National Alumni Board

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The Honorable Randolph Baxter
JD, '74

Retired Federal Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Daniel Ishee
BSA ’92
Vice President

Ishee Investment Consultants

Sean T. Demlow
BSBA ’90

Vice President
MelCap Partners, LLC

David A. Dilley
BA ’73

Retired, Principal Analyst
Whitney Bradley and Brown

Nikki Douglas
BSED ’07

4th Grade Teacher
Round Rock ISD

Paul Douglas
BSBA ’06

Financial Advisor
TPG Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Brad M. Fellows
BA ’97

Administrative Director, Office of Professional Staff Affairs
Cleveland Clinic

Terry A. Gallien
’84 ’89

Continuous Improvement Process Coordinator
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Kelly Glover
BSN ’98

Director of Sales

David S. Harvey, Jr.

Director of Employment Law

Nancy A. Likens

Director, Wadsworth Center for Older Adults
Wadsworth Soprema Senior Center

Curtis Mack, JD

McGuire Woods, LLP

Tim Miller
BA ’75, MAED ’76, JD ’82

Director, Smucker Quality Mgmt. Systems
The JM Smucker Company

Charles Obendorf
BSBA ’80

Director, Product Marketing
MTD Products, Inc.

Dru T. Siley

Director of Planning, Development, Building and Housing
City of Lakewood

Karen Steininger
BSBA ’82


Ben F. Thalrose

General Counsel
Friedmutter Group

Ernest Vargo
BA ’78

President & CEO Eskenazi Health Foundation

James Weber
BSCE ’85

Director of Construction
H.R. Gray

Kurt Winebrenner
BSBA ’85

Executive Vice President and COO
North Akron Savings Bank

Constituent Board Members


Linda Breedlove
BSN ’79, BSBA ’91

School of Nursing

Carol Dalessandro
AAS ’76

Wayne College

Marcia Dilling
BSChE ’88

College of Engineering

Brian Fisher
BSA ’83

Varsity A

David Harris
BAED ’79, MAED ’86

College of Education

Donald Pavlik
BSBA ’00

College of Business Administration

Ashley Privett
BSBA ’10, JD ’13

Honors College

Barbara Venesy
BSN ’76, MSN ’81, JD ’91

School of Law

Ex-Officio Members


Matthew Akers

Alumni Relations & Student Engagement
The University of Akron

Lawrence J. Burns
Vice President of Advancement
The University of Akron

Brian Cherkala

Senior VP and Regional Trust Manager
Key Private Bank

Mark T. Clark

Executive Vice President, Finance and Strategy
FirstEnergy Corporation

Kim Karson Cole
’93, '95

Assistant Vice President for Alumni and College Centered Programs
The University of Akron

Olivia Demas
’91, ’95

Board of Trustees
The University of Akron

Courtney B. Gonser
’99, ’06

Immediate Past Alumni Director
The University of Akron

Curtis S. King

SVP, Publicity, Marketing & Corporate Communications
NBC Universal

William Kollman
’08, ’10

Associate Director, Alumni
The University of Akron

John A. LaGuardia
’70, ’74

Vice President of Institutional Advancement
The University of Akron

Cassandra Verardi
’10, ’12

Assistant Director, The Akron Experience
The University of Akron