Support Us


The Renaissance Covington Board is comprised of a diverse group of local residents, business owners as well as art and community supporters. We’re proud to have such a strong and dedicated board with which to work.

Rebekah Gensler, Interim President

DevouGood Foundation

Keith Lanser, Vice President

Mount Saint Joseph

Sarah Allan, Treasurer

Center for Great Neighborhoods

Jim Guthrie

Hub + Weber Architects

Molly Berrens, Secretary

Spotted Yeti

Krista King-Oaks

Kentucky Public Libraries

James Weaver

Republic Bank

Ashley Shewmaker

Destinations Consulting

Joe Klare

The Catalytic Fund of Northern Kentucky

Jonathan Bashir

House of Grill Persian Cuisine

Tarris Horton

Cutman Barbershop

Joe Nickol


Richard Hunt

Roebling Point Books and Coffee/Wilderness Press

Emily Ahouse

City of Covington

Cate Becker


Elizabeth Fricke

Children Inc.

Austin Dunbar

Durham Brand & Co

Scott Guenther

Covington Business Council

Laura Menge

Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Shannon Smith

Shannon C. Smith Law Office

Past Presidents


Steven Bryant

Rachel Hastings

Barney Stengle