Kailee Goold, Chair
Kailee Goold (@kaileegoold) is a litigation attorney at Cardinal Heath, a Fortune 25 Company. She creatively resolves disputes ranging from nationwide product liability lawsuits to government investigations. She is responsible for identifying, mitigating and communicating enterprise-wide risk to company stakeholders. Kailee is known for her engaging workshops that drive innovation, authenticity and effective communication. She advances diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. She is President-Elect of the Women Lawyers of Franklin County and is co-founder of the leadership development firm, Mauna Kea, LLC. Kailee is a native of Cleveland, played volleyball at West Virginia University and received her law degree from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
Chay Rankin, Vice Chair
Chay works closely with high net worth professionals and business owners to provide tailored wealth management strategies and comprehensive financial plans. For more than 15 years, he has combined his experience from the banking, credit, and financial service industries to help his clients achieve their financial goals. Chay also serves on the Board of Directors for The Buckeye Ranch Foundation and volunteers as a basketball coach. He serves in these capacities to make a difference in the lives of at risk youth. Chay earned his bachelor’s degree in Business and his MBA from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and golfing.
Lisa Carter, Secretary
Lisa recently retired as a Medicaid Health Administrator for the State of Ohio, where she worked for more than 30 years. Lisa was responsible for providing health care policy, communication, budgeting, HMO and hospital rate development, and financial data analysis to Managed Care Plans working directly with the Ohio Department of Medicaid. She has an MBA, Not-for-Profit Focus, and a Bachelor of Science, both from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. Lisa is involved with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women- Central Ohio Chapter. She is a mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, volunteering, traveling and reading.
Mike holds a BS in Management Information Systems from Franklin University and works for Big Lots. In his current role, he focuses on supporting the Planning and Allocation team through routine reporting, tool development, and analytical support. Prior to Big Lots, Mike worked at L Brands and Time Warner Cable Media/Spectrum Reach, where he served in various leadership positions that spanned operational, financial, and analytical teams. Outside of work, Mike is heavily involved with his church. He leads a weekly small group, serves on the men’s ministry leadership team and has previously served the children’s ministry on Sunday mornings. He has even traveled twice to visit the church’s sponsored home in Cambodia. Mike is married and has two sons. They reside in Gahanna, OH.
Tracy is a healthcare executive with more than 20 years of Medicaid policy and operations experience. She currently serves an CEO of Lower Lights Christian Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center. Prior to joining Lower Lights, she was Vice President of Operations for Buckeye Health Plan, where she led the Operations Division through transformational change as the company expanded from 60,000 members to 315,000 members statewide. Prior to joining Buckeye, she spent twelve years in state and local government, developing, implementing, and communicating healthcare policy for the Ohio Medicaid program, most recently as an Assistant Deputy Director at the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD). Tracy is married to Bryant Young. They have four children and reside in Westerville, Ohio.
Michael is an attorney at OhioHealth, where he is responsible for providing counsel on medical affairs, foundation issues, and questions pertaining to risk management and quality. Michael also spent several years as legal counsel to Bellefaire JCB, a child service agency in Cleveland that provides behavioral health, substance abuse, education and prevention services. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Michael taught middle school social studies in the South Bronx, N.Y., as a Teach For America Corps Member. Michael is a native of Cleveland, played soccer at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and received his law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
Jason is currently Vice President and Executive Director of Riverside Radiology and Interventional Associates. Formerly, he was the Senior Director of Operations at Dublin Methodist Hospital and Grady Memorial Hospital. His areas of leadership included surgical services, cardiology, and all support services at both campuses. Previously, he served as Director of Radiology at Riverside Methodist Hospital. A graduate of The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio where he received a bachelor’s degree in Allied Medicine, Jason also earned an MBA from Franklin University. He is a member in the American Society of Radiology Technologists and Association for Medical Imaging Management. He has also spoken at national conferences on influencing people and process improvement centered on associate and patient satisfaction.
Amy is passionate about children and her community. She has been a volunteer, mentor and advocate for agencies like Columbus City Schools, Franklin County Children’s Services, and Yes We Can Columbus. She has served as Secretary and Vice President of PACE, a parent advocacy and support organization for the district’s Gifted & Talented students, and was heavily involved in the PTA at her son’s school. She is a Reading Buddy, Junior Achievement instructor, and developed a career exploration program for middle school youth. Professionally, she has worked for small, minority or woman owned businesses for the past 15 years and has educated corporate clients on the benefits of implementing a diverse supplier program. She is the Business Development Director of Checks & Balances, a woman-owned Workforce Solutions company with several large clients headquartered in Columbus. Amy is the proud mother of her son, Carson, and two rescue dogs, Penny and Frances. She lives in Sharon Heights.
Eric Potts II
Eric Potts II is currently a Reinsurance Specialist with Nationwide Insurance, where he has worked for nearly 20 years in various roles. A native of Columbus, Ohio, he has been active in community services and outreach programs since his youth. Eric is driven to teach his children and area youth to strive to be excellent. He has received multiple awards from individual programs as well as Nationwide for his volunteer work. Some of his community work includes: Program activity coordinator for the Ambassadors for Christ program at The Columbus Bible Way Church Inc., Founder of Full Time Father, an organization to help direct young men to legal advice, teaching basic care taking skills, patience, persistence, and participating in the child’s upbringing, and serving as lead mentor with Future Stars of Dayton, a non-profit organization to motivate young males to think critically and prepare their minds for the noble men they will become.
Sandy currently serves as the Director of Business Development at Expeed Software, headquartered in Worthington, Ohio. Her career expertise goes well beyond sales. She spent more than 15 years in the automotive tier 1 supplier industry, where her responsibilities ranged from quality control to operations and staffing. Sandy has a can-do attitude and the ability to think outside of the box. Sandy is a native of Battle Creek, Michigan and attended Michigan State University with studies in Engineering and Business. She currently resides in Westerville, Ohio and is the proud mother to two fantastic children. She volunteers her time helping children and others in need. She serves as a mentor and volunteer for Youth Services at her church and is active with Common Ground Free Store Ministries and the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. She is also an animal advocate. In her free time, Sandy loves spending time with her children and antiquing.
Jessica currently serves as the Vendor Management Office (VMO) Administrator for the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. Previously, she worked in HR for the Franklin County Data Center. A graduate of Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in HR Management and has more than 15 years of experience in the human resources field. Her strengths include strategic management, performance management and organizational culture. She values building relationships and helping to ensure that the organization’s mission remains at the forefront of the team’s efforts. Jessica is a member of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resources Association of Central Ohio (HRACO). She has also earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certifications.
Bryant is an innovative technology and business visionary with more than 20 years of executive and hands-on experience in the banking, insurance, manufacturing and government sectors executing IT strategies in alignment with corporate objectives. Bryant currently serves as an Account Executive with Sales Force. Previously, he worked for Strategic Systems, Proteam Solutions Inc., Technology Consulting Practice (TMC) at RSM, LLC, and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) where he served as CIO. In 2014, he was recognized by Columbus Business First as CIO of the year, named a 2014 Columbus Business First C-Suite Honoree and one of the 2014 Smart 50 by Smart Business Magazine. Bryant received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems/Management from Central State University. He has the following certifications: ITIL Foundations, Certified Scrum Master, Project Management Certification and Six Sigma Lean White Belt. His community service includes serving as Board Chair for Jessie's World, and recently joining the Board at COSI.