Ned Sifferlen

 1941 - 

Inducted 2013


Ned Sifferlen grew up as a young man attending Our Lady of Mercy Elementary School and graduating from Chaminade High School. As he continued his education he earned a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Business Education from the University of Dayton and a Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati in Higher Education Administration as well as in Business Administration. His dedication to education and community resulted in a lifelong career in the field of education and community development. Today, Dr. Sifferlen continues as a critical member of Sinclair’s family, serving as President Emeritus, a tireless fundraiser and volunteer extraordinaire. The Changing Lives’ campaign that was chaired by Dr. Sifferlen raised a record breaking $13.2 million dollars. He has chaired the Montgomery County Family and Children First Council, and the Premier Health Good Samaritan Hospital Board. He chaired the Education Committee for Think TV as well as served as a Board of Trustee member for Dayton Power & Light. Most notable was his outstanding contribution, vision and partnership to form with Montgomery County Commissioners the Montgomery County Out-of-School Youth Task Force (OSY). From the very beginning, Sifferlen has been about finding a way to give young lives a chance.