Who We Are
Sam Brinker Esq: Sam is an attorney at Dinsmore, an ordained minister, writer and resident of Dayton, OH. Sam has a new blog, ‘Becky with the Good Beard,’ in which he describes his journey as a proud transgender man.
Mr. Joe Desch: Joe founded PrintManagement in 1999 and led it to become one of the leading print marketing companies in the Tri-State area. Joe sold PrintManagement to private equity firm ICV Partners in 2016 and volunteers on a number of charitable boards. Joe serves as Treasurer for the LWC Board.
Mrs. Alexandra Quinn: Alexandra happily resides in the Indian Hill area with her husband and kids, and is extremely committed to creating inclusive and equitable spaces in our schools and places of work.
Charla Weiss Ph.D: Charla is the interim Manager at the Office of Cultural and Language Diversity at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Past Executive Director for several San Francisco/East Bay organizations.
Ms. Sara Vance Waddell: Sara is the owner and President of SMV Media, a community advocate, a philanthropist and an accomplished art collector.
Dr. Lee Ann Conard: As the founder and director of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital’s Living With Change Center for Gender Health, Lee Ann practices adolescent medicine and provides care for transgender and gender-nonconforming youth.
Gayle Frankenbach: Gayle is a Ph. D scientist, inventor, innovator and entrepreneur. Gayle is a Procter & Gamble retiree. In her new career she co-founded and operates B.UR.SLF LLC with her son Elliott Wilkinson. She also provides product design/ expert witness services through Frankenbach Consulting.