January 6, 2014

The Dayton Foundation Names New Governing Board Member

The Dayton Foundation has named Richard (Rick) J. Omlor to its Governing Board, which provides stewardship for the Foundation and its charitable activities. He will serve a five-year term.

Omlor served as president and CEO of YSI Incorporated from 2000 until 2011 when the company was acquired by ITT Corporation. He remained with the company as executive advisor until 2013. YSI Incorporated, based in Yellow Springs, Ohio, is a developer and manufacturer of sensors, instrumentation, software and data collection platforms for environmental water quality/velocity monitoring and testing.

Omlor is a Dayton native and a graduate of the University of Dayton, where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees. He previously served on the boards of Antioch McGregor University and YSI Incorporated and was an Advisory Board member for Wright State University School of Engineering.

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 92-year history.

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File date: 9.19.14


John and Beth Ey

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– John and Beth Ey, Dayton Foundation donors since 1999

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