Trustee Sharen Neuhardt is a Partner at Thompson Hine LLP in Dayton, Ohio specializing in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and technology law. She was the head of the firm’s corporate transactions and securities practice group from 2005-2008. Neuhardt was also the Vice President and General Counsel of Mead Data Central, Inc. (now known as LexisNexis) from 1987-1990. In addition to her work with the Ohio Democratic Party, Neuhardt has been active in Planned Parenthood for decades. Neuhardt and her husband David are stalwarts of the Yellow Spring’s community who helped save the historic Whitehall farm property from mass development, protecting 950 acres with a conservation easement conservation easement through the Tecumseh Land Trust. She earned a BA from Northwestern University in 1973 and holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.