January 5, 2015

Community Leader Marva Cosby Named to The Dayton Foundation Governing Board

Marva Cosby The Dayton Foundation has named Marva Cosby, CPC, SPHR, to its Governing Board, which provides stewardship for the Foundation and its charitable activities. She will serve a four-year term.

Cosby has spent more than 30 years working in the field of human resource management, most recently retiring as a human resource executive for Kodak. She currently is the president of Cosby Consulting Group, LLC, and a certified professional coach for corporate leaders.

An active community volunteer, Cosby recently was announced as a YWCA Dayton Women of Influence honoree for 2015 and was selected as a Ten Top Women honoree in 2012 by the Dayton Daily News. She serves on the boards of Antioch University Midwest, Executive Women’s Golf Association Dayton Chapter and We Care Arts, and is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She previously served on the boards for County Corp, Sinclair Community College and United Way of the Greater Dayton Area, as well as chair of the Montgomery County Workforce Policy Board. Additionally, she is a member and past president of the Miami Valley Human Resource Association, the local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Cosby is a graduate of Antioch University and Ball State University

About The Dayton Foundation

The Dayton Foundation is the regional community foundation for Greater Dayton. Since 1921, the Foundation has helped people to help others, managing charitable funds that have provided over 225,000 grants totaling more than a half-billion dollars to nonprofits over its 93-year history.

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File date: 04.08.15


John and Beth Ey

“ It’s not about how much money you give. It’s about how to give more effectively. The Dayton Foundation helps us do this. They have expertise to help you grow in your philanthropy over time.”
– John and Beth Ey, Dayton Foundation donors since 1999

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