Class Notes: June 2019

Class Notes 

’97  The Perfect

Beth Kilchenman, Medina County Auditor’s Office, was chosen as Volunteer of the Year for the Wadsworth YMCA and was recognized at the Akron Area YMCA’s annual meeting at The Tangier Restaurant, April 25.  Also, she is now Vice President of the Wadsworth YMCA Advisory Board.

Mead Wilkins, retired in May as the Clinical Director of Ohio Center for Survivors of Torture, Catholic Charites of Cleveland. Over the past three years, he has helped develop the continuum of services to survivors and their families, trained staff and students on trauma-informed care, written and administered grants (including one from the United Nations), conducted research and community outreach and performed numerous public speaking engagements and workshops.  He is now looking forward to finding another challenge in a local non-profit.


’99  The Dynamic

Bob Thompson, is honored to have recently joined the HANDS Foundation Board of Directors, the Salvation Army Board of Trustees, become a Trustee of the Friends of the Medina County Park District and was asked to join the United Way Medina County Board and their Public Policy Committee.  He is also honored to volunteer with the Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce and serve as a Business Counselor with SCORE. He also serves on two Committees for the Medina County Economic Development Corp. and a Trustee for the Archives Commission, City of Medina. 


’08  That Class

Mari Halkovich, Vintage Vanities Jewelry, LLC, has joined the Medina County Juvenile Detention Center Citizen Excellence Council. The Council is chaired by Detention Center Superintendent Ron Stollar and provides an opportunity for its members to help youth through in-depth knowledge of the work that goes on at the detention center.


’16 Silver Jubilee

Janice Jokkel, Get in Gear Business Solutions, is super excited to share that she has earned her Certification and now a DISC and Motivator Practitioner specializing in Sales and Culture Building “Treat others the way THEY want to be treated.” Developing an interactive session based on the NEED of a TEAM!  “Your GOAL is Our Road map to a Successful Day of Learning” – How to connect to the client the way they want to buy!” Special Savings to all Leadership Medina Alumni 844-999-4324 x 702. She has also launched her Coffee Club for Closers – Sales Workshops, Webinars and On Site Training.  She will be donating 10% of every training to Junior Leadership to sponsor a student for the program in 2019/2020.


’19 The Difference Makers

Andrea Reedy, The Place, received a wonderful award in her industry and she was highlighted for customer service at The Place in an industry magazine.

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