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Thomas More welcomes four new board of trustee members

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. — Thomas More University announces four new members to its Board of Trustees. At their March 2, 2023, meeting, the Board confirmed the membership of Joseph Roesel ’64, Dr. Rachel Lehmkuhl ’95, Susan Hackman Sturgeon ’68, and Ted J. Zalla ’90. The new board members begin their terms in June 2023.

  • Roesel and his wife Ellen (Thomas More class of ’66) are alumni of the University. Roesel studied accountancy before completing a Master of Business Administration at Xavier University. He is a retired chief financial officer for St. Elizabeth Healthcare. While at Thomas More, Roesel played for the basketball team and was a member of the Alpha Delta Gamma (ADG) fraternity. He currently serves the University on the Second Century Campaign Steering Committee. Roesel was formerly a Crestview Hills City Council member, retiring in February 2021 after seven years of service. The Roesels are Thomas More All Saints Club members and have lived in Crestview Hills for over 20 years.
  • Lehmkuhl and her husband Richard (class of 1995) are also alumni of Thomas More. Lehmkuhl studied biology and mathematics. She is employed with Compass Emergency Physicians, an independent, locally owned, democratic practice partnered with St. Elizabeth Healthcare. The Lehmkuhls are members of the Thomas More All Saints Club and the Centennial Society.
  • Sturgeon is an alumna of Thomas More, earning her bachelor’s degree in chemistry while involved in the Alpha Lambda Mu sorority. She is a Friend of the (Thomas More Biology) Field Station, parent of an alum, and volunteer mentor. Sturgeon is on the board of directors for Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, past president and board of directors for the Greater Cincinnati Master Gardener Association, Kenton County Extension Council member, and past board member of Notre Dame Academy. Retired from Proctor and Gamble, she served as the consumer director for market knowledge. Sturgeon is the board of directors president and plant sale chair for the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati.
  • Zalla studied business administration, computer information systems, and economics at Thomas More. He went on to earn a Master of Business Administration focusing on finance from The Wharton School. Before joining USI in 2004, Ted was a senior manager and strategic advisor for Ernst & Young. Zalla has strong family ties to the University as his mother, Marna, is a former trustee, and his father, Ted, and brothers, Mark and Jeff, are all Thomas More alumni.

For more information about Thomas More University, visit www.thomasmore.edu.

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