2021 Board of Directors

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Amanda Bentley Fessler

Board Chair

Private Wealth Business Development Specialist, The Evelo/Singer/Sullivan Group

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James Donnellon, CPA

Director

Barnes Dennig Group

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Peter Frey

Office Services and Community Relations Manager ProLink Staffing

 

Peter is well-known for his community volunteerism,  event planning savvy and philanthropic support of local agencies such as The Ronald McDonald House, Make A Wish Foundation and Kenzie's Closet.  Peter has successfully helped plan and execute Kenzie's Closet's Girls Night Out fundraiser every year since it's inception resulting in $750,000+ revenue to help the mission.  Previously in the real estate business, Peter was a nominee of the 2016 Forty Under Forty awards.  He was a graduate of Purcell Marion High School and attended the University of Cincinnati.  

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Sarah Evans

Community Volunteer

Sarah Evans was born and raised in Cincinnati and currently resides in her childhood home.  She has been married to Jonathan for 20 years and has three children, Lilly (17), Grace (15), and Will (8).  Sarah is an active community volunteer, a long-time supporter of Kenzie's Closet and has previously served as Co-Chair of Girls Night Out and volunteered for Shopping Days and other mission-related activities

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LaTasha Youngblood
Acting Vice Chair

 

Residential Program Manager

St. Joseph Orphanage

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Robert Coletti

Retired Partner Emeritus

KMK Law

 

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Missy Hendon Deters

Executive Director

Girls Hope, Boys Hope

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Amy Joseph

Amy is a graduate of Miami University and worked at Summer Hill Inc a family owned investment firm.  She is now an active board member of her family’s charitable foundation.  Amy also serves on the board of The Ocean Reef Foundation.  She has been involved with Kenzie's Closet since its inception. Amy enjoys golfing and dabbles in pickle ball and other racquet sports.  

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Robert Lesan III
Treasurer

Attorney, Partner

KMK Law

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Megan Stacey

Realtor, Team Lead

The Megan Stacey Group, Coldwell Banker

Megan Stacey is a Cincinnati native, who resides in Hyde Park with her husband (Drew), daughter (Emory), son (Ford), and two dogs (Murphy & Briggs).  Megan graduated from Miami University in 2005 and earned her master's degree from Xavier before embarking on her first career in education both as a teacher and a principal. From there, she moved into Real Estate and found her greater passion.  The Megan Stacey Group mission is to help families successfully buy, sell, or invest in Real Estate.  “We consider you our family,” says Megan, “we make sure to place you above any sale and to treat all members of your family with empathy, honesty, and care.” In a few short years, this group has enjoyed incredible success with the vast majority of business coming from referrals from happy customers.  I’m lucky to be part of Coldwell Banker West Shell and the caliber of people and professionalism that they provide.” Megan is a fashion blogger with Polka Dots and Pleats, which is on Instagram and Facebook, as is her Facebook Group, Cincinnati Moms and Friends.  She also volunteers heavily in the community including various leadership positions for the Junior League of Cincinnati and Catholic Residential Services.

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Scott D. Farmer

Chairman/CEO

Cintas Group

 

Scott D. Farmer serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Cintas Group. Scott joined Cintas in 1981. He has held the positions of Vice President – National Account Division, Vice President – Marketing and Merchandising, Rental Division Group Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In 1994, he was elected to the Board. He was elected Chief Executive Officer in July 2003. Mr. Farmer was appointed Chairman of the Board in September 2016. The Board believes that Mr. Farmer's breadth of knowledge and experience in the areas of marketing, business development and corporate strategy, as well as his familiarity with all aspects of Cintas' business, renders his service on the Board extremely beneficial to Cintas.

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Lance Mall

Assurance Senior Manager

Deloitte & Touche LLP

 

Lance Mall has over 10 years of experience in public accounting, primarily within Financial Services and Life Sciences Industries. He has extensive experience serving Commercial and Consumer Lending Institutions, Brokers and Dealers in Securities, emerging growth FinTech companies, and Clinical Research Organizations (CRO), where he has provided accounting, auditing, and consulting services. Lance received both a BS and Masters in Accounting, graduating from the University of Kansas. He is licensed CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Lance is an active member of the Finance Committee and an active community volunteer.   Outside of work, Lance enjoys playing golf and traveling with his wife, aLeslie, are are expecting a child in June. 

Community Volunteer

 

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Natalie Jones

Radio Personality

Q102-FM

 

Natalie is a West-Side-born Cincy native making the best out of every day and having as much fun as possible. She is the middle of 5 children raised the classic Cincinnati way: Catholic schools, parish festivals, and a lot of sports, making her a natural tomboy through and through. Natalie graduated from the University of Cincinnati and ended up on the west coast in a life full of performance, stand-up comedy, outside adventure, sports, and a little bit of volunteer radio. Natalie hosts afternoons on popular FM station Q102 with her partner, Freddy Mac.  She was nominated as Cincinnati’s favorite talk show host in 2021 by Cincy magazine and has a huge following on social media. Natalie was friends with our namesake, Kenzie Comisar, and continues to honor her legacy as a board member.  Natalie has emceed, co-hosted and/or been on the event planning committee of Girls Night Out for several years and is an active member of the development effort.  When Nat’s not in the studio you can find her in a group fitness class outside, traveling, downtown at a happening, or with her family.

Blake Gustafson (Mt Lookout) Julie Back

Colleen Nardini

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Meghan Broderick

Asst Vice President & Wealth

Management Advisor

Merrill Lynch

 

Meghan grew up in Cincinnati and attended Saint Ursula Academy High School.   She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and started her career with Merrill Lynch upon graduation in Indianapolis.   Meghan met her husband, Adam, in Indianapolis and they moved back to Cincinnati in 2012.  Adam works in IndyCar Racing and they do a lot of traveling as a result.  Meghan has one son, Brody, who is 9 months old and two boxers, very high energy dogs.  Meghan lives in Oakley and enjoys walking on the new Wasson Way.  She spends a lot of time at the Cincinnati Sports Club and the Cincinnati Zoo.  Meghan is also the President of the Cincinnati Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club.

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Brynne F. Coletti

Founder of Kenzie's Closet, Board Chair Emeritus and Volunteer

Paula Comisar

Community Volunteer,  Philanthropist,

Kenzie's Mother and long-time friend to our mission