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, Trainer
Art Consultant, Radio Talk Show Host



Paul Schlottman

Paul Schlottman

Dir. of Strategic Initiatives UD Law School
Past Executive Director/Superintendent
​Career&Success Academy Network of Schools


Anthony Whitmore

Anthony Whitmore

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



Mark Whithers

Master of Divinity
​Southern Seminary
First Baptist Vandalia (past staff)
NA Mission Board. 
Owner/President of Stonecreek Landscape Co.


Tom Becker

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


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



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




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


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    

Todd Baker
Finance & Administration Director

Certified Financial Master Coach
Finance & Admin Manager, City of Miamisburg (retired)
(BS) Wright State University
(MPA) Wright State University
Financial Coach Master Training; Dave Ramsey
State of Ohio Department of Education
School Treasurer License



Hope4Community Directors

Dan Powell

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

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


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

Tyler Trent

Tyler Trent
Hope4Kettering Director

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



Rich Harmon

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


Steve Rudisill

Steve Rudisill
Hope4Centerville/Washington Township Director

Lead Pastor, The Pointe Church