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.
Rick Arquilla–For the past 30 years, Rick has held various senior leadership positions at Roto-Rooter, a Cincinnati based company. Since 1999 he has been President/COO. He received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and his M.B.A. from Xavier University. He looks forward to bringing business concepts such as Branding, Strategic Planning, and Value Innovation to help drive forward the great work that has already been done by 1N5.
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.
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.
Anne Brooke Kelly–Managing Director, Leveraged Finance, Fifth Third Bank. Professionally, Anne has worked in commercial banking positions for 30 years, including Relationship Management, Credit Administration and Commercial Credit, and currently is a senior member and Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance Group at Fifth Third Bank. Anne has served on numerous non-profit boards. Her current passion and support is with the work of 1N5, an organization with a mission to the early identification of mental health issues in children through school administrators, teachers and counselors located in the Cincinnati area. She also was a longstanding member of the Mercy Health Partners Board of Trustees, having served from 1997-2009. In addition to her service to MHP, she served the Church of the Redeemer Episcopal Church in Hyde Park. Anne has a wonderful, blended family with David and their 5 children plus a new Labrador puppy, Skip.
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.
Mukesh Ram –Co-founded Pyramid in 1994. Pyramid provides software and electrical engineering solutions that automate distribution centers for retailers within the U.S. and Europe. Besides his engineering background, Mukesh brings experience with accounting/finance, marketing and sales, project management and solutions development that he attained in developing his business. Additionally, he has partnered in residential and commercial land developments. He is looking forward to his next chapter in life to support non-profits and hopes to make a positive impact within the local community. He is a graduate of WVU Institute of Technology and is married with four children.
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.
Tricia Buchert–Tricia came to the Ohio area from Michigan to receive her Bachelor of Science in Education from Miami University and then her Master’s Degree in school counseling from the University of Cincinnati. She has worked in education for the past 27 years and has two sons. She is currently the Director of Student Services for the Mariemont City School District, overseeing Special Education, Counseling/School Psychology and mental health programming, gifted education, Title I reading and intervention programs, ESL programs, health services, foster care, and is the 504 compliance officer. Tricia also serves as the Terrace Park Elementary school counselor on a part-time basis. Tricia started her career in the field of special education as an intervention specialist before becoming a school counselor at the junior high and then into administration. She hopes her experience in K12 education will positively impact 1N5’s mission and make a difference in our community.