Announcing the 2022 LEAD Institute Class

Leadership Medina County’s LEAD (Leadership Exploration And Development) Institute program is proud to announce the Class of 2022. The program begins in September and ends in May. It focuses on professional development by building communication, strategic thinking skills, and emotional intelligence.

Many of the program’s applicants have already demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities before enrolling in this training opportunity. By devoting time to the LEAD Institute, they have shown a desire to enhance these skills and increase their ability to lead effectively.

“I applaud this impressive commitment to our community. Such enthusiasm for Medina County will help build a better future for us all,” said LEAD Institute Director Terri Greene.

  • Jon Allen, Luke Engineering, General Manager
  • Beth Ann Brigadier, Jobs for Ohio Graduates, Career Specialist
  • Alyssa Flanigan, Huntington Bank, Branch Manager
  • Brian Frasier, RPM International, Director Compliance Audit
  • McKenzie Gilbert, Spectrum, Advertising Account Executive, Sponsored by Professional Field Solutions
  • Tanner Hamsher, Westfield Bank, HR Generalist,
  • Brandy Hughes, Cornerstone Organizational Partners, Owner/Operator
  • Reanna Karousis , Collective Reach Consulting LLC, Founder/Principal
  • Tara LaFlamme, RPM International, Manager, Global Taxes
  • Alexis Lee, Alternative Paths, MCJDC Clinician (LISW-S)
  • Jaloni Lockhart, Cleveland Clinic Medina, Nurse Manager
  • Sara Markouc, Colonial Life, District General Agent
  • Alex Miday, Sandridge Foods, Shipping Supervisor
  • Evelyn Phan, Wolff & Phan Autism Center, Clinical Manager
  • Ashley Powell, Ravago, Office Manager, Sponsored by Sister Circle
  • Roxana Rathbun, MCDL, Librarian
  • Karin Reale, Goosefoot Acres, Chief Financial Officer
  • Phil Rickaby, Kiefer USA, Regional Manager
  • Bonnie Romano, HTZ Construction, Director of Sales and Marketing
  • Robin Serwatka, USI Insurance Services, Account Executive
  • Miranda Slowick, Philpott Solutions, Inside Sales Representative
  • Joana Swim, Synthomer, HR Director – Americas
  • Kelsey Vasicek, Alternative Paths, Opiate Response Team
  • Brooke Wendt, Medina County Career Center, Intervention Specialist/Job Training Coordinator
  • Daryn Winebrenner , City of Medina Police, Police Officer
  • Sebastian Workman, Medina Creative Housing, Compliance Specialist
  • David Wyatt, Minuteman Press, Owner/Operator
  • Jenny Young, SHE Did It Videography, Owner / Videographer / Video Editor


  1. Susan Ungham on at

    Congratulations to you all! This will be a fantastic experience!

  2. Joel Hlavaty on at

    Welcome to LMC and congratulations on joining this year’s Lead Institute class! You have a great year ahead of you, and I hope you all enjoy the time you spend together making new friends and learning a lot about yourselves and Medina County. Congratulations and good luck!

  3. Karen Gaub on at

    Wishing each of you a wonderful experience with the LEAD Institute! Welcome to Leadership Medina County!

  4. Sara Lynn on at

    Congrats all! I am sure you will enjoy every minute of it!

  5. Tracey Ruffin on at

    Congratulations to all of you! Wow! Excited for you as you embark on your journey. Welcome to Leadership Medina.

  6. Edward Hopson, CBA on at

    Congratulations – You all have just demonstrated the ability to be impactful leaders, passionate community members, and contributors to the economic sustainability of Medina County and surrounding areas. Thanks & GOD Bless!

  7. Amy Smoyer on at

    Congratulations!!! As a graduate of last years LEAD class I know that you will become lifelong friends who will be people to go to for advice. Enjoy your time!!

  8. Jennifer Brenner on at

    What a fun group of folks! Congratulations and enjoy your journey!

  9. Rebecca Clark on at

    Best wishes for an awesome experience!

  10. Vicky Nann on at

    Best wishes and enjoy the program!

  11. Ann Marie Fiume on at

    Congratulations!!!! This is an amazing program!!! Welcome to Leadership Medina!!

  12. Gail Ebey on at

    Congratulations Everyone! @Dave Wyatt, it was a pleasure to meet & interview you for LMC

    • Dave Wyatt on at

      Thanks Gail and it was a pleasure meeting and getting to know you as well. Looking forward to a great year!

  13. Kathy Warner on at


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