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Cincinnati Executive Officers Biographies

Biographies for Cincinnati executives past and present.



Biography. Macy's Web Site

SAFFORD, WILLIAMS Western - Southern

Great Living Cincinnatians: William C. Safford. Awarded in 1978


Lambert, Lance. CEO Retiring at Omnicare. 31 March 2014.

Brunsman, Barrett J.  Omnicare's New CEO: Firm is 'Built to Grow'. Cincinnati Business Courier 15 August, 2014.

SALYERS,  DONNA      Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs​

For Salyers, her 'frenetic' side just might be her greatest strength (Includes Video). Cincinnati Business Courier 1 October 2015. 

SAN MARCO, MARIO       Eagle Realty Group

Demeropolis, Tom. San Marco Impacts City Skyline, Range of Causes. Business Courier 29 June 2012.

SCHAEFER, GEORGE A. Jr. 1946- Fifth Third Corporation

George A. Schaefer, Jr. Biography Resource Center. Detroit, MI: Gale Group, 2001

“The General of Fifth Third”. Chief Executive: Nov 2003. Iss. 193, p. 42-45

SCHIFF, JOHN J. 1916-1998 Cincinnati Insurance Company

Great Living Cincinnatians: John Schiff. Awarded in 1997


CVG board: Kroger exec now in charge. 15 December 2015.

SCHMIDT, CHARLES G Cincinnati Butchers Supply Company

Charles G. Schmidt and the Cincinnati Butchers Supply Company. 1994. (Print--Link to the UC library catalog)


The Art of the Possible: Hoosier Native Takes New Role at Restructured Firm. Business Courier, 15 April 2011. p.13+

SCHMITT, MIKE Metalworking Group

Newberry, Jon. Metalworking Group Mike Schmitt Seized Opportunity. Business Courier 28 September 2012.


Biography. P&G Web Site

SCHOTT, MARGE 1929-2004 Schott Buick

Marge Schott : unleashed. Champaign, IL : Sagamore Pub., c1993. 309 p. (Print--Link to the UC library catalog)

Marge Schott: Errors Added up to a PR Disaster. In "100 Who Made a Difference: Greater Cincinnatians Who Made a Mark on the 20th Century", 117-119. Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Post, 1999. (Print--Link to the UC library catalog)

Marge Schott: She Earned 'E' for Errors, Effort. Cincinnati Post 9 December, 1999

Marge Schott. Contemporary Newsmakers 1985, Issue Cumulation. Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research, 1986

Marge Schott. 40-43. Current Biography Yearbook. New York, N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1999

SCHUELER, MIKE Henkle Schueler

Pumped Up, Good to Go; Retriement is not in the Cards for Developer/Retailer Schueler. Business Courier, 29 April 2011. p.15+

Demeropolis, Tom. Schueler's schedule: 60 hours, 7 days a week – and no slowing down (Includes video). Cincinnati Business Courier 21 August, 2015.


2011 CFO of the Year Winner: William Schumacher. Business Courier, 19 August 2011.

SCHWAB, NELSON JR. Gradon, Head & Ritchey

"Great Living Cincinnatians: Nelson Schwab, Jr." Awarded in 1991

SCHWEIN, MARTIN JOHN (Bud) 1909-2009 Ohio Homes

Bud' Schwein Built Homes Across Area; Ex-President of Home Builders. Cincinnati Enquirer 14 November, 2009.

SCRIPPS, CHARLES E. 1920- 2007 Scripps

Great Living Cincinnatians: Charles E. Scripps. Awarded in 2003.

Charles Scripps Expanded Empire. Cincinnati Enquirer, 4 February, 2007 B1.

SCRIPPS, E. W. 1854-1926 Scripps

E.W. Scripps and the Business of Newspapers Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1999. 217 p. (Print--Link to the UC library catalog)

Scripps, The Divided Dynasty. New York : Donald I. Fine, 1993. 236 p. (Print--Link to the UC library record)

E.W. Scripps. New York, N.Y.: Harcourt, Brace, 1933. 315 p
(This item is availle at the Hamilton County Pubilc Library)

E.W. Scripps. Dictionary of American Biography. Base Set. American Council of Learned Societies, 1928-1936

E.W. Scripps Set Standard for Grandson. Cincinnati Post 5 February 2007. A6

E.W. Scripps. Encyclopedia of World Biography. 2nd edition, 17 vols. Gale Research, 1998

Edward Scripps. In "American Business Leaders : From Colonial Times to the Present", 613-614. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 1999

Edward W. Scripps. Biographical Dictionary of American Business Leaders. 1266-1269. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1983.

Damned Old Crank, A Self-Portrait of E. W. Scripps Drawn from His Unpublished Writings; Edited by Charles R. McCabe. New York, Harper [1951]. 259 p. (Print--Link to the UC library catalog)

I Protest; Selected Disquisitions of E. W. Scripps, Edited and with a Biographical Introd. by Oliver Knight. Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1966. 799 p. (Print--Link to the UC library catalog)

The Astonishing Mr. Scripps: The Turbulent Life of America's Penny Press Lord. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1992. (Print--Link to the UC library catalog)

SEELEY, JEFF Carew International

Prevish, Val. Carew Internatinal Extends Reach. Cincinnati Enquirer 19 February 2012


“A Traveling Man Stays Local”. Broadcasting & Cable New York Apr 11, 2005. Vol. 135, Iss. 15, p. 38


Great Living Cincinnatians: Phyllis Shapiro Sewell. Awarded in 2003

SHARP, TIMOTHY Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority

Forty under 40: Timothy Sharp. Business Courier 19: 23 Aug 2002: B14


Forty Under 40: Jay Shatz. Business Courier 21: Aug 23, 2002 B8

SHEEHY, KIM Cincinnati Bell

Biography. Cincinnati Bell Web Site

SHELL, WEST, JR. West Shell

Great Living Cincinnatians: West Shell, Jr.. Awarded in 1993


Biography. P&G Web Site

SHERMAN-JONES, CAROL Carol's Corner Café

My Life as a Gay Man in a Straight Women's Body: An Autobiography.

(Copy of this book is available at the Xavier University Library)

SHIPLEY, TONY Queen City Angles; Entek IRD International

Leach, Tanya Bricking. 2011 Second Act Winner: Tony Shipley. Business Courier 16 September 2011.

Watkins, Steve. Shipley and Partners in Queen City Angles Invest in Companies Just Beyond the 'Seed' Stage. Business Courier 29 July 2011.


Bloomberg Profile

SHORE, T. Spencer 1903-1987 Eagle Pitcher

T. Spencer Shore. In "They Helped Shape Our City", 105-111. Cincinnati, Ohio: Oral History Foundation, 1992

SHORE, T. SPENCER 1903-1987 Eagle Pitcher

Great Living Cincinnatians: T. Spencer Shore. Awarded in 1981

SIBCY, ROBERT Sibcy Cline Realtors

Brownfield, Andy. For Rob Sibcy, real estate is too much fun to be work. Cincinnati Business Courier 9 May 2014


Donald Siebert. Cashing in on change at Penney. 71: March 1983 p.48-

SIMONS, JOHN, Jr.       AdvancePierre Foods

Benson, Lisa. Cincinnati's Largest Private Company Gets New CEO. Cincinnati Business Courier 30 September 2013.


Multi-Craft Presses On; CEO: "It's the Rate of Change that Just Blows my Mind". Business Courier, 20 May 2011. p.13+

SIMS, JOE Sportservice Corporation

Joe Sims. Nation's Restaurant News 38, 1/26/2004. 176-177.

SLATTERY, BOB Hahana Beach

Naational Volleyball Tourney Leaves Beach for Tri-State; Slattery Signs Deal to Bring U.S. Open to Hahana. Business Courier, 11 March 2011. p.4

SMALE, JOHN G. 1927- P&G

Great Living Cincinnatians: John Smale. Awarded in 1997

John Smale Ceo Pushes P&G into Next Century. Advertising Age 58: 28 December, 1987: 1+.

John Smale: He Rebuilt P&G--And the City, Too. In "100 Who Made a Difference: Greater Cincinnatians Who Made a Mark on the 20th Century", 144-145. Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Post, 1999. (Print--Link to the UC library catalog)

John G. Smale: He Rebuilt P&G - and city, too. Cincinnati Post 11 October, 1999

John Gray Smale. Contemporary Newsmakers. Cumulation Issue. Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research, 1987

SMITH, GREG Fifth Third

Forty Under 40: Greg Smith. Business Courier 21: 9 24, 2004 B13

SMITH, JOHN 1735-1824  

“John Smith.” American National Biography Online


John F. Smith, Jr. Biography. P&G Company Web Site

SMITH, STEVE Model Group, Inc.

Demeropolis, Tom. Model Group CEO: In Work or Life, It's All About the Partners You Pick. Cincinnati Business Courier 21 November 2014.

SMITSON, TRISH Thompson Hine

Benson, Lisa. Meet 3 Powerful Cincinnati Women Who Are Saying No to the Status Quo. Cincinnati Business Courier 26 September 2014.

SMYJUNAS, ROB Vandercar Holdings

Demeropolis, Tom. Vandercar CEO Rob Smyjunas Works to Keep Focus Through Ups and Downs of Real Estate Roller Coaster. Business Courier 26 October 2012.

SOWAR, JAMES Deloitte & Touche

Forty under 40: James Sowar . Business Courier 19: 23 Aug 2002:B15

SPAULDING, DAVID Turner Construction

Demeropolis, Tom. Turner Construction’s New Cincinnati Chief ‘Excited About 2015’. Cincinnati Business Courier 2 January 2015.

SPENCER, DONALD A. Sr. 1915- Donald A. Spencer

Great Living Cincinnatians: Donald A. Spencer, Sr. Awarded in 2005.

SPERTI, GEORGE SPERI 1900-1991 Basic Science Research Lab

George Speri Sperti. Biography. World of Invention 2nd ed. Detroit, Mich.: Gale Group, 1999


Reba St. Clair: 'It Never Seems Like Enough When You Look Around and You See Some of the Problems That We Have....'. Cincinnati Enquirer 7 March, 2004 Special Edition p.16

STALLARD, DAVID Wood Herron & Evans

Newberry, Jon. Stallard's bachelor's degree in physics a plus at intellectual property firm Wood Herro. Cincinnati Courier, 8 July 2011. 

STARGEL, ROBERT Kimberly-Clark

Stargel One of Top 10 Most Influential. Cincinnati Enquirer 7 March 2010


Forty under 40: Tim Stautberg. Business Courier 19: 23 Aug 2002 : B12

Timothy E. Stautberg.. Biography. NAA Website

STEGER, JOSEPH A. University of Cincinnati

President Joseph A. Steger: Looking Back, Moving Forward, UC Web Site: Profiles, Nov 4, 2002.

Past Presidents: Jospeh A. Steger, 1984-2003


Great Living Cincinnatians: Joseph S. Stern, Jr. Awarded in 1989

Joe Stern, Jr. Made Mark in Region., 3 January, 2010

STEWART, PAUL Gateway Investment Advisers

Watkins, Steve. Stewart Happy to Lead "Strong Bench" at Gateway. Cincinnati Business Courier 19 July 2013


2000 Progress Awards: Barbara Stonebraker, Stonebraker Blazed Career Path. Business Courier 17 27 October, 2000: 4B


Balance Sheet: Ronald S. Stowell. Financial Executive v. 18 no. 2, March/April 2002 p. 76

STRANGE, PETER S. Messer Construction

2012 Greater Cincinnati Business Hall of Fame. Business Courier Supplement.

Williams, Jason. The 2015 Lindner Award winner 15 November 2015.

STRIKE, GEORGE L. Martinizing

George Strike Receives President Award for Excellence. Univesity of Cincinnati Web Site, accessed 9/5/2012.

Martinizing Turns 60 Led by CEO George Strike for Past 30 Years. (As Published in Business Opportunities Journal. February, 2009.) Business Opportunities Journal, online edition accessed 9/5/2012.

STRUBBE, JOHN L. 1921-1996 Kroger

Great Living Cincinnatians: John L. Strubbe. Awarded in 1986.


Wetterich, Chris. Gyro's Sutherland Says Influence Belongs to Individuals, Not Companies. Business Courier 7 June 2013.

SWIGERT, J. MACK 1907- Taft, Stettinius & Hollister

Great Living Cincinnatians: J. Mack Swigert. Awarded in 2005


“John Cleves Symmes.” American National Biography Online.

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