Brian Scarpino is an avid proponent of the Union Plus program for families of active and retired union members and also conducts outreach for home-ownership in Spanish-speaking communities. Brian has volunteered for many years as a Columbus City Commissioner in the Livingston Avenue area. He also serves on the board of Rickenbacker Woods, whose mission includes preservation of the Eddie Rickenbacker National Historic Landmark, STEM learning programs for youth, and affordable housing. Brian began his career of activism by founding the FreeZone! LGBTIA student group while an undergraduate student at Otterbein. He lives in the Old Oaks Historic District with his husband Kevin Davis.
Tony is a veteran of the financial services industry with over 15 years of experience. He is currently the Assistant Vice President, Operational Risk Management Specialist at Huntington National Bank. His longevity and diverse background in financial services has awarded him expertise in Business Banking, Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Treasury Management.
K. Zulene Adams
K. Zulene Adams is the CEO of Z Promotions based in Columbus, OH. Z Promotions is your creative branding partner that is dually certified as an MBE and WBE. As a diverse company, Z Promotions is dedicated to providing everyone high quality advertising products and logo apparel to enhance your brand. Our solutions are tailored to your marketing goals to achieve the maximum branding impact. Zulene looks forward to serving our Diversity Chamber and leveraging her knowledge and experience to help elevate our organization.
Ruth joined the Chamber because she believes that all people should have the same opportunities to lead a fulfilled business and personal life. She is an OSU and Kent State graduate who moved back to Columbus from Northeast Ohio in 1995 to work as a reporter at The Columbus Dispatch. In the early 2000s, she served as founding editor of The New Standard, covering the Columbus Jewish community. Ruth also worked as a grant writer for more than 13 years for local nonprofit organizations. Today, Ruthoffers her services as a certified resume writer and job-search coach. She is also a ceremonial celebrant who designs and performs life-cycle ceremonies – especially wedding ceremonies. She is active with the Columbus Museum of Art’s Loud and Proud division, the Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Toastmasters, and local theater companies. She lives in Grandview Heights.