John F. Barrett: Chairman, President & CEO, Western & Southern

Join us this Thursday, April 6, 2023, for a LUNCH (12:00-1:30pm) meeting at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Hall of Mirrors, for a presentation by John Barrett, Chairman, President & CEO, Western & Southern Financial Group.

As Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern), John Barrett serves on a wide range of boards and is highly active in the business and non-profit communities.

He joined Western & Southern in 1987 as its Chief Financial Officer. He was named President in 1989, Chief Executive Officer in 1994 and Chairman in 2002. Under his guidance, Western & Southern has become a recognized leader in consumer and business financial services, providing life and health insurance, annuities, mutual funds, investment management, financial planning and retirement solutions through its member companies.

A very active leader in the rejuvenation of downtown Cincinnati, John Barrett launched the United Way Women’s Leadership Council to increase giving among top female contributors. He also founded The Herbert R. Brown Society in Cincinnati to encourage greater African American engagement with the local United Way.

Dozens of Cincinnati area organizations and community causes benefit from John Barrett’s civic leadership. Currently, he is spearheading a $105 million fundraising campaign to help the University of Cincinnati’s Barrett Cancer Center and other members of the Cincinnati Cancer Consortium pursue National Cancer Institute designation for cancer research excellence.

This meeting is sponsored by Hershner Properties, Inc.

LOCATION: Hall of Mirrors

RSVPs are required to attend, whether you are eating lunch or not, so if you would like to attend please click HERE by 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 3, 2023, or contact [email protected]. 

Regular Entree – Blackened Chicken, rice pilaf, green & wax bean medley & lemon sauce (GF)
Vegetarian Entree – Sesame fried rice with tofu, carrots, peas, egg & broccoli (GF)
Salad Entree – Netherland Salad with chopped iceberg, julienne turkey & ham, tomatoes, chopped egg & Maurice dressing (GF)
*all entrees can be served gluten free at member’s request to [email protected].