Franklin Board of Trustees Elects New Member
For Immediate Release: May 16, 2012
Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations
Columbus, OH —
Franklin University, one of the leading educators of working adults, is pleased to announce the election of Cindy Keitch as a new Board member. Keitch was recommended by the Board Nominating Committee during its April meeting.
“We are excited to welcome Cindy to our Board of Trustees,” said Gary James, Chair of the Franklin University Board of Trustees. “Her experience in finance and strategic growth planning will provide the perfect complement to the leadership and experience already present on our Board."
Cindy Keitch Background
Cindy Keitch has over 25 years of banking experience, serving in various management and leadership roles at Huntington National Bank, including serving as Indiana Regional President and East Retail Area Manager. In her current role as the Senior Vice President and Retail In-Store Channel Director, Keitch develops and executes the Retail Banking strategy to meet financial goals within the in-store sales and service delivery channels. She develops initial business strategies, manages operations of plan execution, and routinely partners with business leaders to evaluate current and future business environments.
Before joining Huntington in 1994, Keitch held various positions with Fifth Third Bank and National City Bank. In 2004, she received her bachelor’s degree in Finance from Franklin University.
Franklin University is committed to building strategic relationships within the community. Currently 24 business leaders make up the Franklin University Board of Trustees.
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. Annually, nearly 10,000 students attend Franklin, through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, three Central Ohio locations and in Beavercreek, as well as at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in addition to online. Franklin offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs (including the new Certificate in Criminal Justice and Logistics Management major) and graduates more than 1,500 students annually. The University’s MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at www.franklin.edu.
Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).