The CCAD Board of Trustees is charged with the stewardship of the college and the responsibility of assuring that the institution remains strong, viable, and among the leaders in art and design education. The Board operates with thoughtful oversight of the college's academics, finances, and facilities and their management by the college’s administration. Trustees are cultural, community, and business leaders who serve as volunteers, contributing their time, treasure, and talent to CCAD.


Jeni Britton

Chair, Board of Trustees

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams


Susan Rector

Susan D. Rector

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

Peterson Conners LLP



Doug Klamfoth

Treasurer, Board of Trustees

PNC Bank N.A.


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Saundra K. Schuster

Secretary, Board of Trustees

TNG Consulting LLC


Katie Clifford

Katie Clifford

Clifford Educational Legal Consulting



Gil Cloyd

Ohio Film Group & Lengi Studios


Darci Congrove

Darci Congrove

GBQ Partners

Robert E. Falcone

Columbus Medical Association

William Faust

William Faust




Corey Favor

Orange Barrel Media


Eric J. James

American Electric Power


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John C. Kessler

Encova Insurance 


Jennifer Pick

Keith B. Key

KBK Enterprises

Michael Krouse

Michael Krouse



Jana Litsey Headshot

Jana J. Litsey

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated


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Pete Mattingly

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Timothy T. Miller

Timothy T. Miller

Crane Miller Group 


AJ Montero

A.J. Montero

Retired NBBJ


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Urvi Patel

Urvi Patel Coaching


Jennifer Pick

Jennifer Pick

Environmental Law

Neil Shah headshot

Neil Shah

Cardinal Health


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Primus Suffren

Gilbane Building Company


Andrew Summerfield

Andrew R. Summerfield

Summerfield Advertising


Jonna Twigg

Jonna Twigg

Twigg's Bindery


R. Blane Walter

R. Blane Walter

Talisman Capital Partners