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Our Team
Tracy Nichols - Founder/CEO
Sarah Brothers - Co-Founder/Executive Director
Chris Kruse - Treasurer
Dean Kruschinski - Board Member
Mike Fancher - Board Member
Jeremy Nichols - Board Member
Jerry Nichols - Board Member
Hi y'all! My name is Sarah Brothers and I have had the honor of being Hug the World’s Co-Founder & Executive Director for 4 years now. In that short amount of time, HTW has provided me with invaluable hands-on learning, timeless memories and, what I hope to be, lifelong friendships. I have always had a heart for helping others, but at only 26 years of age, I never thought that I would find myself at a place in life where I was able to do so much good with such good people. Hug the World Foundation has allowed me this opportunity and I cannot wait to continue on this path of making our World a better place for all that we share it with!
Michael Fancher is owner of Cincinnati Prepress & Printing. In this role, Michael handles all aspects of the business, including quoting, scheduling, production and delivery. Michael holds an Associates Degree in Graphic Communications from Cincinnati State.
Before starting Cincinnati Prepress & Printing in 1993, Michael worker for Johnson & Hardin for 8 years. At Johnson & Hardin, Michael started and headed the Quality Control Department. In this role, Michael’s duties were to put procedures in place to eliminate down time in meeting highly time sensitive schedules within the weekly publication printing industry.
Michael is currently the Precinct Executive for Anderson B district and is a member of the Liberty Caucus. Michael also volunteers his time for the Dr. Scribbles Company and Creategivity.
Dean first became involved in charity work during college working with the Pink Ribbon Girls. Dean helped create T-shirt designs and canvas the University of Mount St. Joseph for donations and t-shirt sales to Benefit the Pink Ribbon Girls. Hug the World Foundation caught his eye in the manner it helps any and all charities, no matter the size and affiliation. Volunteering with the Hug the World Foundation in creating the Inaugural Golf Outing led to more involvement within Hug the World. 
Dean attended college at the University of Mount St Joseph where he obtained his degree in Business Administration in 2012.
Jeremy first became involved with Hug the World 4 years ago by volunteering at events. He has always been involved in his community by giving his time to try and help others. In college he spent most of his time volunteering for the Sisters of Charity as well as the Pink Ribbon Girls.