Board | Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio

JA of North Central Ohio Executive Committee

Brian Steere — Chair
Steere Enterprises, Inc.
James Leahy — Vice Chair
Treasurer & CFO
The Belden Brick Company
Robert Garner — Secretary
Robert Garner - State Farm Agency
Richard Boyer — Treasurer
Vice President, Operations
The Timken Company
Jay Griffith — Audit Committee Chair
Executive Vice President
Welty Building Company
Jessica Hiner — Board Development Committee Co-Chair
Regional Director
Kimberly Nidy — Program Committee Co-Chair
Director of Technology
North Canton City Schools
Gregory Brokaw
Branch Manager
Consumers National Bank
Amy Wong — Resource Generation Committee Co-Chair
Dot Org Solutions
Lucas Murray — Resource Generation Committee Co-Chair
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., LPA
Randy Wallace — Program Committee Co-Chair
Systems Engineering Manager
Lockheed Martin
Todd Hawke — Past Chair
GDK & Company
Stephen Gross — Finance Committee Co-Chair
Harpst Becker

JA of North Central Ohio Board Members

Michael Babb
Vice President, Commercial Banking
Dollar Bank
Barbara Ewing Cockroft
Stark County Educational Service Center
Dr. Hans Dorfi
Director of Digital Engineering
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
Justin Gantz
Project Architect
SoL Harris/Day
Brad Hansen
General Manager
Hudson Extrusions
Michael Hearn
Curriculum Director
Fairless Local Schools
Gary Hutchins
Senior Leader, Administration & Real Estate
Allstate Insurance Company
Tara Kerscher
Newspapers in Education Manager
Akron Beacon Journal
David Kistler
Senior Manager, Forensic & Integrity Services
John Knops
Senior Credit Analyst
Fifth Third Bank
Joseph Kolacsky
Executive Multi-Format Leader
Giant Eagle
Carolyn Lee
Community Development Relationship Manager, Akron & Canton
Huntington National Bank
Jon Mann
Vice President
Mann Marketing, Inc.
Andrea Reagan
Vice President, Finance
Michael Oesch
Senior Manager
Veritas Solutions Group, LLC
Erick Saunders
Project Manager
MTD Products, Inc.
Gary Schumacher
Katie Snyder
Rea & Associates
Kevin Tierney
Senior Portfolio Manager
Huntington National Bank
Rachel Tecca
Director of College and Career Academies
Akron Public Schools
Katie Tolin
President & Chief Growth Guide
CPA Growth Guides
Ryan Waldron
Vice President, Strategy
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Weizhong (Bill) Wang
Assistant Treasurer
FirstEngergy Corp.
Gabrielle Whittaker
Business Director
Amcor Flexibles North America
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