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About Us

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Department of Development
3333 Burnet Ave., MLC 9002
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3026
Telephone: 513-636-1192
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Stacy Christman Blomeke, JD, Director of Gift Planning, is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law. Prior to joining Cincinnati Children's, Stacy was a Partner at the law firm of Frost Brown Todd LLC, where she focused her practice on estate planning, probate, tax and charitable planning. Stacy is President of the Cincinnati Estate Planning Council and is a member of the Cincinnati, Warren County and Northern Kentucky Bar Associations. Stacy was named one of the Cincinnati Business Courier's Forty Under 40 emerging leaders, a Rising Star by the YWCA and has been recognized in multiple years as an Ohio Super Lawyer by Cincinnati Magazine. Stacy graduated from Xavier University, cum laude, The University of Cincinnati, and The University of Dayton School of Law, magna cum laude.

Karen Ecker Kratz, JD, Senior Director of Gift Planning and Development Services, is a former President of the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council. Prior to joining Cincinnati Children's in 2006, Karen practiced estate planning and tax law with Frost Brown Todd LLC for nearly 10 years, helping her clients plan and implement a meaningful family legacy. Karen earned her law degree from Notre Dame Law School and graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Economics from the University of Dayton.

Stacy and Karen know firsthand how important and reassuring the gift of a lasting legacy can be and are fully equipped to deal with the delicate and complicated issues involved in leaving a legacy. Stacy and Karen are a wonderful resource to help with gift planning issues and invite you to contact them with any questions and ideas you may have.

Our Staff
Stacy Christman Blomeke Stacy Christman Blomeke, JD
Director, Gift Planning
Telephone: 513-636-1192
Stacy Christman Blomeke Karen Ecker Kratz, JD
Sr. Director, Gift Planning & Development Services
Telephone: 513-636-5683