Board of Directors

The Lorain County Community College Foundation is governed by a fifty-member board of directors. These dedicated volunteers lend us their professional expertise and talents as they guide the Foundation and assist in critical decision-making. Their efforts ensure that the Foundation continues to invest in the LCCC priorities that present the greatest opportunities for the College’s stakeholders.


Phillip J. Baptiste, Chair             

Partner, Cohen & Company, Ltd.


Dr. Cathy Dietlin, Vice Chair                       

Retired, Director, P-16 Council


The Honorable James L. Miraldi, Vice Chair

Judge, Lorain County Court of Common Pleas


Thomas J. Smith, Secretary              

Assistant Vice President, Business Organizations and Tax Department

Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista-LCCC District Trustee


David L. Herzer, Asst. Secretary              

Official Counsel, Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista


Greg Thaxton, Treasurer                        

VP & Chief Financial Officer, Nordson Corporation


Philip J. Amos, Assistant Treasurer         

President, Chapman & Chapman Inc.


Dr. Marcia Ballinger, President        

President, Lorain County Community College


Tracy Green, Vice President              

Vice President, Strategic & Institutional Development

Lorain County Community College


Dr. Roy Church
President Emeritus, LCCC


Steve Myers
Vice President of Operations, Parker Hannifin Corporation




The Hon. Joseph Cirigliano
Retired Judge & Attorney – Wickens, Herzer, Panza Cook & Batista


Kevin Nelson
Ohio Regional President, Northwest Bank




Ronald A. Cocco
President, Clark & Post Architects, Inc.


Jane Norton
Retired Executive Director, The Stocker Foundation




Jim Cordes
Lorain County Administrator


*Donald Ortner
Owner, Associated Contractors, Inc.




Jon Cromling
Vice President, Ross Environmental Services Inc.


Daniel Reaser
President & CEO, American Hood System Inc.




Jeff Desich
Chief Executive Officer, Equity Trust Co.


Judith A. Riddle
Owner, Riddle Funeral Home




Garis Distelhorst
Community Volunteer


Dr. John W. Schaeffer
President, North Ohio Heart Center




*Kevin J. Flanigan
President, General Plug and Manufacturing Company


Dr. Donald Sheldon
President, Community Hospitals West Region, University Hospitals




John C. Gaudry
Retired, Rehabilitation Consultants


Judith A. Riddle
Owner, Riddle Funeral Home




Anthony Giardini
Attorney at Law, Bradley & Giardini Co., L.P.A.


*Michael Sherman
Retired, Regional Representative, Ohio State Association of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry




*Terry D. Goode
Retired Business Professional & Community Volunteer


Mark Skellenger
Vice President, KS Associates Civil Engineers & Survivors




Dr. Mark Guay
Director, UH Center for Otolaryngology


Barry Smith
Director of Supply Management, The Lincoln Electric Company




Robert Heinrich
Community Volunteer


Nicole Sprenger
CEO of Corporate Services, Sprenger Health Care Systems




Brian Hoagland
Vice President & Senior Sales Executive, Oswald Companies


Dr. Rebecca Starck
President, Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital




John R. Hruska
Retired, Parker Hannifin Corporation


Bruce E. Stevens
President & CEO, Buckeye Community Bank




John Hunter
Mayor, Sheffield Village


Gail Stumphauzer
Founder & Director, Margeau's Free To Be Project




Jane Jonesco
Retired Higher-Ed Development Professional


Albert A. Tegel
Retired Senior VP, PNC Bank




Dr. Rustom Khouri
President & CEO, Carnegie Management


Ted Wallingford
President, Best Technology




Tim King
President, Superior Electric Supply Inc.


Charlotte Wray MSN, RN, MBA
Community Volunteer




Robert E. Knight
President, Knight Development Corporation


Dale P. Yost
Vice President, Yost Construction




Donald P. Knechtges
President, Business Visions


Lily T. Yuzon
Office Administrator, F.E. Yuzon, M.D.., Inc.




Lee M. Koury
Chief Development Officer, Convero


Alan M. Zang
Market President, U.S. Bank




Joseph McAleese
Chairman, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems


Maria Ilvento Zolli
Practice Administrator, Center for Vascular and Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Inc.




Kim Meyers
Attorney, Meyers Law Firm LLC





Greg Mulach
President, FirstMerit Greater Cleveland West, Erie Shores & Toledo



























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