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 + Communications 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
Benjamin Nypaver – Development Coordinator
Benjamin Nypaver is a recent graduate of The University of Akron, earning his degree in Economics. He spent time in China studying abroad, and participated in the U.S. State Department's Critical Language Scholarship program on site in Guangzhou. He has joined our team as Development Coordinator after serving as our intern during the spring 2018 semester. His hobbies include reading, cooking, and visiting local breweries. If you see him at a pub, offer to buy him an IPA—those are his favorite.
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