A.J. “Gus” is a retired senior executive with international experience and a broad management background in both large public and small privately held family businesses. Gus has a variety of knowledge that he has picked up throughout his career; 18 years of marketing at Procter & Gamble, 12 years in general management and related responsibilities as President of two small privately owned companies, and 13 years as a management consultant, primarily in family owned businesses. While he was the U.K. Managing Director, he started up the Lenscrafters business in both England and in Wales. Over the years Gus has been involved in leadership roles in volunteer organizations, which today are the Catholic Men’s Fellowship, the Gardner Center in the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute, and the Deaconess Association board.