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Board of Directors

Student Rep.Ms. Haley Anderson is a Gateway student.

She graduated May 2022 with a computerized manufacturing and machining degree and is completing a welding degree. She is a Student Ambassador and member of the Student Government Association.

Her term will expire July 31, 2024. 

john bainesJohn Baines is a consultant and executive coach at Insight Partners, LLC. He previously served as the president for Hahn Automation from 2004 until 2018.

Mr. Baines received his Bachelor's degree and Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.

Mr. Baines is a member of the Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board, the European American Chamber of Commerce, and served on the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board from 2015 to 2017.

Mr. Baines won Manufacturer of the Year from the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers in 2015 and the Northern Kentucky Thoroughbred Award from Tri-ED in 2014. 

Mr. Baines lives in Ft. Thomas with his wife and two children.

Mr. Baines was appointed by the Governor to the board for a six-year term that ends in November 2025.

larry brownLarry Brown has retired after 39 years as a life and health consultant specializing in businesses, estate and business continuation planning.

In his professional career, Mr. Brown worked as the commissioner for the Department of Professional Licensing, executive director of the Kentucky Board of Dentistry and field representative for the Office of the Governor. 

Mr. Brown received his Bachelor's degree from Northern Kentucky State College and completed graduate work at American College. 

Mr. Brown served as the president for NK Soccer Officials Association, was first district representative on the Kentucky Referee Association and currently serves on the adult soccer board of KSA. Mr. B also served on his church expansion fundraising committee and two years as festival chairman.

Mr. Brown lives in Florence with his wife. He has and two children and three grandchildren.

Mr. Brown was appointed by the Governor to the board for a six-year term that ends in November 2025.

charlie colemanCharlie Coleman is a Campbell County Commissioner from District #2. 

Mr. Coleman received his Bachelors at Eastern Kentucky University, his Master of Education degree from Northern Kentucky University, and also his Education Rank 1 from Xavier University. 

Throughout his professional career, Mr. Coleman has been heavily involved in youth education in Campbell County. Mr. Coleman was a teacher, assistant principal, athletic director and head football coach at Bellevue High School, where he spent the majority of his tenure. In addition, he was host of the TV Show “Northern Kentucky Sports Legends” for Insight Communications.

Mr. Coleman has served on numerous boards and commissions, such as the Northern Kentucky Athletic Directors Hall of Fame, the Independent Business Association of Northern Kentucky, and several Exhibit Committees at the Behringer Crawford Museum.

Mr. Coleman was appointed by the Governor to the board for a five-year term that ends in November 2024.

Erik HermesErik Hermes resides in Cold Spring, Ky, and is President and co-owner of Hermes Construction Co., specializing in commercial design build construction. He graduated from Elder High School (Cincinnati) and studied Business at the University of Cincinnati. In addition to the Gateway board, he serves on the Kentucky School Facilities Construction Commission Board of Directors, Care Net Pregnancy Centers of Northern Kentucky Board of Directors, and as the rifle coach for the Campbell County 4-H Sharpshooters club.

Mr. Hermes was appointed to the Gateway board by the Governor for a six-year term expiring November 2023.

Dr. Paul KleinDr. Paul Klein is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Gateway Community & Technical College. 

He has worked in industry as a sales engineer for control systems equipment in manufacturing, power plants, and wastewater treatment plants. He later served as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the University of Louisville School of Engineering. 

Dr. Klein has a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education and a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Louisville. He has a Master's degree in Education from Xavier University. 

He lives in Covington and has volunteered at soup kitchens and homeless shelters in Northern Kentucky and Over the Rhine. He served on the boards of the Alliance Francaise in Louisville and Cincinnati. 

He was elected in August 2023 to complete a term ending July 31, 2025. 


Mrs. Madeline Kues is an Academic Advisor at Gateway Community & Technical College.

She is responsible for creating and maintaining relationships with area high schools and adult learners to increase enrollment. She started at Gateway in July 2019.

Mrs. Kues earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication with a minor in Business Administration from Berea College. She enjoys weightlifting, running, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and two dogs.

Her term will expire July 31, 2025.