Leadership Medina County Announces the 33rd Class of its Signature Program




Jennifer Bilek

Interim Executive Director

Leadership Medina County

6300 Technology Lane #204

Medina, Ohio 44256

(330) 721-7118


[Medina, Ohio] – Leadership Medina County, a leading organization dedicated to developing and nurturing community leaders, is thrilled to announce the commencement of its 33rd class of the Signature Program. The program’s participants, consisting of esteemed leaders from the nonprofit, corporate, education, and government sectors within the region, embarked on their journey with their Opening Retreat at The Blair Conference Center in Westfield Center.

The two-day session, held in the last week of August, served as the initial step in this transformational leadership experience. Participants had the opportunity to connect, collaborate, and immerse themselves in an enriching learning environment, setting the stage for a year of personal and professional growth.

“Leadership Medina County is excited to welcome the Signature Class of 2024! This class is full of dynamic and inspiring leaders who together, will work to create positive social impacts within our community,” says Karen Gaub, Board President of Leadership Medina County. “It is our hope and commitment that the shared experiences, insights and opportunities in the year ahead will be life-changing both professionally and personally.”

The diverse composition of this year’s class reflects the organization’s commitment to inclusivity and the development of leaders from various sectors, ensuring a well-rounded and comprehensive learning experience for all participants.

The Signature Program is designed to equip emerging and established leaders with the skills, knowledge, and network needed to address the unique challenges facing Medina County and its surrounding areas. Throughout the program, participants will engage in a series of workshops, experiential learning opportunities, and community projects that will deepen their understanding of local issues and enhance their leadership capabilities.

Leadership Medina County has a rich history of empowering leaders to make a difference in their communities. Alumni of the program have gone on to hold key leadership positions in government, business, and nonprofit organizations, driving positive change and growth throughout their communities.

The current class of ’24: Terry Blascak, Dawn Blue, Sarah Bullington, Jessica Chodaczek, Christina Collins, Samantha Davis, Sarah Davis, Amy French, Jessica Gerspacher, Cary Granakis, Molly Gregg, Michelle Hido, Bill Johnson, Courtney Jordan, Bill Kendall, Paul Khacherian, Luke Lindon, Makenze Lusk, Scott Marcum, Kelley Marks, Megan McElroy, Taylor McKenzie, Kim Miller, Sheila Miu, Lisa Morrison, Renaye Pagura, Caleb Parker, Ashley Powell, Julie Price, Stefanie Richardson, Kelly Riteco, Leigh Ruether, Missy Schreiner, Ron Stayer, Michael Stonkus, Jennifer Tama, and Joyce Walker.

For more information about Leadership Medina County and its programs, please visit www.leadershipmedinacounty.org.

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