Board of Directors

Misty Bond, PMP (NACBT President) is an Engagement Leader for Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Inc. National Account Employer Services Division in Alpharetta, Georgia. In her position at ADP, Misty provides oversight of implementation of ADP’s suite of products & services with focus on Client experiences and building lasting ADP business relationships. As an integral leading role on Implementation Misty’s focus is on executive communications, adoption, and relationships. A key objective of the Engagement Leader is to report on ADP’s ability to resolve client(s) Critical Business Issues, identifying the necessary means and processes to manage their Human Capital, improving business performance, and resolving issues in regards to today’s most essential asset – Employees. Misty’s teams manage implementations which are focused on prominent, complex, holistic HCM solutions in an array of industry sectors. Misty has a B.A. in Psychology from The Ohio State University, a B.S. in Information Systems from DeVry University, and a Masters in Management of Information Systems with a focus in Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management. Misty has one daughter, Sterling, who is a member of the progressive division where she performs as a 5A dancer. Sterling has been dancing with NABC for 7 years. Misty lives in Bexley where she and Sterling enjoy biking to the city and playing with their Boxer dog, Lainey.

Jay O’Connell (NACBT Board Member, Treasurer) is the Vice President of Technology for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, based in Hilliard, Ohio. Since 2006, Jay has managed a team of engineers and led race car development for the sports car side of Bobby Rahal’s racing business. Jay graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering before spending 18 years in product development with Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan. Jay’s daughter Bridget is a 6A dancer in the progressive division and has been dancing with the NABC for 6 years including 4 years in the Nutcracker production. Jay and his wife Sherry accompanied Bridget and seven other dancers to the 2014 YAGP semi-finals in New York City earlier this year. Jay lives in New Albany near downtown where he, Sherry, and Bridget enjoy biking and walking the New Albany trails.

Val Robinson (NACBT Board Secretary) Val Robinson was appointed to the board in 2015, and will serve as secretary for the 2016-2017 season. Born in Scotland, Val and her husband, Ronnie, enjoyed living internationally before landing in New Albany, Ohio in 2002. She played international field hockey for Scotland, and whilst living in Hong Kong for 7 years, captained their national team, traveling to Singapore and Australia in this role. Val, a registered nurse, oversaw a medical clinic in Hong Kong before relocating to Boston in 1998 for a new career opportunity for her husband. She has now been living in New Albany for 14 years. Val and her husband proudly became United States citizens in 2008.

Val is an active volunteer and community leader in New Albany. She is busy with her two high school aged children; Hannah danced for NACBT for four years before giving it up for her love of soccer, and Lauren is a current pre-professional dancer and has danced since age three. Val volunteers at her children’s school, helps in the New Albany Presbyterian Church nursery, and is a weekly tutor for a first grade child. In her spare time, Val enjoys playing tennis, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Siobhan Twomey (NACBT Board Member) In 2016, the New Albany Children’s Ballet Theatre welcomed Siobhan Twomey to the board. Siobhan was born and grew up in Dublin, Ireland before relocating to Ohio in July of 2005. She has extensive professional experience in the field of accounting, and has performed public accounting supporting a wide range of industries with services including audit, tax and management consulting. She currently directs accounting and business organizations for small and medium sized businesses.

Siobhan is married to Maurice Twomey, who is the Chief Financial Officer of Klarna, Inc. North America, and both are the busy parents of three young children, Tara, age 8, Blathnaid, age 2, and Saoirse, age 1, all of whom live in New Albany. Tara Twomey is a 3A dancer with New Albany Children’s Ballet Theatre, and Blathnaid is in the Little Ballet program at the New Albany Ballet Company. Siobhan is passionate about all the arts; she enjoys Catco performances for children and the Broadway in Columbus series. She is also looking forward to the summer series of Shakespeare in the Park. In her free time, Siobhan enjoys yoga, baking, reading, walking, and cycling with her family.

Tara Miller (NACBT Board Member, Artistic Director)

 

For more information about the Board of Directors, or if you have an interest in serving as part of the Board, please contact Tara Miller – tara@newalbanyballet.com.