Directors / Advisor

Directors

  • Lee A. Chilcote, Managing Partner, The Chilcote Law Firm
  • Joseph Majewski, Former President & CEO, ChromaScape
  • D. Kirk Neiswander, President & Founder, EDGE
  • David O’Halloran, Sr., President, Manufacturing Futures
  • Sanjay Singh, Executive Chairman, Mace Security International

Founders

  • William E. Conway, Chairman of the Board (Retired), Fairmount Minerals
  • R. Douglas Cowan, Chairman & CEO (Retired), The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Thomas Cristal, Partner (Retired), Files, Cristal & McFarlane
  • Seth Harris, Chairman, Brand Development
  • Walter E. Kalberer, Founder & President (Retired), WEK Industries
  • Jeffrey Lucier, President, The Banks Baldwin Foundation
  • Michael J. Merriman, Partner, Resilience Capital Partners
  • P. Charles Miller, Chairman (Retired), Duramax Marine
  • A. Malachi Mixon III, Chairman & CEO (Retired), Invacare Corporation
  • Brian F. Murphy, Partner, JTM Investments
  • William, B. Summers, Jr., Trustee, Summers Family Foundation
  • Steve Walling, Former Chairman, Plasticolors

Advisors

  • Dr. Raj Aggarwal, Professor/Dean of Business School (retired), The University of Akron
  • Jane Haag Bergman, Partner, CircleKey LLC
  • Peter Broer, President & CEO, Lumitex
  • Tobin Buckner, Principal, Buckner Ventures
  • Brian FitzGerald, President, Falcon Industries
  • Dr. Alexa Fox, Assistant Professor of Marketing, The University of Akron
  • Melissa Gorris, Marketing Leader
  • Cameron Holmes, Project Manager, Applied Industrial Technology
  • John Kreft, Director of Engineering and New Product Development, Gebauer Company
  • Rex Mason, CEO (Retired), Root Candles / A.I. Root Company
  • Salvatore J. Miraglia, Jr., President – Steel (Retired), The Timken Company
  • Rebecca Morgan, President, Fulcrum ConsultingWorks
  • Linda M. Olejko, Managing Director, Glenmede
  • Dr. Simon Peck, Associate Professor, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
  • Linda Rae, General Manager, GE Digital
  • Tia Ramlow, President, Great Work! Employment Services
  • Norma Rist, President, Norma J. Rist CEO Consulting
  • Robert Schultek, Managing Principal, Grolistic
  • Chris Schmitt, VP, Strategic Partnerships, National Association of Manufacturers
  • Ben Yost, General Manager, Yost Foods