Goodwill Elects New Board Officers & Directors

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AKRON, Ohio — June 2, 2020 — Goodwill serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties held its 93rd Annual Meeting virtually on May 27, 2020, to elect new board officers and directors. 

“During this critical time, we are very grateful for the steadfast support of our board of directors,” said Nancy Ellis McClenaghan, president & CEO, Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties. “With their oversight, the agency will continue its mission to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment in our community.” 

2020 – 2022 Board Officers Elected

  • Chip Clupper, Human Resources Dept., Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro – Chair
  • Marc Servodio, CFP®, SS&G Wealth Management – First Vice Chair
  • Susan Hanlon, PhD, University of Akron – Second Vice Chair
  • David Bucci, PathSight Predictive Science – Treasurer
  • Kimberly D. Huff, Synthomer Foundation  – Secretary
  • Amanda Barna, Center for Marketing & Opinion Research (CMOR) – Immediate Past Chair

Directors Re-elected

  • Abdullah Alkhulaiwi, Kimmell Cybersecurity
  • Amanda Barna, Center for Marketing & Opinion Research (CMOR)
  • David Bucci, PathSight Predictive Science
  • Brad Gilbo, Sears
  • Kimberly D. Huff, Synthomer Foundation
  • Hattie Tracy, Coleman Professional Services

Directors Elected for First Three-Year Term

  • Julie Katz, The Extra Daughter, LLC
  • Steven T. Kirkland, Novelis, Inc.
  • Shalaunda Reese, Essence Services Inc.
  • Steve Swann, Bober Markey Fedorovich

Retiring Directors

  • William Glaeser, retired, Northeastern Educational Television of Ohio
  • George K. Sherwood, retired, B.F. Goodrich Corporation

2020-2021 Honorary Directors

  • Dr. Raj Aggarwal, CFA, – retired, University of Akron
  • Becky Babcox (1951 – 2012) –  retired, Babcox Publications
  • Parker Berry II, CIC – Seibert-Keck Insurance
  • Richard Bromley – retired, United Airlines
  • James Bunnell – Austin Tape & Label
  • Dr. Pleas R. Chambers III – principal educator, AMP’s Specialized Marketing Group, LLC
  • Terrence Dalton – retired, Community Support Services
  • Joseph P. Doman Jr. – UBS Financial
  • William Glaeser – retired, Northeastern Educational Television of Ohio
  • Dorothy O. Jackson – retired, City of Akron
  • Margaret D. Jordan, J.D., M.S. – Sikich, LLP
  • Randy S. Katz – retired, City Scrap & Salvage
  • Danielle J. Kimmell, CPA – Bober Markey Fedorovich
  • Douglas Klein, CPA, EA – BDO
  • Dr. Mary Beth Kluge – retired, Akron Public Schools
  • Karen C. Lefton, Esq. – The Lefton Group, LLC
  • Lisa Mandel – community volunteer leader
  • Thom Mandel – Rubber City Radio Group
  • Dan Marchetta, Sr. (1929 – 2015) – retired, Marchetta Construction Company
  • Gregory McDermott – retired, FirstMerit
  • Jackie McDermott – retired, Alcatel-Lucent
  • James E. Merklin, CPA, CFE – Bober Markey Fedorovich
  • Julie Merklin – community volunteer leader
  • Cynthia K. Misheff – community volunteer leader, retired educator
  • Donald T. Misheff – retired, Ernst & Young
  • Shelby D. Morgan – W3 Wealth Management, LLC
  • C. Allen Nichols – Akron Bar Association
  • Gary L. Rickel – CBRE
  • Charles Schreckenberger, FAIA – Braun & Steidl Architects, PRIME AE Group, Inc.
  • Kim Schreckenberger – retired, Akron Public Schools
  • Cherie Morris Shechter – community volunteer leader
  • Steven B. Shechter – Insurance Witness Consulting, The Business Brain Trust, RWS Business Services Companies
  • Beth Sherwood – community volunteer leader
  • George K. Sherwood – retired, B.F. Goodrich Corporation
  • John L. Shulan – Shulan’s Jewelers
  • Jill Hinig Skapin – retired, County of Summit | Ilene Shapiro, Executive
  • Stephen L. Strayer – PNC Bank
  • Rev. Kevin D. Strickland, Sr. – The Church on the Hill
  • Michael A. Sweeney, Esq. – Brouse McDowell
  • Barry E. Thoman, CPA – Meaden & Moore, Ltd.
  • Russell Vernon – retired, West Point Market
  • Jerry Welty – retired, Welty Building Company
  • Mark Whitlam – J.C. Whitlam Manufacturing Co.
  • Steve D. Wilt – CAPTRUST Financial Advisors

About Goodwill Industries Serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland Counties
The Goodwill Industries of Akron, Ohio, Inc., is a not-for-profit corporation that helps individuals prepare for, find, and retain employment. Operating in the five-county region of Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland, the agency was established in 1927. It is a private, independent organization, operating as an affiliate member of Goodwill Industries International. Goodwill helps to directly strengthen the region’s workforce through its employment programs and indirectly through the net proceeds from its retail outlets and Business Services division. For more information about GIA, visit or call 800-989-8428.    


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