ULI Columbus is led by a team of committed volunteer members from a variety of disciplines. These dedicated individuals give freely of their time, talent, and expertise and contribute to ULI Columbus in meaningful and powerful ways.


The ULI Columbus District Council is composed of three key Standing Committees: the Advisory Board, the Management Committee and the Governance Committee.

The Management Committee includes the District Council Chair, Treasurer, Chair for Mission Advancement, Governance Committee Chair, and Committee Chairs. This committee provides the day-to-day, month-to-month leadership contingent of the District Council.

Management Committee Members

yaromir-head-shot-2-copyDistrict Council Chairman

Yaromir Steiner
Founder / CEO
Steiner + Associates



Governance Committee Chair
Joseph Reidy*
General Counsel
Wagenbrenner Development



Chair for Mission Advancement
Jonathan Barnes*
Jonathan Barnes Architecture and Design



Michael Martin
Managing Director, Real Estate Banking
PNC Bank



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Jennifer Knittle
‎Group Leader
The Kleingers Group



MKunz2Membership Cochair 
Matthew Kunz
Business Development
Turner Construction Company



CherylPentellaBWCommunications Chair
Cheryl Pentella
Pentella Unlimited



MSimpson2Sponsorship Chair
Michael Simpson
Ohio Equities



autumnWomen’s Leadership Initiative Cochair
Autumn R. Glover, MCRP, MPP
Director, Planning and Community Development (PACT)
Wexner Medical Center University Hospital East



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Kimberly Sharp, AICP
Deputy Director of Planning and Development
City of Westerville



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Michael Douglas
Financial Analyst
Kaufman Development



*Past ULI Columbus Chair