About Us

Our Team

Meet our Award-Winning Team!

Our talented and collaborative team makes contributions that create a visible difference in the Greater Akron community. We let our passion for assisting in the prosperity of our city be our compass to drive our every decision. Our team proactively and zealously seeks to solve issues that impact the growth of our people and our neighborhoods. We empower everyone to make a difference!

Teresa LeGrair

Teresa R. LeGrair

President & CEO Read Bio
John B

John M. Baranek, CPA

Chief Financial Officer Read Bio
Larry Chadwick

Larry D. Chadwick

Vice President, Workforce Development Read Bio

Lynn Puryear

Vice President, Entrepreneurship Center & Operations Read Bio

Anna Barie

Sr. Manager, Grants and Strategy Read Bio

Chaudralyn Bell

Fund Development Associate Read Bio
Natashia Bishop

Natashia Bishop

MBAC ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Read Bio

Tomaryn Brown

Receptionist Read Bio
Larry Buckner

Larry Buckner

CUSTODIAL/MAINTENANCE Read Bio

Candace Calmese

Certification Specialist MBAC Read Bio

Preston J. Clark

Marketing & Communications Manager Read Bio

Edith Dillard

MSA, Director of Accounting Read Bio
Teresha Dunbar

Teresha Dunbar

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST Read Bio
Teressa Grimes

Teressa Grimes

MCCAP Program Manager Read Bio

Charlotte Gibson

Case Manager Read Bio
Cynthia

Cynthia Humphrey

Education Program Assistant Read Bio
Larry Johnson

Larry Johnson

CUSTODIAL/MAINTENANCE Read Bio
Karen Kennedy

Karen Kennedy

Success Coach Read Bio

Mallary McHenry

MBAC Business Counselor Read Bio
Becki Moorer

Becki Moorer

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Read Bio
Tina Ramnytz

Tina Ramnytz

Data & Compliance Manager Read Bio
DeWayne Richardson

DeWayne Richardson

SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Read Bio
Jason Samuels

Jason Samuels

IT CONSULTANT Read Bio
Alice Samuels

Alice Samuels

PROGRAM ADVOCATE Read Bio
Zulekha Sharp

Zulekha Sharp

Executive Assistant to the CEO Read Bio
LaQuinta

LaQuinta Sojourner

MBAC business counselor Read Bio

Brenda D. Stevens

MBAC Regional Director Read Bio

Davidcia Stubbs

Director of Human Resources and Learning Read Bio
Zach

Zach Stover

Employment Relationship Specialist Read Bio

George Vinson

Digital Navigator Read Bio
Ambria Ware

Ambria Ware

CASE MANAGER Read Bio
Gail Wilson

Gail Wilson

MCCAP DIRECTOR Read Bio
Ariel Whitt

Ariel Whitt

EDUCATION SPECIALIST Read Bio

Brandon Waithe

Director of Education and Learning Read Bio

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