Lighthouse Announces New Board Members and New Officers

Lighthouse Announces New Board Members and New Officers

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services is pleased to announce the newest members of its Board of Trustees, Dawn Green and Amy Susskind. Both women are currently members of the agency’s New Life Properties Board of Trustees. Longtime Lighthouse Board member Ken Feldmann has been appointed Board Treasurer.

“We are fortunate to have such dedicated individuals as Dawn, Amy, and Ken among our trustees,” said Paul Haffner, Lighthouse President and CEO. “The guidance, knowledge, and counsel of our officers and Board of Trustees is key to Lighthouse’s success. We thank these dedicated individuals for helping us fulfill our mission to advance the dignity and well-being of children, youth, and families in need.”

About the New Board Members

Dawn Green is an award-winning, licensed real estate agent and investor. She is also a partner and co-founder of Point Blank Range & Gun Shops. She is very active in the Cincinnati community and a longtime Lighthouse volunteer. Green has served countless hours as a member of the agency’s New Life Properties Board, which she chaired for four years. She is also currently among the leadership team working on the development of the new Sheakley Center for Youth on Iowa Avenue in Walnut Hills. The new building is scheduled to open early next year. In addition to her involvement with Lighthouse, Green is currently serving on the Affordable Housing Board and Asset Management Committee of Episcopal Retirement Communities, and the Board of Directors for Most Valuable Kids. She is also past Chair of the Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, winning the Kate S. Mack award two years in a row. Green graduated from Northwestern University in 1991 and lives in Indian Hill with her husband, four children, and three dogs.

Amy Susskind is a real estate executive who is a partner of Washington, DC-based Oaktree Development. She has over a decade of development and asset management experience at two national multifamily real estate investment trusts, AvalonBay Communities, and Aimco. She oversaw entitlement and development projects in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, and Chicago areas. A Cincinnati native, Susskind returned to the area in 2013 to raise her young family. She currently serves on the Boards of Trustees for Lighthouse’s New Life Properties and Mayerson Jewish Community Center. She received her undergraduate degree from Tulane University and received graduate degrees from the University of Texas and the University of Houston Law Center through a joint program.