Bethesda Foundation Inc.

Changing lives, saving lives.


The Bethesda Foundation is governed by a volunteer board of trustees. Selected for their diverse professional and volunteer experience and leadership, our board members assist in the Foundation's fundraising efforts and increasing community awareness of the Foundation.



Chair Bill Graf, Graf Stiebel & Coyne
Chair, Development Committee 
Vice-Chair Grant Hesser, PDSC Corp.
Chair, Community Outreach Grants Committee
Secretary Tad Lawrence III
Chair, Governance Committee
Treasurer Rance G. Duke, Fort Washington Investment Advisors
Chair, Finance Committee
President & CEO    Andy Swallow, Bethesda Foundation



Rachid A. Abdallah, Chairman & CEO-Jedson Engineering

Joseph Beech III, Senior Member/Lawyer–Kohnen & Patton LLP

Ronald D. Brown, Chief Operating Officer, The Armor Group, Inc.

Mark Clement, President & CEO, TriHealth

Spencer Cropper, Co-President-Stolle Properties, Inc.

Craig A. Eisentrout MD, Pulmonary Consultants
 Chair, Research Grants Committee

Timothy Elsbrock, Sr. Vice President, Fifth Third Bank
 Board Representative, Hospice of Cincinnati

Avis Geygan, Auxiliary of Bethesda Hospital

Kathy Grigg, Sr. Vice President Client Solutions, 84.51°

Edmund W. Jones, MD, Retired Bethesda Surgeon

Robert W. Mitchell, Jr., Sr. Vice President of Sales/Rental Div., Cintas

Myrtis H. Powell, Ph.D., Civic Volunteer

Arthur J. Roberts, Senior Vice President & CFO, Ohio National Financial Services, Inc

John S. Prout, Retired President & CEO-TriHealth

Susan G. Weinberg, MD, Co-Medical Director-Diagnostic Imaging Bethesda North Hospital