Appointments: Conn Maciel Carey enters the Columbus market

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Renee Cacchillo, executive vice president and chief experience officer of Safelite Autoglass


Renee Cacchillo, executive vice president and chief experience officer

Previously senior vice president, Customer & Brand Technology, Cacchillo will continue to lead that branch with the added responsibility of Safelite Solutions, a comprehensive end-to-end claims management solutions business with more than 200 insurance and fleet clients.


Nick Scala, attorney, Workplace Safety Group

Washington D.C.-based Conn Maciel Carey recently announced the opening of a Columbus office. Currently, Scala is the only Columbus-based attorney. CMC is a boutique firm focused on labor and employment, with offices also in Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Nick Scala


Ted Smith, new member of American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Smith, a partner at Vorys, practices in general commercial real estate development, with specific experience in construction and design contracts, condominium law, real estate acquisition and sales, real estate covenants and restrictions, leasing, liens, evictions and real estate secured finance.

Ted Smith


Thomas Franzen, member

As the City of Springfield's assistant manager and director of economic development, Franzen has been a part of Springfield Airport’s efforts to connect businesses with aviation.

Thomas Franzen

Scott Gibbons, member

Currently the vice president of business administration at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, CVG serves many Ohioans and Scott brings the perspective of a neighboring state to the board. He has been with CVG since 2002.

Scott Gibbons

Carlos Ruiz-Coll, member

Ruiz-Coll is currently the manager of business development and airport administration for Ohio State University Airport. He participated in the recent master planning effort for the airport and helped it integrate drones into airfield operations tasks.

The Ohio Aviation Association is a non-profit corporation committed to airport development and safety in Ohio. These new board members were elected at its annual conference.

Carlos Ruiz-Coll