April Class Notes

’97  The Perfect

Beth Kilchenman ’97 was recently appointed as the Chair of the Wadsworth YMCA Advisory Board.


’01  The Synergetic

Julianne Bedel ’01 MCDL Director, has been appointed to Leadership Ohio among 35 Fellows to the Class of 2023.  Leadership Ohio, the state’s premier leadership development program that connects diverse leaders from across Ohio to promote positive change, received over 120 nominations, and through a competitive selection process, 35 individuals have been appointed Leadership Ohio Fellows.  Julianne said,I’m pleased to be appointed as a 2023 Ohio Leadership Fellow with such a wide variety of leaders from across the state.  I’m looking forward to the opportunity to explore how we can become agents of positive change through in-depth exploration of critical questions and challenges facing our community.” 

Mark Dorman ’01 has been nominated by the Exit Planning Institute for “Thought Leader of the Year.”


’15 The Bridge Builders Class

Kimberly Marshall ’15 has recently been appointed by the Medina County Commissioners to serve as one of their appointees on the newly formed Medina County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Board.


Emerging Leaders ‘16

Kristi Hoffman EL ’16  recently launched Kristi Hoffman Coaching, LLC and has been coaching individuals in companies such as 3M, Johnson & Johnson, and Shift4. Learn more by visiting https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristi-hoffman-llc


’20 In Focus

Kelly Parks ’20 has stepped up to the position of President of the Board of Trustees for Medina County Arts Council.  They are preparing for their 40th Anniversary Celebration and Kelly is excited to be part of MCAC and help propel the Arts Council into the next 40 years!


LEAD ‘22

Jon Allen LEAD’22 was recently appointed as Board Member – Treasurer for the MC Chamber Charities.


Kelsey  LEAD ’22 passed her licensure boards and received her Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor III.  She will now be working toward her Gambling Endorsement.


LEAD ‘23

Alexis Radford LEAD ’23 has received her preliminary Gambling Endorsement.   This endorsement will make her the second clinician at Alternative Paths that can assist those with a gambling problem. With sports betting becoming legalized in Ohio, there is now an increase of need, along with little resources previously in Medina County. She will be working directly with those that identify they have gambling struggles within the jail but can follow them upon their release for further resources and assistance.  On a personal note, Alexis is thrilled to announce she filed for adoption of her step-son, Michael.

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