b'FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY BOARD OFCLARKE PRICE, Chair MELISSA GUTIERREZ,Vice ChairTRUSTEES Im honored by theMelissa Gutierrez serves the Board opportunity to serve as chair of the Franklin University Boardas vice chair. Gutierrez is senior vice of Trustees. I look forward topresident of Nationwide Brokerage leading the Boards efforts toSolutions. She joined Nationwide in continue and strengthen our1987. Melissa has held a number of The Franklin Board of TrusteesUniversitys long-standingpositions in sales, strategy, marketing governs the University utilizingtradition of providing theand finance across several business the expertise of respectededucational opportunitiesunits including Nationwide Insurance, business and communityNationwide Financial and Nationwide leaders. Members of thenecessary to transform ourBetter Health. Prior to her current global society. position, Melissa was the vice president Universitys Board apply theirof Nationwide Specialty Health. She extensive business andElected in January 2019 to a two-year holds the Chartered Life Underwriter professional experience toterm, Clarke Price serves as chair of(CLU) designation, a bachelors degree help guide the direction ofthe Board of Trustees. Price is a proudin Marketing from Franklin University the University and help itFranklin alumnus, B.S. in Business90 and an MBA from the University effectively adapt to anticipatedAdministration 69, and veteran of theof Dayton. Melissa serves on the U.S. Army, where he served as a publicCommunications and Advancement changes in society and theinformation specialist. In 2012, ClarkeCommittee and the Academic/ Student business community. Throughretired as the president and CEO ofCommittee.their leadership and industrythe Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA) and insight, Franklin University hasnow dedicates his time to working with stayed true to its philosophy ofothers to underscore the importance being a pioneer in meeting theof leadership in the nonprofit world. During his 40-year career with OSCPA, needs of adult students whoClarke worked in virtually all areas have the ambition to continueof the operation, including public their education in combinationrelations, membership, governmental with other responsibilitiesrelations and marketing. Before joining the OSCPA, Clarke was an account by adapting to their needsexecutive with a New Jersey-basedRALPH SANESE, and responding to changes inadvertising agency. He has chaired and society, professions and theserved on several committees withinSecretarybusiness community. the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE); was a founding member of the CEO Center; and wasRalph Sanese serves as the new made an ASAE Fellow, an honor givensecretary for the Franklin University to less than 1% of ASAE members.Board of Trustees. Ralph is vice Price previously served as the vicepresident for business development chair of the Franklin Board of Trustees. at AVI Foodsystems and president of Sanese Services , Inc., a family-owned food services and vending company. He is a board member of the Simon Kenton Council of the Boy Scouts of America and is active in several other civic organizations. Ralph, a Franklin University alumnus 75, serves on the Infrastructure Committee and the Human Resources Committee.16 Clocktower |Board of Trustees Update'