Board of Directors
Denise is a Corporate Management Executive Assistant for Verso Corporation. Denise and her husband, Joe, have one daughter, Victoria, who is in her final year of grad school at the University of Cincinnati. In April, 2015 just after completing a 5K, Denise's husband Joe suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm. It was during Joe's recovery that she learned of the tri-State Brain Aneurysm Support Group. In 2018, she joined the TSBASG and served on the steering committee where she oversaw social media efforts, and led the re-branding efforts of the TSBASG to include a new logo and website. Denise has also served as the Vice President, and is now in her second year as President.
Roberta O'Brien Holden is a Staff Assistant at Mayfield Brain & Spine. She has worked in the field of Neurosurgery for 29 years. She has been married to her husband, William, for 25 years and they have 2 daughters, Alexis and Samantha. She has served on the TSBASG steering committee since 2006. She is passionate about helping patients with brain aneurysms and their caregivers. She organized the first walk for aneurysm awareness in 2012. She has served as Secretary, Vice President and President. She also oversees the website.
John Abraham is a graduate of UC College of Engineering and Xavier MBA program. He and his wife Julie live in Kenwood. They have three grown children. He is the owner of Atlas Vac Machine located in Reading where they manufacture medical device tray sealers used worldwide by the medical device industry in the cleanroom packaging of a wide number of implants, endosurgery devices, orthopedic implants, transplant tissues and even vascular surgery devices.
John believes you are given only so many days on the Lord’s earth and, as an aneurysm survivor, he believes he is in the Bonus Round. Make every day count.
Joe Wilson is currently employed by FESTO. Joe and his wife, Denise, have one daughter, Victoria, who is in her final year of grad school at the University of Cincinnati, where she is majoring is Speech Language Pathology. Victoria chose this field after Joe suffered a brain aneurysm in 2015. Joe's speech therapist made a lasting impression on Victoria, and his rupture changed the course of her future. Joe joined the TSBASG in 2018, and serves alongside his wife Denise.
Our Mission is to provide information, education, encouragement and understanding to survivors, caregivers and those who have lost loved ones to brain aneurysms.
Our support group is run by survivors, family members and friends, with help from supportive organizations. We have no paid employees, no membership dues, no fees.