Meet the Executive Director of The Future Begins Today!

The Future Begins Today welcomed Katie Clevenger to the team as Executive Director in December 2020.  Katie was most-recently employed as the Communications and Public Relations Representative for the Tipp City Public Library. Katie comes to TFBT with a background of excellent communication skills, social media management, website management and grant writing, which supports the role well. She graduated from Miami East High School and from Wright State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Katie lives in Troy with her husband Matt, and they have three children – a son who attends Troy Junior High School and two little ones at home.  Contact Katie

Previous Executive Directors of TFBT:


Natalie Rohlfs (2015-2020) Natalie and her husband Bradley, who is an intervention specialist for Troy City Schools, are raising their two daughters in Troy. Natalie is a Troy High School graduate and a graduate of Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism where she received a degree in journalism and public relations. She received a certificate for the Academy of Community Leadership at Edison State Community College. Her most previous roles included Director of University Advancement at Urbana University and Director of Annual Giving at Wright State University. She also serves as an active volunteer in our community. Natalie was the 2018 Shirley Culp Davies Memorial Outstanding Young Woman of the Year, selected for her significant contributions to Troy through civic passions, work and community. In 2020, she was named the Executive Director of the Miami County Foundation, and remains an avid supporter of TFBT.

Natalie Rohlfs



William Lohrer (2000-2003)
Cheryl Cotner (2003-2015)
William Lohrer (2015-2020)