Annette Higgins

Annette is a senior executive with more than 30 years in operations management, information technology, and payment systems. At present, she is the principal of her own company, which provides leadership training, technology assistance, and help with payment systems. At CashFlow Solutions, she guided a process improvement and subsequently became Vice President of Operations. Earlier in her career she was Senior Director of Operations at Payliance. For many years, she taught computer programming and applications at Miami University. Annette’s skills include strategic planning, new business strategy and development, team building, marketing, process improvement, operations management, and customer service.

Annette puts her skills to work in community organizations as well. She helped several nonprofits create webpages and databases to advance their missions. Among the organizations that have benefited from her expertise are Oxford Works, Hamilton Theatre Group, Sacred Heart Catholic School, National Grocers Association, and Food and Marketing Institute.

OneSource Experience

Annette is one of OneSource’s leadership trainers. She also has participated in stakeholder interviews.

Betsy Chisholm

Betsy is a global innovation leader and transformational change agent with 28 years’ experience delivering world-class business results. She spent her entire career with Procter & Gamble in research and development, production operations management, and global quality assurance management. Betsy had direct supervisory responsibility for more than 50 employees.

Betsy serves on the board of Young Life and is a past volunteer campaign coordinator for the United Way. She also has been known to sew costumes for local theater companies and masks to protect against COVID. Betsy is a long-term leadership trainer with OneSource Center and also is a key volunteer on business improvement projects

Carol Lichtenberg

Through her work as a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Ohio Province, Carol has extensive leadership and management experience. Trained as an educator, Carol started as a STEM instructor and served on the steering committee for the merger of Chaminade and Julienne High Schools.  She eventually became Executive Director of Chaminade-Julienne High School in Dayton. Approximately 35 years ago, she was elected as a Member of the Sisters’ Leadership Team and Director of Community Life for the Ohio Province.  She was later promoted to the position of Province Finance Director/CFO. In 2010 she was elected to the role of Provincial and   leader of the Provincial Leadership Team.   Carol’s special expertise includes financial management, risk assessment, investments, mergers, team building, and group facilitation.

Carol is a past member of the Board of Trustees for Chaminade-Julienne High School and Mount Notre Dame High School.  She also served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Treasurers of Religious Institutes and the Legal Resource Center for Religious.  One of her other activities was to serve on the Congregational Resource Planning Committee, which is an international level financial advisory group for the Sisters.

Connie Hinitz

Connie Hinitz

Connie is a philanthropic sector management specialist with more than 40 years’ experience creating and implementing comprehensive nonprofit initiatives. She is OneSource’s Manager of Volunteer Services and past Director of Philanthropic Initiatives for Leadership Scholars, Inc. Prior to joining ESCC, she was Administrator of The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati. As the Jewish Federation’s Director of Planning and Allocations, she created and supervised an interagency refugee resettlement program.

Connie’s past civic responsibilities include serving on the Hamilton County Government Reform Commission, Amberley Village Ad Hoc Finance and Long Range Planning Committees, and the Hamilton County Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board. She volunteers with the World Affairs Council of Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky, which has honored her as a citizen diplomat. Connie is active in her synagogue, serving on its board. Connie also is part of OneSource Center’s training faculty and assists with curriculum development.

Donna Brigger

Donna’s background is in elementary and secondary education. For the past five years, she has been a curriculum consultant and professional coach.  She is a former principal/CEO at Seton High School and principal for the Elementary School at Villa Madonna Academy. Her skill sets include curriculum development and educational management, educational technology, board development, and coaching.

One of Donna’s passions is to set up learning environments personalized to the needs of each student. Donna volunteers at the St. Francis Seraph Mother Calcutta Dining Room, teaches Sunday School for St. Xavier Parish Religious education program, and is a regular platelet donor for Hoxworth Blood Center. She also is a volunteer reader for the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRENCE WILLIAMS is an independent human service professional, providing education & training, with a primary focus on leadership development, workplace coaching/mentoring, team functioning in the workplace, and topics addressing human diversity and cultural competency. He retired in 2013 as an Executive of Talbert House (Cincinnati, Ohio). During his tenure responsibilities included oversight of the agency’s Human Resources, and training and development departments. He is a lifelong resident of Cincinnati, Ohio; received his primary and secondary education in Cincinnati Public Schools; and earned Criminal Justice Bachelor and Master of Science degrees, from the University of Cincinnati.

As an independent trainer/consultant, Lawrence plans, prepares and provides staff development, leadership, one-to-one coaching, as well as gives related talks, in-services and workshops to a variety of professional and community-based clients. Past clients include: The National Institute of Drug Addiction’s (NIDA) Community Education Network; Hamilton County Juvenile Court; Department of Jobs and Family Services; Community Mental Health & Recovery Services Board; Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (formerly Department of Alcohol and Drug Addictions Services (ODADAS); Ohio Community Corrections Association (OCCA); United Way of Greater Cincinnati; Talbert House; Central Community Health Board (CCHB), and local community and faith-based organizations. Additionally, Lawrence served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati, where he developed and taught: Fundamentals of Cultural Competence, in the Addictions Studies program.

Lawrence has been married for 44 years, has one son, and served as father to a niece and nephew. He is an active grandfather to 2 girls and 1 boy, ages 17, 14 and 8. He has served several local and state community initiatives and non-profit boards, including: The Cincinnati Center for Chemical Addictions (CCAT), Ohio Credentialing Board for Chemical Dependency Professionals (OCB), AIDS Volunteers of Cincinnati (AVOC), Cincinnati Action Now (CAN), Cornerstone Community Loan Fund, Winton Woods Community Drug-free Coalition, Prevention First (formerly the Coalition for a Drug-free Greater Cincinnati), and the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Cincinnati alumni board.

Other activities include: He is an avid Bible student (in affiliation with Bible Standard Ministries –, reading, mentoring young people in their personal development journeys, traveling, spending time with grandchildren, writing, music (listening to jazz); spinning, walking and bicycling; amateur photography.

Nancy Spencer

Nancy is a senior executive with more than fifteen years’ experience in project management and custom research for global clients. She most recently held the position of Senior Vice President, Research Excellence with French‑based Ipsos. Prior to Ipsos, she served as Vice President, Global Project Development at the Nielsen Company. Her responsibilities included budgeting, process improvement, resource integration, and talent management. Nancy’s clients were in consumer packaged goods, pharmaceuticals, telecom, and durables. Nancy’s expertise includes project implementation, strategic planning, performance management, team building, coaching, and training. Recognizing the importance of work/life balance, Nancy opted to leave the paid workforce to focus on her school‑age children. She continues to put her professional skills to use as a member of the Madeira City Council. She has headed standing committees for Budget and Economic Development. Nancy participates in the Madeira City Schools Parent‑Teacher Organization, Madeira Farmer’s Market Advisory Board, and is also active with youth sports programs.

Pat Seuberling

Pat is an accomplished nonprofit executive with more than twenty years’ experience in leadership and development. Prior to starting up her own consultant company, she served as Director, Princeton Education Foundation. Directly before, she was Executive Director, Wyoming School Foundation.

Pat was cofounder of American Heritage Girls. In that role, she wrote the bylaws, designed the organization’s infrastructure, oversaw leadership training and was involved in program development. Pat was a panel member for Leadership Council of Greater Cincinnati’s workshop, “Trends in Nonprofits.” Pat’s other community commitment was as a volunteer with the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Northern Kentucky.

OneSource Experience

Pat planned, presented, and facilitated OneSource’s consultant training workshops, “Essentials of Nonprofits” and "Board Development and Assessment.” She has been a presenter and facilitator for custom-designed client workshops, including “Leveraging Your Strengths” for ProKids, “Effective Communication” for OCCA, the leadership development workshops for Planned Parenthood, and NLIGC’s six-week ADVANCE. She was the project manager assigned to CAIN, CGM, and Arts League of Cincinnati. She has served on the project teams for Green Acres, Cancer Support Community, Learn 21 and World Piano Competition. She also is an EXCEL Coach.

Philip Schneider

Phil is a business and operations manager with experience spanning both the nonprofit and proprietary sectors. Most recently, he was Director of Program Operations for Volunteers of America where he managed a $10 million budget to offer supportive services to veterans. He served as Director of Operations & Human Resources with Building Excellent Schools, and as Business Manager/Director of Human Resources at The Nativity School of Worcester, Massachusetts. During the two years he spent with REI, he was a customer service specialist. Phil’s skills include financial management, human resources management, facility management and operations, and development and fundraising.

Phil served as Veterans Chair on the Greater Cincinnati Homeless Clearinghouse and volunteered with Strategies to End Homelessness. He also served on the Southwest Ohio Region Workforce Investment Board. Currently, he is a lector at Christ the King church in Mt. Lookout and is on the board of HiME Foundation.

OneSource Experience

Phil helped operationalize OneSource’s POS system and was loaned to the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati’s Shared Services project. He conducted stakeholder interviews for Upspring’s strategic planning effort and is now part of the leadership training faculty for NLIGCADVANCE.

Randy Harris

Randy is a sales and marketing professional. During his 31 years with Procter & Gamble, he developed expertise in customer business development, consumer promotion development, multi-discipline project management, sales training and national sales meeting planning and execution.

Randy enjoys many sports and spends half the year in Keystone, Colorado. He has had many nonprofit board positions and has volunteered with the Greater Cincinnati Tennis Association, Beech Acres Parenting Center, Junior Achievement, Aviatra, Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, and Sycamore Soccer Association.

OneSource Experience

Randy served on ESCC’s (now doing business as OneSource) Board of Trustees from 2004-2011, the last two years of which he was Vice-President. He is a trainer for several core training programs and was the organization’s first Volunteer Connections Coordinator. He now serves on the Volunteer Engagement Committee. Randy is an EXCEL coach and has led many projects in the areas of strategic planning, board development, sales planning, market research, social enterprise, and leadership training projects. Clients to whom he has been assigned include The Visiting Nurse Association, Red Cross, Talbert House, Planned Parenthood, and Beech Acres Parenting Center.


Tai Elemide

With a background in mapping and computer technology, Tai was involved with Nigeria’s National Space Research and Development Agency for more than 10 years. Most recently, he was the managing director of GeoAppsPlus, a commercial division of that agency. Supervising a staff of twenty-five individuals, he presided over the technical, business intelligence, marketing, and human resource departments. Earlier in his career, he was the deputy director of software engineering with the agency. Tai led software development projects for Lucent Technologies and was senior technical staffer/manager with AT& T. He is a former adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati, where he taught computer science. Tai’s skill sets include project management, internet technology, geographic information systems, and corporate training. Now retired, Tai obtained a license as a health and life insurance agent.

Tai is active in Cincinnati’s chapter of Black Data Processing Associates.

OneSource Experience

As a new volunteer, Tai looks forward to being part of strategic planning projects and assisting with leadership development training.

Tony Cipollone

Tony is an experienced business consultant and training professional focused on optimizing individual and organizational performance. Currently, he is President, Performance Improvement Consulting. Tony previously held training and human resource management positions at corporations across many industries.

As a volunteer, Tony spent four years as Vice President for Education & Training for the Hyde Park Job Search Focus Group.

OneSource Experience

Tony is one of the project leaders on an HR project for United Methodist Church Food Ministries. He was the project leader for the Cancer Support Community’s search for a development director, and also headed up staff assessments for Wesley Community Services. Tony has served as a coach for Freestore Foodbank Leadership Institute, the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, and EXCEL. Other projects include a shared business service project for the Jewish Federation, a compensation survey for the Lakota School District, and an HR audit for Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance. He also participated in staff analysis and training for the Music Resource Center. Tony currently is a leadership trainer in NLIGC’s ADVANCE program.

Virginia Mannon

As the principal of LongView Solutions, LLC, Virginia is an accomplished human resources professional. She has applied her skills--organizational development, performance management, instructional design, & systems implementation, and administration—primarily in the engineering and manufacturing sectors. Virginia currently is the principal of LongView Solutions, LLC. With a focus on the complete life cycle of employee performance, Virginia is especially passionate about creating engaged workforces and developing the human resources profession.

Virginia has a wide range of experience as a volunteer starting at an early age. Most recently she has been involved as a First Lego League coach and mentor. She also was responsible for the successful administration of the United Way fundraising efforts at a 500+ person company where contributions nearly doubled during her first year as chair.

OneSource Experience

Virginia is part of the leadership training faculty assigned to NLIGC-ADVANCE.