Our Board

Susan Landis Co-Founder Executive Director

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Susan Landis is the Executive Director of Maslow's Army, she is also a certified peer support for the organization. Her and her husband Samuel founded the organization, in the fall of 2016.  Susan is  Alumni of Gateway Community and Technical College,  where she received her Associates of Arts Degree and her Certified Nurse Aid Certification. She later attended Northern Kentucky University where she received her Bachelor’s in Social Work

Samuel Landis Co-Founder President

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Samuel Landis, President of the board of Maslow's Army is an advocate for those experiencing homelessness. As a founder of the non profit organization it has become his lifes mission to help those in need. Samuel having overcome a twenty year bout of homelessness and addiction, obtained his certification in peer support to help those experiencing these conditions find a way out.  Samuel is also Alumni of Gateway Community and Technical College. 

Mike King

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Mike King was born in Columbus, Ohio, and lived there until high school. His family moved to Sardinia and he enrolled at Eastern Brown. He graduated in 1971, and began working at Williamson Heating. In 1977, he married and began working in construction supervision. Later, he began working at the Ohio Department of Transportation in Supervision until his retirement. He resides with his wife, Brenda, at Lake Waynoka, Ohio. He is a member of the Sardinia Church of Christ. 

Brenda King Secretary

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Brenda King grew up in Sardinia, Ohio, where she attended school in the Eastern Brown School District. She later attended college at the Cincinnati Bible Seminary and the University of Cincinnati, where she received her teaching degree. She later attended the University of Dayton where she received a Masters Degree in Supervision. She taught in the Eastern Brown district, and then in the Georgetown, Ohio school district for a total of 30 years. She retired from teaching in 2010. She is a member of the Sardinia Church of Christ where she has been a Sunday School teacher for over 20 years. She has been married to Mike King since 1977. They reside at Lake Waynoka, Ohio. 

Kevin Finn Advisor

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 Kevin Finn is the founding President/CEO of Strategies to End Homelessness, Inc., which leads a coordinated community effort to end homelessness in Greater Cincinnati.  Working in partnership with 30 non-profit organizations, Strategies to End Homelessness coordinates a centralized emergency shelter hotline, homelessness prevention, street outreach, emergency shelter and housing  

Bruce Berger Treasurer

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Bruce Berger is a lifetime resident of the Cincinnati area. During the course of his career he worked at Central Trust and later became a Vice President of Fifth Third Bank. Later Bruce became a computer analyst at kroger where he retired and began his work with Maslow's Army.  Bruce has always had a heart to help those in need and is one of the founding members of Maslow's Army. 

Board Members Continued

Tom Nugent

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Tom Received his B.A. in 1995 from Ohio State University. He also received his 

Teaching Certification in Spec. Ed. from Wright state University in 2001. 

His educational and Career accomplishments are as followed: 

2004 Masters in Education. Wright State University

2017 Executive Leadership Certification Cornell University

Teacher: Montgomery Elementary 2001-2003, Sycamore High School 2003-2012, Elder High School 2012-Present

1996-2017 Coached Boy’s lacrosse.


Chris Johnstone (Advisor)

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Chris, his wife and three children have lived in Cincinnati for the past 24 years. During that same time period, Chris has been involved in Mortgage Banking and has held roles such as Director through President of the Greater Cincinnati Mortgage Bankers Association, as well as held Leadership roles in the companies he has worked for. Chris has coached both Junior High and High School Boys Lacrosse in Milford. While helping families with home financing needs for years, Chris has decided to help those who at present, cannot afford one.