Meet the Board
Vanessa is a software developer by profession, but her love for jazz comes from her background as a professional saxophonist and educator. Now, she contributes to the community both as the co-owner of Caffè Vivace and the president of Jazz Vivace.
Brent Gallaher is a respected saxophonist and jazz enthusiast in Cincinnati, Ohio, For the past several years has focused his passion for jazz towards nurturing Cincinnati's jazz community by founding and running a jazz-first listening venue, Caffè Vivace.
A retired chemistry teacher, jazz vocalist, writer, and founder of Ferrous Will Life Design and Fitness, Al West has transformed his passion for people development into his life's mission.
Sonya Foster is an Administrative Secretary at The University of Cincinnati. She is an avid jazz
fan and loves live music. She considers Caffe Vivace her "happy place."