About Us

Our Mission

To promote and sustain Wasson Way. A beautiful, accessible and sustainable urban greenway trail for the benefit of the residents of greater Cincinnati.

Our Vision

Wasson Way will be a world-class urban greenway trail the creates a vibrant hub of community activity, connecting and enhancing neighborhoods, schools and recreation areas across the east side of Cincinnati.

Our Board of Directors

Sean V. McGrory CPA Board President Shareholder Clark Schaefer Hackett

David Ariosa Treasurer Proprietor Fifty West Cycling

Amanda Foster Paulik Secretary Wealth Strategy Associate UBS

Jay Andress Co-founder Wasson Way

Julie Andress Co-founder Vice President Link Logistics Real Estate

Allan Daily Partner Dinsmore and Shohl

Danielle Discepoli Donor Relations Officer Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Russell Hairston Executive Director Avondale Development Corporation

George F. Moeller Partner Manley Burke, LPA

Wasson Way Timeline

2012 Wasson Way organization established

2014 Wasson Way funds first feasibility study with KZF Design

2015 Wasson Way funds University of Cincinnati Economic Center for Economic Impact Study

2016 City of Cincinnati purchases 4.1 miles of railroad right of way. Wasson Way grants $50,000 to the City of Cincinnati Department of Transportation and Engineering for design and construction documents for Phase 1

2017 Trail construction for Phase 1 begins

2018 Phase 1 opens

2019 Phase 2 Trail construction begins, Phase 2 opens in fall. Wasson Way plants 83 trees along Phase 1 and 2

2020 Trail construction for Phase 3 begins, Phase 3 opens in fall. Wasson Way plants an additional 75 trees along Phase 1 and 2

Wasson Way is an Ohio nonprofit corporation. Registered 501(c)3 organization since 2011. EIN: 45-3772587

Wasson Way 2692 Paxton Avenue Box 9211 Cincinnati, Ohio 45209

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