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Kroger’s Mike Schlotman named Covington Catholic High School ‘Northern Kentuckian of the Year’

Mike Schlotman has been named the 2019 Northern Kentuckian of the Year by Covington Catholic High School.

Schlotman will be honored on Friday, May 10, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center at a ceremony that will include a reception at 11:15 a.m. and a luncheon at noon.

For reservations or to sponsor this event, please visit www.covcath.org/NKYL or call 859-448-2247 extension 3.

The Northern Kentuckian of the Year luncheon benefits Covington Catholic High School’s financial assistance program. In 2018-19, 109 students were awarded $463,000 in financial aid. Covington Catholic and its alumni positively impact the Northern Kentucky community, and the luncheon provides a vehicle for the business community to support Covington Catholic’s tradition of excellence in education.

Mike Schlotman

The Northern Kentuckian of the Year Luncheon has raised over $1 million raised for tuition assistance since its inception. This support has helped hundreds of students experience an education rooted in strong Catholic values and academic excellence. For these students, the opportunity to attend Covington Catholic can be life-changing and provides a solid foundation for a successful future.

Schlotman is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for The Kroger Co. He recently announced his retirement after 34 years with the company.

Since 1985 he has held a variety of leadership positions but most recently is responsible for Accounting, Capital Management, Facility Engineering, Finance, Investor Relations, Pension Management, Real Estate, Shared Services, Tax and Treasury, Jewelry Stores, Corporate Reporting and Insights, Data Integrity and Risk Management.

He is active in community service as well. He is the Chairman of the Kenton County Airport Board (CVG), a member of the Board of Directors of Ohio National Financial Services and a member of the CNBC Global Council of CFO’s. He was recognized by the Cincinnati Business Courier as an outstanding Director for service on the Kenton County Airport Board (CVG) and was named to the class of 2016 Gatton School of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky Hall of Fame.

Along with his two brothers, he is a graduate of Covington Catholic High School. Schlottman, class of 1975, ran track, played football and was a member of the National Honor Society. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky.

Schlotman lives in Kentucky with his wife Teri and they have one son who is getting married in the fall.

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