Brett Fortune ‘17

Brett Fortune ‘17

Major: Nursing
Hometown:Wooster, Ohio

I chose to major in nursing because it is a hands-on major that requires lifelong learning. Plus, the opportunity to make a huge impact in someone's life is exciting and meaningful.

Board Of Trustees

 Gary Adams Mr. Gary S. Adams '75
  • Board member since 2006
  • Retired attorney
  • Home - Bratenahl, OH
  • Spouse - Connie
 Steven Barr Mr. Steven J. Barr '88
  • Board member since 2002
  • Partner
    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
    San Francisco, CA 
  • Home - San Francisco, CA
  • Spouse - Heather Schooler '90
 Joel Beeghly Mr. Joel H. Beeghly '64
  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1989
  • Owner/Operator, Shiloh Farm
    Retired Senior Technical Specialist, Carmeuse National Lime and Stone Co.
  • Home - Bessemer, PA
  • Spouse - Mary Jane
 Paul Bishop Mr. Paul R. Bishop
  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1983
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    H-P Products, Inc.
    Louisville, OH
  • Home - Canton, OH
  • Spouse - Jane
 Ginger Brown Mrs. Ginger Brown
  • Board member since 1999
  • Home - Port Clinton, OH
  • Spouse - Seth
 Kenneth Chalker Rev. Dr. Kenneth W. Chalker '71
  • Board member since 1992
  • Senior Pastor
    University Circle United Methodist Church
    Cleveland, OH
  • Home - Westlake, OH
  • Spouse - Grace (Bird '71)
 Roger Clay Mr. P. Roger Clay '61
  • Board member since 1997
  • President
    Rentwear, Inc.
    North Canton, OH
  • Home - Hartville, OH
  • Spouse - Patricia
 darrah Mr. Matt Darrah '84
  • Board member since 2014
  • Retired Executive Vice President, Enterprise Holdings Inc.
    St. Louis, MO
  • Home - Ponte Vedre Beach, FL
  • Spouse - Patricia
  Mrs. Judith (King '55) Douglass
  • Trustee Emerita
  • Board member since 1977
  • Home - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Spouse - Samuel '55
 Richard Drake

Dr. Richard Drake '72

  • Board member since 2011
  • Director of Anatomy and Professor of Surgery,
    Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
  • Home - Shaker Heights, OH
  • Spouse - Cheryl (Brown '72)
 John Flynn

Mr. John Flynn '71, J. D.

  • Board member since 2012
  • Owner, Flynn, Keith and Flynn
    Kent, OH
  • Home – Kent, OH
  • Spouse – Connie (Snode) ‘70
 Craig George Craig W. George M.D. '53
  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1969
  • Retired Ophthalmologic Consultant
  • Home - Canandaigua, NY
  • Spouse - Shirley (Overholt '53)
 Scott Gindlesberger Mr. Scott R. Gindlesberger '87
  • Board member since 2006
  • Senior Vice President
    Stifel Nicolaus
    Alliance, OH
  • Home - Massillon, OH
  • Spouse - Susan (Ermlich '90)
 Sue Goris Mrs. Suzan Goris
  • Board member since 2014
  • Co-Owner, Goris Properties, LLC
    Alliance, OH
  • Home - Alliance, OH
  • Spouse - Bradley
 Allen Green Mr. Allen E. Green '77
  • Chair
  • Board member since 2007
  • President
    HP Products Inc.
    Louisville, OH
  • Home - North Canton, OH
  • Spouse - Carol (Howlett '76)
 Sylvester Green

Dr. Sylvester Green '64

  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1983
  • Retired National Chairman/Consultant
    Green Rolle Consulting, LLC
  • Home - Stamford, CT
  • Spouse - Kim
 Fred Haupt Dr. Fred J. Haupt '63
  • Board member since 1978
  • Attorney at Law
    Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
    Canton, OH
  • Home - Hartville, OH
  • Spouse - Victoria
 Nancy Hill

Ms. Nancy Hill '79

  • Board member since 2009
  • President and CEO
    American Association of Advertising Agencies
    New York, NY
  • Home - New York, NY
  • Spouse – Mark Schaefer ('79)
 John Hopkins Bishop John L. Hopkins
  • Ex-Officio
  • Board member since 2005
  • Bishop
    East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church
    North Canton, OH
  • Home - Canton, OH
  • Spouse - Elaine
 Randall Hunt Mr. Randall C. Hunt '75
  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1995
  • Director
    Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
    Alliance, OH
  • Home - Alliance, OH
  • Spouse - Ann Marie
 Daniel Keller Mr. Daniel R. Keller '72
  • Board member since 1998
  • Chairman – Keller Capital, LTD.
  • Home - Huron, OH
  • Spouse - Laura

Mr. Robert Kerr '89

  • Vice President of Alumni Association
    Board member since 2016
  • Senior Director, Government Relations
    National Association of Enrolled Agents
  • Home – Washington, DC
  • Significant Other – Stefan Hurray

 

 Harold Kolenbrander Dr. Harold M. Kolenbrander
  • Honorary Trustee
  • Board member since 1986
  • President Emeritus
    University of Mount Union
  • Home - Cincinnati, OH
  • Spouse - Laurie
 William Krochta Dr. William G. Krochta '52
  • Board member since 1980
  • Retired Manager of Applied Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
  • Home - Wadsworth, OH
  • Spouse - Carolyn (Cowie '55)
 Robert Kunkel Dr. Robert S. Kunkel, Jr. '55 
  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1975
  • Retired Physician
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Home - Pepper Pike, OH
  • Spouse - Brenda
 Robert Mahoney

Mr. Robert Mahoney

  • Board member since 2009
  • Chairman Emeritus
    Diebold, Inc.
  • Home - Canton, OH
 Gerard Mastroianni Mr. Gerard Mastroianni
  • Board member since 2002
  • President
    Alliance Ventures, Inc.
    Alliance, OH
  • Home - Alliance, OH
  • Spouse - Laura
Richard Merriman  Dr. W. Richard Merriman, Jr.
  • Ex-Officio
  • Board member since 2015
  • President
    University of Mount Union
    Alliance, OH
  • Home - Alliance, OH
  • Spouse - Margot Kelman
 Vanita Oelschlager Mrs. Vanita (Bauknight '63) Oelschlager
  • Board member since 1997
  • Owner/Writer
    Vanitabooks
    Akron, OH
  • Hometown - Akron, OH
  • Spouse - James

Bishop Gregory V. Palmer

  • Board member since 2012
  • Bishop
    Ohio West Area, The United Methodist Church
  • Hometown – Worthington, OH
 John Peters Mr. John F. Peters
  • Board member since 1987
  • Retired Senior Vice President
    Stifel Nicolaus Butler Wick Divison
    Alliance, OH
  • Home - Alliance, OH
  • Spouse - Madge
 Thomas Petzinger Mr. Thomas V. Petzinger '52
  • Board member since 1990
  • Retired President
    Pan Atlas Travel Service, Inc.
    Youngstown, OH
    Retired Captain U.S. Navy
  • Home - Youngstown, OH
 Ralph Regula

The Honorable Ralph Regula '48

  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1964
  • Retired U.S. Congressman
  • Home - Navarre, OH
  • Spouse - Mary (Rogusky '49)
 E. Karl Schneider Dr. E. Karl Schneider '66
  • Board member since 1998
  • Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    E. Karl Schneider DDS, Inc.
    Mentor, OH
  • Home - Mentor, OH
  • Spouse - Lisa
 David Schooler Mr. David R. Schooler '68
  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1987
  • President
    Town and Country Travel, Inc.
    Columbus, OH
  • Home - Columbus, OH
 Gretchen Schuler

Miss Gretchen Schuler '96

  • Board member since 2012
  • Vice President of Insurance Risk Management and Technical Documentation
    Invacare, Elyria, OH
  • Home – North Olmsted, OH
 William Schumacher

Mr. William Schumacher '82

  • President of Alumni Association
  • Board member since 2014
  • Senior Vice President
    Market Leader for Stark and Wayne Counties
    Westfield Bank
    Canton, OH
  • Home – Canton, OH
  • Spouse – Kathleen (Enders ’83)
 Clifford Shields Dr. Clifford D. Shields '43
  • Chairman Emeritus
  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1967
  • Retired Financial Executive
    The Standard Oil Company (Ohio)
  • Home - Westminster, CO
 Larry Shinn Dr. Larry D. Shinn
  • Board member since 2003
  • President Emeritus
    Berea College
    Berea, KY
  • Home - Winfield, PA
  • Spouse - Nancy
 Dorothy Sisk Dr. Dorothy A. (Denning '58) Sisk
  • Trustee Emerita
  • Board member since 1979
  • Conn Endowed Chair
    Lamar University
    Beaumont, TX
  • Home - Port Arthur, TX
 Marcus Smith Mr. Marcus L. Smith '88
  • Board member since 2009
  • Director of Asian Canadian Equity
    MFS Investment Management 
    Boston, MA 
  • Home - Sharon, MA
  • Spouse - Celena (Holmes '86)
 George Stradley Mr. George E. Stradley '58
  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1982
  • Retired President
    Beifuss & Stradley, Inc.
  • Home - Hartville, OH
  • Spouse - Sally (Shrake '59)
 Laurence Talley

Mr. Laurence Talley '91, C.P.A.

  • Board member since 2012
  • Senior Manager, Ernst & Young
    Cleveland, OH
  • Home – Reminderville, OH
  • Spouse - Stacey
 Sandra Thomas Ms. Sandra (Goff '74) Thomas
  • Board member since 2007
  • Retired Senior Vice President
    JP Morgan Chase
    Columbus, OH
  • Home - Westerville, OH
 Lee Ann Thorn Ms. Lee Ann (Johnston '83) Thorn
 
  • Board member since 1994
  • Executive Director
    Atrium OB/GYN, Inc.
    Canton, OH
  • Home - Canton, OH
  Mr. Robert J. Tomsich
  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1979
  • Chairman, NESCO, Inc.
    Mayfield Heights, OH
  • Home - Hunting Valley, OH
  • Spouse - Susan (Kirkhart '55)
 Walter Wichern

Dr. Walter A. Wichern, Jr. '43

  • Trustee Emeritus
  • Board member since 1984
  • Retired Chairman, Department of Surgery
    St. Luke's-Roosevelt Medical Center
  • Home - New York, NY
  • Spouse - Anne
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