Dr. Suzanne Allen serves as the president of Philanthropy Ohio and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from over 25 years in marketing, development and leadership roles in public and private organizations. As a recognized advocate and convener trusted to represent the interests of Ohio philanthropy in the state and the nation, Allen leads a staff of ten and together they serve over 210 member organizations whose assets total nearly $11 billion and who invest over $700 million annually, assisting nonprofits and community needs. Prior to her appointment with this organization, Suzanne was the vice president for development and donor services for Akron Community Foundation.
Jack Lumpkin is the chief of the Savannah-Chatham police department in Savannah, GA. Lumpkin has spent 39 of his 43 years of law enforcement experience in Athens, GA where he made history as the first African-American chief of Athens-Clarke County police department. In addition to his degree from Columbus State, Lumpkin is also a graduate of the Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville and the FBI National Academy. Earlier this year, he was named as "Chief of the Year" by the Georgia Assocaiton of Chiefs of Police.