July 2021 Class Notes

’93  The Best

Gary Linden ‘93 will be retiring on July 15th after 42 years from the Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital as the Lead Systems Analyst in ITD Services.

’96  The Brightest

Lynda Bowers ’96 has added Author to her resume along with being the Broker/Owner of ProEdge Realty.  Lynda was excited to announce her co-authored book with 50 other amazing women from across the globe – women who are doing what they love.  “Everyday we have a choice to live a life full of purpose,” Lynda said.  Everyday Woman’s Guide to Doing What you Love launched June 22nd in 13 different countries and languages.

’05  The Ultimate

Sharon Danko ‘05 retired on June 30 from the Leadership Medina County board after 6 years of service.

 ’06  The Enterprising

Johanna Perrino ’06, realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer Realty, was recognized as one of the Top 200 Berkshire Hathaway SALES ASSOCIATES nationwide which encompasses over 2000 sales agents and teams.

’13 The Visionary Class

Rick Dumperth ‘13 retired from Wolff Bros. after 42 years on June 30th

Ellen Hunter ’13 received the 2021 Philanthropist Tribute Award from the Medina County Women’s Endowment Fund board.

Kimberly Miller ’13 retired on June 30 from the Leadership Medina County board after 6 years of service and serving as the Vice-President.

 ’14 The Class On Fire

Sandy Davis ’14, administrative assistant in the city’s economic development and planning department, is retiring Friday after 21 years with the city. She was given a proclamation from the city for “her dedicated work.”

 ’15 The Bridge Builders Class

Rhonda Wurgler ’15 accepted the role of Application Specialist with National Children’s Alliance based in Washington DC in March 2021. The National Children’s Alliance is a professional membership organization for 924 Child Advocacy Centers nationwide.

 ’17 The Collaborators

Cheryl Murrin ’17 joined the LMC Board of Directors on July 1 for a three year term.

‘19 The Difference Makers

Tara Haley ’19 started a new job with Ameriseal of Ohio Inc. located in Smithville Ohio in January.  Ameriseal of Ohio Inc. provides high performance aviation pavement products for runways across the United States.  She is the Marketing Director and her focus is on helping the company grow through community outreach, social media, creating partnerships with engineering firms around the country and attending aviation conferences.   She is also excited to share that she just launched their Instagram Page @ gripflexmicrosurfacing and they’d love to connect on LinkedIn at Ameriseal of Ohio Inc. Our website is Grip-Felx.com.

Kent Morgan ’19 is the new president for the Medina Sunrise Rotary Club. Read more at https://medina.mynews360.com/news/266678/Sunrise_Rotary_inducts_new_president/

Cindy Phillips ’19 joined the LMC Board of Directors on July 1 for a three year term.

’20 In Focus

Jennifer Bilek ’20 accepted a new role with Sonoco as a People Analytics Specialist on June 14th.

’21 Resilient

Taylor C. DeClerico Esq. ’21 accepted a job at Cameron B. Pedro Law as his newest Associate Attorney. She has also joined the Medina Municipal Court’s Treatment Team for their Valor Court, the first Veterans Specialized Docket in Medina County, as their Defense Bar Representative.

John Liebler ’21 accepted the position of Executive Director for the Recovery Center of Medina County.  This includes the Serenite Restaurant and Culinary school.

Jason Sanders ’21 and EL ‘20 accepted a new position as the Director of Gift and Estate Planning at Cleveland State University. He will begin on July 6. Jason and his wife Amy became licensed foster parents on June 10 and began fostering on June 16.

Emerging Leaders

Jacob Bible ‘16 has accepted a new position with GOJO Industries Inc. in Wooster as a Lab technician/CMM programmer.

Tiffany Cherry ’18 has been promoted to Westfield Bank’s Treasury Management team as a Treasury Management Specialist.

LEAD Institute

Sammie Wonkovich-Evans ’21, recently married Ellis Evans, graduated from Cuyahoga Community College with her Associate Degree, and bought a house.


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