Board of Directors


Howard Essner - Vice President

Managing Director | Ancora

David Axson

Managing Director | Accenture Strategy

Tom Baugh

Chief Executive Officer | Marketplace Events

Mark Telerico - President

Senior Vice President | Penton-Telerico Group

Chuck Abbey - Treasurer

Executive Director | University Suburban Health Care

Hal Maxfield - Legal Counsel

Attorney at Law | Cavitch, Familo & Durkin

John Dmytriw


Bill Fry


Doug Hauenstein

Freelance Consultant | SAWHAT Consulting

Rik Kohn - Immediate Past President

Retired Vice President | The Federal Metal Company

Joe Kokinda

CEO | Professional HVAC/R

Jim Leimkuehler

CFO | Leimkuehler, Inc.

Bob Little - Emeritus Director


Jim Plemen

Account Manager | North Coast Ferrous Supply, Inc.

Diana Riley

Manager-Community Affairs and Corporate Events | RPM International Inc.

Mike Romanello

President/CEO | PRO Financial Network

Robert J. Schulze, Jr.

CEO of The Turn

Bob Wharton* - Emeritus Director


Paul Schlather



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