About Our Board of Directors.
From mothers to licensed psychologists to attorneys, our Board of Directors all use their different experiences to help 1N5 succeed.
Nancy Eigel-Miller–Founded the James W. Miller Memorial Fund in 2010 after losing her husband Jim to suicide in 2008. She spent her career in the marketing/market research arena but the call to educate about mental health issues to the youth population pull her in that direction. Her mission is to change the conversation about mental health among the area’s youth.
James C. Eigel–Graduate of Xavier University, 1956, B.S. Economics. Founded Viking Resources Corporation, Oil and Gas Producer, 1970, Founded Utility Pipeline Limited, Natural Gas Pipeline, 1998. Founded Rosemont Farm LLC, Thoroughbred Breeder, 1983. Served on numerous boards.
Jerry Gildea–On May 2nd, 1991 Jerry’s life was changed forever. He lost his 18 year old brother, Doug to suicide. Doug’s story was chronicled a few years ago by Dan Horn of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Jerry is excited to be part of this board to help young men and women realize that depression is real, there are resources for finding help and most importantly, people that care. He looks forward to the challenge of furthering this great cause. He was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. He and his wife Lucy have been married for more than 20 years and spend most of their free time raising 4 boys. He is the VP of Sales of Map Your Show.
Candace Grafton–Director and development professional with extensive experience and a wide range of nonprofit accomplishments in the areas of: strategic planning, personal meetings with prospective donors, donor relationship development, facilitating ideation team meetings, foundation research, grant writing, events, and fundraising.
Amy Meininger–is a mother of five grown children who, through many years of parenting, developed a keen awareness of the prevalence of mental health challenges among adolescents and young adults. Her particular interest lies in creating greater awareness of the issue of mental health, as well as programs which will better address the needs of high school and college students. She is a graduate of Barnard College.
Chris Meininger–Chris was honored to be one of the founders of The Warrior Run in memory of Jim Miller. For the past twenty years, Chris has been the investment advisor for The HillStreet Funds, four private investment partnerships based in Cincinnati that focus on providing junior capital to middle market companies on a nationwide basis. Chris received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his M.B.A. from Columbia’s Graduate School of Business.
Jacob Purcell–Likes to aim high and dream big – a natural fit for such a rapidly expanding organization. Jacob is an attorney at Katz, Teller, Brant & Hild, with a practice focused primarily on corporate and transactional matters. He brings a perspective to the board that merges business and legal knowledge with his strong passion for the goals of the organization. Born and raised in southern Ohio, he is excited at the prospect of being at the forefront of positive change in the community, and looks forward to helping the organization reach new heights.
Beau Rootring–Recently accepted an early retirement package from P&G, ending her nearly 28 year career there. At P&G, Beau held positions in Marketing Research, Finance, and Marketing. Beau is a trained Moderator, Strategic Visioning Facilitator and holds a non-practicing CPA license. Since her retirement from P&G, Beau has been providing consulting services through Mizzouri, a market research firm based in Nashville. Beau is married to John and has two children, Ellen and James.
Dr. Ann Saluke–Born in Huntington, IN and grew up in Dayton, OH. She is a graduate of the College of Mt St Joseph, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and the Cincinnati Children’s Pediatric Residency Training Program. She practiced for over 30 years as a community pediatrician with Anderson Hills Pediatrics. Since retiring from practice, she works part time with the Childrens Home of Cincinnati as a provider of behavioral/mental health services in Cincinnati Public Schools.
Tara Scarborough–PsyD, is a licensed psychologist, who is connected to the mission of the Warrior Run on both a professional and personal level. She is the Executive Director at the University of Cincinnati’s Counseling & Psychological Services and is the parent of two teenage daughters. Tara has interest in creating environments where young people feel supported in their recovery through community wellness initiates. Dr. Scarborough is currently completing her MHSA at Xavier, and hopes to make contributions to the board with her clinical expertise and population health interests.