Former W+B Intern Selected as Member of Chief of Police Advisory Panel


Walton + Brown LLP is excited to announce that our former intern, 19-year-old Andrew B. Pierce II, has been selected as a member of an advisory panel for the Columbus Division of Police.

The City announced Tuesday the formation of the chief’s advisory group – a "14-member panel that will act as a conduit between police policy and the community’s expectations. The group, which was appointed by Ginther and the city council, will have its first meeting in July." We are proud of Andrew and excited for his very bright future! #Congrats!

The complete panel is listed below:

Aba Azeem, Vice Chair of the Create Columbus Commission

Lourdes Barosso de Padilla, Director of the Latina Mentoring Academy

J. Love Benton, Vice Chair, Black, Out and Proud

James Burke IV, President Columbus National Pan Hellenic Council

LaShaun Carter, Chief Diversity Officer at Franklin County Children Services and Columbus Community Safety Advisory Commissioner

Stefanie Coe, Commissioner, Civil Service Commission

Yaves Ellis, Pastor and Director of Community Affairs at Urban 1

Tammy Fournier, Founder and Organizing Director, Peoples Justice Project and Columbus Community Safety Advisory Commissioner

Florence Latham, Human Resources Consultant and Executive Coach

Kristy McCray, Associate Professor, Otterbein University

Diane Menashe, Partner, Ice Miller

Andrew B. Pierce II, Undergraduate Student, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University

Randall Sistrunk, Director of Development, Orange Barrel Media

Erin Upchurch, Executive Director, Kaleidoscope Youth Center