The Ohio Diversity Council Announces 2017 Top Business Women in Ohio

Cincinnati, OH – The Ohio Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Top 15 Business Women in Ohio, a definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting various industries in corporate America. Each executive honored with this distinguished award will be formally recognized at the 2017 Ohio Women’s Conference on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. This event offers women a venue to learn from and network with many of the top female business leaders in the state of Ohio. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Power to BE.”

“The 2017 Top Business Women in Ohio highlights the most extraordinary female leaders in the state,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “We are honored to recognize such distinguished women dedicated to continuous success in their fields of expertise.”

The 2017 Top Business Women in Ohio selection was based on the following criteria:

  • Top leader in her organization and profession
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity and ethical behavior
  • Inspiring role model and active mentor to women within the industry
  • Hold proven track record of achievements in her area of expertise and contributes to business development
  • Has an established commitment to corporate citizenship

For more information on the 2017 Ohio Women’s Conference, please visit our event website at or contact Dennis Kennedy at [email protected].


2017 Top Business Women in Ohio

  • Amy Eskoff Garrett, Vice President-US Market Strategy, Beauty & Health Grooming, N. A., Proctor & Gamble
  • Andrean Horton, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary, A. Schulman, Inc.
  • Anita Adams, Chief Operations Officer, Kettering Health Network
  • Beverly A. Lyman, Ph.D, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP
  • Jelena McWilliams, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Fifth Third Bank
  • Kim Amrine, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Kim Jenkins Manigault, CPA, Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer, Tech & Ops, KeyBank
  • Kristin Kelley, Vice President, Global & Corporate Communications, O-I
  • Lisa A. Love, Esq, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Cincinnati Financial Corporation
  • Robin H. Everhart, Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Cintas Corporation
  • Sue McGatha, President & CEO, Samaritan Behavioral Health Inc.
  • Tracey Puthoff, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP