Ethan and Kaity met as students at Ohio University, where Kaity studied journalism and Spanish and Ethan studied Middle Childhood Education. Before joining staff in Cincinnati, Kaity interned with Cru at Ohio University and Athletes in Action (Cru’s sports ministry) and Ethan taught sixth grade. They lead our ministry to sorority and fraternity students, as well as provide direction to the staff team and student leaders across our campuses in Cincinnati. They love checking out Half Price Books, going to FC Cincinnati games, and visiting the Cincinnati Zoo with their daughter, Emma.
Liz Baker | TMU
Liz has worked with college students through Cru for 17 years, serving in Colorado and the University of Toledo before coming to Cincinnati 12 years ago. She is married to Royce, and together they have four kids–Annelise, Maribelle, Abbott, and Genevieve. Liz started walking with Jesus in college and loves empowering students to study the Word. She also serves as our International Partnership Leader, working to help connect staff and students in the US with what God is doing through Cru in Zagreb, Croatia.
Rachel McClellan Dunda | NKU
After graduating with a degree in Agriscience Education in 2018 from The Ohio State University, Rachel spent two years interning with Cru at Ohio State. Not only is she passionate about sharing the Gospel with others, Rachel is an avid Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati sports fan. She also enjoys being in the outdoors hiking and being in the kitchen baking and cooking for friends. She is married to Sam and they love hosting game nights together!
Josh Kaplan | UC & TMU
Josh is a graduate of Virginia Tech. He served as an intern with Cru at VT for one year, before moving to Cincinnati to serve with the campus team here (and marry his wife, Serena, who teaches middle school in Cincy!). Josh cares for the men of UC through discipleship and Bible studies. Along with introducing students to Christ through evangelism, Josh also loves introducing others to Spikeball!
Michelle Wagner | Co-Op Coordinator
Michelle volunteers with Cincy Cru as our Co-Op Coordinator, helping students who are away from campus doing internships to connect with the Lord and with community. She got involved with Cru her freshman year at NKU and God used Cru to bring her to himself. In her free time, she loves playing golf, reading, traveling, and spending time with her friends. Michelle and her husband Josh live in Sevilla, Spain where she is taking Spanish classes and he is serving with a church.