

 
 
  Michael Mattingly, Esq., President   A Labor and Employment attorney with Dinsmore and Shohl LLP, Mike returned to Cincinnati after graduating from Notre Dame Law School. Mike is a native Cincinnatian having graduated from St. Xavier High School. He attended St. Louis University, and then was commissioned as an Army Officer, serving five plus years in the 101st Airborne Division. Mike was involved in combat operations in both Iraq (2005-06) and Afghanistan (2007-09) during his time in the Army. He is also a member of the United Way Emerging Leaders Program, the Cincinnati Bar Association Young Professionals, and serves as Chairman of the Red Cross Young Professionals Military Support Committee.

Michael Mattingly, Esq., President

A Labor and Employment attorney with Dinsmore and Shohl LLP, Mike returned to Cincinnati after graduating from Notre Dame Law School. Mike is a native Cincinnatian having graduated from St. Xavier High School. He attended St. Louis University, and then was commissioned as an Army Officer, serving five plus years in the 101st Airborne Division. Mike was involved in combat operations in both Iraq (2005-06) and Afghanistan (2007-09) during his time in the Army. He is also a member of the United Way Emerging Leaders Program, the Cincinnati Bar Association Young Professionals, and serves as Chairman of the Red Cross Young Professionals Military Support Committee.

  Rita Nzinga, Vice President   Rita has been a resident of Cincinnati for the past twenty years. Her point of origin is Asheville, North Carolina where she was a child of the Civil Rights Movement (CRM). Rita was a founding member of both the Asheville Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday celebration and Goombay, an African-Caribbean festival. Over the years Rita has advocated on behalf of domestic violence victims and substance abusers. She is president and founder of Sistuh Circle of Cincinnati, a small women’s nonprofit, which in 2007 became a part of the rotation of the Walnut Hills soup kitchen. Rita is a wife, mother and ten-year veteran foster parent with Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services (HCJFS). She was recently appointed to the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program Committee.

Rita Nzinga, Vice President

Rita has been a resident of Cincinnati for the past twenty years. Her point of origin is Asheville, North Carolina where she was a child of the Civil Rights Movement (CRM). Rita was a founding member of both the Asheville Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday celebration and Goombay, an African-Caribbean festival. Over the years Rita has advocated on behalf of domestic violence victims and substance abusers. She is president and founder of Sistuh Circle of Cincinnati, a small women’s nonprofit, which in 2007 became a part of the rotation of the Walnut Hills soup kitchen. Rita is a wife, mother and ten-year veteran foster parent with Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services (HCJFS). She was recently appointed to the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program Committee.

  Mary Ann McDowell, Secretary   Mary Ann retired in 1990 after a thirty-one year career with Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Most of her career with IRS was in management positions. Mary Ann is currently working part-time at Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, a non-profit organization, as Crisis Assistance Program Coordinator. Her passion is fighting for justice, especially in the workforce. She has held numerous leadership roles in organizations that fought for equality for minorities, women and the disadvantaged. Since 1997 she has been an active leader with The AMOS Project, a multi-ethnic, multi-racial, interfaith group of religious congregations committed to living out their faith through public action.

Mary Ann McDowell, Secretary

Mary Ann retired in 1990 after a thirty-one year career with Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Most of her career with IRS was in management positions. Mary Ann is currently working part-time at Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, a non-profit organization, as Crisis Assistance Program Coordinator. Her passion is fighting for justice, especially in the workforce. She has held numerous leadership roles in organizations that fought for equality for minorities, women and the disadvantaged. Since 1997 she has been an active leader with The AMOS Project, a multi-ethnic, multi-racial, interfaith group of religious congregations committed to living out their faith through public action.

 M Aloyse Gerhardsteln RSM, Member  Sister Mary Aloyse   has been a Sister of Mercy of the Cincinnati Congregation for over 50 years. Her ministry has been in education with experience on the elementary and high school levels. After earning an elementary teaching certificate from the Association Montessori Internationale in Bergamo, Italy in 1972, she has worked as a Montessori teacher at Mercy Montessori in Walnut Hills and as a teacher-trainer for Xavier University. Sister spent three years in Johannesburg, South Africa where she helped open the first Elementary Montessori School in 1983. Since then she has returned to South Africa several times to train teachers in this method. A trained musician and published composer, Sister Aloyse teaches school music and Cultural Studies at Mercy Montessori Center and is currently music director at Assumption Parish in Walnut Hills.

M Aloyse Gerhardsteln RSM, Member

Sister Mary Aloyse has been a Sister of Mercy of the Cincinnati Congregation for over 50 years. Her ministry has been in education with experience on the elementary and high school levels. After earning an elementary teaching certificate from the Association Montessori Internationale in Bergamo, Italy in 1972, she has worked as a Montessori teacher at Mercy Montessori in Walnut Hills and as a teacher-trainer for Xavier University. Sister spent three years in Johannesburg, South Africa where she helped open the first Elementary Montessori School in 1983. Since then she has returned to South Africa several times to train teachers in this method. A trained musician and published composer, Sister Aloyse teaches school music and Cultural Studies at Mercy Montessori Center and is currently music director at Assumption Parish in Walnut Hills.

 Rob Lemmons, CFP®, CPA, AIF®, CEPA, Member  As Director of Financial Planning, Rob is responsible for every client’s financial planning experience with FMG. His credentials cover 20+ years of financial planning, investment advice and tax reduction strategies to affluent clients located worldwide; Specializes in maximizing wealth for retirement and financial independence; expertise in corporate retirement plans and complex executive incentive compensation programs such as non-qualified employee stock options, incentive stock options, restricted and performance based shares; and expert on employee benefits. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), CFP®, and Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA); Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of CPAs, Financial Planning Association (FPA); Registered Financial Advisor with National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA); and Accredited Investment Fiduciary AIF® designation through the Center for Fiduciary Studies in association with the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. Rob is frequently invited to speak on financial planning and tax advisory topics. He enjoys spending time with his three children, coaching various sports and regularly volunteering at his children’s school.

Rob Lemmons, CFP®, CPA, AIF®, CEPA, Member

As Director of Financial Planning, Rob is responsible for every client’s financial planning experience with FMG. His credentials cover 20+ years of financial planning, investment advice and tax reduction strategies to affluent clients located worldwide; Specializes in maximizing wealth for retirement and financial independence; expertise in corporate retirement plans and complex executive incentive compensation programs such as non-qualified employee stock options, incentive stock options, restricted and performance based shares; and expert on employee benefits. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), CFP®, and Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA); Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of CPAs, Financial Planning Association (FPA); Registered Financial Advisor with National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA); and Accredited Investment Fiduciary AIF® designation through the Center for Fiduciary Studies in association with the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. Rob is frequently invited to speak on financial planning and tax advisory topics. He enjoys spending time with his three children, coaching various sports and regularly volunteering at his children’s school.

 Bill McBride, Member  Bill is a career foodservice professional whose life’s work has been about feeding people. He currently holds the position of district sales manager for the Vollrath Company a manufacturer of foodservice equipment based in Sheboygan, WI. His territory includes southwest Ohio and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. His work with the Over-the- Rhine Kitchen dates back to 1995. Since 1997 he has been the chair of the Greater Cincinnati Board of Rabbi’s Task Force to Feed the Hungry. This is the group that sponsors Sundays at the Over-the Rhine Kitchen. He has two adult sons one of whom is currently working in Sydney, Australia and the other works in Washington, DC. He lives in the Oakley area of Cincinnati with his wife Linda.

Bill McBride, Member

Bill is a career foodservice professional whose life’s work has been about feeding people. He currently holds the position of district sales manager for the Vollrath Company a manufacturer of foodservice equipment based in Sheboygan, WI. His territory includes southwest Ohio and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. His work with the Over-the- Rhine Kitchen dates back to 1995. Since 1997 he has been the chair of the Greater Cincinnati Board of Rabbi’s Task Force to Feed the Hungry. This is the group that sponsors Sundays at the Over-the Rhine Kitchen. He has two adult sons one of whom is currently working in Sydney, Australia and the other works in Washington, DC. He lives in the Oakley area of Cincinnati with his wife Linda.

 Terrence (T.T.) Stern-Enzi, Member  T.T. is a North Carolina native and graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Currently a freelance writer (film criticism and features for Cincinnati CityBeat and Dayton CityPaper) and an adjunct professor with the University of Cincinnati’s Journalism Department, tt has been an active participant in Cincinnati’s non-profit arts and community service outreach (Happen, Inc., Inktank, private contractor providing after-school writing programs teens and at-risk youth, and various programs and committees for the Archdiocese).

Terrence (T.T.) Stern-Enzi, Member

T.T. is a North Carolina native and graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Currently a freelance writer (film criticism and features for Cincinnati CityBeat and Dayton CityPaper) and an adjunct professor with the University of Cincinnati’s Journalism Department, tt has been an active participant in Cincinnati’s non-profit arts and community service outreach (Happen, Inc., Inktank, private contractor providing after-school writing programs teens and at-risk youth, and various programs and committees for the Archdiocese).

 
 Dolores Goldfinger, Member  Dolores worked at Jewish Family service for 29 years as a geriatric social worker and also worked with resettlement. She arranged housing for newly arriving Russians and Vietnamese emigrants settling in Cincinnati. Since 2005, Dolores has volunteered at the Walnut Hills Soup Kitchen. Her experience includes founding the Ohio Chapter of National Neurofibromatosis Foundation and serving as Chapter Council Chairperson. With her husband, Dolores started the Neurofibromatosis Clinic at Children Hospital and began a support group for families involved there. She is a former board member of Temple Sholom and chairperson for the soup kitchen committee. Dolores received the Citizen award from Housing for Older Americans in 1994 and the Building Bridges Award from Inclusion Network in 1997. Currently Dolores serves Rockdale Temple as chairperson for three projects: the soup kitchen committee, caring community, and the Uganda coffee project.

Dolores Goldfinger, Member

Dolores worked at Jewish Family service for 29 years as a geriatric social worker and also worked with resettlement. She arranged housing for newly arriving Russians and Vietnamese emigrants settling in Cincinnati. Since 2005, Dolores has volunteered at the Walnut Hills Soup Kitchen. Her experience includes founding the Ohio Chapter of National Neurofibromatosis Foundation and serving as Chapter Council Chairperson. With her husband, Dolores started the Neurofibromatosis Clinic at Children Hospital and began a support group for families involved there. She is a former board member of Temple Sholom and chairperson for the soup kitchen committee. Dolores received the Citizen award from Housing for Older Americans in 1994 and the Building Bridges Award from Inclusion Network in 1997. Currently Dolores serves Rockdale Temple as chairperson for three projects: the soup kitchen committee, caring community, and the Uganda coffee project.