Published: Friday, September 8, 2006
Valley leadership group sees biggest class
The largest class in the history of Leadership Mahoning Valley was introduced today at the Holiday Inn MetroPlex in Liberty. Forty-two class members began a 10-month program that gives people with demonstrated leadership abilities an overview of the Mahoning Valley and the opportunity for increased understanding of key community issues. Earlier this year the Regional Chamber took over operations of LMV and named Karen M. Stacey, executive director. Members of the Class of 2007 are:
Carolyn A. Angelotti: Public affairs manager, Embarq.
Margaret A. Berwald: Community representative.
Albert P. Blank: President & chief operating officer, First Place Bank.
Denise M. Brindle: Donor recruitment representative, American Red Cross.
Donna J. Buzulencia: Realtor, Coldwell Banker/First Place Real Estate.
Denise A. Carissimo: Human resources specialist, General Electric.
Amy Jo M. Carrier: General Assembly trim superintendent, GM Lordstown Assembly.
Nikki G. Carter: Regional program director, Oncology Services, Humility of Mary Health Partners.
Karen S. Cohen: Senior tax manager, Packer Thomas.
David A. Croutch: Vice president, investments/associate branch manager, Robert W. Baird.
Thomas W. Davis, Jr.: Principal, Hill, Barth & King, L.L.C.
Atty. Alfred J. Fleming: Attorney, Alfred J. Fleming, L.P.A.
Sylvester J. Frazzini III: General manager, ComDoc, Inc.
Holly B. Fritz: Director of sales and marketing, Internet Data Management.
Michael S. Garvey: President and CEO, M-7 Technologies
Allison D. Gatta: Communications/HR coordinator, Aqua Ohio, Inc.
Kimberly A. Gonda: Marketing and communications manager, Regional Chamber.
Dr. M. Joseph Grennan Jr.: Senior vice president/chief medical officer, Humility of Mary Health Partners.
David W. Hollis: Vice president, clinical services, Western Reserve Care System, Forum Health.
W. Brian Hughes: Senior project manager, Northeast Ohio, MS Consultants, Inc.
June Johnson: Community representative, Home Savings and Loan Co.
Raymond Knapik : Director, business planning, RTI International Metals, Inc.
Lauren A. Kyle: Call center manager, Infocision Management Corp.
Robert A. Marchese: Executive director, Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown.
Justin F. McCarty III: Vice president, Middle Market Banking, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Christine L. McElroy: District sales manager/vice president, Sky Bank.
Atty. Michael J. McGee: Partner, Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, Ltd.
Heather M. McMahon: Urban Design and Grants coordinator, city of Warren.
Matthew S. Morgan: Financial advisor, Butler Wick and Co., Inc.
Steven M. Mowry: Financial advisor, Merrill Lynch.
Marcie L. Patzak-Vendetti: Mediation program coordinator, Mahoning County Juvenile Court.
David M. Phillips: Dean of students, Trumbull Career & Technical Center.
Todd Pilipovich: Undergraduate admissions coordinator, Youngstown State University.
Josephine A. Polis: Marketing/admissions coordinator, Park Vista Retirement Center.
Darryl L. Rodgers: Drug court coordinator, Trumbull County Common Pleas Court.
John M. Rossi, J.D.: Financial advisor, E.J. Rossi & Co./AXA Advisors.
Julie L. Scarsella: Development officer, Tri-Counties, Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Kathryn L. Schlarb: Adult education supervisor, Mahoning County Career and Technical Center.
Angee Shaker: Anchor/reporter, WYTV.
Valerie L. Simeon: Voucher program coordinator, Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Daniel R. Yemma: Owner/president, Capital Financial Solutions, Inc.
Christine A. Zemko: Vice president, Private Banking, Key Bank.