About Us

 

Founded in 1982, the Columbus State Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works with members of the community to secure resources to advance the mission, educational opportunities, and services for the students of Columbus State Community College. The Foundation focuses efforts on funding scholarships, investing in academic programs, and enhancing the student experience and student success at Columbus State.

The work of the Columbus State Foundation helps empower individuals to change their lives while building a future-ready workforce for our community and a brighter, more prosperous outlook for our shared future.

The Foundation administers more than 200 scholarships and provide more than $200,000 in aid each year. In addition to scholarship support, the Foundation raises funds for programs and projects that enrich the Columbus State experience and open new opportunities for the campus and community.

 

Board of Directors

Chair

Keith Key
President & Chief Executive Officer
KBK Enterprises

Vice Chair

Lana Hillebrand
Senior Vice President &
Chief Administrative Officer
American Electric Power

Treasurer

Ronald Seiffert
President & Chief Executive Officer
Delaware County Bank

Secretary

Dr. David Harrison
President
Columbus State Community College

Executive Director

Pam Bishop
Executive Director
Columbus State Foundation

Deputy Treasurer

Aletha Shipley
Senior Vice President &
Chief Financial Officer
Columbus State Community College

Board of Trustees Ex Officio

Valoria Hoover
Valoria Hoover Law Offices, LLC

Directors

Gary Callicoat
President
Rusty Bucket Tavern & Restaurant

Richard Cheap
Executive Vice President &
General Counsel
Huntington National Bank

Brian Ferrier
Regional Vice President
of Operations
Giant Eagle

Scott Griffin
Senior Vice President
Strategy & Growth
Lifestyle Communities

Andrew Hackett
President
Crane Investment Company

Courtney Hodapp
Director, National Programs and Strategy for Nonprofit Engagement
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Bill Jordan
Executive Vice President &
Chief Administrative Officer
DSW

Anne Lopez-Walton
Financial Analyst
Rumpke Consolidated Companies, Inc.

David Miller
President &
Chief Operating Officer
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

Rick Sellers
Sellers & Associates

Jim Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Elford, Inc.

Michael Snider
Education Consultant &
CSCC Provost Emeritus

Robert Tannous
Managing Partner
Porter Wright

Skip Weiler
President
The Robert Weiler Company