Cincinnati, OH – Cincinnati Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired (CABVI) congratulates our very own Aaron Bley. Aaron was recently named President of the new SORTA (Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority) “Everybody Rides Metro” Board of Directors. This will be very beneficial to many community members with severe vision loss and other physical challenges who rely on Metro and Access as their primary mode of transportation.
Aaron Bley, Vice President of Community Relations and Chief Development Officer, joined CABVI in December 2016. Bley was previously the Senior Corporate Relationship Officer at American Red Cross, Cincinnati-Dayton Region. He also served as the Regional Director for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America and worked in a variety of community affairs positions with Mercy Health Partners. Bley earned his bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Xavier University and his master’s degree in Communication from the University of Cincinnati. He currently serves on the board for the Cincinnati Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) as well as leading the Transportation Committee for the Human Services Chamber of Hamilton County. Aaron and his family reside in Harrison, Ohio.
Since 1911, CABVI has been providing counseling, vision rehabilitation, and employment services to help nearly 5000 people annually of all ages adapt to severe vision loss in the Greater Cincinnati region. This includes early childhood, low vision, daily living, access technology and safe travel training. CABVI provides employment in our Industries Program and sells office products through www.Vie-Ability.org. CABVI also operates a Base Supply Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and provides employment in Contract Management Services. CABVI’s mission is “Empowering people who are blind or visually impaired with opportunities to seek independence.” For more information, please call (513) 221-8558 or visit www.cincyblind.org.