Meet our Board of Directors
ECDI Board Members (Expand to View Bios)
Jeffrey joined Charter in 2017 as Vice President, Metrics & Reporting and is responsible for working with the Senior Executive Vice President’s corporate business units on budgeting, business planning and financial operating projects. For the 14 years prior to joining Charter, Jeffrey worked at Spectrum Group Management, a New York City-based hedge fund investing in the distressed debt, bonds and structured loans of financial, communications, transportation and energy companies. He was Managing Director and Senior Analyst responsible for identifying investments, as well as all aspects of due diligence and investment execution. Jeffrey began his Wall Street career as an investment banking analyst at Salomon Brothers. He holds a BS in Accounting from Binghamton University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Darren Cherry, Board Chair*
Steven Fireman, President and General Counsel*
John Hrusovsky, II
Inna Kinney, Founder and Chief Executive Officer*
Pete serves as Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Chase. He is a results-oriented general manager, with a track record of building teams, delivering complex end-to-end initiatives, and connecting people and processes.
Roddell is Senior Vice President, Client Segmentation Executive & Community Development Director for First Financial Bank in Cincinnati, OH. He is also the lead for First Financial Bank’s Supplier Diversity function and serves as Secretary for the First Financial Foundation. In addition to his work through First Financial, Roddell serves on the Boards of the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati and the Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative.
As chair of ECDI Women’s Business Center of Central Ohio Advisory Board and ECDI Board Chair, Moniqua helps strengthen the WBC’s strategy to serve nascent female entrepreneurs, with a focus on business plan development and lending readiness. As a woman and a minority herself, Moniqua’s expertise strengthens ECDI’s ability to reach minority populations that most need our services – particularly women and African Americans – helping the organization achieve its community coordination strategy of promoting equitable access to capital and entrepreneur training. Moniqua is Vice President of Business Banking at US Bank, focused on the lending, depository, and cash management needs for small businesses.
As Senior Vice President and Director, Community & Economic Development at Fifth Third Bank, Stefanie’s efforts have been critical in helping ECDI receive funding that the organization uses to assist clients residing in distressed neighborhoods, including minority entrepreneurs. Her leadership helps ECDI’s community coordination strategy by promoting equitable access to capital and development services through neighborhood initiatives. Stefanie is one of the lead Fifth Third CRA officers for Columbus and Cincinnati, and has spent the past 12 years delivering critical products and services to distressed communities.
With more than 30 years of leadership and management experience, Alicia is Vice President and Community Development Manager at US Bank. Townsend is an accomplished CRA officer with an emphasis on the Cincinnati market. She collaborates with Cincinnati Market Lead and Relationship Manager, Manny Addo. As an African American herself, Townsend is passionate about assisting ECDI in meeting its strategic goal in our minority target market.
Adam is on ECDI’s loan committee, advancing ECDI’s goal of increasing loan volume by ensuring sound loans that clients are able to repay, generating income for the organization. He has 17 years of experience in commercial credit and lending, with significant knowledge of government guaranteed loan programs. He is currently VP/Lead Underwriter at United Midwest Savings Bank. Wezey helps deploy grant and loan funds statewide and assists ECDI with its goal to increase loans among our TM borrowers through his emphasis on projects that provide LITP with healthy food, health care, small business, education and affordable housing.