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  Serve on the Manufacturing Works Board of Directors or a Committee

  Host events - plant tours or networking events

  Sponsor a student for a job shadow, internship, or pre-apprenticeship

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Manufacturing Works encourages active participation in your network.

The Board of Directors and Committees give community volunteers opportunities—to strengthen manufacturing relationships that can lead to new business, new markets, new talent.


Thank you, Current Board of Directors and Committees

Board of Directors

CHAIR
* Gary Davis, President & Owner
Aetna Plastics Corp.

VICE CHAIR
* David Chilcote, Chairman & CEO
Tap Packaging Solutions and The Chilcote Company

SECRETARY/TREASURER
* Steve Paavola, Controller
Equipment Manufacturers International

Pete Accorti, President
Talan Products, Inc.

* Renee Avampato, President
JRN Group, Inc.

Bridgette Berthelot, Senior Category Lead, Marketing & Communications
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Dan Collins, VP of Sales & Marketing
Wire Products Company

Mark Dawson, President
Cleveland Steel Tool Co.

* James Domingo, President
The Domingo Group LLC

Jason Drake, Executive Director, WorkRoom Program Alliance
Dan T. Moore Company

Jessica Hartman, Senior Manager
RSM US LLP

* Jennifer Horn, Attorney at Law
Mansour Gavin LPA

Don Kish, President and CFO
North Coast Container Corp.

Mark Kovach, Division Manager, Finishing and Shipping
ArcelorMittal

* Jay O'Neill, Regional General Manager
Lane Steel Co., Inc.

Tim Rosengarten

Jack Schron, Jr, President & CEO
Jergens, Inc.

Thomas Schumann, President
E.C. Kitzel Inc.

Greg Tilton

Leslie Yerkes, President
Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc.


* denotes Executive Committee member

Employment & Training Committee

CHAIR
Don Kish

Bob Beesley, Oatey

Caitlin Christie, NPA Coatings, Inc.

Jason Drake, Dan T. Moore Company

Chelsie Hammond, Hose Master

Kim Harris, ADP

Laura Knaak, Integrity Staffing Services

Diane Rossa, MAGNET

Thomas Schumann, E.C. Kitzel Inc.

William Swan, Swagelok

Finance Committee

CHAIR
Steve Paavola, Equipment Manufacturers International

Jessica Hartman, RSM US LLP

Dave McCarthy, Rea & Associates

Jon Shoop, Skoda Minotti

Brian Spitz, AT&F

Governance Committee

CHAIR
Jennifer Horn, Mansour Gavin LPA

Pete Accorti, Talan Products, Inc.

Tim Rosengarten

Jack Schron, Jr, Jergens, Inc.

Bruce Waterhouse, Nicola, Gudbranson & Cooper, LLC

Manufacturing Services Committee

CHAIR
Mark Dawson, Cleveland Steel Tool Co.

Pete Accorti, Talan Products, Inc.

Linas Biliunas, Martindale Electric Co.

David Chilcote, Tap Packaging Solutions and The Chilcote Company

Dan Collins, Wire Products Company

Annette Dockus, Magna Industries

Larry Fulton, LEFCO Worthington

Brian Harrington, Conveyer & Caster Corp.

Ed Kubek, Royal Chemical Company

Tim Rosengarten

Bob Rowland, Evergreen Industrial Batteries LLC

Ned Swift, Swift Filters, Inc.

Ron Zieske, Heat Seal/Ampak

Membership Committee

CHAIR
James Domingo, The Domingo Group LLC

Robert Felber, Felber PR & Marketing

Barbara Hajes, Greater Cleveland Construction

Brian Harrington, Conveyer & Caster Corp.

Todd Lancaster, Oswald Companies

Cheryl Madsen, Northwest Bank

Brett Neate, Zinner & Co., LLP

Kiley Smith, Home Savings Bank

Jason Tuma, Sikich, LLP

Personnel Committee

CHAIR
Jay O'Neill, Lane Steel Co., Inc.

Pete Accorti, Talan Products, Inc.

Arianne Black, Eaton Corporation

Gary Davis, Aetna Plastics Corp.

Dave McCarthy, Rea & Associates

Leslie Yerkes, Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc.

Resource Development Committee

CHAIR
Renee Avampato, JRN Group, Inc.

Fernando Bertero, Fully Promoted / EmbroidMe North Olmsted

Bridgette Berthelot, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Robert Carpenter, PNC Commercial Banking

Marcia Ciryak, Tiger Pack, Inc.

Mark Dawson, Cleveland Steel Tool Co.

Dan Konstantinovsky, RH Blake

Mark Kovach, ArcelorMittal

Liana Lake, Arkinetics Inc.

Allison Miller, Felber PR & Marketing

Jay O'Neill, Lane Steel Co., Inc.

Jim Penttila, Boutique IT Solutions

Thomas Schumann, E.C. Kitzel Inc.


For additional information, contact Anne Schaum, Administrative Director, at 216.920.1962.