Every official 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization is required to have a Board of Directors. Meet our Board; below you will find information about the individuals who serve on our current Board.
A recent SIDS dad, Nathan has made a career both as an entrepreneur and as a leader within large Fortune 500 companies. Nathan has a bachelor’s degree in Logistics, and a Masters in Business Administration from the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University. As an undergraduate student Nathan was one of only fifteen awarded the Presidents Most Distinguished Senior Award from a graduating class of 6,250. Nathan also co-founded Ohio State’s highly ranked Center for Entrepreneurship and much acclaimed Business Builders Club. While earning his MBA Nathan was offered a teaching assistantship where he was responsible for the educational progress of 320 students. Nathan is an alumni of the American Legion’s Boys Nation program, and has worked in sales and marketing management roles for Tandy, CompUSA, Gateway Computers, and Nationwide Insurance. As an entrepreneur, Nathan has created consumer products distributed by major retailers such as Kroger, Target, Meijer, CVS, and Walgreens.
A father of two, Matt serves as the Senior Brand Manager for Similac® infant formula at Abbott Nutrition in Columbus, Ohio. He holds significant experience in the marketing and management of consumer products and brands with prior experience also at Nestle USA. Matt received his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Management from Ohio University and his MBA from Ohio State University – specializing in consumer marketing. During his MBA Matt was awarded the prestigious PaceSetter award for leadership and represented Ohio State in several national case competitions. Prior to this Matt spent several years as a business recovery consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, aiding in the recovery of Fortune 500 companies such as Kmart, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and several steel companies. Along with his professional experience, Matt is following his passion as an entrepreneur, and is the President of a company that specializes in the conceptualization and development of consumer products.
Mark is the father of three children and has been married to his wife,Charla, for 12 years. He is an operations supervisor at UPS where he has been employed for 22 years and is the owner of a real estate investment company. A graduate of Bowling Green State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Mark has extensive experience in the areas of operations management, logistics, and customer service.