Meet our Volunteer Coaches!

Lisa Swanson

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Something interesting about you?

  • Crossword puzzle addict, locavore food enthusiast, opera lover, voracious reader
  • Oberlin College Conservatory, major in piano performance
  • Northwestern University, MBA, majors in marketing and management policy
  • Retired from 30-year career in higher education, focus on strategic planning and donor relations

Which aspects of job search do you enjoy helping with? I enjoy coaching people through resume-writing and interviewing, putting together the puzzle pieces of a distinctive personal story.

Email: lisa.e.swanson@gmail.com

Carol Hemmer

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Something interesting about you?

My career focused on data management and control software and data design and integration in design engineering and manufacturing environments mainly for USAF, Nissan Design Center and Xerox.

Which aspects of job search do you enjoy helping with? 

  • Resume reviews
  • Talking through strategies about presenting accomplishments particularly technically based
  • Listening and giving feedback in terms of focus and direction for their search

Email: cbhemmer@fuse.net

Steve O'Neal

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Something interesting about you?

  • I was raised in Clinton, KY
  • Listed as Inventor on 11 active US patents (12 inactive)
  • US Army Veteran – served in Operation Desert Storm
  • Graduate of Murray State University – Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Hobbies include anything outside – fishing, hunting, working on the farm, flying, crashing and rebuilding my RC airplanes (in that order.)

Which aspects of job search do you enjoy helping with? 

  • Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology and Innovation, Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data Analytics, Robotics, IT Support Systems (PLM, PDM, CAD), Product and Portfolio Management, Managers, Leaders

Email: oneal.steve@ymail.com 

Ken Wocher

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Something interesting about you?

  • Lived in Alaska for four years
  • Over 20 years In the U.S. Army
  • Been in temperatures ranging from -88F – 138F
  • Facilitated over 200 Job Fairs as Vet Rep at NKY Career Center

Which aspects of job search do you enjoy helping with? 

  • Federal Resumes/Interviews
  • Veteran Employment
  • Resume and Cover Letter Assistance/Review
  • Information & Programs, WIOA
  • Local Employer Contacts

Email: kwocher@gmail.com

Bob Tubesing

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Something interesting about you?

I worked about 50 years in management positions for business, industrial and non-profit organizations. Most included coaching, training and interviewing responsibilities. Retired from last position of Workforce Development Specialist at the Kentucky Career Center's unemployment insurance office.

For three years, I hosted Job Connections, a local cable television show that provided job search and job opening information to viewers.

I once appeared in a Fifth Third Bank commercial with Johnny Bench, where all you could see was the back of my head and shoulders.

Which aspects of job search do you enjoy helping with? 

Practicing answers to interview questions that concern you most, focusing and refocusing your job search, reality, stress, and whatever you need to discuss.

Email: bobtubesing@yahoo.com

Marty Page

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Something interesting about you?

  • Human Resources background, previously worked for Northrop Grumman and Fidelity Investments
  • Proud U.S. Navy spouse (retired) and mom of an active-duty Aviator!
  • Crazy about animals
  • Drawn to beaches, water and sun

Which aspects of job search do you enjoy helping with? 

  • Riding the emotional roller coaster
  • Self-assessments, identifying "must have's" and "fit"
  • Essential tools for a successful search
  • Encouraging people to identify ways to stay relevant to the changing marketplace

Email: marty.page@twc.com

Hildy Bonhaus

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Something interesting about you?

I am Principal Cellist, Treasurer and Trustee of the all-volunteer Cincinnati Civic Orchestra.  My husband is a violinist so together we play many wedding ceremonies, cocktail parties, church services, etc.  I am an experienced knitter who considers sweaters art for your body.  Since retirement, I am enjoying the newfound sports of platform tennis in the winter, and pickleball during the remainder of the year.

Which aspects of job search do you enjoy helping with? 

I enjoy helping with resumes and cover letters, and also talking to people to help them figure out the next step in their careers.

Email: hildy.bonhaus@gmail.com

Jason Nahrgang, SPHR

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Something interesting about you?

  • 20-year Air Force veteran, die-hard outdoorsman, and owner/operator of the Angle N Ranch in NE Wyoming where I host outdoor adventures for veterans and young people with life-threatening conditions.

Which aspects of job search do you enjoy helping with? 

  • Career assessment/exploration across the board
  • Mock interviews with recording and feedback
  • Veteran's transition and education assistance
  • Networking and connecting

Email: jdngang@gmail.com 

Jason Rinsky

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Something interesting about you?

  • I own 3 Franchised Hair Salons
  • SCORE Mentor

Which aspects of job search do you enjoy helping with? 

  • I enjoy most aspects, but in particular helping each person really identify what they enjoy & want professionally, beyond a job title. Also, the "elevator pitch" & overall presentation.
  • Helping out at NKYAG Round-table discussions

Email: jarinksy@yahoo.com

Lisa Denham

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Human Resources Director, KCPL

  • Mock Interview Practice

Email: lisa.denham@kentonlibrary.org

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