Our Team

Administration

Angela Perisic

President & Chief Executive Officer

(330) 491-9952

Vicki Jin

Chief Financial Officer

(330) 491-9961

Jodi Barnard

Executive Administrative Assistant

(330) 491-9986

Connie Drabick

Executive Administrative Assistant

(330) 491-9973

 
 

Community Impact

Adrianne Price

Vice President, Community Impact and Public Policy

(330) 491-9962

Rachel Brown

Program Manager, VITA

(330) 491-9989

LaFlovia "Flo" Ginanni

Vice President, Diversity, Culture and Engagement

(330) 491-9984

Lachandra Jordan

Manager, Get Connected
(330) 491-9985

Brittany Paliswat

Director, Economic Mobility Programs
(330) 491-9976

Robin Seemann

Director, Prosperity@Work

(330) 491-9983

Eileen Shonk

Specialist, Transportation

(330) 491-9971

 
 

Donor Relations

Carrie Clemens

Vice President, Resource Development

(330) 491-9974

Talia Barboza

Relationship Manager

(330) 491-9958

Terri Bate

Director of Philanthropy

(330) 491-9969

Sarah Boda

Intern, Workplace Account Manager

(330) 491-9979

Lydia Carmany

Individual Donor Relations Manager

(330) 491-9960

Laura Prengaman

Resource Development Project Manager

(330) 491-9953

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

 
 

2022-2023 Board of Directors

  • Dr. Thomas Botzman - President, University of Mount Union | Serves on Audit Committee
  • Kay Conley - Director of Administration & Support Services, Stark County Health Department | Chair, United Impact Council
  • William R. Cook - Vice President & Commercial Lender, Premier Bank | Emeritus
  • Linda DeHoff - President & CEO of Relocation Services, DeHoff Realtors | Emeritus
  • Ken Douglas* - Retired CPA | Treasurer, Board of Directors; Chair, Audit Committee; Chair, Finance Committee
  • Matthew Eckels - Vice President of Global Sourcing & Quality, Timken Company
  • Liz Edmunds - Vice President of Population Health, Aultman Health Foundation
  • Christopher Goff* - CEO and General Counsel, Employers Health | Second Vice-Chair, Board of Directors
  • Dave Grabowsky - Retired as CEO of Standard Plumbing & Heating | 2021 Campaign Co-Chair
  • Laura Grabowsky - Retired | 2021 Campaign Co-Chair
  • Christopher Henson - Community Volunteer | Serves on Finance Committee
  • Cindy Hickey - VP of Marketing & Public Relations, Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital
  • Ann Marie Hunt - Lifecare Family Health & Dental Center | Serves on the Nominating Committee
  • Michael Howard - Retired Judge, Stark County Family Court | Past Chair, Board of Directors
  • Geoff Karcher* - Chair, Board of Directors | President of The Karcher Group
  • Matthew Kreitzer - Chief Magistrate, Stark County Family Court
  • Janelle Lee - Director of Client Engagements, MAGNET (Manufacturing Advocacy Growth Network)
  • Stephanie Maier - Director, Human Resources, TimkenSteel Corporation
  • Tracie McCall – Refinery General Manager, Marathon Petroleum Company LP Ohio Refining Division
  • Lucia Pileggi - Private Bank Executive for Eastern Ohio, KeyBank
  • Lou Poppovich – Senior Vice President & Commercial Team Leader, Huntington Bancshares
  • Todd Pugh - CEO and Founder, Enviroscapes
  • DeAnn Riley - PNC Wealth Management Sr. Relationship Strategist
  • Joseph Schauer* - President and CEO, Schauer Group, Inc. | 2022 Campaign Co-Chair
  • Taylor Schauer* - Executive Vice President and CFO, Schauer Group, Inc. | Corresponding Secretary, Board of Directors; 2022 Campaign Co-Chair
  • Ryan Schmidt - President & Founder, SKYCATCHFIRE | Serves on the Nominating Committee
  • Dr. Denise Seachrist* - Dean and Chief Administrative Officer, Kent State University at Stark | First Vice-Chair of Board of Directors; Chair, Nominating Committee; Serves on the Finance Committee
  • Bill Sherer II - Business Manager FST/Council President, Iron Workers Local 550/Canton City Council
  • Kevin Smith* - President, PPI Graphics/Innovative Trends | Chair, Community Investment Committee (CIC); Serves on the Finance Committee
  • Sara Strattan - Community Volunteer | Chair, Public Policy
  • Jeff Talbert - Superintendent, Canton City School District
  • Fonda Williams - Senior Vice President, Economic & Community Development Institute, Inc. (ECDI)

* Serves on the Executive Committee

Campaign Cabinet

Community Impact

Steering Committees