Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio LEADERSHIP
Michael Gaffney – President
Carol L. Carbary – Development Director
Carol L. Carbary, ACFRE, joined Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio as the Development Director in October 2015. She has more than twenty years of development and fundraising experience at institutions such as Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Kent State University, and the Cleveland Clinic. She was also Vice President of Advancement at Notre Dame College and President and CEO of the Foundation at North Central State College. In 2015, Carol earned the prestigious Advanced Certificate of Fund Raising Executive (ACFRE), held by only 107 people worldwide. She has a BA in Math/Physics from Wells College (NY), BS in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and an MBA from Kent State University. In her free time, Carol enjoys reading, traveling, and playing board games.
Carol was born and raised in central New York State but has lived in Northeast Ohio for more than 20 years, currently residing in Cleveland Heights.
Laurel Heath – Bookkeeper + Administrative Assistant
Hannah Moore – District Manager, Program Contact for Summit County + Special Events Manager
Holly Dawson (Camp) – District Manager, Program Contact for Ashland, Coshocton, Crawford, Holmes, Knox, Marion, Medina, Morrow, Richland, and Wayne Counties
Denice Shafer – Senior District Director, Program Contact for Akron Public Schools and Portage County
Elizabeth Horrigan – Development Manager
Elizabeth Horrigan has joined Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio as the Development Manager in October 2017. Liz brings more than thirty years of experience in non-profit management and fundraising to her position at Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio. Liz has served in leadership positions at the Cleveland PlayHouse, Cleveland State University, City Club of Cleveland, Beck Center for the Arts, Western Reserve Historical Society and Cleveland Music Settlement. She holds a BS in Applied Behavioral Science from George Williams College and a certificate in non-profit management from Case Western Reserve University.
Liz lives in Westlake with her husband and has two daughters and two granddaughters who live in the Cleveland area.
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