Best Upon Request is honored to have a highly qualified group of individuals serving on our Board of Advisors. These thought leaders represent the legal, information technology, board governance, human resources, organizational development, strategy and finance fields of business, providing a diversified and effective sounding board for the company. Best Upon Request’s Board of Advisors is led by our president/CEO, and provides invaluable leadership to developing the business.
BOARD OF ADVISORS
Executive Advisor and Senior Consultant, Cincinnati Consulting Consortium
Frank is the “CIO’s CIO,” with more than 45 years of experience in global business management and IT. After retiring as vice president and chief information officer at The Procter & Gamble Company, Frank went on to hold similar senior leadership roles for Reynolds & Reynolds, PepsiCo and the Quaker Oats Company. His broad business background also includes responsibilities in marketing, advertising, finance and accounting. He has significant Fortune 500 experiences leading the establishment of IT vision, strategy and enterprise technology plans.
Dr. Linda S. Gravett
Senior Partner, Gravett and Associates
Dr. Linda Gravett, an industrial psychologist, is a business advisor, author and professor who has partnered with organizations such as Meridian Bioscience, The Motz Group, Williams Sonoma, St. Vincent Health, and Perfetti Van Melle over the past 25 years.
Linda is the founder and senior partner of Gravett and Associates, an international organizational development firm headquartered in Cincinnati, and president and CEO of Just the Basics, Inc., a Northern Kentucky consulting firm for nonprofits and small enterprises. She is the author and co-author of books on leadership, emotional intelligence, generational differences, entrepreneurship and business ethics.
Owner and President, David Kiihnl & Associates
David Kiihnl is the owner and president of David Kiihnl & Associates, advisors to owners and senior leaders of rapidly growing businesses, family enterprises and non-profit organizations.
David began his career at The Drackett Company in sales, marketing and senior leadership for 11 years. He then entered the entrepreneurial world as president, then owner, of Loth, Inc., an integrated workspace solutions organization, gaining 16 years of first-hand experience as the owner of a growing business. David was also a partner of a start-up manufacturing company in Mt. Orab, Ohio.
Mary Denise Kuprionis
President, The Governance Solutions Group
As president of The Governance Solutions Group (GSG), Denise Kuprionis advises directors on governance best practices, reviews the fiduciary responsibilities of boards, facilitates board assessments, and consults with CEOs and boards on governance-related business issues. She has worked with a variety of clients, from public companies to non-profit organizations, and private company owners establishing their first advisory boards.