Board Chair: Justin Conger Conger Construction. Executive Vice President
WIBBCW Representation: Business - Private Sector

Vice Chair:  Karen Scherra - Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board, Batavia. Executive Director
WIBBCW Representation: Workforce - Community Based Organization
Chair of the WIBBCW Emerging Workforce Committee

Shannon Jones - Warren County Commissioner

Professional: Shannon Jones was sworn in as new Warren County Commissioner on January 3, 2017. Jones replaced Commissioner Pat Arnold South, who retired after 24 years of service, making her the second female commissioner to take office in the history of Warren County. Immediately prior to serving on the Board, Shannon Jones was elected Ohio Senator for the 7th senate district which included all of Warren County and served from 2009 through 2016. She previously served in the Ohio House of Representative from 2007-2009. Her professional experience includes working as the chief of staff for Congressman Steve Chabot and as the district director for former U.S. Senator Mike DeWine.
Education:  Jones earned her B.A. in Communications from the University of Cincinnati.

Personal: Jones and her husband Russell, live in Clearcreek Township where they are raising their two children, Jacob and Anna. The Jones family attends Saint Mary’s Parish in Springboro and enjoys spending time at local sporting events.

WIBBCW Executive Leadership
Business and Community Representatives
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 Tim Ackermann - Kings Local School District, Superintendent
WIBBCW Representation: Youth 

Marlon Bailey - Art Metals Group, President and CEO
WIBBCW Representation: Business - Private Sector

Carey Curtis- US Bank. Regional President
WIBBCW Representation: Business- Private Sector
Chair of the WIBBCW Finance Committee

Tom Harris  - Warren County Career Center, Lebanon. Director of Adult and Community Education
WIBBCW Representation: Education & Training - Adult Education

Richard Jones- Peoples Bank. Vice President of Business Development
WIBBCW Representation: Business - Private Sector

Matt Schnipke - Warren County Economic Development, Director
WIBBCW Representation: Education & Training - Economic Development

Matt Van Sant - Clermont Chamber of Commerce, President and CEO
WIBBCW Representation: Business - Private Sector

Jerica Kruse - Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, Cincinnati. Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor
WIBBCW Representation: Education & Training - Vocational Rehabilitation

Monika Royal-Fischer - UC Clermont, Program Director
WIBBCW Representation: Education & Training - Higher Education
Chair of the WIBBCW Education Advisory Committee

Ronald Rohlfing - UC Health. Vice President, Operations
WIBBCW Representation: Business - Private Sector

Matthew Owens- Office of Workforce Development, ODJFS. Program Delivery Manager 
WIBBCW Representation: Education & Training - Employment Services

WIBBCW Board Membership

David Painter - Clermont County Commissioner

Professional:  Commissioner Painter is the newest elected member of the Clermont County Board of Commission, beginning his first term in January 2017.   He brings a wealth of workforce knowledge from the public sector  to the WIBBCW. His background includes 40 years in the construction and engineering business. When Commissioner Painter stepped away from his career in the private industry, he last served as the Project Oversight Manager at the East Tennessee Technology Park (K-25) Environmental Remediation Project. He also has held positions as resident construction manager, project oversight manager, regional manager, and general manager. Commissioner Painter and his wife Karla, are lifelong residents of Clermont County residing in New Richmond for 37 years.  Commissioner Painter is eager to serve and is committed to “raising the bar for all Clermont County citizens.”

Affiliations:Commissioner Painter previously served for eight years on the New Richmond Village Exempted School District Board of Education, two of those as President of the Board.  He has also served on the Ohio Township Board of Zoning Appeals.

Education: David received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio.

Professional:Commissioner Carpenter is a strong voice for Butler County communities, families, and children. Her initiatives include reformation of child welfare programs, reducing the cost of county operations, and instituting performance measures. She works with OhioMeansJobs to bring new jobs and helped retain existing ones. Cindy is committed to improving the quality of life for all people of Butler County.  Prior to becoming a Butler County Commissioner in January 2011, Commissioner Carpenter served fourteen years as Butler County Clerk of Courts where she implemented software programs to manage juries, accounts receivable, process of service, and felony disposition reporting. She received statewide and national recognition for technological innovation from the FBI, the Ohio Supreme Court, the Ohio Judicial Conference, GOVTECH magazine, magazine, and Courthouse Ohio. 

Affiliations:Commissioner Carpenter currently serves on or acts as Board Liaison to the following Boards and Commissions: OSU Extension Advisory Committee, Criminal Justice Board, Records Commission Courthouse Historical Society, Alcohol & Drug Addiction Services Board, Board of Developmental Disabilities, Law Library Resource Board, Mental Health Board, Housing and Homeless Coalition, Family and Children First Council, County Commissioners Association of Ohio, Workforce Investment Board | Butler • Clermont • Warren, General Health Advisory Committee.

Education: A resident of Oxford, Commissioner Carpenter, attended Miami University, Southwestern College of Business, has earned thirteen annual education awards presented by the Ohio Clerk of Courts Association, and has significant continuing education in the area of computer systems implementation.

Cindy Carpenter - Butler County Commissioner

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Who We Are


​Our Board is comprised of leaders from business, education, labor and government from Southwest Ohio,  with the majority of members representing the private business sector.  View our Board member profiles below to learn more about the bright minds leading your Workforce Investment Board.