Board of Directors

Officers & Executive Committee

  • Bradley A. Wright Board Chair Roetzel & Andress
  • James “Whitt” Butler Board Vice Chair EY
  • Kendra C. Philon Treasurer/Finance Chair Meaden & Moore
  • Alison Breaux Secretary Summit County Court of Common Pleas
  • Michele Cerminaro Immediate Past Chair eXp Realty, LLC
  • Paul N. Catania Organizational Development Chair Oswald Companies
  • Iriel Hopkins, MSW, LSW Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Chair Summa Health
  • Jesse W. Hurst Community Impact Chair Impel Wealth Management
  • Ronald Paydo 2024 Campaign Chair The Huntington National Bank
  • Aaron Swartz 2024 Tocqueville Campaign Chair EY
  • Tracy Dowe New Account Development Chair Fifth Third Bank
  • Jason Dodson Policy & Advocacy Chair Roetzel & Andress
  • Brynn Allio Popa Nominating Chair Greater Akron Chamber
  • William Lowery II Marketing & Brand Management Chair eXp Realty, LLC
  • Jani Groza At-Large Medina Chair Westfield
  • Elizabeth Z. Bartz At-Large Member State & Federal Communications
  • Steve Wilt At-Large Member CAPTRUST Financial Advisors
  • Angie Wells At-Large Member GPD Group
  • Patrick O’Neill At-Large Member O’Neill Insurance
  • Mark C. Juve At-Large Member Americhem, Inc.
  • Marc Divis At-Large Member Akron Energy Systems, LLC
  • Laura Duda At-Large Member The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Gia Bell 211 Advisory Chair
  • James Mullen President & CEO United Way of Summit & Medina

Members

  • Nicholas Buzzelli J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Moriah Cheatham Williams Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP
  • Steve Dimengo Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC
  • Dr. Hans R. Dorfi Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
  • Tamara Fynan The J.M. Smucker Company
  • Chris Gessner Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Stuart Glauberman Malco Products, Inc.
  • Daniel K. Glessner Brouse McDowell
  • Frank R. Graziano The A.I. Root Company
  • Dave Griffing
  • Bishop Samuel Hampton, II The Faith Place
  • Brighid Hillmuth PNC Bank
  • John Hooker GOJO
  • David W. James Ed. D. Summit Education Initiative
  • Spencer Kowal Geisinger Health
  • Douglas Krapf Clearstead
  • Kyle Kutuchief John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • W. Glenn Leppo Leppo Group, Inc.
  • Andy Little Sparton Enterprises, Inc.
  • Mayor Shammas Malik City of Akron
  • Howard Melnick Signet Jewelers
  • James E. Merklin Bober Markey Fedorovich
  • Dr. Gary Miller The University of Akron
  • Steven Mutersbaugh Jackson Kelly, PLLC
  • Brandyn Neal Schauer Group
  • Lucia Pileggi KeyBank
  • Alicia Robinson Summit Education Initiative
  • Jim Ruhlin Ruhlin Company
  • Executive Ilene Shapiro The County of Summit Executive Office
  • Kirstin Toth K.S. Toth Associates
  • Nyree Wilkerson Hudson City Schools

Emeritus Members

  • Dr. Cynthia Flynn Capers
  • William H. Considine
  • Robert Cooper