Cincinnati Association for the
Blind & Visually Impaired

CABVI Welcomes One Returning and Two New Board Members

Cincinnati –CABVI welcomes one returning and two new board members who bring a wealth of expertise and experience to CABVI.


One Returning Member:
Patti Weller-Bresler first joined CABVI’s Board of Trustees in 2011 and rotated off the Board in 2020. During her nine-year tenure on the Board, Patti served on and co-chaired the Board’s Strategic Planning Committee. Patti also served on the Agency Re-Branding Task Force. Patti has been invited to return as a Trustee. She is the Creative Director of PB Design.


Two New Members:
Lee Cassiere graduated from Xavier University with a BA in Accounting and an MBA in Business Administration and Management. Lee’s current role is Vice President – Audit at The Kroger Company. (Barney Kroger was instrumental in founding CABVI in 1911.) Prior to joining Kroger, Lee worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Lee, her husband Chris, and their 3 children live in Mack, Ohio.


Joe Sgro graduated from the University of Dayton with a BA in History. His MA in Political Studies is from the University of Illinois Springfield and his MS in Management and Organizational Behavior is from Benedictine University. Joe earned his Juris Doctor from Northern Kentucky University. He is the Practice Administrator at MidWest Eye Center, more formally known as Tri-State Centers for Sight. Joe, his wife Julie and their 4 children reside in Loveland.


Since 1911, CABVI provides counseling, rehabilitation, information and employment services to people of all ages in the Greater Cincinnati region. Through all of its programs and services, it strives to help those who are blind, visually or print impaired lead full and independent lives. CABVI provides services to more than 4,500 people each year and is proud to be a United Way partner agency. For more information about CABVI, please call (513) 221-8558 or visit our website at

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