Taft Stettinius & Hollister is pleased to announce that Columbus partner Rita McNeil Danish has joined the board of directors for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati. The Center tells the stories of those who fight for freedom around the world through exhibits, education and public programming.
“We are honored to have Rita join the Board,” says Rev. Damon Lynch, Jr., National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Board Chair. “Her commitment to community, paired with her breadth and depth of experience, will be tremendous assets to the organization as we prepare for our 15th anniversary and beyond.”
McNeil Danish serves those in the corporate community by providing assistance in navigating the policies, regulations and statutory requirements of governmental entities throughout the public sector. She also addresses the needs of entities in the public sector, which require legal counsel with expertise in the nuances of government law and regulatory structures. McNeil Danish brings her passion to empower economic growth in local communities through diversity and inclusion work with small, women- and minority-owned businesses.
She is a member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NCBW), a group that advocates on behalf of black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment. McNeil Danish is also a board member for the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), which provides supportive services for abused and neglected children and a member of the board of the Women’s Small Business Accelerator.