John A. Brown is a Regional President for Park National Bank; he’s been with Park since December of 2003. Brown graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance degree from the University of Toledo. He and his wife, Dana Bennett Brown, have lived in Springfield since April of 2016.

Brown is very active in the community and in addition to the Community Health Foundation board, he serves on the greater Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce/Partnership Board, Clark State Foundation Board, United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison County Board, Ohio Means Jobs Clark County Workforce Advisory Board and the Greater Springfield Housing Alliance steering committee.

John shared, “it is an honor to work with such a dedicated staff AND board that cares about the wellbeing of our community. While remaining true to the organization’s original mission—providing quality reproductive options—CHF has expanded its grant-making efforts and is having a positive impact on the overall health of our community. CHF is at the forefront of improving our community’s housing, a significant health determinant, and is committed to helping our area’s population realize more healthy lifestyles.”

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