Our Team

Administration

Maria Heege

President & Chief Executive Officer

(330) 491-9970

Nick Mackle

Chief Financial Officer

(330) 491-9961

Angela Perisic

Executive Vice President, Resource Development and Community Development

(330) 491-9952

Connie Drabick

Executive Administrative Assistant

(330) 491-9973

 
 

Community Impact

Connie Allton

Director, Community Resources and Support

(330) 491-9987

LaFlovia "Flo" Ginanni

Director, Project Blueprint

(330) 491-9984

Adrianne Price

Director, Community Impact
Manager, Public Policy

(330) 491-9962

Robin Seemann

Director, Prosperity@Work

(330) 491-9983

Eileen Shonk

Specialist, Transportation

(330) 491-9971

Tami Stephens

Program Manager, VITA 

(330) 491-9989

Jodi Barnard

Project Coordinator, Community Impact

(330) 491-9986

Brittany Paliswat

Director, Economic Mobility Programs
(330) 491-9976

Tyron Hoisten

Manager, Get Connected
(330) 491-9985

Shonna Horn

Resource Connector, Prospery@Work

(330) 491-9979
 
 

Donor Relations

Terri Bate

Director of Philanthropy

(330) 491-9969

Emily Callan

Grant Writer

(330) 491-9982

Carrie Clemens

Associate Vice President, Resource Development

(330) 491-9974

Laura Prengaman

Assistant Director, Campaign

(330) 491-9953

Elizabeth Vellios

Workplace Donor Relations Manager

(330) 491-9958

 

Finance

Jeanette Lee

Finance Associate

(330) 491-9975

Deanna Morris

Manager of Processing & Operations

(330) 491-9956

 

Gina Myers

Finance Associate

(330) 491-9968

Deborah Rohr

Receptionist

(330) 491-0445

 

Marketing & communications

Irene Barker
Marketing Coordinator
(330) 491-9954

Tracy Piccorelli

Manager, Marketing & Special Events

(330) 491-9957

 

Board of Directors April 2021 - March 2022

  • Dr. Thomas Botzman - President, University of Mount Union
  • Elsa Cave - Principal Supplier Quality Development Engineer, Diebold Nixdorf
  • Kay Conley – Chair, United Impact Council, Director of Administration & Support Services, Stark County Health Department
  • William R. Cook+ - Vice President & Commercial Lender, Premier Bank
  • Linda DeHoff+ - President, DeHoff Realtors
  • Ken Douglas, CPA - Chair of Audit Committee, CPA Outsourcing, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
  • Matthew Eckels - Vice President - Quality, Timken Company
  • Liz Edmunds - Vice President Population Health, Aultman Health Foundation
  • Philip L. Francis* - Past Chair, Board of Directors, Vice President and Trust Officer, Huntington National Bank
  • Christopher Goff* - Corresponding Secretary, CEO and General Counsel, Employers Health
  • Dave Grabowsky - 2021 Campaign Co-Chair, President, Standard Plumbing& Heating Company
  • Laura Grabowsky - 2021 Campaign Co-Chair, Community Volunteer
  • Christopher Henson - Volunteer
  • Cindy Hickey - VP of Marketing & Public Relations, Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital
  • Michael L. Howard* - Chair, Board of Directors, Retired Judge, Stark County Family Court
  • Ann Marie Hunt - Lifecare Family Health & Dental Center
  • Geoff Karcher* - 1st Vice Chair, President, The Karcher Group
  • Matthew Kreitzer – Chief Magistrate, Stark County Family Court
  • Stephanie Maier - Director, Human Resources, TimkenSteel Corporation
  • Don McCord - Refinery Manager, Marathon Petroleum Company LP Ohio Refining Division
  • Lucia Pileggi - Key Private Bank Market Executive for Eastern Ohio, KeyBank
  • Todd Pugh - CEO and Founder, Enviroscapes
  • DeAnn Riley - PNC Wealth Management Sr. Relationship Strategist
  • Taylor Schauer* - Treasurer, Executive Vice President and CFO, Schauer Group, Inc.
  • Ryan Schmidt - Designer, Developer, Entrepreneur, SKYCATCHFIRE
  • Gary Schumacher - Retired, Synchrony
  • Dr. Denise Seachrist* - 2nd Vice Chair, Dean and Chief Administrative Officer, Kent State University at Stark
  • Bill Sherer II - Business Manger FST/Council President, Iron Workers Local 550/Canton City Council
  • Kevin Smith – Chair, Community Investment Committee, President, PPI Graphics/Innovative Trends
  • Sara Strattan – Chair, Public Policy, Community Volunteer
  • Jeff Talbert - Superintendent, Canton City School District
  • Fonda Williams - Deputy Mayor, Canton City Government

* Executive Committee Member
+ Emeritus Board Member

Campaign Cabinet

Community Impact

Steering Committees