Valoree Vargo
Executive Director
Interim Vice President, Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement
Kent State University

John R. Elliot, '70

Catherine E. Hackney, Ph.D., '74
Associate Dean, Administrative Affairs & Graduate Education (retired)
KSU College of Education, Health and Human Services

Peter M. Holway, '82
Chair-elect and Chair, Committee on Investments
Hirtle, Callaghan & Company 

Nora Conway Jacobs, '73
Immediate Past Chair
Senior Vice President, Crisis Communications
Hennes Communications

Gregory A. Long, '71
Treasurer and Chair, Committee on Finance
President and Managing Partner
Long, Cook & Samsa, Inc.

Jessica H. Vargo, CPA, '89
Assistant Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer
Kent State University Foundation


Raj Aggarwal, '70, '75
Retired Visiting Research Scholar
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Lawrence R. Armstrong, '79, '80
Ware Malcomb

James M. Bailey, '03, '04
Senior Vice President, Managing Director
PNC Institutional Asset Management

Gary L. Brahler, '89
First Vice President - Investments
Morgan Stanley

Heather Cerbone, '90
Senior VP Product Design and Development
Ralph Lauren Corporation

Edmund D. Cooke Jr., '65
Law Offices of Cooke Robotham LLC 

Timothy D. Eippert, '92
Chair, Sub-Committee on Membership

Barry E. Fetterman, '74, '76
Principal/Portfolio Manager (retired)
Sirach Capital Management Inc.

Richard J. Frenchie, MBA, LFACHE
President, The Frenchie Group
Affiliated Partner Leadership Excellence Health Care Advisory Network

Cathy D. Hemming, '70
Cathy D. Hemming Literary Agency LLC 

Candice A. Hughes, '70, M.Ed. '72, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of School Psychology
Adjunct Faculty, International Psychology Department
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology​​​​

Greg Ina, '95, M.A. '05
Executive Vice President
The Davey Tree Expert Company

Richard G. Krumel, '71
President (Retired)
Searchwise, Inc.

Steffany Matticola Larkins, '92
Chair, Committee on Audit
Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer
Medical Mutual 

Judie Fall Lasser, '00
Hudson, Ohio

Dale A. Leppo, '74
Chairman of the Board
Leppo Group

Mark Lucas, '83
Lean Manufacturing Manger
General Motors

Margaret E. May, '96, '06
Alumni Board Representative
Pricing Analyst
The Progressive Corporation

Stephen M. Milkovich, '93
Co-owner and VP of Operations
Construction Mechanics Inc.

Stuart Neidus, '73
Gates Mills, Ohio

Robert G. Risman
Chair, Subcommittee for the KSU Hotel & Conference Center
President and CEO
Burton Carol Management LLC

Robert E. Ross, ’70
Chair, Committee on Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement
Director, Private Asset Management (retired)
Robert W. Baird & Co.

Barbara Smith, '84
Alumni Board Representative
Director of Key4Women

Diana P. Strongosky, '88
Senior Vice President, Group Strategy and Supply Chain Execution
Sherwin-Williams Company

Michelle D. Thomas, Ph.D., '05
Chair, Committee on Governance
The James Franklin Group, LLC

Daniel A. Wolfe, '82
Vice President; General Manager, Aircraft Captain
Aviation Business Center, Nationwide Insurance


Todd A. Diacon, Ph.D.

Christina Bloebaum
Dean, College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Mark M. Polatajko, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration

Scott McKinney, '97, M.P.A. '13
Assistant Vice President, Donor and Volunteer Engagement

Melody Tankersley, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Provost



Roger K. Derr, '58, '63
Executive Vice President and COO (retired)
Ametek Inc.

Cecile M. Draime, '58
Owner (retired)
CD Interiors Unlimited

Linda Allard Gallen, '62, '91
Design Director (retired)
Ellen Tracy

Roe Green, '80
Theatrical Stage Director (retired)

Mel Mellis, '68
President (retired)
Real Estate Group, Bartlett & Co.Ronald A. Pizzuti, '62
Chairman and CEO
The Pizzuti Companies