Celebrating Excellence in Leadership Awards

  • When: December 5, 2018, 5;30 p.m.
  • Where: Blair Conference Center, 9079 Leroy Road, Westifield Center, Ohio
  • Tickets: $60

Celebrating Excellence in Leadership Awards recognizes leaders who have made a significant impact in his/her individual field and Medina County at large. There is no doubt that our community is stronger and brighter as a result of each contribution.  The nominees are examples of the best that Medina County has to offer. They are men and women of action and can be counted on to serve others and their community, above themselves.

Final Nominees

Medina County Leadership Nominees

  • William Bittner, Retired
  • Jani Groza, Corporate Responsibility Leader, Westfield


Business Leadership Nominees

  • Amy Demlow, Attorney, Critchfield, Critchfield, & Johnston, Ltd.
  • Douglas Williams, President, Securitec One, Inc.


Education Leadership Nominees

  • Daryl Kubilus Jr., Ed.D., Superintendent, Cloverleaf Local Schools
  • Kristine Quallich Ph.D., Ed.S., Assistant Superintendent, Medina City Schools


Emerging Leadership Nominees

  • Elizabeth Bux, Partner/Attorney, Williams & Batchelder, LLP
  • Dustin Fowkes, Benefits Analyst, DS Benefits Group
  • Suzie Muniak, Branch Manager, Brunswick Library, Medina County District Library


Health Care Leadership Nominees

  • Christine Beiling-Sheerer, President, Medina Vision, Optometrist
  • Charlene Bunner, Manager, Surgical Services and Community Health, Lodi Community Hospital
  • Ron Ricci, Dentist, Evanko Dental Group
  • Krista Wasowski, Health Commissioner, Medina County Health Department


Public Service Leadership Nominees

  • Jeff Holland, Attorney/Partner, Holland & Muirden, Attorneys at Law
  • Sharon Holmes, Supervisor Manager, Medina County Job and Family Services
  • Rhonda Wurgler, Executive Director, The Children's Center of Medina County

Celebrating Excellence in Leadership is made possible by the generous support from:

  • Automation Tool and Die
  • Barbara Dzur
  • Blair Rubber Company
  • Buckin’ Ohio
  • Catherine Woodcock
  • Cavitch, Familo, & Durkin
  • Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd.
  • DS Benefits Group
  •  Eyedeal Graphics
  • Fuserashi International Technology, Inc.
  • HHL Group, Inc.
  • Huntington Bank
  • Insyte Consulting Group, LLC
  • Medina Gazette
  • Oswald Companies
  • Raymond James
  • Rea & Associates, Inc.
  • RICO Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Root Candles
  • RPM International, Inc.
  • Sandridge Food Corporation
  • Southwest Baptist Church
  • Stubbendieck Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Centers
  • The University of Akron Medina
  • Transitional Living Centers, Inc.
  • Westfield Insurance
  • Westfield Bank