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Foundation Leadership Team

Dan GinisChief Development Officer

Dan Ginis is a non-profit executive with more than 25 years of strategic leadership experience. He has created and developed high performing staff and volunteer teams to advance organizational missions. During his career he has designed and implemented capital and endowment campaigns, increased annual giving performance and managed major gift portfolios.

Prior to joining Ohio Living as chief development officer, Mr. Ginis served in senior leadership roles in development, marketing and gift planning at the Michigan Humane Society, University of Michigan, Jewish Federations in greater Atlanta and metropolitan Detroit, and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Ginis holds a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan, a master’s of social work in community organization from the University of Southern California, and an M.A. in Jewish nonprofit management from Hebrew Union College.

Cheryl Mclaughlin Division Director of Foundation Finance & Administration

Cheryl Mclaughlin joined the Ohio Living Foundation in 2011, bringing more than 20 years of experience in finance and operations management. As the head of the gift & data management department, Cheryl provides oversight for the Foundation in the areas of finance, gift administration, human resources, planning, facilities and information technology.

Her education includes a Bachelor of Business Administration from Otterbein University. 

Donna Spengler Division Director of External Fundraising

Donna Spengler joined the Ohio Living Foundation in 2014, bringing nearly 30 years of experience in grant development and fundraising. As the head of external fundraising for the Foundation, Donna provides oversight in the areas of corporate and foundation grants, philanthropic support and corporate innovation. 

She is a member of the Grant Professionals Association and serves as co-chair of the member relations committee for theCentral Ohio Chapter. Her education includes bachelor’s degrees in Geography and Marketing from Bowling Green State University, and a master’s in city and regional planning from The Ohio State University. 

Sue W. WeltyCorporate Executive of Gift Planning

Sue Welty has nearly four decades of fundraising experience, a third of which has been with the Ohio Living Foundation. As an officer, Sue sets strategic direction for the Foundation and manages the areas of major gifts, corporate and foundation relations, government grants, hospice fundraising and special campaigns. .

She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Central Ohio Planned Giving Council and the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, and was the recipient of LeadingAge Ohio’s Outstanding Professional Fundraiser award. Sue’s education includes B.Ed and M.Ed degrees from the University of Miami. 

OHIO LIVING FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS (FISCAL YEAR 2019)

Robert H. Fischer - Board ChairRetired, Account Manager - IBM
Karen AbramsRelationship Strategist, PNC Wealth Management
Bege K. BowersRetired, Associate Provost for Academic Programs & Planning at Youngstown State University
Bruce BoydRetired, Amos Media, President/CEO
Mary CochranRetired, Senior Living Administration
Dennis DeibelRetired, Teacher
Dennis EckartFormer U.S. Congressman of Concord, Ohio
Rev. Dean E. FeldmeyerPastor - Wilmington United Methodist Church
Richard J. FrenchieHealth Executive
David HartsookCommercial Real Estate, CBRE, Inc.
David JenkinsRetired, Bank Executive
Micheal J. KowalecRegional Marketing Manager - EMC Insurance Companies
Robert E. Parker Retired, Corporate Controller - The Stolle Corp./Aloca, Inc.
Bonnie Smith QuistFormer VP of Franklin University
Laurie Watson- RotterdamAttorney-at-law
William (Tom) ScottFounder, Middletown Medical Group
Maria TarbellDirector, Leadership Studies Program & Senior Lecturer at Otterbein University
Rev. Chris WhiteHonorably Retired Minister
Terry WhiteRetired, CEO of Metro Health System, Cleveland
Dan GinisOhio Living Chief Development Officer

Dan Ginis is a non-profit executive with more than 25 years of strategic leadership experience. He has created and developed high performing staff and volunteer teams to advance organizational missions. During his career he has designed and implemented capital and endowment campaigns, increased annual giving performance and managed major gift portfolios.

Prior to joining Ohio Living as chief development officer, Mr. Ginis served in senior leadership roles in development, marketing and gift planning at the Michigan Humane Society, University of Michigan, Jewish Federations in greater Atlanta and metropolitan Detroit, and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Ginis holds a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan, a master’s of social work in community organization from the University of Southern California, and an M.A. in Jewish nonprofit management from Hebrew Union College.

Laurence GuminaOhio Living CEO

Laurence C. Gumina has more than two decades of experience in the health care industry, specifically with life plan communities, skilled nursing and assisted living operations, hospital administration, sponsorship transitions, home health, hospice and age-restricted affordable housing operations.

Prior to joining Ohio Living, Mr. Gumina served as senior vice president at Springpoint Senior Living where he was responsible for the development of new communities, repositioning existing communities and third-party management/development service agreements. Mr. Gumina also previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Bayshore Community Health Services, and associate executive director at Riverview Medical Center/Hackensack Meridian Health.

Presently, Mr. Gumina serves in a board leadership role for the Presbyterian Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (PAHSA), is on the investment committee for the Ziegler Link-Age Longevity Fund I & II, and is on the board of directors for Link-Age and Leading Age Ohio.

Mr. Gumina holds a Master of Public Administration in health care administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.