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Board of Directors

The guidance provided by a deeply experienced board of directors, representing a broad cross-section of backgrounds, is vital to Western & Southern Financial Group's long-term view on the markets and the steady financial strength and performance it has delivered to our clients for over 130 years.

john f barrett

John F. Barrett

Chairman of the Board
President & Chief Executive Officer
Western & Southern Financial Group
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
james n clark

James N. Clark

Former Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer & Secretary
Western & Southern Financial Group
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
phillip r cox

Phillip R. Cox

President & Chief Executive Officer
Cox Financial Corporation
(Cincinnati, Ohio)


joann davidson

The Honorable Jo Ann Davidson

Former Speaker
Ohio House of Representatives
(Columbus, Ohio)
robert l lawrence

Robert L. Lawrence

Former Chief Executive Officer
Local TV LLC
(Cincinnati, Ohio) 
jim risk

James K. Risk, III

President & Chief Executive Officer
Kirby Risk Corporation
(Lafayette, Indiana)
elizabeth a smith

Elizabeth A. Smith, Esq.

Former Executive Director
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation, Inc.
Former Partner
Ice Miller LLP
(Indianapolis, Indiana)
robert b truitt

Robert B. Truitt

Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer Ash Access Technology, Inc.
(Lafayette, Indiana)
tom williams

Thomas L. Williams, Esq.

President & Chief Executive Officer
North American Management and Development Company
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
john p zanotti

John P. Zanotti, Esq.

Chairman
Integrated Media Technologies, Inc.
(Los Angeles, California)