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Cincinnati Children’s Elects Three to Serve on Board of Trustees


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Three community leaders have been elected to serve on the board of trustees of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. They are Dave Dougherty, Beth Guttman and Mark Jahnke. 

Dave Dougherty is founder and CEO of Education at Work, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping college students pay for their education and secure critical job skills. Dougherty led the 2010 Cincinnati United Way Campaign and serves on the boards of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center Fund and Cincinnati Art Museum. 

Beth Guttman is the past president of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati and current treasurer of the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati. Guttman is an active community volunteer with Tender Mercies, Winners Walk Tall at Silverton Elementary School and Adath Israel Synagogue. She serves on the executive committee and board of the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati. In 2008, she was named a Cincinnati Enquirer “Woman of the Year” for her commitment to community. 

Mark Jahnke is president and CEO of the law firm Katz Teller. Jahnke is a member of the board of directors of United Way of Greater Cincinnati and is a member of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s Board and Executive Committee. Mark and his wife, Karen, co-chair Success by Six, the United Way initiative focused on getting children better prepared for kindergarten. 

About Cincinnati Children’s 

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is third in the nation in U.S.News and World Report’s 2012 Best Children’s Hospitals ranking. It is ranked #1 for neonatology and in the top 10 for all pediatric specialties. Cincinnati Children’s is one of the top two recipients of pediatric research grants from the National Institutes of Health. It is internationally recognized for improving child health and transforming delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education and innovation. Additional information can be found at www.cincinnatichildrens.org. Connect on the Cincinnati Children’s blog, via Facebook and on Twitter.

Contact Information

Jim Feuer, 513-636-4656, jim.feuer@cchmc.org