Educational Resource Consultants of Ohio, Inc. - The Cornerstone in Building School Excellence, providing a solid foundation for the future of education

3401 Hamilton-Mason Rd.
Suite A
Hamilton, Ohio 45011
Phone: (513) 771-4006
Fax: (513) 771-4435

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PHYSICAL ADDRESS : 3401 Hamilton-Mason Rd., Suite A | Hamilton, Ohio 45011

NUMBERS : Phone: (513) 771-4006 | Fax: (513) 771-4435

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Educational Resource Consultants of Ohio, Inc. Staff

J. Leonard Harding
J. Leonard Harding
Executive Director
(513) 771-4006
J. Leonard Harding, Executive Director of the Educational
Resource Consultants of Ohio, Inc. brings 30 years of
experience in education to ERCO. He holds a B.S. in
Education from Miami University of Oxford OH, a Masters
in Educational Administration from Xavier University in
Cincinnati, Ohio and received his superintendents license
while enrolled as a doctoral candidate at the University of
Cincinnati in the Urban Educational Leadership Program.
Combining his background in education and business, Mr.
Harding brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to
lead and direct the community leaders of which his
organization sponsors. Mr. Harding's past relative
experience has been as the Director of Education for

Hamilton County Juvenile Court of Common Pleas,
administration at Northwest Local School District and
teacher with the Princeton City School District. Mr. Harding
was an adjunct professor at Xavier University and the
student teacher supervisor for the college of education
at the Cincinnati branch of Mt Vernon University. He has
received special recognition awards for "Excellence in
Programming" from Xavier University and "Ohio Principals
Mentoring Program" from the State of Ohio. Mr. Harding is
the co-founder of Christ Tabernacle Ministries of Excellence,
Inc. which is the parent group of the Educational Resource
Consultants of Ohio, Inc.


Aaron Kinebrew
Aaron Kinebrew
Assistant Director
(513) 771-4006
Mr. Aaron Kinebrew has over 10 years of sponsoring
experience and serves as Assistant as Assistant Director of
ERCO and has 20+ years’ experience in the educational field.
has mentored thousands of youth and is known as a dynamic
inspirational speaker and workshop facilitator. He has held
the positions of caseworker, teacher, counselor, Dean of
Discipline and Assistant to the Principal; each progression
preparing him for his present role at ERCO. Mr. Kinebrew’s
exposure to troubled students includes: facilitator of conflict
mediation groups, development of programs to enhance
physical skills, and behavior monitoring. Mr. Kinebrew holds
a B.A. with concentration in Individual and Family Studies
from Kent State University, has completed graduate level
classes in mathematics at Xavier University.  Mr. Kinebrew
received his certificate of completion in Leadership/Non-Profit
Management through Northwestern University Kellogg School
of Management-Executive Education Program.
He is also a participant of the Charter School Institute through
Harvard Graduate School of Education. Mr. Kinebrew respects,
defends and advocates for school choice.


Dr. Terry B. Joyner
Academic Performance & Accountability Specialist
(513) 476-8586
Dr. Joyner brings 40 years of experience in curriculum
and instruction, beginning her career as a teacher of students
with disabilities and Reading Specialist in the public school
system. She has held the positions: Supervisor of Curriculum
and Learning, Director of Curriculum, and Assistant
Superintendent/ Chief Academic Officer. In the position Chief
Academic Officer, Dr. Joyner was responsible for directing
Curriculum and Instruction; Early Childhood Education;
Research, Evaluation and Assessment; Student Services;
Federal Programs and Professional Development. Dr. Joyner
has also collaborated with institutions of higher education,
state and local agencies and private foundations to improve
educational services for all students and families in the
Cincinnati area.
Dr. Terry. B. Joyner is also the President and CEO of Systems
Solutions LLC, an educational consulting company that
provides curriculum alignment, instructional management,
program evaluation, coaching, data analysis and monitoring
services to schools for improving student achievement. She
provides professional development, technical assistance and
administrative services to local school boards, community
schools, sponsors and social service agencies. She
received her degrees in Education from the University of
Delaware (BSED 1977), University Of Maryland, College Park
(M.ED, 1978), and Wilmington University, Delaware (Ed.D 1996).
Dr. Joyner believes, “Schools control the conditions that lead
to student success.” Quality teaching and instructions is the
key to success.


Melissa Robinson
Melissa Robinson
Special Education / Northeast
Regional Consultant
(513) 771-4006


Ms. Robinson has an extensive background in working within the special education field. She is also experienced in interacting with students with severe behavior problems and juvenile delinquent clients. Ms. Robinson is skilled in innovating, implementing, supervising, and directing projects from conception to completion. Some of her past duties included supervision and direction of eight schools in all their special education processes and to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines. She holds a B.S. degree in Special Education from Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio.

Shonise Carr
Shonise Carr

Central Regional Consultant
(513) 771-4006


Ms. Shonise Carr joins the ERCO team with over 15+ years’ experience in the education field. Her background includes educating behaviorally challenged youth within the Juvenile court systems, Cognitive and Social skills facilitator, and Math and Science teacher within the public school system. Ms. Carr most recently served as a Superintendent of an inner city charter school for over 6 years, in which she has gained a wealth of experience and skills in educational leadership, conflict resolution, customer service and public relations. Ms. Carr holds an Associates of Science in Chemical Technology and a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from Tuskegee University.

James Wilson, Jr.

James Wilson, Jr.
Southwest Regional & Finance Consultant
(513) 771-4006


James Wilson is the Southwest Regional  and Finance Consultant for the Educational Resource Consultants of Ohio. He has worked in these capacities and other sponsor capacities for 10 years. He brings a wealth of Financial experience and knowledge starting as a Marketing and Finance major at Cincinnati State and later obtaining over 15 years of Finance, Accounting, Banking and Payroll expertise. He is responsible for Financial Oversight of all ERCO schools. James has worked in all aspects of Charter School oversight, evaluating and technical assistance to schools, as a Regional Representative for the Cincinnati/ Dayton area schools.

David A. Harding
David A. Harding
Systems Analyst
513-771-4006 ext. 15


David Harding is a young business professional that joined the ERCO team in 2016. He currently serves as system analyst working on solutions that support internal, as well as, external clients. David graduated from the University of Cincinnati as a Darwin T. Turner Scholar, with a Bachelor's degree in Economics. His past experience includes project management, informational systems, and client relations.

Benjamin Rodriquez
Benjamin Rodriguez
Data Analyst

513-771-4006 ext. 18


Benjamin is an experienced committee member with a demonstrated history of working in the religious institutions industry. Skilled in nonprofit organizations, communication, event Management, leadership development and youth development. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in communication with a focus on organizational leadership. Benjamin is a data analyst for ERCO conducting full lifecycle analysis to include requirements, activities, and design. He develops analysis and reports capabilities. He also monitors performance and quality control plans to identify improvements.

Sonya Lunsford
Sonya Lunsford
Administrative Assistant

(513) 771-4006


The logistical organization of ERCO is upon the shoulders of our excellent Administrative Assistant/Office Manager, Sonya Lunsford. Sonya has over twenty-five years’ experience in the clerical field and eighteen years as an Executive Administrative Assistant. She attended Indiana State University in the school of Business Administration and later the University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters College with a concentration on Office Administration/ Medical. She successfully incorporates her work experience and educational background with excellent organizational and leadership skills as ERCO's Executive Administrative Assistant.

Karen Parker

Karen Parker

(513) 771-4006


Another part of the logistical organization of ERCO is also up the shoulders of Karen Parker our outgoing Receptionist. Karen covers several positions such as secretary and is responsible for accounts payable. Forty-five years experiences gives her the finesse to interchange each position seamlessly and effectively. Prior to her position at ERCO, she held numerous positions of “back office” support that helped in the efficient running of the office. She developed and implemented processes that resulted in time and cost saving procedures. Karen is the pleasant smile as you enter the doors of ERCO. Her warmth and easy communicative skills makes you feel “at home” which is important in overall communications within the office environment.


Sean Fraunfelter

Sean Fraunfelter

Financial Specialist
(513) 265-3045

Fraunfelter Accounting Services formed in 2000 and since completed over 200 GAAP conversions, including over 55 CAFRs, filing over 100 non-for-profit tax reporting form package (990s), and financially forecasting/analysis for multiple local governments between Cincinnati, Dayton and Columbus.

Mr. Fraunfelter also serves as the contract finance director at two transportation improvement districts, three port authorities and several community improvement corporations. Fraunfelter Accounting Services has served as the ERCO financial review specialist for our bi-monthly financial reporting process since July 2012. Her has adapted our review process to meet the needs of the Department of Education sponsor program through a six step process which now includes a monthly comparative review and up to two year historically trend analysis.

3401 Hamilton-Mason Rd., Suite A • Hamilton, Ohio 45011
Phone: (513) 771-4006 • Fax: (513) 771-4435 • Email:

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