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Chamber Staff

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ADMINISTRATION

James Dignan
James Dignan
President & CEO

Ext. 1215

Sarah Boyarko
Sarah Boyarko

COO & Senior VP, Economic Development
Ext.1108

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Kathy Gierlach

CFO
Ext.1227

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Kim Calvert

Vice President, Marketing & Member Services
Ext.1235

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Kielly Rapp

Administrative Coordinator
Ext.1217

Guy Coviello
Guy Coviello

Foundation President, Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber
Ext.1234

Vito Abruzzino
Vito Abruzzino

Executive Director, EOMAC
330.259.3763


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Nick Santucci
Nick Santucci

Director, Government & Public Affairs
Ext. 1214

Michellle Phillips
Michelle Phillips

Director of Research
Ext.1104

Lauren Johnson
Lauren Johnson

Manager, 422 Corridor and Business Development
Ext.1216

Shea MacMillan
Shea MacMillan
Manager, Business Development
Ext.1101


Marketing & Member Services

Karen Stacey
Karen Stacey

Executive Director, Leadership & Safety Programs
Ext.1241

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Katie Toth

Events Manager
Ext.1212

Becky Litowitz
Rebecca (Becky) Litowitz

Customer Service Manager
Ext.1219

Mark Kholos
Mark Kholos

Account Executive
Ext.1268

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Sue Greaves

Retention Specialist
Ext.1213

Chelsea Pascarella
Chelsea Pascarella
Events Coordinator
Ext. 1225

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Jacci Horvath
Marketing & Graphics Specialist
Ext. 1218


Chamber Board of Directors

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CHAIR

Mr. Don Kline
President, Great Lakes Group Mercy Health

Ted Schmidt
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR

Mr. Theodore Schmidt
Regional President, The PNC Financial Services Group

Matt Blair
TREASURER

Atty. Matthew Blair
Blair & Latell Co., LPA

Martha Bushey
VICE-CHAIR

Atty. Martha Bushey
Manchester, Newman & Bennett

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VICE-CHAIR

Ms. Regina Mitchell
CEO & Co-Owner, Recovery Solutions, LLC

Ed Muransky
VICE-CHAIR

Mr. Ed Muransky
CEO, The Muransky Companies

Doug Sweeney
VICE-CHAIR

Mr. Doug Sweeney
President, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC

Rob Berk
Mr. Robert Berk
President, Berk Enterprises, Inc.

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Mr. Ronald Bierman
President, Trumbull Regional Medical Center

Esther Buschau
Ms. Esther Buschau
Director of Corporate Marketing, The Cafaro Co.

David Coy
Mr. David Coy
President & General Manager, WKBN, WYTV, WYFX, Nexstar Media Group

Dwinnells
Dr. Ronald Dwinnells
CEO, ONE Health Ohio.


Ms. Tricia Ferry
Human Resources Manager, VEC, Inc.

Gasior, Jim
Mr. Jim Gasior
President & CEO, Cortland Banks

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Dr. Jay Gershen
President, Northeast Ohio Medical University

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Mr. Paul Hammond
General Manager, Lordstown Distribution Center, The Anderson-Dubose Company

Sharon Hrina
Ms. Sharon Hrina
Vice President, Mahoning Valley Enterprise, Akron Children's Hospital

Carlton Ingram
Mr. Carlton Ingram
Business Representative, Local 66 International Union of Operating Engineers

Chris Jaskiewicz
Mr. Chris Jaskiewicz
President, HopeStar LLC

Neil Kaback
Mr. Neil Kaback
CPA, Cohen & Company, LTD

Edmund Kolodziej
Mr. Edmund Kolodziej Jr.
President & COO, Aqua Ohio

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Ms. Claudia Kovach
Vice President, City Machine Technologies, Inc.

Rhoades
Mr. Troy K. Rhoades
Regional External Affairs, FirstEnergy

Ryan, Eric
Mr. Eric Ryan
JAC Management Group

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Mr. Michael Schrock
Regional President, Mahoning Valley Region, Chemical Bank

Schuster
Mr. Eric Shuster
President, Vallourec Star, LP

Small, Gary
Mr. Gary Small
President & CEO, Home Savings

Bill Shivers
Mr. William Shivers
Canton/Mahoning Valley Regional President,
Huntington National Bank

Jim Tresse
Mr. Jim Tressel
President, Youngstown State University

John Walsh
Mr. John Walsh

Mark Wenick
Mr. Mark Wenick
Chief Wealth Management Officer, Farmers National Bank

Col J Janik
Col. Joseph D. Janik, Commander
910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown Air Reserve Station
AIR FORCE LIASON

Affiliated Organizations

The Regional Chamber’s umbrella encompasses a number of affiliate organizations and entities that serve the Youngstown-Warren area through economic development, leadership training and other community-building activities. From creating and retaining jobs in the Mahoning Valley to training current and future public and private sector leaders, the Chamber nurtures the area’s revitalization and growth.

Warren Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Foundation
The purpose of the foundation shall be to promote economic development in the Trumbull County, Ohio area in accordance with the purposes and powers set forth in the Articles of Incorporation of the Foundation. For more information, please contact Kathy Gierlach at (330) 744-2131, ext. 1227.

Warren Area Chamber of Commerce Education, Cultural and Civic Foundation
The Foundation promotes education, civic and cultural growth in the Trumbull County, Ohio, area in accordance with the purposes and powers set forth in the Articles of Incorporation of the Foundation.  For more information, please contact Kathy Gierlach at (330) 744-2131, ext. 1227.

Warren/Trumbull County Community Improvement Corporation (CIC)
The Warren/Trumbull County Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) was formed for the sole purpose of advancing, encouraging and promoting the industrial, economic, commercial and research development of the community or area. For more information, please contact Kathy Gierlach at (330) 744-2131, ext. 1227.