Investing in Service to Portage Development

The services of the Portage Development Board are made possible through the contributions and investments of government, local businesses, organizations and individuals with a commitment to the success of Portage County.

Current Investors

ACE Products & Consulting
Erick Sharp, CEO

Alcon Mechanical Piping, Inc.
Bob Summers, Business Manager

AMETEK
Matthew French, Vice President and GM

Apple Growth Partnership
Chuck Mullen, Chairman

Automated Packaging Systems, Inc.
Cliff Brehm, President

AxessPointe
Chris Richardson, CEO

Bennett Land Title Agency
Richard Bennett, Vice President

Brimfield Township
Sue Fields, Township Trustee

Campbell Construction Inc.
Jeff Stevenson, VP Of Business Development

Cascade Capital Corporation
Robert Filipiak, Executive Director

Chase Bank
William Haid, VP Relationship Manager

City of Aurora
Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin

City of Kent
David Ruller, City Manager

City of Ravenna
Mayor Frank Seman

City of Streetsboro
Mayor Glenn Broska

City of Tallmadge
Mayor David Kline

Cleveland Punch and Die
Dan Brown, President

Coleman Foundation
Nelson Burns, President & CEO

Colonial Machine Co.
Matthew Metcalf, Chief Executive Officer

Davey Tree Expert Co.
Patrick Covey, President & CEO

David E. Dix
Board Member, Dix 1898

Delta Systems, Inc.
Elizabeth Barry, President

Dominion Energy
Tracy Stevens, External Affairs Manager

Downtown Mantua Revitalization
Edie Benner, President

Durajoint Concrete Accessories
Michael A. Diskin, VP & General Manager

East Manufacturing Corporation
Gary Brown, Vice President of Manufacturing

Escott and Company LLC
Al Stefanov, President

Family and Community Services
Mark Frisone, CEO

Fifth Third Bank
Ted Walter, Akron, Canton and Youngstown President

FirstEnergy Corp./First Energy Foundation
Lisa Taddei, Manager External Affairs

Greater Akron Chamber
Gregg Cramer, VP of Economic Development

Godfrey & Wing
Chris Gilmore, President & CEO

Hapco, Inc./Tarpco, Inc.
Charles George, CEO

Harner Plumbing Inc.
Ray Harner, President

Hess Print Solutions
Mark Berkey, VP Strategy and Corporate Development

Home Savings Bank
Rick Hull, Regional President

Hometown Bank
Howard T. Boyle, President

Huntington National Bank
Renee Booher, Bus. Banking Relationship Manager 3

Jack Kohl Agency
Jack Kohl II, Owner, Broker and President

Johnson Matthey Process Technology, Inc.
David Becker, Operations Director

Kent Displays, Inc.
James Alay, Marketing Communications Manager

Kent State University
Dr. Beverly Warren, President

KeyBank
Bob McKee, Vice President, Sr. Business Banker

Mac Liquid Tank Trailer (LTT)
Jim Maiorana, President

Maplewood Career Center
Randy Griffith, Superintendent

Metis Construction
Julie Brandle, President

Mill Distributors, Inc.
Douglas Wieder, Treasurer

Neighborhood Development Services
Stacy Brown, Executive Director

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Dr. Jay Gershen, President

Philpott Solutions Group
Dr. James L. Vaughn, President & CEO

Perme Financial Group
Chris Perme, Financial Planner

Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority (PARTA)
Claudia Amrhein, General Manager

Portage Community Bank
Kevin Lewis, Vice President

Portage County Board of Commissioners
Vicki Kline, President
Sabrina Christian-Bennett, Vice-President
Kathleen Clyde, Board Member

Portage County Port Authority
John Ryan, Chairman

Premalux, LLC
Ann Fisher-Yan, CEO

Premier Power Solutions
Lee McCracken, President

Protectoplas
Zach Eberly, President

University Hospitals Portage Medical Center
Steven Jones, President

Roetzel and Andress
George Sarkis, Attorney

S&T Bank
Sean Dockery, Vice President-Business Banking

Schneller
Todd Loschelder, President

Signet Enterprises
Andy Malitz, Executive Dir. of The NEW Center

Stephen Colecchi
CEO, Hattie Larlham
Of Counsel, Brennan, Manna & Diamond, LLC

The Goodwill Industries of Akron
Nancy Ellis McClenaghan, President & CEO

The Middlefield Banking Company
Ashley Rispinto, VP Commercial Lending

The Schipper Group/Brimfield Crossings
Thomas Weise, VP Leasing & Development

PC Regional Planning Commission
Todd Peetz, Executive Director

United Way of Portage County
Bill Childers, President & CEO

Village of Garrettsville
Mayor Rick Patrick

Viking Forge, LLC
Roger Koeberle, General Manager

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
Jeff Sunderland, AVP Marketing &
Business Development