Nancy Whetstone is the Marketing Director for College Liftoff. She currently serves as: President of the Ohio Business Week Foundation Managing Board of Trustees, a member of the Steering Committee for the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DASCO), and as Director of Youth Ministry at St. Margaret of Cortona Catholic Church.
A graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelor's degree in journalism and interpersonal communication, Nancy has more than 25 years of experience in digital and print communication planning, marketing and public relations initiatives, media and community relations and public speaking. Previously she worked as a public relations assistant at the American Red Cross and as a Public Affairs Manager at the Ohio EPA. She also served as Executive Director of the Ohio Business Week Foundation, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana and President and CEO of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio
She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a National Parent Group Award from the National Down Syndrome Congress, a PRism Award from the Public Relations Society of America and a Commendation from Ohio Governor Ted Strickland.
Nancy served on the Foundation's Champagne & Diamonds Steering Committee in 2014 and 2016. She is an active parishioner at St. Margaret of Cortona and serves as a youth ministry leader, PSR educator and on the planning committee for Catholic Conversations Affinity Group.
Nancy serves on the Communications Advisory Committee.