Our Board

Our Founders

Doug Sharp - Founder

Doug Sharp
Board President

Doug is a co-founder of Lettuce Work serves as Executive Director/Board President. Doug retired as Vice President of Sales Effectiveness and Operations at Grange Insurance Companies. He earned his MBA from The Ohio State University and BA in Business Administration from Otterbein University.

Julie Sharp - Founder

Julie Sharp

Julie is a co-founder of Lettuce Work and serves as Program Director. Julie is also President of Lettuce Work Greenhouses, LLC. Julie earned her Bachelor’s in Business and Master’s in Education from Otterbein University. In addition to her duties with Lettuce Work, Julie is a teacher at Oakstone Academy.

Board Members

Chad Harrison - Board

Chad Harrison
Board Vice President

Chad is a Senior Auditor at Tween Brands in New Albany, Ohio. Chad previously worked at Plante & Moran and has a BS in Accounting/Financial Management from Franklin University.

Greg Stewart - Board

Greg Stewart
Board Treasurer

Greg is a manager at Ernst and Young LLP in the Assurance Services practice.  Greg graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.


Walter Sharp - Board

Dr. Walter Sharp
Director Emeritus

Walter has taught students at the secondary, vocational and adult levels. His most recent teaching was at The Ohio State University. Sharp has authored sixteen textbooks and worked for the World Bank to establish a program at the College of the Bahamas in Nassau.


Daniel Cook - Board

Daniel Clark

Dan is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the labor and employment group.  He has significant experience with ERISA litigation, employment discrimination cases, wage and hour class actions and collective actions, the enforcement of non-competition agreements, collective bargaining, and traditional labor issues.

LaVawn Coleman - Board

LaVawn Coleman

As executive vice president, secretary and general counsel at Grange Insurance, LaVawn leads corporate litigation and ensures Grange’s affiliate companies maintain compliance with local, state and federal regulations. She also is responsible for overseeing specific business transactions between Grange and third parties, as well as managing the company’s captive staff counsel offices.

John Fraim - Board

John Fraim

John is the owner of The GreatHouse Marketing Strategy Company. John is a marketing consultant, entrepreneur and successful author (Battle of Symbols: Global Dynamics of Advertising, Entertainment and Media, 2012).   John is a graduate of UCLA and the Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University.

Carl Nelson - Board

Carl Nelson

Carl was a managing and consulting partner with Arthur Andersen until he retired in 2002. Carl received his B.S. from The Ohio State University and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin and is a CPA.

Gianluca Pitetti - Board

Gianluca Pitetti

Luca is a Partner, State and Local Tax at KPMG. Luca is a nationally recognized state and local tax practitioner with more than 20 years of public accounting and industry experience.

Mark Seich - Board

Mark Seich

Mark is VP of Marketing, Sales & Distribution for Berkley Fire & Marine Underwriters. Mark has an MBA from Ashland University and completed his Bachelors of Science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Lisa Wenzke - Board

Lisa Wenzke

Lisa is a Mathematics teacher at Oakstone Academy, a school for students with autism, and has an MBA from The Ohio State University.

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