Stan Debro


Stan has held several positions in the transportation field. most recently Stan was founder and President of Alpha Freight Systems.


John Williams

Vice President

Deputy Executive Director of Alpha Phi Alpha Homes, Inc.


Elizabeth George


Beth is a senior manager in the Private Client Service practice at Ernst & Young. She has 24 years of personal financial planning and income tax experience serving senior corporate executives and high net worth individuals. She has concentrated experience in coordinating tax preparation and advisory services for individuals, estates, trusts, partnerships, S-corporations and private foundations.

Beth holds a Master of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Arizona and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of Akron. Beth is a CPA and holds an Investment Advisor Representative Series 65 license.

Dave Fiser

Dave Fiser


Dave is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Akron General Health System. He is also on the Red Cross Board serving Summit, Medina and Portage Counties.

Barb Vimont



Jonathan Graham


Jonathan Graham is a senior partner with Heidrick & Struggles Industrial Practice and works with clients primarily on CEO recruiting. Over the past 18 years with Heidrick & Struggles, his focus has been placing CEOs across a broad range of industrial companies, both publicly traded and private equity backed. Jonathan has also led a number of succession projects for clients across this sector including over 55 CEO engagements. At Heidrick & Struggles, Jonathan has held a number of leadership roles including Global Managing Partner, Industrial Practice and Regional Managing Partner, Industrial Americas and Global Managing Partner, Manufacturing Sector.


Sara Kline


Sara is the Superintendent for the City of Cuyahoga Falls Parks and Recreation Department.


Shon Christy


Shon Christy has almost 20 years of marketing experience and is the Founder and President of Shon Christy Social Media. In 2010 he opened Christy Creative Ohio’s first niche social media marketing firm and has founded and sold 2 firms since that time. His work has been featured in Inside Business; Smart Business; the Akron Beacon Journal; Spirit of Philanthropy; The Young Professional Roadmap; and was featured in the book Under the Rustbelt – Revealing Innovation in Northeast Ohio. Ever the entrepreneur, Christy has even launched Beckett’s Buddies, a fundraising group to support those with Down syndrome, in honor of his nine year-old son Beckett that has raised nearly $100,000 for causes locally.

Chris Filler


Chris Filler is a registered nurse and the Director of the Lifespan Transitions Center at Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) since 2007. As a registered nurse, Chris has worked with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families for over 30 years. Prior to joining OCALI, Chris served as an Early Intervention Service Coordinator, Family Resource Specialist, and Autism/Behavior Consultant for many school districts throughout the state of Ohio. She is also a past president of the Autism Society of Ohio.