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Dayton Ohio Skyline


The Miami Valley Leadership Foundation’s Board of Directors is made up of volunteer members who have diverse backgrounds and experiences and have dedicated their lives to the Miami Valley. This group encounters the rising needs of families and businesses in Dayton on a daily basis and are critically focused on reversing the trend.

Board of Directors


Jim Schindler

Trustee Emeritus

  • MVLF Founder

  • Northwestern University

  • Case Western (coursework)

  • CEO/Owner - ESKCO, Inc (retired)

  • Admin Pastor - (APEX Church)


Ralph Wilcoxson, II, Esq.


  • Attorney

  • Ohio State Bar

  • Community Organizer


Anthony Whitmore


  • Dayton RTA - Director

  • Governor's Regulatory Review Council

  • Governor Taft & Governor Voinovich Administration

  • National Civil Rights


Terry Offenberger


  • Hammerman, Graf, Hughes, and Co., Inc - Shareholder

  • University of Dayton

  • Rotary Club of Dayton (member)

  • His Hope Teen Challenge (Board member)

  • The Greenhouse Church /
    BOGG Ministries


Jane McEwen

Board Member

  • The Mentoring Collaborative (Retired)

  • Sinclair Community College

  • Mentoring Programs (Originator)

  • Bachelor of General Studies (IU)

  • Masters in Business Admin (UoP)


Jon Heileman

Board Member

  • USAF Senior Advisor (Retired)

  • Program Manager DoD

  • Mentoring Advocate

  • MBA - Leadership & Strategy

  • Church Volunteer, youth Leader, and Teacher

David Fisher

David Fisher

Board Member

  • President,ThreeWitt Enterpirses Inc.

  • DBA Milano’s and Rusty Taco Restaurants

  • Ohio State University-1993

  • Zion Lutheran Church

  • MVLF/Hope4 West Carrollton

  • His Hope Teen Challenge and
    Learning Tree Farms

Tom Becker

Tom Becker

Board Member

  • CEO Becker Electric Company (Retired)

  • The Ohio State University

  • Rotary Club of Dayton (Member)

  • YMCA of Dayton (Board Member)

  • The Dayton Foundation (Board Member) 


Jay Schindler

Jay Schindler


  • Past Sr. Consultant, Oliver Group/LPI-U.S.

  • Past Market Development, Teradata Corp

  • Past CEO, ESKCO Corporation

  • (BA) Taylor University, (MBA) Florida Metropolitan Univ

Todd Baker

Todd Baker

Finance & Administration Director

  • Finance & Admin Manager,
    City of Miamisburg (30+ Years - Retired)

  • (BS) Wright State University 

  • (MPA) Wright State University

  • Financial Coach Master
    Training - Dave Ramsey

  • State of Ohio, Department of Education

  • School Treasurer 


Shannon Todd

Mentoring Program Director

  • B.S. Ed in Early Childhood Education, Wright State University

  • M.S.E. In Educational Leadership, University of Dayton

  • Education, Coach, Mentor, Administrator

 Hope4Community Directors


Sarah Pelphrey

Hope4Miamisburg Director

  • Ohio University 

  • University of Dayton Early Childhood Educational Leadership 

  • Miamisburg City School Teacher 

  • The Greenhouse Church

  • Co-leader of Empower 
    MSE, BS

Steve Rudisill

Steve Rudisill

Hope4Centerville Director

  • Lead Pastor, The Pointe Church

Tyler Trent

Tyler Trent

Hope4Kettering Director

  • Associate Pastor: Lifepointe Church

  • Ordained Minister: Christ Life Ministries 

  • Dayton Recording Artist / Musician

Rich Harmon

Rich Harmon

Hope4WestCarrollton Director

  • Associate Pastor West Carrollton Nazarene Church

  • Sinclair Community College

  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University

  • RL Harmon Construction, Inc. – Owner

  • United States Marine Corps - Disabled Veteran


Open Position

Hope4WestDayton Director


Dan Powell

Hope4Riverside Director

  • Lead Pastor, Calvary Open Bible Church

  • CPA (Ohio)

  • BS (WSU), MBA (UD)

  • R&R Exec. (retired)

Anthony Parker

Anthony Parker

Hope4Trotwood Director

  • Founder/Executive Director of Extraordinary Men Mentoring Group (EM2G)

  • Varsity Head Boys Basketball and Head Varsity Football Coach at West Carrollton High School

  • Manager of child care center "Blessed Beginnings Child Care"

Ralph Rolfe

Ralph Rolfe

Hope4EastDayton Director

  • Former owner of Covenant Financial Concepts 

  • CPA (Retired) 

  • Ordained minister/Church of the Nazarene 

  • BSBA--BGSU 1969 

  • ABS--Nazarene Bible College 1979 

  • Governing Board of Kids in New Directions 

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