Project Blueprint: Michele Patterson-Stokes, MBA, LSW

Michele is the Coordinator for the IHN Post-Acute Care Network. In this role she is responsible for managing the collaborative initiatives of the hospitals and community nursing facilities in the network. She graduated from Illinois State University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work and in 2017, completed a Master of Business Administration degree at Malone …

Project Blueprint: Rahul Chaudhari

Rahul is the Manager of Process Design and Development at Timken Company in North Canton. He leads a team responsible for providing manufacturing engineering leadership to a business. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Rahul is a member of Project Rebuild’s Board of Trustees and enjoys volunteering to build homes with …

Project Blueprint: Quincy Jones

Quincy is the Budget & Administration Supervisor of the Utica Supply Hub for Williams. He job is to support the midstream pipeline business for the Ohio River and Utica Supply footprints here in Northeast Ohio. His responsibilities includes managing a team that handles inventory/warehouse management, financial forecasting/budgeting, procurement, and business administration. His degrees include an Associate of Science in Business …

Project Blueprint: Onwar Shaheer

Onwar Shaheer is a manufacturing process design engineer at Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University. Onwar plays a key role in creating new manufacturing equipment, troubleshooting and resolving issues with existing equipment, and supporting new plant startup. One of his strengths is his ability to learn by getting involved …

Project Blueprint: Jaylon A. Smith

Jaylon is a full-time, second-generation college student, currently working on his second degree at Stark State College. He plans to continue his education as a Business Major and aspires to be a stockbroker or entrepreneur in the future. Jaylon has been part of the workforce since the age of thirteen. Before devoting his time to learning more about being on …

Project Blueprint: Ivan Rosa

Ivan Rosa is the Vice President of Recovery services for CommQuest Services Inc. in Canton, Ohio. Prior to that, Mr. Rosa was the Treatment Services Director for The Hispanic Urban Minority Alcohol and Drug Abuse Outreach Program (HUMADAOP) for thirteen years. He managed day-to-day operations of the Miguel Prieto Treatment Centers Casa ALMA/Casa Maria, the only residential and drug treatment …

Project Blueprint: Courtney Chester

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” – Maya Angelou Courtney is the former Executive Director of The Martin Center, a local community center seeking to serve the underrepresented youth of Canton City. She is the proud wife of seven years to Nathaniel Chester III and devout mother to four beautiful children, …

Project Blueprint: Arlene Franco-Ramos

Arlene Franco-Ramos is originally from Puerto Rico. She has an MBA in HR Management, BA on Psychology and Mental Health, and over fourteen years experience working in various administrative roles. When not in the office, Arlene can be found spending most of her time with her husband, attending her son’s soccer games or at home with her two daughters and …

Project Blueprint: Monica Holt-Parish

Mrs. Holt-Parish is a Canton native and she holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Kent State University and a Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology from Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is the Felony Services Coordinator for Stark County Family Court. Monica serves as a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team at Children’s Network of Stark County, Stark County Domestic …