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OFFICERS:
 
 
 
BERNETT L. WILLIAMS, CHAIR 
Vice President, External Affairs
Akron Children's Hospital

SHERRY L. NEUBERT, VICE CHAIR
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
 
ERNEST E. (ERNIE) POUTTU, TREASURER
President & Chief Executive Officer
Harwick Standard Distribution Corporation
 
LUANNE DECKER, SECRETARY
Managing Director, Human Resources
FedEx Custom Critical, Inc.
 
NICHOLAS V. BROWNING, IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
President, Akron Region
Huntington Bank
 
TRUSTEES:
 
 
 
PAUL N. CATANIA
Sr. Vice President / Branch Manager
Oswald Companies
 
JON A. FIUME
Chief Operating Officer
Mustard Seed Market & Cafe
 
JOHN GAROFALO
Vice President, Community Investment
Akron Community Foundation 
 
BRIAN HARTE, MD 
President
Cleveland Clinic Akron General
 
BETSY L. B. HARTSCHUH
Attorney
Witschey Witschey & Firestine Co. LPA 

JUDI CH HILL
President
NAACP, Akron Branch
 
JOHN W. JUDGE
‎Vice President, Corporate Risk and Chief Risk Officer
FirstEnergy Corp.
 
AMANDA M. LEFFLER
Partner
Brouse McDowell
 
 
JAMES E. MERKLIN
Partner
Bober Markey Fedorovich
 
LAURA OFOBIKE
Chief Editorial Writer (Retired)
Akron Beacon Journal
 
DONALD RICE
Human Resources Director
City of Akron 
 
JIM ROLLINS
President, Assurance and Tax Services Group
Meaden & Moore, Ltd.
 
THE HONORABLE ILENE SHAPIRO
County Executive
County of Summit, Ohio 
 
KEVIN O. THOMPSON
Regional President
PNC Bank
 
EX-OFFICIO


 
ROBERT E. DEJOURNETT
Director, Community Relations & Diversity
Summa Health
 
STEVE MILLARD - GREATER AKRON CHAMBER REPRESENTATIVE
President and CEO
Greater Akron Chamber
 
LISA M. HILLING
Principal
CliftonLarsonAllen
 
HILLARY STEWART - Torchbearers President
Enterprise Risk Management
FirstEnergy Corp.
 
 
 

 

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