Victoria Nilles is currently serving a second term as Chair on the Board of Directors and as a National Council Delegate for Girl Scouts of Western Ohio. Prior to being elected as Chair, she served as 1st Vice Chair and as Treasurer. She is an attorney and is an assistant prosecuting attorney in the Criminal Division of the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office in Dayton, Ohio. Prior to that she worked in the Dayton office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, where she concentrated her practice in the area of general commercial litigation. She has also practiced law in other large law firms in Ohio and Indiana, concentrating her litigation practice in the areas of product liability, intellectual property, unfair competition, and contract matters.
Prior to entering private practice, Victoria served as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert L. Miller, Jr. in the United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana. In her first career, she was a Military Intelligence Officer in the United States Army, serving for ten years in various command and staff positions in the United States and Germany.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York and received her Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law, where she was the Executive Editor of the Washburn Law Journal and graduated magna cum laude.
Victoria is married to Dr. J. Thomas Hardy and they reside in Oakwood, Ohio. They have two grown children, Christopher and Cathryn.