Tri-ED Board Of Directors

Leadership

Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Northern Kentucky Tri-ED), a nonprofit corporation under the auspices of the Fiscal Courts in Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties, is governed by a twenty-three member Board of Directors.

Current Board Chair
Tom Banta
Corporex

Members of the Tri-ED Board

Boone County

  • Gary W. Moore, Judge/Executive
  • Ben Brandstetter, Brandstetter Carroll, Inc.
  • John H. Hawkins, Pathfinder – MPI Consulting
  • Candace S. McGraw, Secretary, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • Rhonda Whitaker Hurtt, Duke Energy

Campbell County

  • Steve Pendery, Judge/Executive
  • Kim Halbauer, Fifth Third Bank
  • Robert Heil, Vice-Chair, KLH Engineers
  • John Hengelbrok, W. J. Baker Co.
  • Dr. Ashish Vaidya, Northern Kentucky University

Kenton County

  • Kris Knochelmann, Judge/Executive
  • Tom Banta, Chair, Corporex
  • James Dressman, Treasurer, DBL Law
  • Karen Finan, OneNKY Alliance
  • Garren Colvin, St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Mayor

  • Jude Hehman, Fort Mitchell

Additional Members:

  • Colin Beynon, DHL Express, Americas CVG Hub
  • Normand Desmarais, TiER1 Performance Solutions
  • Dr. Fernando Figueroa, Gateway Community & Technical College
  • Adrian Hothem, Camco Chemical Company
  • Kimm Lauterbach, REDI Cincinnati
  • James E. Parsons, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
  • Carey Sanders, Fifth Third Bank