New Board Member
Committee Membership: Personnel/Professional Relations; Finance/Audit
A message from Craig Sumerel
Being a Brave is being committed to excellence in all you do. It means being a part of the best K-12 educational institution in the nation. To me, the IH Promise is centered on innovation. We – as an organization – are in pursuit of continuous improvement. We intentionally seek out ways to refine our practices to provide our students the very best opportunities in academics, the arts, and athletics.
Began serving the Indian Hill Exempted Village School District as a Board of Education Member: 2022
Craig serves as the president of Car Care, Auto Wash where he is responsible for creating and executing ACA’s car care business strategy to provide tire and automotive service solutions for the retail segment. With over 90 locations in 11 states, ACA’s car care business is one of the largest and most respected in the U.S.
Previously, Craig was President of Bob Sumerel Tire Company; which was involved in the retail and commercial (B to B) businesses. He had oversight over IT, HR, finance, and marketing and was responsible for growing the business, developing personnel, adding new product lines and implementing a vertical integration platform all of which helped increase the company’s revenue, net income, and enterprise value.
Other career experience comes with 5/3 Bank in operations management as a reputed department troubleshooter within the organization.
In addition to serving the Indian Hill School District as a member of the Board of Education, Craig is very active in Greater Cincinnati civic organizations including:
· The Cancer Support Community
· Board of Director – Queen City Club
· Board of Director – Better Business Bureau of Cincinnati
· Co-Chair Indian Hill School District Capital Campaign
· YPO Gold
· National Cancer Institute (NCI) Executive Committee
· Board of Directors – Red Cross Cincinnati Chapter
Bachelor of Science-Business | Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Harvard Executive MBA Program, Cambridge, Mass (YPO)
Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) – Leadership Strategically Greensboro, NC