MAGNET’s board of directors is an integral part of the mission to grow and strengthen manufacturing in Northeast Ohio. With more than 25 members, the MAGNET board has manufacturing leaders working side by side with community, education, and consulting professionals who share a passion for the industry. Together, the board helps set MAGNET’s strategy and connects MAGNET to the community.
“Our communities of Northeast Ohio depend upon the long term success of manufacturing.”
— Chris Mapes, CEO, Lincoln Electric
Meet MAGNET’s Board of Directors
- Dr. Marcia Ballinger | President, Lorain County Community College
- Ms. Elizabeth Barry | President and CEO, Delta Systems
- Mr. Daniel Berry | President Emeritus, MAGNET
- Dr. Morris Beverage | President, Lakeland Community College
- Mr. John R. Brandt | Chief Executive Officer, MPI Group
- Mr. Peter Broer | President, Lumitex, Inc.
- Mr. Felix M. Brueck | Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Co.
- Mr. J. Scott Cade | Managing Director, Cade Consulting Partners
- Michael Canty | President and CEO, Alloy Bellows
- Mr. Lee Chilcote | Founder, Chilcote Law Firm
- Mr. Ward Dumm | VP of Operations, Swagelok
- Mr. Don Esch | CEO, Bettcher Industries
- Mr. Larry Fulton | CEO, LEFCO Worthington
- Mr. Peter J. Goumas | VP Operations, BWX Technologies
- Mr. Ron Hammond | Chief Supply Chain Officer and VP, Gojo
- Dr. George K. Haritos | Professor, University of Akron
- Dr. Edward (Ned) W. Hill | Professor of Public Affairs and City & Regional Planning, The Ohio State University
- Mr. Eric Hillenbrand | Managing Director, AlixPartners, LLP
- Mr. Michael F. Hilton | President & Chief Executive Officer, Nordson Corporation
- Mr. David Jarus | CTO, PolyOne
- Dr. Alex Johnson | President, Cuyahoga Community College
- Dr. Para Jones | President, Stark State College
- Mr. Doug Lance Sr. | President Cleveland Operations, Lincoln Electric Company
- Mr. James McGuffin-Cawley | Sr. Associate Dean, Case Western Reserve University
- Ms. Elie Merheb | President and CEO, Kent Adhesive Products
- Ms. Patricia Panchak | Writer, Public Speaker
- Mr. Brad Roller | Chair, Vistage International, Inc., former manufacturing CEO
- Mr. Joseph D. Roman | President & CEO, Greater Cleveland Partnership
- Mr. Tim Rosengarten| VP, Continuous Improvement, Voss Industries
- Mr. David Sattler | CEO, Sattler Machine
- Mr. Jack H. Schron | President, Jergens Inc.
- Mr. Steven Senkfor | CEO, Gates Pike Consulting, former manufacturing CEO
- Mr. Sanjay Singh | CEO, Roll-Kraft
- Mr. Aaron Swartz | Partner, Ernst & Young
- Ms. Carolee Vanicek | Director, Timken
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