Jeff Gushin

Co-Lead of EXCEL Coaching Program

Jeff is a clinical psychotherapist whose employment experience spans both the for profit and nonprofit sectors. He recently retired from TriHealth division of Corporate Health, where he provided consultation, training and coaching to leaders and managers in for profit, nonprofit and municipal workplaces. Among his other responsibilities was managing Employee Assistant Programs for both large and smaller employers. He also provided supervisor training and assessments for employers to meet the requirements of the Federal Department of Transportation and the State of Ohio, BWC, Drug–Free Training Program. Prior to joining Tri-Health, Jeff was the Executive Director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters Association of Cincinnati. At Jewish Family Service, he was a member of the counseling staff.

As a volunteer, Jeff is heavily involved with Northern Hills Synagogue. He has served on the board of Jewish National Fund and several performing arts organizations including Cincinnati Folk Life and Louisville Homefront Performances. He also plays fiddle in the old-time string band, The Corncobs.

OneSource Experience

Jeff facilitated a Talbert House workshop on Coaching for Results and now is the assistant coach coordinator for EXCEL.


Joe Kane

Co-Program Manager of EXCEL Nonprofit Senior Leader Development Program

An organizational effectiveness specialist, Joe utilizes powerful positive, appreciative methods to help organizations unleash the intelligence, creativity, and passion of all the people working with their organizations. For the last five years, he has been managing director of ECM Ignite, LLC. During the 24 years he spent with Molson Coors Brewing Company, he rose to the position of Senior Manager Global People and Organizational Development. His specialties include strategy/action development, organizational assessment and design, change management, leadership development, and team effectiveness. Joe counts among his achievements using appreciative inquiry to help 200 leaders develop a unified vision and strategy allowing two organizations to find common ground after a major merger. While at Coors, he also developed a Change Management Institute. 

Joe has a Masters Degree in Positive Organizational Development and Change from Case Western Reserve University, Graduate work in Communications, and a Marketing Degree from the University of Colorado.

Michael Katz

Co-Program Manager of EXCEL Nonprofit Senior Leadership Development Program

Michael retired from Totes Isotoner Corporation as Senior Vice President of the US Wholesale Division of this multinational Apparel Accessories Company. Prior to his 15-year tenure at Totes, Michael’s career in consumer marketing was shaped by brand management positions at Heinz Pet Products (HJ Heinz) and Maxwell House Coffee (General Foods Corporation). Over a 33- year career in the consumer products sector, Michael accumulated experience in sales and marketing management, including merger and acquisition activity, in both large, public and smaller, private equity-owned business environments.

OneSource Experience

Michael currently serves on the OneSource Center for Nonprofit Excellence Board of Trustees. He supervises the EXCEL leadership development program curriculum and is co-leading the instruction of the Jewish Nonprofit Leadership Institute. He was project manager for a series of training workshops for Planned Parenthood. He also has worked on strategic planning projects for animal welfare organizations.

Sheri Nankin-Vogel

Co-Lead EXCEL Coaching Program

Sheri is an Executive Certified Coach and is currently working as a Talent Management Advisor for The Jewish Federation. She is serving as a board member for Mercy Neighborhood Ministries and has been a 10-year volunteer Executive Coach, trainer and consultant for OneSource/Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati.

She is an experienced Non-profit and healthcare executive and consultant with an extensive background leading teams, business operations, project and program management, process improvement and strategic planning efforts.

Prior to moving to Cincinnati 10 years ago, Sheri successfully led an affiliation between a large behavioral health organization and a non-profit Health and Human Services organization with two primary care clinics serving low-income adults, a substance abuse program for women and a residential care for homeless women and their children. She then became CEO. 

She is and Executive Certified Coach, holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UC Santa Barbara and an Executive Management Certificate in Health Care from the University of Southern California, and has completed continuing education and master’s level courses in Business, Quality Improvement, and Organizational Psychology at UCLA, Pepperdine University and Institute for Health Improvement.