July 2019 Class Notes

’97  The Perfect

Mead Wilkins

Mead Wilkins has joined a treatment team at Catholic Charities of Medina serving the mental health needs of the Counties 60+ population. After “retiring” as the Director of Medina Job and Family Services after 20 years, he served as the Clinical Director for The Ohio Center for Survivors of Torture, as part of Migration and Refugee Services for Catholic Charities in Cleveland. With the help of a United Nations grant,  they were able to develop trauma-sensitive programs for hundreds of survivors from all over the world. Mead is very happy to be back in Medina after 3 years and looks forward to reconnecting with community leaders.


’08  That Class

Kirk Barry

In addition to Kirk Barry’s existing role as Corporate General Services Leader at Westfield Insurance which includes Real Estate Operations, Workplace Strategy & Design, Safety, Security, Fleet and Travel; he also assumed the role of Corporate Hospitality Operations Leader this past Spring which includes: Westfield Country Club, Westfield Inn, Blair Center, Corporate Dining and Event Planning. These responsibilities include his role as Program Executive for the Home Office and Service Office Workplace Transformation and Project Executive for our Golf Course Master Plan implementation. These projects demonstrate Westfield’s commitment to the community, employees, customers and agents. The projects have afforded Westfield and Kirk the opportunity to engage with the Medina County Economic Development Corporation.


’14 The Class On Fire

Jaclyn Ringstmeier

The Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Jaclyn Ringstmeier,  IOM, Executive Director of the Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM. Awarded to all graduates of the Institute program, the IOM Graduate Recognition signifies the individual’s completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management. In addition, participants can earn credit hours toward the Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) or Certified Association Executive (CAE) certifications. Nearly 1,000 individuals attend Institute annually.


 ’19 The Difference Makers

Lisa Keltz

Lisa Keltz was just appointed to board of directors for The Children’s Center of Medina County.


Amber McClain

Amber McClain will be the new of Case Coordinator Family Advocate for The Children’s Center as of September 17th 2019.


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