CEO Summit Speakers

Trends in Philanthropy & Taking Us to New Levels”
Michelle Greanias, Executive Director of PEAK Grantmaking, is a passionate advocate for efficient and effective grantmaking and is deeply committed to elevating the value of grantmaking practices in Philanthropy.  Since 2008, Michelle has led the explosive growth of PEAK Grantmaking, making it one of the largest networks in the field.  MORE…


“Lessons Learned (Good & Bad) in Collaboration & Moving WV Forward”
Major General James A. Hoyer 
assumed the duties  as The Adjutant General, West Virginia Joint Forces Headquarters-West Virginia on 1 February 2011.  As the Adjutant General, State of West Virginia, he provides command guidance and vision to the West Virginia Army and Air National Guard of more than 6,500 Citizen Soldiers and Airmen.  He provides the overall supervision of the day to day operations and management of the readiness, fiscal personnel, equipment and the real property resources of the agency. MORE…


“Building up Your Staff & Organization’s Leadership Capacity”
Susie Nelson, 
Executive Director of Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley




“Observations Coming into the Philanthropy Field”
Jen Giovannitti
, President, Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation






“Achieving Balance While Setting Priorities” 
Mary Witten Wiseman, President, Foundation for the Tri-State





 “The McDonough Foundation’s Response to the Opioid Crisis”
Robert “Bob” Boone
, President, Bernard McDonough Foundation