Staff & Board


Dave Moravec,

Dave Moravec serves as President of the Colerain Chamber. Dave's background includes 35 years of business ownership and leadership across multiple companies & industries. He was the chamber of commerce President in Hampshire, IL (outside of Chicago), owned his own printing business and was involved in educational technology for 8 years. Dave has three adult children and two grandchildren in the Washington DC area. You can reach Dave via email: or by phone: 513-923-5036.

Beth Jones Profile

Beth Jones,
Office Administrator

Beth was recently added to the Colerain Chamber team as its new Office Administrator effective August of 2022. Beth has over 20 years of client services, accounting and human resources experience which will serve the chamber well. Beth's hobbies include photography, gardening, traveling, as well as biking and hiking. Beth and her husband Tim have 2 adult children and 1 grandchild. You can reach Beth via email: or by phone: 513-923-5036

Board of Directors


Board Chair
Susan Bennett


Susan is a financial planner for Thrivent helping people plan financially for their most meaningful lives. She and her husband are longtime residents of Colerain Township and raised their four children here. She is passionate about serving the community and seeks to continue to do so through her volunteer efforts with the Chamber Board, People Working Cooperatively, Side by Side Ministries, Grant Us Hope, the Northwest Local Schools and Habitat for Humanity.

Board Vice Chair
Richard D. Porotsky, Jr.


Rick is a partner at the law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl where he serves a variety of business clients in resolving business disputes and handling commercial litigation. Rick served for 8 years on the board of the Western Economic Council, currently serves on the Cincinnati Bar Association Community Service Committee (where he served as past chair), and currently serves on the board of the St. James Fathers Ministry. He coaches youth baseball and soccer, and leads West-Side development for Dan Beard Council of Boy Scouts of America.


Ex Officio Past Chair
David Denny

Tetra Management Services

David is President and Owner of Tetra Management Services, a provider of Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, and Personal Coaching for small to medium-sized organizations. David has served on the Board of Education at Northwest Local School District, as a YMCA Board Member, a Church Elder at Northwest Community Church, and a volunteer for People Working Cooperatively.

Mike Long

Board Treasurer
Michael Long

Long, Schaefer & Company

Michael is a partner of Long, Schaefer & Company, Inc. and Long Schaefer Financial Advisors, LLC, which provide tax, accounting and financial services. He volunteers with the Colerain Kiwanis, the Northwest Schools Accounting Advisory Committee, the Northwest Schools Business Advisory Committee, the Western Economic Council, the Nova Caesarea Harmony Lodge #2 F&AM, the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite – Valley of Cincinnati, and the Izaak Walton League of America.

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Board Secretary
Kathie Smith

Sibcy Cline Realtors

Kathie is a real estate agent with Sibcy Cline Realtors. She volunteers as secretary for the Colerain Chamber of Commerce and as Chair of the Clippard Branch YMCA Board of Directors.   She is past Area Advisor for the Northwest Local School District PTA Presidents and Girl Scout Leader.  She also volunteers for Habitat for Humanity and as well as multiple community clean-up days. 

Dan Applegate

Dan Applegate
Arlington Memorial Garden

Dan is President and CEO of The Arlington Memorial Gardens, a full-service, non-sectarian, non-denominational cemetery. He is also a member of the Arlington Board of Trustees and Board Chair of the Arlington Funeral Home. Dan has held various positions with the Ohio Cemetery Association and has served on Ohio’s cemetery regulatory board.


Troy Cyrus
Emery Federal Credit Union

Troy is a nationally certified Compliance Officer at Emery Federal Credit Union, a federally-insured financial cooperative.  He frequently volunteers in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University and is active in his local church.  Troy also chairs a local financial crimes compliance roundtable of his peers.


Jennifer Caunin
Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc.

Jennifer is Vice President of Human Resources at Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc., a family-owned manufacturer and designer of pneumatic control devices and components based in Colerain Township. She volunteers with the Colerain Kiwanis Club and the Northwest Local Schools. Jennifer, who recently completed her MBA has served as the chamber's past vice-chair, coordinates our Hometown Hero event.


Quinn Wang
The Alternative Board

Quinn is the President and Owner of The Alternative Board (TAB) Central Cincinnati. He has over twenty years’ experience working across a diverse range of industries. He has held leadership positions in marketing, strategy and business development, sales operations, commercial analytics, manufacturing and plant operations.


Doris Gibbons
Gibbons Insurance Agency of American Family

Doris is the owner of the Gibbons Insurance Agency of American Family, serving insurance needs in Ohio and Indiana. She is the Past President of the Insurance Professionals of Greater Cincinnati, a Chartered Member of the Greater Harrison Chamber of Commerce, where she served on the Board of Directors for 5 years, on the leadership team of New Hope church, a Girl Scout Alumna who is a Charter Member of the Leadership Circle along with being a Lifetime member of this organization, and a regular volunteer at Mathew 25 Ministries.


Evan Webeler
White Oak Garden Center

Evan is CFO of White Oak Gardens, a retail garden center and landscape company located in Colerain. He serves as treasurer for the Midwest Landscape Network and is a member of the Cincinnati Flower Growers Association.  He has volunteered on the Selection Committee of Paint the Town and been a mentor at the Boys & Girls Club.

Advisory Board Members

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Geoff Milz
Colerain Township

Geoff Milz is a navigator and community builder trained in urban planning and economic development.  He is passionate about the development and execution of innovative policies and projects that make places better for people.  Driven by a desire to forge new pathways in the provision of service by local government he aspires to serve as thought leader, innovator and passionate cheerleader for creating and maintaining special places.  He currently serves as the Township Administrator for Colerain Township.


Lyndsey Creecy
Northwest Local School District

Lyndsey is currently the Public Relations Supervisor for Northwest Local Schools where she manages the internal and external communication for the school district. She works to build relationships and formulates communication strategies to keep various stakeholders informed through district mailings, publications, the district’s website and mobile app, social media channels, email and text notifications, and through the publications on various media outlets.