Board of Directors



Mr. Tom Waltermire, Chair Chariman, Vadxx Energy
Dr. Beverly Warren, Vice Chair President, Kent State University
Mr. Eric L. Small, Treasurer Senior Vice President, IFS Securities, Inc.
Dr. Marcia Ballinger, Secretary President, Lorain County Community College




Mr. Bill Baddour Senior VP, International Operations, The Cleveland Clinic
Dr. Morris W. Beverage, Jr. President, Lakeland Community College
Mr. William (Bill) W. Blausey, Jr. Senior VP and CIO, Eaton Corporation
Dr. Jimmie Bruce President, Eastern Gateway Community College
Dr. Carlos Campo President, Ashland University
Mr. Thomas V. Chema, Esq. Chairman & Founder, The Gateway Group
Dr. Jay Gershen President, Northeast Ohio Medical University
Dr. John Green Interim President, The University of Akron
Mr. Kevin M. Grobelny Senior Vice President Public Finance, PNC Bank
Dr. Robert Helmer President, Baldwin Wallace University
Mr. Paul Hogle President, Cleveland Institute of Music
Dr. Alex Johnson President, Cuyahoga Community College
Mr. Ray Leach CEO, JumpStart, Inc.
Mr. Matthew Majernik Chief Talent Officer, The Huntington National Bank (Retired)
Dr. Jean R. Paddock President, Aultman College
Mr. Richard W. Pogue Advisor, Jones Day
Dr. Brian Posler President, Lake Erie College
Mr. Bill Priemer President & CEO, Hyland Software
Mr. Robert Reffner Vice President and General Counsel, FirstEnergy
Mr. Edward J. Roth III President and CEO, Aultman Health Foundation
Mr. Jack Schron, Jr. President, Jergens, Inc.
Mr. Edward Taylor, Jr. President, Taylor Oswald
Dr. Lori Varlotta President, Hiram College
Dr. Beverly Warren President, Kent State University
Mr. Derran Wimer Executive Director, Summit Education Initiative


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