About Us

Board of Directors

H. Alan Rothenbuecher

H. Alan Rothenbuecher

Chair, Partner, Benesch Law
Jolene A. Lane

Jolene A. Lane

Vice Chair & Secretary, Owner, Equity Lane LLC.
Tesa Salopek

Tesa Miracle

Governance Chair, Commercial Banker, J.P Morgan Chase Bank
Matthew Soful

Matthew Soful

Finance Chair, Director, Client Development, RGP Cleveland
Nicholas V. Browning

Nicholas V. Browning

Fund Development Chair, Reg. Pres., Huntington Bank
Todd Bertsch

Todd Bertsch

Marketing Chair, Owner/President, Evolve Marketing
Theresa Carter

Theresa Carter

Emerita & Immediate Past Chair, President, Synthomer Foundation
Bob Chess

Bob Chess

Emeritus, Retired, HR Executive
Tanya Arthur

Tanya Arthur

CIO Executive
Michael Bigham

Michael Bigham, M.D.

Chief Quality Officer, Akron Children’s Hospital
Julie Brandle

Julie Brandle

Owner/President, Metis Construction
Richard Collins

Richard Collins

Manager, Financial & Compliance Auditing, FirstEnergy
Kim Haws Falasco

Kim Haws Falasco

Managing Director, R.W. Baird & Co.
Melissa Glanz

Melissa Glanz

VP Human Resources, Stark State College
Emmanuel Glover

Emmanuel Glover II

SVP, Director of CRA & Fair Lending, Bell Bank
Barb Greene

Barb Greene

Principal, CommonGood Consulting
Dallas Grundy

Dallas Grundy

Sr. VP & CFO, The University of Akron
Suzanne Hobson

Suzanne Hobson

Director, Regional Community Relations, Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Cynthia Kelley

Cynthia Kelley, D.O.

VP, Medical Education, Summa Health
Cara Krstolic

Cara Krstolic

Director, Race Tire Engineering & Manufacturing, Bridgestone Americas
Kim Morgan

Kimberly Morgan

DEI Sr. Director, GOJO Industries
Fedearia Nicholson-Sweval

Fedearia Nicholson-Sweval

Vice Provost for Student Pathways & Dean of Williams Honors College, The University of Akron
Tanya Lundy

Tanya Lundy

Guild President, Retired- Asst. Dir. The University of Akron
Shaleeta Smith

Shaleeta Smith

YP President, Director, Family Health, Summit Co. Public Health
Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor

CEO & Chief Diversity Officer, LinkedXL
Lashonda Taylor

Lashonda Taylor

Assistant VP, University Events & Special Projects, Kent State University