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

James Schindler

Jim Schindler

Northwestern University  
Case Western (Coursework)
CEO/Owner of ESKCO Inc.
Admin Pastor  (Apex)
Founder of MVLF 

     Terry Offenberger

Terry Offenberger​

Shareholder Hammerman, Graf, Hughes & Co., Inc.
CPA's and Business Advisors
University of Dayton 1989
The Rotary Club of Dayton
His Hope Teen Challenge
The Greenhouse
BOGG Ministries


C. Ralph Wilcoxson II Esq

C. Ralph Wilcoxson II.ESQ. 

Ohio State Bar 23 years
Community Organizer


Jane McEwen

Jane McEwen

Manager, The Mentoring Collaborative,
Sinclair College
Originator Mentoring Programs,

TrainerArt Consultant,

Radio Talk Show Host



Anthony Whitmore

Anthony Whitmore

Director of Dayton RTA
Governor’s Reg. Council
Taft & Voinovich Admin.
National Civil Rights


Jonathan Duffy

Exec. Dir. Missions & Ministries, Kettering Health
Board Member, United Way of Greater Dayton
Former President at ADRA International
Former CEO at ADRA Australia 
Former Health Director at South Pacific Division of
Seventh-Day Adventist Church



David Fisher

President,ThreeWitt Enterpirses Inc.
DBA Milano’s and Rusty Taco
Ohio State University 1993
Zion Lutheran Church
MVLF/Hope4 West Carrollton
His Hope Teen Challenge
Learning Tree Farms



Tom Becker

CEO (retired) - Becker Electric Company
The Ohio State University
Dayton Rotary - Member
YMCA of Dayton - Board

The Dayton Foundation - Board 

 MVLF Team

Jay Schindler

Certified Professional Coach (CPC)
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


Finance & Administration Director

Certified Financial Master Coach

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 

Sarah Pelfrey

Sarah Pelphrey
Hope4Miamisburg Director
MVLF Community Specialist

Ohio University 
University of Dayton 
Early Childhood 
Educational Leadership 
Miamisburg City School Teacher 
The Greenhouse 
Co-leader of Empower 


Shannon Todd

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

Ronnie Moreland
Hope4WestDayton Director

Sinclair Community College
(BA) Wright State University
(MPA) Wright State University
Communication Studies
Public Administration
Community Advocacy Leader
Co-Convener DCRN

Dan Powell

Dan Powell
Hope4Riverside Director
Lead Pastor, Calvary Open Bible Church
CPA (Ohio)
R&R Exec. (retired)

Tyler Trent

Tyler Trent
Hope4Kettering Director

Associate Pastor: Lifepointe Church
Ordained Minister: Christ Life Ministries 
Dayton Recording Artist/Musician


Tyler Trent

Rich Harmon
Hope4West Carrollton 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



Ralph Rolfe

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"

Dayton Top-10 African-American Man of the Year, 2021

The Jeff-Schmitt Hometown Hero award, 2022

Dayton's "So Loved" Giver of the Year award and the "Dream Big" Community Activist of the Year award, 2022


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 



Steve Rudisill

Steve Rudisill
Hope4Centerville/Washington Township Director

Lead Pastor, The Pointe Church