TFBT announces next director

Natalie Rohlfs

Natalie Rohlfs

TROY — The Future Begins Today Board has announced that Natalie (Allen) Rohlfs has been named the next executive director of the 22-year-old program that supports the education of Troy students.

The current executive director, Cheryl Cotner, will leave the program Dec. 1 after serving for 12 years.

Rohlfs is a Troy High School graduate and a graduate of Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism, where she earned a degree in journalism and public relations. Her most recent role has been with Urbana University as the director of university advancement. She was previously the director of annual giving at Wright State University. Rohlfs serves as the president of PTO at Forest Elementary School and serves on the Alumni & Friends committee at St. Patrick School.

Rohlfs has a strong family history with TFBT and shared her passion for the organization.

“I’ve been privileged to see the many opportunities that the program (TFBT) has offered our Troy students. It is my hope that these opportunities will become something that many more families can experience,” Rohlfs said.

She will begin the transition process with Cotner in October and will assume the executive director position on Dec. 1.

To learn more about supporting The Future Begins Today and the opportunities that it provides, visit The Future Begins Today is a not-for-profit organization that partners with the Troy City Schools to provide additional programs and support systems for students to succeed. TFBT also provides college grants for students who otherwise might not view post-secondary education as an option.

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