Board of Directors

Meet the dynamic team leading Generation Now’s efforts to ensure every young professional in Greater Cincinnati has the skills and resources they need to succeed in the workforce.

RENIKA J. SMILEY

Founder & CEO

Generation NOW

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ANUPAM K. BEDI

Board Chairman

Founder & CEO, Andean Advisory

ALANDES POWELL

Vice Chairwoman

VP Business Controls Fifth Third Bank

TREY BRAMBLE

Treasury Chair

Director of Accounting, Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky

AMANDA KRANIAS

Program Development Chair

Executive Director, Blue Manatee Literacy Project

MAKAYLA BOYD

Communication & PR Chair

Assignment Editor, WKRC-TV Channel 12 News

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BRENDAN CAINE

Marketing Chair

Chief Executive Officer, Athlete Xposure

VIKAS MALHOTRA

Technology & Innovation Chair

Founder & CEO, WOPLLI Technologies

GREGORY PIZARRO

Co-Founder & Board Member

Managing Partner, Glenhouse Strategies

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AMY SHEAFER

Secretary Chair

Sr. Human Resources Business Partner, Cengage Learning

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PAM BUITENDORP

Governance Chair

Principal Consultant, SEI

JONATHAN MARDIS

Membership Chair

Founder, GIVETOGET

JOHN WEBSTER

Financial Committee

Business Director, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

MORGAN EBERIE

Program Lead of LinkedIn Networking Happy Hour

Senior Associate, PwC

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AARON BYERS

Program Lead Special Events

Global Products Research, Proctor & Gamble

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BRITNEY HAMBERG

Strategic Partnerships Chair

Director of Operations and Communications, River Cities Capital

AVERY REINWALD

Social Media Marketing Chair

Manager of Coaches Education & Sports Planning at Special Olympics Ohio