Family Mentor Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity established to connect community resources and children who need them most.
Meegan is a Real Estate Agent with HER Realtors in Worthington, and specializes in Residential Real Estate sales. In 2016 she was elected the President of the Greater Worthington Real Estate Association. She is a life long Worthington resident where she lives with her husband and two children.
Ever since she was a child Meegan has enjoyed volunteering and helping others in need. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, and traveling.
Consultant and Worthington City Schools School Board Member
Sam Shim is a consultant who has worked for a number of major corporations over the last twenty years. Companies he has worked for include Anheuser-Busch, Ernst & Young, CompuServe, Lucent Technologies and Owens Corning. He has traveled extensively within the United States and overseas during his career.
Sam is a long-time resident of the Worthington area and was elected into public office in 2013. He serves as one of the board members leading Worthington City Schools. He is passionate about helping others, and believes that children need a positive supportive environment during and outside of the school day to fulfill their potential as adults. Sam’s hobbies include photography and electronics. He spends much of his free time with his two elementary-aged children.
Schneider Downs & Co., Inc., Audit Senior
Jennifer Closser is a CPA with over 7 years of experience in public accounting. She works in the audit department at Schneider Downs & Co., Inc., a public accounting and business advisory firm. She works with a variety of clients and industries and has a significant non-profit experience. She is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Jennifer graduated from the Ohio University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She lives in Grove City with her husband and two young daughters.
Alliance Data, Lead Internal Marketing Communications Specialist
Stephanie Interliggi is a strategic communications professional with experience in writing, public relations, social media, advertising and communications strategy, including corporate philanthropy. She also gained fundraising experience through roles with The American Cancer Society and The ALS Association.
Stephanie graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and lives in Clintonville. In her free time, she enjoys biking, yoga, cooking, travel, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Ameriprise Financial, Financial Advisor
Jim is a financial advisor with over 15 years of experience. He owns an individual franchise of Ameriprise Financial. Jim works with individuals, families and small businesses to help them achieve their financial objectives. Having children has developed a strong desire to help children and aid in their safety and ability to just “be a kid”.
Jim graduated from Wittenberg University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. He lives in Powell with his wife and two young children. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, fishing and cheering on the Buckeyes
Jet Container Corp., Partner / Co-Owner
Bio coming soon
Kari Vernon is the Executive Director of the Family Mentor Foundation.
Kari holds a Master’s in Education. She has over 10 years of middle school teaching experience. Kari has always been an advocate for children. She has helped organize and lead various after school programs for students. Kari currently resides in Worthington with her husband and three children.
Leah is the Program Coordinator at Family Mentor Foundation.
Leah has a degree in Sociology and Nonprofit Leadership, with experience in working with kids, teaching, coaching, and working with a program similar to Family Mentor Foundation. Leah is new to Ohio, so she likes exploring the city, spending time with her family, and her puppies.