Cincinnatian of the Year Gala

The Cincinnatian of the Year Gala™ is held each year in May, raising over $1M and attracting 700-900 attendees. The Cincinnati Business Courier’s Book of Lists has consistently ranked the Cincinnatian of the Year™ Gala as one of the top nonprofit fundraising galas in the city. The 2019 Cincinnatian of the Year™ Gala will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Duke Energy Center honoring the Laura & David Cramer Family. Click here to see our 2019 corporate sponsorship opportunities.  Individual tickets will go on sale March 2019.

Past Cincinnatian of the Year Honorees

West and Judy Shell
Paul and Sally Christensen
Charles and Marilyn Mechem
Oliver and Virgilee Waddell
George Rieveschl
Joan Rieveschl
Dwight and Gerry Hibbard
William and Helen Williams
Charles and Jean Puchta
Clement and Ann Buenger
Nelson and Sylvia Schwab
William and Nancy Keating
David and Liane Phillips
Dick and Mona Kerstine
Allen and Anne Zaring
John and Ruth Sawyer
Lee and Shannon Carter
Wayne and Fran Carlisle
Sandra W. Heimann
Charlotte Otto
John Davies
Mike Martin
Ed and Carole Rigaud
Tom and Mary Ellen Cody
Bob and Susie Castellini
Peggy and Marvin Lewis
Cincinnati Bell, Jack Cassidy and Project H.O.P.E.
Linda and Harry Fath
Fernando and Citlali Aguirre
Cindy W. MacConnell
Cynthia Marver Marmer
The Nan and Keith Jensen Family
Kim and George Vincent
Mike Michael
Kim and Dave Dougherty
Dan Schimberg
Rich Boehne