United Way of Greater Cincinnati Announces New Board Chair

Organization remains committed to transformational impact under Brian Hodgett's leadership.
April 23, 2024

CINCINNATI (April 23, 2024) — United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC) is pleased to announce Brian Hodgett as chair of the organization’s Board of Directors. Hodgett is committed to maintaining the high bar set by his predecessor, Barbara Turner.

Hodgett was appointed to UWGC’s Board of Directors in 2020. He is Vice President of State Government Relations and Ohio Community Relations at The Procter & Gamble Co., where he oversees charitable giving, outreach to government and community thought leaders, and direction of legislative and regulatory strategy.

Brian Hodgett
Brian Hodgett, UWGC Board Chair, The Procter & Gamble Co.

“We are very excited for this new chapter,” said Moira Weir, UWGC President and CEO. “I am so grateful for Barbara Turner’s passionate leadership during the last few years, and I feel confident Brian can guide us to even greater heights.”

“I am honored to step into this role and appreciate the opportunity to help make a meaningful difference throughout our region,” said Hodgett. “It’s a privilege to build upon the thoughtful, strategic foundation that Barbara helped engineer.”

In addition, we welcome the following new members to the UWGC Board of Directors:

Leigh Fox

Leigh Fox

Emily Frolick

Emily Frolick

Kala Gibson, Fifth Third Bank

Kala Gibson
Fifth Third Bank

Matthew Randazzo

Matthew Randazzo
Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Cady Short-Thompson

Cady Short-Thompson
Northern Kentucky University

Warren Weber

Warren Weber
PNC Bank

UWGC also extends our appreciation to members who have completed their Board terms:

  • Alicia Bond-Lewis, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Jay Brewer, Dayton Independent Schools
  • Michael Comer, KPMG LLP
  • Timothy Elsbrock, Fifth Third Bank
  • Deborah Hayes, The Christ Hospital Health Network
  • Siri Imani, The Triiibe Foundation
  • Mark Mallory, Former Cincinnati Mayor / Mark Mallory & Associates
  • Cary Sierz, PNC Bank
  • Gerald Sparkman, d.e. Foxx & Associates Inc.

Each demonstrated outstanding commitment to United Way and the people we serve. All of our board members work hard for the betterment of our region and we are indebted to them.

About United Way

United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC) fights for the economic well-being of all people in Greater Cincinnati so our entire community can thrive – now and in the future. Founded in 1915, UWGC is one of the region’s largest nonprofit organizations. It is committed to working alongside policymakers, community partners and donors to promote educational success, financial empowerment and housing security. Learn more about UWGC’s work across nine counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana at UWGC.org. #UnitedWeThrive

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